The Leicester Startups community is not just made up of entrepreneurs. Yes they lead and shape our community, but it wouldn’t be possible without the support of a collection of invaluable partners. We’re collaborating with following organisations to make Leicester the number one place to start a business in the UK.

Cooperative and Social Development Agency (CASE)

If you are thinking about starting a business CASE can help you decide if the co-operative or social enterprise models are right for you.

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Leicester City Council – LCB Depot

LCB Depot offers workspaces, studios and meeting rooms for creatives, artists and designer-makers. They host a variety of networking events and leads on city-wide creative initiatives and campaigns.

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De Montfort University – DMU Innovation Centre (IC)

The IC supports start-up businesses, freelancers and future entrepreneurs.

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University of Leicester – Leicester Innovation Hub (LIH)

The LIH works closely with industry and start-ups to accelerate innovation by turning great research and business ideas into innovative products and services through free or subsidised support.

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LLEP Business Gateway / Growth Hub

A government funded business support service, which is able to provide direct business coaching, workshops and signposting to other means of help.

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Leicester Startups

Leicester Startups helps existing and aspiring startup entrepreneurs find advice, mentorship and co-founders through events, mentoring, an accelerator programme, a weekly email and a podcast series.

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Our Supporters
We’re always looking for supporters and sponsors to help us grow our community.
Get in touch if you think you can help.