European Tech Accelerator Launches with £1m Fund

Ignite. by Ben Seidelman

The team behind the North East's successful incubator, Difference Engine are back with a new accelerator fund, ignite100, backed with funds of £1m.

Jon Bradford, founder of Difference Engine, which includes Digital Mission alumni Screenreach amongst the companies is supported, returns as Executive Director with Paul Smith, a North-East based entrepreneur running the programme. He said,

"Difference Engine was the first major acceleration bootcamp programme in Europe. ignite100 redefines acceleration programmes again and will be first acceleration programme in Europe to offer up to £100k per team."

The deal?

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Thursday Fizz

Thursday Fizz is proud to present this months Thursday evening get together for the North East’s Creative talent ‘Fizz in the Park’ courtesy of The Hub, A:design & Own-it.

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Date: 20 August 2009
Location: Saltwell Towers, UK

Thinking Digital exclusive Chinwag discount

Tyne Bridge reflected in Sage Centre Thinking Digital Conference 09

Thinking Digital is back in Newcastle this coming May. The inaugural 2008 event was a big hit here at Chinwag and beyond.

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Thinking Digital NewcastleGateshead 2009

Thinking Digital is an annual conference where the world´s greatest thinkers and innovators gather to inspire, to entertain, and to discuss the latest ideas and technologies. Use the special code 09eb1cwag when booking your ticket for an exclusive discount.

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Date: 13 May 2009
Location: The Sage Gateshead, UK

Thinking Digital - the Cannes for ideas and insights

On May 21st Thinking Digital is coming to Newcastle and we here at Chinwag will be jumping on the train and heading “up nawf” to see what this anti-conference is made of and, of course, fitting in some opportune mingling, (and a few beers).

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