Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2017’

Jaime Levy on UX Strategy, 25th July

Jaime Levy author of UX Strategy joins UXey (formerly UX Leicester) in the heart of Leicester at The Exchange as part of her world wide book tour and conference. User experience (UX) strategy requires a careful blend of business strategy and UX design, but until now, there hasn’t been an easy-to-apply framework for executing it. This hands-on guide introduces lightweight …

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Meet The Startup: Sphere, Thurs 29th June

Sphere is a transportation chat bot which uses machine learning techniques to improve the customer experience for commuters. Ciaran Deasy developed Sphere as a final year project for his BSc Computer Science degree at University of Leicester and has since been accepted into the first cohort of the new London Midland Labs accelerator. Ciaran has previous internship experience at Barclays …

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Apple WWDC17 Live Stream Viewing Party, June 5th

Join Swipe & Tap for free drinks and pizza upstairs in the event room at Firebug Leicester, for an an event centred around Apple’s WWDC17 keynote, the one event in the tech calendar you can’t afford to miss if you want to stay ahead of the game. So if you’re passionate about all things Apple, or an iOS developer or …

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Free Startup Mentoring, Mon 12th June at DMU

On Monday 12th June, tech startup founders David Chan and Ben Ravilious will be available all day for free casual mentoring or other startup-related chat at DMU’s Innovation Centre co-working space. Get advice, share an idea, ask questions, get introductions. CLICK HERE TO BOOK A SLOT Ben Ravilious is a co-founder of audience polling startup ParticiPoll as well as a co-director of …

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Leicester Coworking Space – Opening Early 2018

Plans to open a coworking space in Leicester city centre are at an advanced stage and we’re inviting you to pre-register your interest as a potential tenant or user. Coworking spaces are low-cost, low commitment shared workspaces where freelancers, startups and community groups can go to work, meet, learn and connect. Planned features include access to hot-desk workspace, evening and weekend access, personal …

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Start Up Cafe: University of Leicester Networking Event, Tues 6 June

Business Start-Up Café: Leicester’s Start-up Line-up Over the past 3 months our start-up programme, Launchpad Leicester, has supported 10 innovative and ambitious student start-ups to make their ideas a reality. On the evening of Tuesday 6th June 2017 we’ll be hearing pitches from each of these start-ups, and celebrating their journey through the programme. UoL Start-Up Cafés are opportunities to …

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