Connecting Young People, Professionals & Startups to their wider business community

Speaking to Charlotte Windebank, Director, First Network based in Gateshead. Charlotte and her team are focused on connecting young people, professionals & startups in their wider business community. First has 3 core services:

  • FIRST Startup – enterprise skill development through workshops, networking events, competitions and business accelerator programmes
  • FIRST Breakthrough – a youth led matching service connecting 14 – 30 year olds to work placements, jobs, training and qualifications
  • FIRST Face to Face – an online events resource and networking event management consultancy