New technology hub aims to incubating new businesses in Leicester

“A business centre which uses techniques and technologies adopted by Silicon Valley to support start-up businesses has opened its doors. Incubate Leicester, based in a three-storey building in Granby Street, Leicester, provides space, advice, support, access to mentors and funding to start-ups as well as up-and-coming and established companies.”

Full story from the Leicester Mercury here:

Why growthhacking is really about tactics and strategy

Growth hacking is usually known as the sweet spot where engineering and marketing meet, where coding and customers combine to great effect. Or to put it another way, “a growth hacker lives at the intersection of data, product and marketing.”

Digital Startups @ LCB : A New Startup

Chris Hill will talk about his latest tech startup venture Snizl – a new marketing platform!

Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (BST)

LCB Depot
31 Rutland St
LE1 1RE Leicester
United Kingdom

Start Up Cafe: Business and Enterprise Networking Event – 17 June 2014

A speed network event with tables hosted by funders, business leaders and entrepreneurs who will cover Legal & finance, Web design, IP & Licensing, Funding, Business coaching and structure.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST)

Piazza Cafe
Charles Wilson Building
University of Leicester campus (map of the campus:

Leading B-to-B Tech Publisher Joins Scicasts as Chief Commercial Officer

London, UK (Scicasts) – Dominique Busso, a pioneer of the online publishing world on both sides of the Atlantic, joins Scicasts as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), to lead the company’s upcoming business offerings to clients, including opportunities through Scicasts events, marketing services and industry research, as well as data intelligence through NEBULi™ cloud platform.

Open Coffee, Meet The Startup: FilmKit, Weds 4th June

Filmmaker and digital media developer Melanie Möller will share her experience of creating FilmKit a product-based startup without any initial investment using an offshore development team.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (BST)

Incubate Leicester
119 Granby Street
LE1 6FD Leicester
United Kingdom

June 2014 Events at Incubate

Full listings of June events at Incubate Leicester…

CrowdGift: How to develop a new startup

Sam Larke will talk to our group on what to avoid while you are developing your startup. This will be a concrete lesson on how to escape the risks every entrepreneur faces. As an example, he will present a new venture, CrowdGift, This startup is based on a platform that allows its clients to crowdsource the money they need for their perfect gift!

June 2014 Events at Incubate

If you are a woman entrepreneur, join us for a networking meeting on Tuesday 3rd June 2014, 10.00am – 12.30pm in Incubate. Skills for Enterprising will be organising a memorable morning that will be held at Incubate at least once a month. There will be coffee, tea and light bites.

Branding Lessons for startups and beyond

Dan Bernardo, Director of Unruly, is sharing his experience in branding with us. He starts from the simple point of trying to find who the customer is and who the company is. He insists, though, that the most important aspect is who the owner wants to be.