Entries by Bobby Chauhan

DMU announces the DMUworks Enterprise Network

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has increased its support for entrepreneurial students and graduates over the last 12 months. This week, DMU has announced the DMUworks Enterprise Network – a new network of founders who will work with the University to inspire and motivate students, developing their entrepreneurial skills, starting brand new businesses and growing existing […]

Invitation to Webinar: Intellectual Property for Early Stage Businesses: 10th June 2020

Leicester-based MSDUK who support innovative and high-growth ethnic minority owned businesses are offering a free intellectual property workshop webinar in partnership with Longmores Solicitors. Attendees will be able to learn about the different types of IP and understand what is applicable to their businesses. – The main forms of IP protection and appreciate how these apply to […]

New marketplace from high street app LoyalFree provides a lifeline for independent businesses 

LoyalFree, founded by Jason Nesbitt and Sophie Hainsworth of Leicester, was originally created to help high-street businesses increase sales, reward customers and provide local tours and trails. Now working in 18 UK towns and cities the business is quickly adapting to support the high street through recovery. Alongside new trails detailing businesses which are open […]

Leicester-based Entrepreneur Marc Wileman launches “Not A Business Book” – access your free copy here

Not A Business Book is a whistle stop tour of the 7 ‘weird’ experiments that Marc Wileman took, from a £1,750 Prince’s Trust loan to Winning Dragons’ Den, a Queen’s Award and inspiring 1,000,000+ kids with his company Sublime Science. A must read for any aspiring entrepreneur! Download your free copy here: https://www.marcwileman.com/not-a-business-book/?fbclid=IwAR1oKu9qVZm9jRYLFS1PUq34SHtXQKaBnUw25j12XDP0NKUkno2zhYF_LJk 

Green light for new tech office space in Leicester

The offices in Pioneer Park, include a 26,400 sq ft building designed as a hub for businesses in the science and technology sectors. Construction of the scheme is due to begin in May 2020 and complete in early 2021. https://www.thebusinessdesk.com/eastmidlands/news/2037344-green-light-for-new-tech-office-space#.XqbuI96QREA.linkedin

The Science Behind Creating an Awesome Business

Hear from entrepreneur Marc Wileman who went from a Prince’s Trust Loan to winning Dragons’ Den, a Queen’s Award and inspiring a million kids. Join this virtual session on Thursday (April 23rd, 1pm GMT) that promises to reveal that with focus & taking action you too can achieve your dreams.

Unicycle Solutions selected for Santander University Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme

Leicester-based Uni Cycle Solutions has been selected for the Santander University Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme 2020 making it to the final 80 out of over 2000 applicants. Uni Cycle Solutions is a platform that connects cyclists to a community that pursues sustainable transport as a way for future mobility. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/unicyclesolutions_santanderuniuk-sustainablemobility-micromobility-activity-6657344258674163712-8de2 

Government launches 1.25bn plan to help UK start-ups

The Treasury has announced a 1.25 billion bailout package targeted at startups and innovative small- and medium- sized business, to keep the UK’s tech and life sciences industries afloat as COVID-19 bites. There are two parts to the bailout package. The first is a co-investment fund called the Future Fund, which will make up to […]