PNE Enterprise

Supporting over 10,000 businesses to date, the award-winning PNE Enterprise team have 35 years experience providing tailored services to new and existing businesses so they can make their venture successful and sustainable. Supporting aspiring entrepreneurs with tens of thousands of hours of free, friendly, confidential advice and access to funding they have made a significant impact on the economic landscape of Newcastle and the North East.

PNE Enterprise offer support to aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses, offering the majority of their services for free. Situated in central Newcastle, their team of experts provide confidential advice, help securing funding, training courses and workshops, mentoring schemes, assistance with business plans and use of business resources.

PNE Enterprise also run events, including a hugely popular free eight week start-up course, which offers business and management training, advice and strategic networking opportunities. They also make the library of resources they’ve created over the years available to the wider public online through guides, worksheets and podcasts.

Their work in the area contributed to Pink Lane being named one of the Top Ten Incubators in the world, a statement on the substantial positive impact they have made on the local economic infrastructure. PNE Enterprise manager Melissa Middleton was named NatWest’s Unsung Hero of the Year in 2013.

Their programme has seen many success stories, across a huge variety of industries. These include The Junkyard, Newcastle’s award-winning creative studios housing a photography suite and hairdressing salon and Pink Lane Coffee, who recognised the gap in Newcastle’s artisan coffee market and now run a successful coffee shop and supply their own blend across the area. For greater insight into how PNE Enterprise offers its range of expertise to support businesses view the Weekend in a Box case study.

For more information visit PNE Enterprise here.