Christmas Connect @ The Co-working Cafe, Nov 28th

Join De Montfort University’s Innovation Centre team at their next Connect @ the Co-working Café and hear from a group of entrepreneurs and freelancers how their journey started and lessons they have learnt. The event is an informal evening of motivation and inspiration from local entrepreneurs, academics, students and graduates, all sharing their knowledge and experiences through talks, Q&A’s, panel discussions and networking.

Free Startup Mentoring, Mon 26th Nov at DMU

Startup founders David Chan, Ben Ravilious & Warren Doyle are bookable all day for free casual mentoring or other startup-related chat. Get advice, share an idea, ask questions, get introductions.

Venue: The Innovation Centre, De Montfort University, 49 Oxford Street, Leicester,  LE1 5XY

UPDATE: ADDITIONAL MENTOR SLOTS ADDED FOR LEICESTER STARTUP WEEK – BOOK NOW!

CLICK HERE TO BOOK A SLOT

ben raviliousBen Ravilious is a co-founder of audience polling startup ParticiPoll as well as a co-director of web and app development agency Ultimateweb which specialises in working with startups. Ben can help with web and app development, startup idea validation, how to position your startup, content marketing, software-as-a-service (Saas) products, pricing, community building.

 

 

David Chan is founder of cybersecurity startup Aroclave as well as the Entrepreneur in Residence at CyLon Accelerator.  David founded his first tech startup while still an undergraduate at Imperial College and has co-founded/worked at multiple startups in the UK and Silicon Valley doing CRM, eCommerce and Cybersecurity. David advises/mentors students and several early stage startups and can talk about a wide range of topics.

 

 

Warren Doyle is a co-founder of a text messaging provider startup called TxtSync as well as a co-founder of CRM software Sentle. Warren can help you with SaaS product development, cloud infrastructure (AWS), Telecommunications such as Voice and SMS, product positioning, SEO, business modelling and fund raising via various networks (start up loan, VCs, private investors and angel networks)

 

 

Slots are 30 mins long and will follow David Cohen’s Mentor Manifesto principles. We won’t try to boss you, sell you anything or steal your idea and you might end up mentoring us!

Email ben@ultimateweb.co.uk if you have any questions.

(hat tip to Brad Feld for the Random Days idea)

University of Leicester Start-Up Cafe, 30th Oct

University_of_Leicester_Logo_ShieldUniversity of Leicester Start-Up Cafés are opportunities to network with entrepreneurs, local business leaders, academic business champions and graduates and undergraduates interested in start-up. Whether you have just a spark of an idea, are running a business or just aspire to be your own boss this is the place for you!

University of Leicester Start-Up Cafe, 27th Nov

University_of_Leicester_Logo_ShieldUniversity of Leicester Start-Up Cafés are opportunities to network with entrepreneurs, local business leaders, academic business champions and graduates and undergraduates interested in start-up. Whether you have just a spark of an idea, are running a business or just aspire to be your own boss this is the place for you!

Leicester AI Community Intro and Q&A, 16th Oct

First meeting of a new Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Machine Learning meetup group, working to build interaction and engagement within the AI/ML community in Leicestershire. Everyone welcome whether you are working in economics, language processing, computer vision, robotics or data visualisation. Businesses looking to start conversations around value creation from data are also welcome.