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January 23, 2018
Start-Up Cafe – University of Leicester
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: January 23, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Location: University of Leicester Campus
Description: <p>Our Start-Up Café 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!  At this event hear from inspiring entrepreneurial undergraduates who are making ideas happen alongside their studies! Signup here:</p&gt;
January 24, 2018
Connect @ The Co-working Café
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: January 24, 2018 – 8:00 pm
Description: <br><p>Connect at the Co-working Café will continue to build on the success of The Innovation Centre's monthly start-up exchange events.</p><p>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.</p><p>Hear from Craig Barlow, founder of ‘The Real You – Online Coach’, Simon Hill, Serial Entrepreneur and Lecturer in Enterprise and more special guests.</p>Details and tickets here:<br&gt;
January 25, 2018
Meet The Startup:
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: January 25, 2018 – 7:00 pm
Location: Innovation Centre, 49 Oxford Street, Leicester, LE1 5XY
Description: <br><p>Serial entrepreneurs Callum McKeefery and Nikki Albano set-up <a href="; rel="nofollow"></a> in Leicester in 2011. They now have offices in Leicester, London & Los Angeles.</p><p>Callum will share the story of how has achieved a multi-million pound turnover, working with some of the UK's biggest online companies. </p>Please register at <a href=""></a&gt;
January 26, 2018
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: January 26, 2018 – 4:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub, 7-9 Salisbury Road, Leicester, LE1 7QR
Description: Join us at our next ‘Free Cake Friday’ at the Leicester Innovation Hub. Free Cake Fridays provide an excellent opportunity to network with our innovation team, enterprising academics, amazing local companies, recent graduate start-ups and regional business & innovation support organisations such as Innovate UK and the LLEP. <br> <br>You are welcome to drop in anytime between 10:00 and 16:00 on the last Friday of every month to discuss your innovation ideas, identify routes to support or just simply to talk to like-minded individuals.<br><br><a href="; target="_blank"></a><br><br><br>Please contact Jenny Hollis on <a href=""></a> if you are planning on attending