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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January 16, 2019
RSM Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits Workshop
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: January 16, 2019 – 9:15 am
Location: Innovation Centre, 49 Oxford St, Leicester LE1 5XY
Description: De Montfort University in association with RSM is hosting a workshop to help local businesses and students to understand and maximise the potential of Research & Development (R&D) tax credits and obtain cash back from HMRC. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rsm-research-development-rd-tax-credits-workshop-tickets-52517467158
January 24, 2019
Create Leicester
Starts: 6:30 pm
Ends: January 24, 2019 – 10:00 pm
Location: LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE
Description: Free quarterly event for digital creators, producers, managers and administrators to inspire Leicester’s digital design community. The January event features Mansha Manohar from BBC and Jessica Lovegood from Barclays. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/create-leicester-jan-2019-tickets-53532270462
January 25, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: January 25, 2019 – 4:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7PA
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. Registration and details at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-cake-friday-at-the-leicester-innovation-hub-tickets-49279729999
January 29, 2019
Connect @ the Coworking Cafe: New Year, New You
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: January 29, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Location: The Innovation Centre, 49 Oxford Street, Leicester, LE1 5XY
Description:
Join the DMU Innovation Centre team at their next Connect @ the Coworking Café and hear from a group of entrepreneurs and freelancers how their journey started and lessons they have learnt, with a new year, new you theme. 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. Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/connect-the-coworking-cafe-new-year-new-you-tickets-53806003204
January 31, 2019
Meet The Startup: Travamigos
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: January 31, 2019 – 7:00 pm
Location: The Innovation Centre DMU, 49 Oxford Street , Leicester, LE1 5XY
Description:
Travamigos is an app that allows solo travellers to connect with groups of likeminded adventurers heading for the same destination. Backed by Skyscanner, Hostelworld and WeSwap, their app makes travel safer, cheaper and more social. Available from the App Store, Travamigos is the brainchild of 23 year old CEO and co-founder James Wormington, who came up with the idea while backpacking through Brazil in 2015. Since then, the app has morphed into an essential travel tool that allows travellers to plan their perfect adventure and make new friends on the road. Details and tickets at https://meettravamigos310119.eventbrite.co.uk
February 11, 2019
Free Startup Mentoring
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: February 11, 2019 – 2:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7PA, UK
Description:
Startup founders David Chan and Ben Ravilious will be bookable all day for free casual mentoring or other startup-related chat. Get advice, share an idea, ask questions, get introductions. Details and bookings here http://www.leicesterstartups.com/free-startup-mentoring-mon-11th-feb-at-uol/
February 22, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: February 22, 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.com/e/free-cake-friday-at-the-leicester-innovation-hub-tickets-49279756077
March 29, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: March 29, 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-49279815254
April 26, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: April 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-49279894491