• #1 Instaprint "Best UK Cities for Millennial Start-Ups"

  • #2 Barclays’ SME Growth Factors Index "best cities in the UK in which to start a business"

  • #3 Instant Office’s "UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City 2018" Ranking

  • UK #1 for increase in digital business births 2006-16 at 568%

  • #4 Paymentsense "best UK cities to start a business in 2019"

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We organise and promote mentoring, talks, advice, collaboration and workspace offerings with a “give first” ethos. We warmly welcome people of all backgrounds.


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Meet The Startups

Our next Open Coffee event at Phoenix Cafe Bar will give everyone the opportunity to meet Leicester’s existing tech startup talent. We will have brief intro presentations from Meethub, Rmend, Spectacle Labs, ParticiPoll, Finer Day, Cloudscience & AgendaVault plus an opportunity to ask questions. Please visit our EventBrite page to register for this free event: […]

Leicester Tech Startups – Introduction

Welcome to our new tech startups community website! Leicester Tech Startups is not an ‘official’ organisation or club but a deliberately loose community of people who are involved in the ‘ecosystem’ of technology startup companies. This website aims to be a village noticeboard where anyone can post information that is relevant to the community. If […]

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Next Events

August 12, 2020
Wed
12
Female Founders Club - Round Table
Location: Online event

The entrepreneurial journey can be full of change, uncertainty and loneliness. It can sometimes be difficult to focus and reflect on your next steps. This round table is there to help support you with open and frank discussions about the challenges you are facing. Each session will start with a group discussion reflecting on the previous week, each founder will have a chance to share their weekly challenges and contribute to supporting other founders. Then each founder will be supported in setting goals for the next week! Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/female-founders-round-table-tickets-101662007802

August 14, 2020
Fri
14
Startup Help Desk
Location: Zoom
Book a 10 minute diagnostic slot to identify the barriers and challenges holding your startup back. These diagnostic session are designed to help founders unlock new connections, resources and potential pivots. Pre-start ,idea-stage founders welcome too. Click here to book a slot: https://startuphelpdesk.eventbrite.co.uk
August 19, 2020
Wed
19
Female Founders Club - Round Table
Location: Online event

The entrepreneurial journey can be full of change, uncertainty and loneliness. It can sometimes be difficult to focus and reflect on your next steps. This round table is there to help support you with open and frank discussions about the challenges you are facing. Each session will start with a group discussion reflecting on the previous week, each founder will have a chance to share their weekly challenges and contribute to supporting other founders. Then each founder will be supported in setting goals for the next week! Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/female-founders-round-table-tickets-101662007802

August 21, 2020
Fri
21
Startup Help Desk
Location: Zoom
Book a 10 minute diagnostic slot to identify the barriers and challenges holding your startup back. These diagnostic session are designed to help founders unlock new connections, resources and potential pivots. Pre-start ,idea-stage founders welcome too. Click here to book a slot: https://startuphelpdesk.eventbrite.co.uk
August 26, 2020
Wed
26
Female Founders Club - Round Table
Location: Online event

The entrepreneurial journey can be full of change, uncertainty and loneliness. It can sometimes be difficult to focus and reflect on your next steps. This round table is there to help support you with open and frank discussions about the challenges you are facing. Each session will start with a group discussion reflecting on the previous week, each founder will have a chance to share their weekly challenges and contribute to supporting other founders. Then each founder will be supported in setting goals for the next week! Details and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/female-founders-round-table-tickets-101662007802