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Startdom Accelerator is organising a 48 hour course for startups in Leicester from Friday 5th at 18:00 until Sunday 7th December at 18:00. The weekend is part of our long term strategic plan to help high-flying startups in the Midlands. The event is FREE to Leicester City residents, thanks to Leicester for Business and Musoft.Read More
On Open Hack Night, Leicester Hackspace will be open to members of the public and passers by from 6:30pm.Read More
Over the past year, developer interest in Polymer and Web Components has exploded. Google say “We’re thrilled to see this happen, and we want to try to find new ways to scale and bring the awesomness of these technologies to as many developers as possible. Starting in November, we’ve asked for Google Developer Groups from all around the world to …Read More
There are APIs for Google Apps – for Drive, Spreadsheets, Calendar, Contacts, GMail and others. Paul Muston will give a short intro on how to start playing with the APIs and then working in small groups we can do something interesting things – a learning hack.Read More
Business portal Startup.co.uk have ranked Leicester the tenth best city to start a business outside of London in their Start-up Cities Index 2014. The review of Leicester’s startup scene mentions Leicester Tech Startups, Incubate Leicester as well as notable startups including CrowdLab, ParticiPoll, Viva IT, Ellipse Energy and Notebits.
In honor of this being Ada Lovelace Day, Leicester Hackspace are having an Open Hack Night that particularly encourages women to attend (though all are still welcome!).Read More
LinkedIn’s Advance Search is an effective way to find potential investors. Simply put the keywords “angel investor” or “seed investor” with UK as the location.Read More
Launch48 Leicester sponsors RS Components have kindly provided twelve Raspberry Pis and twelve Arduinos for Launch48 participants to use during the weekend. These will also be given away as prizes at the end of the event. Launch48 Startup Weekend is an opportunity to turn your business idea into a real startup. The event is a weekend of pitching, team building, …
Meet The Startup: CrowdLabJim Willis, co-founder of Leicester-based mobile market research app CrowdLab will talk about his experience of taking the business from an idea through to venture capital investment.Read More
We’re testing a new educational program for startups, which gives them the tools to launch in a day! This 24-hour event, which is packed with workshops and exercises, will benefit startups who cannot dedicate an entire weekend in starting their business.Read More