• #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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LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2020

On Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the Morningside Arena, LeicestershireLive will be hosting a pre-awards exhibition which will provide the regions most exciting product developers and innovators to once again showcase their work to attendees and members of the public. The exhibition opens at 2:00pm and concludes at 4:30pm and is free to attend. This is […]

DMU Innovation Centre Coworker Pro Soft Launch

Coworker Pro is a new premium coworking facility launching in beta this February at DMU’s Innovation Centre. At a lower monthly cost than the smallest business units, Coworker Pro is for those who want to run their business from the centre without the need for a dedicated office space. Coworker Pro is a collaborative work […]

Electronic engineering development job/proj

Entrepreneur developing an IoT device for the waste and environmental management sector – looking for an electronic engineer who specialises in IoT, hardware programming to help with a small project. This will be paid work, initially 20 hours but may increase. Requirement: Experienced & confident in hardware programing Knows development boards (espressif/arduino) Understands PCB You will require […]

Take a look inside Fibre, our new start-up co-working space!

If you’re an innovative, scalable start-up looking for co-working space immediately, do get in touch with us about Fibre co-working which opens in the next few weeks.

First Look: Exciting new plans for Pilot House Co-working space in Leicester

LCC have revealed their plans for a transformation of Pilot House in King Street offering potential new space for digital and tech businesses, start ups and retail outlets. Although work is not planned to begin until Spring 2021, the space is a boost for digital and tech businesses with the city’s commitment to investing in creating a […]

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July 10, 2020
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10
Mentor Fridays
Location: Online

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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17
Mentor Fridays
Location: Online

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 24, 2020
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24
Mentor Fridays
Location: Online

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 31, 2020
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31
Mentor Fridays
Location: Online

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!
August 7, 2020
Fri
07
Mentor Fridays
Location: Online

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!