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This year’s Launch48 was bigger an better with five teams taking part and loads of really interesting startup ideas pitched. Come and hear from the teams describe their startup ideas at this final Open Coffee of the year. New Venue: DMU Innovation Centre, 49 Oxford Street, Leicester, LE1 5XYRead More
To celebrate the end of an eventful and exciting year, Incubate decided to organise a Christmas Party! You are all welcome!Read More
For the second year in a row I have been coaching entrepreneurially-minded students with Professor Jeremy Levesley from the Department of Mathemathics at University of Leicester. Like all universities, Leicester is keen to give students vocational experience as well as academic knowledge. However, many universities tend to focus on employability, assuming that their graduates will want to work for someone else …Read More
Here are all the videos and notes from the Y Combinator ‘How To Start A Startup’ course…Read More
Interview about how the tech scene in Leicester started and how it is flourishing: http://www.ardent-software.com/leicester-bursting-opportunities-tech-start-ups-heres/
The EU are trying to stop multinational companies like Amazon and Google avoiding VAT by locating in low-VAT countries like Luxembourg. New regulations which take effect on 1st Jan 2015 require firms selling digital products to charge VAT in the country of sale rather than their own local country but the sting in this policy is that it applies not only …Read More
Details of The Bank of TMC’s new grant programme for existing businesses that deliver products or services for young people… Grants for Established Businesses The aim of the fund is to provide financial assistance to help to grow your business. Growth grants from £500 – £1,500 are available to improve your businesses performance. Who can apply? …
The Leicester branch of BCS has published a really good set of events for 2015. These are now also added to the Leicester Tech Startups calendar.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of mentoring startup teams at the annual Launch48 startup weekend here in Leicester. The event gives budding tech entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch, build and launch a startup over the course of a weekend with mentoring and advice from experts.Read More
There will be entrepreneurs, including local business leaders, academics and graduates running a business, to network with. Whether you are a university student or are from the local business community it would be great if you could join us, so please book your place.Read More