Liz Waddington, a Natwest business specialist with a passion for startups will talk about bank financing. Liz will present some exciting opportunities of ‘free’ money; that is grants or loans without interest rate.
Archive for month: October, 2014
Design researcher and Marie Curie fellow Marco Mason will present an overview of Google’s Glass wearable augmented reality headset.
Marco is currently conducting research into digital media design for heritage at the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, jointly with the Massachusetts institute of Technology, and will discuss this as well as sharing details of an experiment conducted when he was at MIT.
There will be an opportunity for a limited number of attendees to try Google Glass for themselves.
Tech giant IBM will be discussing how their cutting edge technology is being used to support entrepreneurs. Open to entrepreneurs, including local business leaders, academics and graduates running a business.
In case you didn’t get along to the GrowthHacking Conference 2014 in London today, the good news is there’s a set of group notes available.
Are you a founder of a startup? Are you trying to build your team? Do you want to participate in another startup? This is the chance to meet your potential cofounders. We are organising a founders’ dating night to help you meet your business soulmate!
This is a three hour workshop for those of you who do not have a clear business idea. During the session we will give you the tools to come up with a great profitable idea for setting up your own business.
A chance to pitch your idea in front of mentors. You will receive immediate feedback for your project in a Questions and Answers session. If your business idea is a profitable one, we will offer you free coworking space for a month at Incubate. If you want to participate in the event, contact Constantina at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Leicester Hackspace will be open to members of the public and passers-by from 6:30pm
The Introduction to Arduino Workshop at Leicester Hackspace will get you up an running with this exciting technology, showing you how to program the device and make simple electronic circuits. The course fee includes a complete Arduino kit containing an Arduino UNO clone, LEDs, a motor, battery, prototyping board and other components.
Leicester-based startup owner Tim El-Sheikh reveals how the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity provided him with the platform to develop as an entrepreneur, as his business, SciCasts, continues to grow by leaps and bounds.