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Harnessing Big Data: Weds 1st May

Our next Open Coffee session on Wednesday 1st May will be at the University of Leicester where Professor Jeremy Levesley, Head of Mathematics and his colleagues will show how modern advances in data visualisation and interrogation can help obtain valuable intelligence in large data sets. PLACES ARE LIMITED SO PLEASE REGISTER HERE: http://opencoffee010513.eventbrite.co.uk/   Here is a full run down …

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New Leicester Raspberry Pi User Group

Sean Clark from Cuttlefish Media is starting a user group for Raspberry Pi fans. Click here for more details.

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NASA Space Apps Challenge Comes to Leicester

This weekend (20-21 April 2013) Leicester will be one of the host locations for NASA’s second global Space Apps Challenge hackathon. The Leicester event will take place at LCB Depot in the city centre and will feature coders, scientists, creatives and inventors all working together to solve space-industry challenges as well as projects of their own invention. The event is …

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Crowd-funding – How to Succeed!

by Robert Ashby, Tech Finance. A few key points about Crowd-funding from my talk at the Leicester Tech Startups meeting on Wednesday 3rd April.   (For the purpose of this blog I’m assuming a pitch for funding on the Crowdcube website). First, timing.   As in many things, timing is crucial, both in the timeline of the process of a crowd-funding pitch, …

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