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  • #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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Music Tech start-up looking for React Native Wizard

We are Vybe Music a social music streaming start-up based in Leicester https://vybemusic.com/  Our mission is to connect people through music, since the arrival of music streaming we lost that sense of social connection when it comes to sharing discovering and listening to music, and we let our music taste become a secret… At Vybe […]

Fibre, Leicester are recruiting a hands-on software engineer

Fibre – Leicester has an opportunity for a hands on software engineer to join us. We are a team of world class developers who have successfully built many solutions. You will work on varied software engineering problems, from application development, computer vision, GUI design and in a rapid application development environment. Your work will cover various industries […]

Exciting opportunity with Midland Robotics

Midland Robotics is currently developing a last mile delivery robot. This is an opportunity to be involved from the early stages of development. A hands on engineer approach will be required. We area team of world class developers who have successfully built many solutions. You will work on varied engineering problems, from computer vision to relay […]

Winners of the 2020 LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards

Winners included a school book containing seeds that children can plant, an exhibition design agency and an Oscar winner. https://www.business-live.co.uk/technology/revealed-winners-2020-leicestershirelive-innovation-17827520

Parent Monitor wins Medical and Health Innovator of the Year at the Leicestershire Live Awards

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/rajen-thanki-46577473_so-so-happy-and-pleased-to-say-that-parentmonitor-activity-6639183495354736640-blGJ/ 

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July 10, 2020
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Mentor Fridays
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Need help or support from a sympathetic expert or Founder who's been in your shoes before?

Or do you have experience and are willing to give back? 

Every Friday we're hosting and matching mentors to mentees with introductory 15 minute sessions. If you're interested, fill in the Google Form, and we'll match pair you up with someone you can help, or be helped by!
July 17, 2020
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Mentor Fridays
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July 24, 2020
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Every Friday we're hosting and matching mentors to mentees with introductory 15 minute sessions. If you're interested, fill in the Google Form, and we'll match pair you up with someone you can help, or be helped by!
July 31, 2020
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Every Friday we're hosting and matching mentors to mentees with introductory 15 minute sessions. If you're interested, fill in the Google Form, and we'll match pair you up with someone you can help, or be helped by!
August 7, 2020
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Mentor Fridays
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Need help or support from a sympathetic expert or Founder who's been in your shoes before?

Or do you have experience and are willing to give back? 

Every Friday we're hosting and matching mentors to mentees with introductory 15 minute sessions. If you're interested, fill in the Google Form, and we'll match pair you up with someone you can help, or be helped by!