Start-Up Week

As part of a bespoke package, Scaleup North East is working closely with Vistage and developing a group to help you sustain business success. It’s a proven peer-advisory and leadership development model that achieves significant growth.

There are a limited number of spaces at the following events to find out more about the group in the coming weeks including:

  1. A Vistage Dinner, held at The Baltic, Gateshead on 2 May
  2. Attendance at an Open Day on 7 June in Newcastle
  3. Or, if you prefer an informal one-to-one meeting with a Vistage Chair, Andrew Marsh.

First, you must apply to Scaleup North East via the form below and we’ll be in touch with further details.


Please provide a brief description to explain the background to the business


If possible please provide the SIC Code stated within Companies House records

NB - if your business is more than 25% owned by another organisation, please include the State Aid support provided to both businesses.
You must agree before submitting.
Quality jobs defined as managers & directors; senior officials; professionals and associate professional and technical occupations)

The information provided in this form will be used to support an assessment of eligibility and suitability on the Scaleup North East programme which is operated by RTC North. The programme is part of the North East Growth Hubs’ business support provision and is funded with investment from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and growth hub and from the North East Regional Development Fund. Growth hubs are required to share their business support data with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for research and evaluation purposes only. RTC are required to share business support data with the Department for Homes, Community and Local Government (MHCLG).

The use of the Scaleup North East Programme micro/small business participant’s business information to be shared with BEIS/MHCLG may include matching to other data sources to understand more about organisations similar to Scaleup North East micro/small business participants, as well as general patterns and trends. The participant’s business data will not be published or referred to in a way which identifies an individual or business.

If you have any questions in relation to how the information provided will be used and in particular how any personal data will be processed and disclosed, please contact [email protected].

View our Terms and Conditions.

Thank you for your application

You should receive an email with the below summary for your records. We'll be in touch soon with an update.

About the Business

Contact name

Job title


Contact tel. number

Company name

Address line 1

Address line 2




Company tel. nubmer


Description of the activities of the company

Business sector you operate in

Date incorporated

Date business started trading

Company registration number

Total no. of employees (FTEs)

Legal status of the comapny

Does the company run from more than one site?

Financial Information

Annual turnover (£)/0 last full financial year

Estimated annual turnover in current financial year

Date of financial year end


Does your business own more than a quarter of any other company or does any other company own more than a quarter of yours?

Name of company and Company Number

Estimate of the value of the State Aid assistance received in the last three years

I understand that The Scaleup North East programme is part financed by the North East – European Regional Development Fund Programme and my business may only receive State Aid subsidised support to the value of €200,000 (approx. £177,500) within in a three year rolling period

Previous Funding Support

Outline of the company's growth ambitions

Additional full time equivalent quality jobs you are likely to create as a result of scaling and by when

Where did you hear about us?