Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2015’

Pera Offering Free Lean Start-up and Entrepreneurship Training

Pera Training have developed a new course for Leicester & Leicestershire start-up owners and business leaders from any small to medium sized company, that want to gain an entrepreneurial edge….   We’ve combined the best work out there on lean start-up methodology, dealing with extreme uncertainty in a business context, innovation for business and essential leadership for communicating and influencing. …

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Open Coffee – Meet The Startup: Truppr, Weds 3rd June

Truppr is a social tool that helps sport lovers organize and find team mates for their favorite sports in cities around the world Truppr founder Bosun Tijani, who splits his time between Leicester and Lagos, Nigeria will share his experience of starting up and some of the differences in business culture between the UK and Nigeria.           …

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European Space Business Competitions – Discovery Workshop, 4th June

Do you have an idea for a new product or service that uses satellite positioning, navigation and timing technology (e.g. GPS), or satellite Earth observation data? If so, Europe’s leading space business competitions, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) and the Copernicus Masters could help you accelerate your ideas into a commercial success. Full details and registration here:

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Start Up Cafe at University of Leicester, Thurs 4 June

How do we recognise entrepreneurial potential? Is it born or made? Ron Lynch, business leader, coach and Regional Director for the Institute of Directors, will share his personal insights into identifying, understanding and harnessing entrepreneurial abilities to maximum potential. This is an opportunity to network with student and graduate entrepreneurs, influential business leaders and local business support organisations.

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Start-Up Exchange at The Innovation Centre, 8am, Jun 16

Whether your interest is in textiles or technology, medicine or blogging, we welcome people from all industries to contribute to an informal, collaborative discussion group. These events are open to anybody who is interested in innovation, starting or growing small a business – or supporting others to do so.

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Introducing PubhD – Showcasing Leicester PhD Research in the Pub

PubhD Leicester is a new event where three PhD* students, from any academic discipline, explain their work to an audience in a pub in exchange for a pint or two. The talks are at a “pub level” – the idea is that you don’t have to be a specialist to understand the talks. PubHD Leicester started in December 2014 and …

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