Events

This is a list of startup related events in the Leicester area. If you are running an event or know of a relevant one then contact us and we’ll add it to this list. To automatically add these events to your Google Calendar, click the button on the right.

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May 30, 2019
Meet The Founder: Suresh Patel
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: May 30, 2019 – 7:00 pm
Location: University of Leicester Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7PA
Description:
Suresh Patel has brushed shoulders with the PayPal founders (one slept on his floor!), he received a funding request from a young Jeff Bezos whilst working at a hedge fund and he also built and sold a £12m revenue edtech company in Leicester used by 50% of UK schools. Now Suresh in planning to give back to Leicester with a coworking space and tech accelerator, investing £800k of his own money plus £500k from an investor. This event is an opportunity to hear Suresh’s incredible story and ask him questions about his future plans. Please register at https://meetsureshpatel.eventbrite.co.uk
May 31, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: May 31, 2019 – 4:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7PA, UK
Description: Join University of Leicester’s Innovation Hub team at their next ‘Free Cake Friday’ networking event. Free Cake Fridays provide an excellent opportunity to network with the innovation team, enterprising academics from the University of Leicester, amazing local companies, recent graduate start-ups and regional business & innovation support organisations in a friendly and informal environment….and there’ll also be cake! You’re welcome to drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-cake-friday-at-the-leicester-innovation-hub-tickets-49279925584
June 3, 2019
WWDC 2019 Keynote Live Stream Viewing Party Leicester
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: June 3, 2019 – 8:30 pm
Location: LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE, UK
Description: Join Swipe & Tap for free drinks and snacks at LCB Depot – Leicester, for an event centred around Apple’s WWDC19 keynote. If you’re passionate about mobile app development, UI / UX Design or all things Apple we would love to welcome you along to this free keynote viewing event. Details and registration at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wwdc-2019-keynote-live-stream-viewing-party-leicester-tickets-61127745733
June 13, 2019
Open Coffee Club
Starts: 9:00 am
Ends: June 13, 2019 – 11:00 am
Location: Leicester Coffee House Company, 110 Granby Street, Leicester, LE1 1DL
Description:
A 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. Details at https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Leicester-Co-working/events/260538802/
June 28, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: June 28, 2019 – 4:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7PA, UK
Description: Join University of Leicester’s Innovation Hub team at their next ‘Free Cake Friday’ networking event. Free Cake Fridays provide an excellent opportunity to network with the innovation team, enterprising academics from the University of Leicester, amazing local companies, recent graduate start-ups and regional business & innovation support organisations in a friendly and informal environment….and there’ll also be cake! You’re welcome to drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-cake-friday-at-the-leicester-innovation-hub-tickets-49279956677
July 26, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: July 26, 2019 – 4:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7PA, UK
Description: Join University of Leicester’s Innovation Hub team at their next ‘Free Cake Friday’ networking event. Free Cake Fridays provide an excellent opportunity to network with the innovation team, enterprising academics from the University of Leicester, amazing local companies, recent graduate start-ups and regional business & innovation support organisations in a friendly and informal environment….and there’ll also be cake! You’re welcome to drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-cake-friday-at-the-leicester-innovation-hub-tickets-49279997800