Tech start-up support

Tap in to experts, networks and resources to give your tech business the best possible start.

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Getting tech startup ideas off the ground.

At Sunderland Software City we’re passionate about turning ideas into businesses. Our friendly and experienced team of digital industry experts are on hand to support you every step of the way.

From exploring new ideas and learning the basics of what’s involved in setting up a tech business, to bringing new products and services to market, we can help. Get started by checking out our programmes below.

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Tech Startup Sunderland

Helping individuals gain the confidence to explore new business ideas and launch tech related startups

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Start an immersive tech business

Delivering activities designed to catalyse the organic growth and scale-up potential of the North East’s immersive technologies sector.

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Raise funds to grow your business

Helping founders to understand and access the world of grants, funding and investment

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No-Code North East

Building a vibrant no-code and low-code community in the North East through a dedicated collaboration space and events.

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Get help adopting digital technology

Digital Pathfinders helps SMEs, charities and social enterprises across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

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Digital Business Pipeline​

Generating a pipeline of new digital businesses and connecting would-be business founders to wider support available across the region.

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February 29, 2024
The Catalyst 3 Science Square Newcastle Helix Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5TG

Digital Marketing 101 - For your new business startup

March 12, 2024
Project North East, Newcastle

Feeling Left Behind by Tech? Learn Skills to Help Your Growth

March 13, 2024
Morpeth Golf Club Loansdean Morpeth NE61 2BT

The TEDCO Digital Marketing Programme (all 5 sessions)

March 20, 2024
Spanish City Watts Road Whitley Bay NE26 1BG

Content Creation 101 - What you need to know for your business startup

March 21, 2024

AI and You: Understanding how AI can Shape the Future of Your Business

March 26, 2024
The Catalyst, Newcastle

Digital Marketing: Making it Simple

April 23, 2024
The Cheviot Centre Padgepool Pl Wooler NE71 6BL

Side Hustlers and Startups

June 21, 2024
North East England

TechNExt: The Tech Festival for the North East

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Need help? We’re always
here when you need us.

Sunderland Software City
Sunderland Software Centre,
Tavistock Place, Sunderland,
0191 716 6636