Breaking Barriers: Strategies for Success and Diversity in Entrepreneurship

Nov 2, 2023, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

RBC Brewin Dolphin Newcastle, 32 Gallowgate, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4SR

This event will include a brief series of roundtable discussions, a panel conversation, and a spotlight on one of the NE startups. Come and connect with us to engage in networking, conversations, and the exchange of knowledge.

In-person event
Panel DiscussionWorkshop

About this event

 This event will feature a short series of roundtable debates, a panel discussion and a spotlight on one of the North East startups.  The focus of the discussions will be on the strategies that entrepreneurs can use to build a successful business while promoting diversity and inclusion in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

 The roundtable debates will cover topics such as funding, customer acquisition, product development, innovation, digital transformation, and talent acquisition, with a focus on the challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs. The debates will be moderated by experts in the field and will encourage active participation from the audience.

 The panel discussion will feature a conversation with guest experts, exploring the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs and the importance of diversity and inclusion in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The chat will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

The focus of the event is on promoting gender equality and empowerment, and encouraging diversity and inclusion in the entrepreneurial world. Attendees will leave the event with practical strategies and insights on how to overcome the barriers to success and promote diversity in their own businesses.

Dress code: business casual 

Check out what happened


  • Dr Fozia Saleem




  • David Dixon


    Founder and CEO

  • Thomas O'Neill

    Northstar Ventures

    Investment Manager




Thursday, November 2, 2023
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC


Registration and welcome
Panel discussion
Startup Spotlight
Roundtable Discussions


  • Jeremy Rodgers

    Contentifai - Founder

    Chapter Co-director


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global

    Chapter Director

  • Roger Spurr

    Woods & Walker

    Digital Lead

  • Roger Spurr

    Chapter Director


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Brewin Dolphin

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Northstar Ventures

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Woods & Walker

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Sclr Labs

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