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START UP Businesses

Introducing some of the start-ups we've supported over the years

START UP Adviser Gretel in front of the Tyne Bridge

The #StartedatNCL community

We support students and recent graduates in all subjects, sectors and areas of the self-employed, including: 

  • entrepreneurs launching growth and scale companies, creating jobs and trading globally
  • social impactors driving change in our communities
  • international graduates starting a business in the UK
  • freelancers, sole traders and independent professionals designing hybrid portfolio careers

Interviews with START UP founders

We celebrate the entrepreneurial mindset and encourage all who create opportunities for themselves and others whether driven by innovation, to pioneer change or seek independence. Read interviews with some of our founders below and watch video case studies on our YouTube channel.