Partnership wins funding to inspire college students across the North East to explore self-employment and tackle the world's most burning issues. Local organisations, FIRST and PNE Group, have joined forces to find the next generation of North
The If We Can You Can Challenge is a startup business competition open to any North East startup or business idea less than 3 years old. Now in its 11th year, the competition has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs reach the next level.
FIRST is a skills provider, on a mission to connect young people, startups and professionals to their wider business community. Celebrating a record year in 2018-19 (doubling turnover and a 39% uplift in profit) FIRST was established in 2014, has 5