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Archive for month: December, 2014
Prof Raouf Hamzaoui, Head of Research in Faculty of Technology, De Montfort University, will be doing a talk on: Video Coding: principles and recent advances.
This year’s Launch48 was bigger an better with five teams taking part and loads of really interesting startup ideas pitched. Come and hear from the teams describe their startup ideas at this final Open Coffee of the year.
New Venue: DMU Innovation Centre, 49 Oxford Street, Leicester, LE1 5XY
For the second year in a row I have been coaching entrepreneurially-minded students with Professor Jeremy Levesley from the Department of Mathemathics at University of Leicester. Like all universities, Leicester is keen to give students vocational experience as well as academic knowledge. However, many universities tend to focus on employability, assuming that their graduates will want to work for someone else rather than start their own businesses immediately.
Here are all the videos and notes from the Y Combinator ‘How To Start A Startup’ course…
To celebrate the end of an eventful and exciting year, Incubate decided to organise a Christmas Party! You are all welcome!
Interview about how the tech scene in Leicester started and how it is flourishing: http://www.ardent-software.com/leicester-bursting-opportunities-tech-start-ups-heres/
The EU are trying to stop multinational companies like Amazon and Google avoiding VAT by locating in low-VAT countries like Luxembourg. New regulations which take effect on 1st Jan 2015 require firms selling digital products to charge VAT in the country of sale rather than their own local country but the sting in this policy is that it applies not only to the massive firms but also to the microcompanies, sole traders and startups which often drive innovation.