Opportunities for startups from InnovateUK, Thurs 30th April

photoIf you are developing an innovative startup business, you should take advantage of the opportunities the government offers. Craig Brown from InnovateUK will analyse how his organisation can help you with mentorship and funding.

Founder’s Dating Night, Thurs 23rd April at Incubate Leicester

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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!

Pitching Practice, Thurs 16th April at Incubate Leicester

photoSometimes the future of a business is entirely dependant on a few minutes (or even seconds) of pitching the idea. Join us once a month to practice your pitching and receive honest feedback and advice.

New Startup on the Block! April 9th at Incubate Leicester

photoSimon Astill, the CEO of ProAnnexUs, would like to share his exciting startup journey until today! He will share the lessons he learned, his failures and the business building process as he experienced it. Simon will be open to questions and a discussion that will dissect his business.

Interact Labs: 20 Years of Virtual Reality

Open Lab session at Interact Labs focussing on Virtual Reality technology, past and present. Find out more about Interact Labs projects, make use of their equipment, meet other digital makers and get help with your projects. Free entry, just report to the main desk at Phoenix at 7pm and you will be shown up to the Lab.

Please book here.

Audiosplitter: The Story of a London Tech StartUp, Thurs 30th April

Audiosplitter is the place to discover great music with people who love it most. Through audiosplitter you can curate an online music collection, connect with music lovers and discover great music. Co-founders Will, Adam and James willtalk about their journey so far and give the audience the opportunity to help test their product. There will be time for networking before the event closes at 7pm.

Founder’s Dating Night, Thurs 26th March

photoAre 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!

Open Coffee: Meet The Startup – Yappback, Weds 8th April

image copyright Casey Marshall: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rsdio/3642425935/Meet The Startup: Yappback

YappBack is a free app launching in April which lets you send short video messages to your friends and then records their authentic reaction.

Co-founder Richard Wheatcroft will talk about Yappback and bring a beta version to test during the session and to get attendees’ feedback.

CEO Start-up Session: How to fund your start-up

It is likely you will need some cash to get your idea up and running. This could be to buy a new computer, leaflets to promote your idea or some stock. This session will inform you of the various ways you could get money together to kick start your idea.

BCS Leicester: Robot Challenge Team Demonstration, Thurs 23rd April

photoRobot Challenge Team Demonstration by the Robotics Club from De Montfort University 

This presentation will be made up of live demonstrations of a range of robots built by students and staff for the Robot Challenge competition. Robots will be selected from past and current competition entrants. Some robots will compete against each other; some will try to beat the clock.