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November 19, 2019
Tue
19
Build & Scale Your Business - A Founder Masterclass
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester
You’ve found some customers, you’re making money and things are getting serious – where do you go from here? Transitioning from an experimental startup to a fully functioning business can be hard. Join us to hear how three serial entrepreneurs, Suresh Patel
Tackled major milestones whilst building and scaling their businesses; from first hires to finding partners and investors. Sign up here: https://buildandscale211119.eventbrite.co.uk #community #startupweek
Tue
19
Business Startup Cafe
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester
University 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! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/business-start-up-cafe-tickets-77782510583 #community #startupweek
November 20, 2019
Wed
20
Free Startup Mentoring at DMU
Location: The Innovation Centre
Tech Nation Entrepreneur Engagement Manager Naomi Watts and startup founder Ben Ravilious are bookable all day for free casual mentoring or other startup-related chat. Get advice, share an idea, ask questions, get introductions. To book a slot, visit https://www.leicesterstartups.com/startup-mentoring-201119-dmu/ #community #startupweek
Wed
20
Leicester a Startup City - Tech Nation UK
Location: DMU Innovation Centre
Join us to discuss how Leicester's entrepreneurial potential can be fully realised, with insights on Leicester’s startup vital statistics from Tech Nation UK. Lean more bout how Tech Nation UK can support your business and your city. https://stateoftechnation201119.eventbrite.co.uk #community #startupweek
Wed
20
Female Founders Club - Inaugural Event
Location: Fibre Coworking Space

This inaugural Female Founders Club Leicester is an opportunity for you to connect with other business owners in the local area, start a conversation about how the local region should be supporting female entrepreneurship and how female entrepreneurs can help elevate each other. Details and booking at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/female-founders-club-leicester-tickets-78514901183 #community #startupweek
November 21, 2019
Thu
21
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport Startup Networking Breakfast
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester
Are you running a 'Start Up Business in Sport/Leisure/Fitness/Health/Physical Activity?'
Starting up, wanting to grow? This could be just what you need. 
Connect with each other and the networks of support available through University of Leicester's Innovation Hub, Leicester Startups and Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport's Business of Sport Network.  https://www.lrsport.org/events/2019/11/startupbusinessinsport #community #startupweek
Thu
21
Securing Investment – An Investor Masterclass
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester
Looking for the connections to take your business to the next level? Leicester Startups has gathered an impressive line-up of investor organisations to share insights into what they look for in prospective investments and how you can prepare your business to become investor ready. We'll be joined by Seedrs, British Business Bank, Mercia Asset Management and Angels Den. https://investormasterclass211119.eventbrite.co.uk #community #startupweek
Thu
21
NatWest Pre-Accelerator Taster Session
Location: DMU Innovation Centre

Join the Natwest Entrepreneurship team for a lunchtime taster session, providing you with an insight into the fully funded Pre-Accelerator for early stage businesses. If you're thinking of starting your own business or have recently entered the world of entrepreneurship, then this session will be a great way to learn, as well as meet and engage with a community of like minded individuals. Held in the Innovation Centre at De Montfort University, delivered by the Entrepreneurship team at NatWest, you will be able to take advantage of all the support and expertise available in Leicester. Details and booking at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/natwest-pre-accelerator-taster-session-tickets-80634551113  #startupweek
Thu
21
Meet the Startup: Snap Travel
Location: Fibre Coworking Space

Meet Snap - the London-based startup offering on-demand intercity coach travel.

Snap use technology and the power of community to overcome existing monopoly providers' fixed schedules, overcrowding, high prices and unnecessary carbon emissions.

Matching aggregate travel demand to spare capacity from quality independent coach operators, they've already empowering 57,050 passengers to travel 25 million miles.

CEO Thomas Ableman will share Snap’s journey so far and its ambitious future vision as they continue to build a community powered marketplace enabling a carfree generation to enjoy travel again. Details and tickets at https://meetthestartup211119.eventbrite.co.uk #community #startupweek
November 22, 2019
Fri
22
Founders Social @ LCB Depot
Location: LCB Depot
Drink, eat and chat with fellow Entrepreneurs from Leicester’s startup community at LCB Depot. Part of Startup Week 2019, this social is a chance to kick back with fellow entrepreneurs, innovators and founders from Leicester with great food and drink. There also will be a chance to mix up with all the participants in this years Leicester Startup Weekend which kicks-off at LCB Depot the same evening. https://foundersocial221119.eventbrite.co.uk #community #startupweek
November 23, 2019
Sat
23
Leicester Startup Weekend (DAY 1)
Location: DMU Innovation Centre
Pitch, Build & Launch a Startup in a Weekend!  Ever had a great idea for a web, app or tech startup business but not had the time, experience or connections to bring it to life?
This weekend-long event is dedicated to team building, expert mentoring, networking and pitching to help you turn your business idea into a ready-to-launch startup. With a mix of technical and non-technical attendees, it doesn't matter what experience or skill set you have, as long as you have enthusiasm to try new things and work together on new ideas. https://startupweekendnov19.eventbrite.co.uk  #community #startupweek
November 24, 2019
Sun
24
Leicester Startup Weekend (DAY 2)
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester
Pitch, Build & Launch a Startup in a Weekend! Ever had a great idea for a web, app or tech startup business but not had the time, experience or connections to bring it to life?
This weekend-long event is dedicated to team building, expert mentoring, networking and pitching to help you turn your business idea into a ready-to-launch startup. With a mix of technical and non-technical attendees, it doesn't matter what experience or skill set you have, as long as you have enthusiasm to try new things and work together on new ideas. https://startupweekendnov19.eventbrite.co.uk #community #startupweek
November 25, 2019
Mon
25
DMUworks Enterprise Podcast Live
Location: Leicester Castle Business School
Join the DMUworks team for a live recording of their brand new enterprise podcast. Hear from successful entrepreneurs and enterprising students plus take part in networking. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dmuworks-enterprise-podcast-live-tickets-61573895178
November 29, 2019
Fri
29
University of Leicester Innovation Friday
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester
Innovation Friday is an opportunity to network with the University of Leicester Innovation Hub Team, enterprising academics from here at Leicester and other universities too, innovators from local companies, recent student/graduate start-ups, regional businesses and innovation support organisations in a friendly and informal environment. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/innovation-friday-aka-cake-friday-at-the-leicester-innovation-hub-tickets-49280186364
December 10, 2019
Tue
10
Open Coffee Club
Location: Leicester Coffee House Company
Open Coffee Club is a simple idea - have a fixed time and place where entrepreneurs, investors, developers and marketers involved and interested in startups could get together in a really informal setting to meet, chat and make connections. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leicester-open-coffee-club-12-tickets-74676392099