Here are details of the next startup cafe at University of Leicester, featuring speakers from IBM. This event welcomes non-students.

You may be interested in our upcoming Business Start-Up Café event on 18 November.  We will be joined by IBM executives speaking about developments in their business and how they can support start-ups and small businesses with their technologies.  See our invitation circular below and please feel free to send on to any other groups you know:


Hear from multinational technology and consulting company IBM how they are helping small businesses and entrepreneurs at our next Business Start-Up Cafe (18 Nov 5-7pm)


At our next Start Up Café we’ll be joined by guest speaker Neil Woodcock, Independent Software Vendor Executive (ISV) at IBM and Chief Operating Officer of Tarmin Inc.

Also joining us will be Angela Bates, IBM Global Entrepreneur and Start-up Programmes Leader and Mike Barrie, Technology Executive, ISV and Developer Relations at IBM – Banking, Smarter Cities, Cloud Computing.


This is an excellent opportunity to network with IBM executives and better understand how the company may be able to support you to grow and develop your business.


Start Up Café gives you the opportunity to make links and connect with the business and enterprise community on the University of Leicester’s campus – everyone is welcome!


Use this opportunity to:

•             Connect with fellow entrepreneurs, current students and graduates to develop your business.

•             Network with the local business community and build new partnerships.

•             Learn about how IBM’s programme Champions For Growth supports Start Ups with growth and development and specific expertise.


Visitors to the University please book your space here:

Students please sign up on MyCareers here:





Pete Hitchings

Project Officer (WISE)

Career Development Service, University of Leicester,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

T: 0116 229 7693