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Start Up Cafe: Business and Enterprise Networking Event – 17 June 2014

A speed network event with tables hosted by funders, business leaders and entrepreneurs who will cover Legal & finance, Web design, IP & Licensing, Funding, Business coaching and structure. When:Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST) Where: Piazza CafeCharles Wilson BuildingUniversity of Leicester campus (map of the campus: http://www2.le.ac.uk/maps)LE1 7RH

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Leading B-to-B Tech Publisher Joins Scicasts as Chief Commercial Officer

London, UK (Scicasts) – Dominique Busso, a pioneer of the online publishing world on both sides of the Atlantic, joins Scicasts as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), to lead the company’s upcoming business offerings to clients, including opportunities through Scicasts events, marketing services and industry research, as well as data intelligence through NEBULi™ cloud platform.

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Open Coffee, Meet The Startup: FilmKit, Weds 4th June

Filmmaker and digital media developer Melanie Möller will share her experience of creating FilmKit a product-based startup without any initial investment using an offshore development team. When: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (BST) Where: Incubate Leicester119 Granby StreetLE1 6FD LeicesterUnited Kingdom

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June 2014 Events at Incubate

Full listings of June events at Incubate Leicester…

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CrowdGift: How to develop a new startup

Sam Larke will talk to our group on what to avoid while you are developing your startup. This will be a concrete lesson on how to escape the risks every entrepreneur faces. As an example, he will present a new venture, CrowdGift, This startup is based on a platform that allows its clients to crowdsource the money they need for …

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Branding Lessons for startups and beyond

Dan Bernardo, Director of Unruly, is sharing his experience in branding with us. He starts from the simple point of trying to find who the customer is and who the company is. He insists, though, that the most important aspect is who the owner wants to be.

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June 2014 Events at Incubate

If you are a woman entrepreneur, join us for a networking meeting on Tuesday 3rd June 2014, 10.00am – 12.30pm in Incubate. Skills for Enterprising will be organising a memorable morning that will be held at Incubate at least once a month. There will be coffee, tea and light bites.

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How To: Explainer Videos

Explainer videos have become de rigueur for startups but with smartphones boasting DIY video tools isn’t it time for lean startups to ‘eject’ those expensive video professionals? Following on from his Open Coffee presentation on 7th May, video professional ‘Paul Kousoulides’ explains why not and offers a free gift instead… Explainers explained – why do we need them anyway? Let’s …

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Digital Startups: Prototyping To Build The Right Thing

Millions of people are currently toiling away developing their ideas into products. Only very few of those products will be successful. How do you tell the right products from the wrong ones? Building a prototype allows you to test your core value proposition against representatives of your customer segment. The learning gleaned from the feedback will enhance your chances of a …

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Get out of the building and join a Meetup!

When Steve Blank screamed from the top of his lungs (in writing) his most famous phrase ‘Get out of the building’, many entrepreneurs stood and listened. Steve was encouraging those who staying in their office, bedroom, shed to get in the real world and meet some of their potential customers.

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