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Ben Ravilious
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Director at Ultimateweb, Founder of ParticiPoll
Director at Ultimateweb, Founder of ParticiPoll

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Meet The Startup, 26th Jan: LoyalFree is a mobile phone app running multiple loyalty schemes at local independent businesses. Co-founders Jason Nesbitt and Sophie Hainsworth will share their journey from the initial ideas to the current journey of growth.https://meetloyalfree260117.eventbrite.co.uk

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Leicester Startup Drinks, from 5pm, Thursday 24th Nov.
A no-stress chance for Leicester's startup entrepreneurs (and friends) to come together and just chat freely. No presentations or formalities, just drinks and startup talk. We'll be in the Bowling Green pub (formerly the Polar Bear) opposite the DMU Innovation Centre on Oxford Street from 5pm. https://leicesterstartupdrinks241116.eventbrite.co.uk 

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Free Startup Mentoring at University of Leicester, Monday 14th Nov: http://www.leicesterstartups.com/free-startup-mentoring-141116/

On Monday 14th November, tech startup founders David Chan and Ben Ravilious will be available all day for free casual mentoring or other startup-related chat at Attenborough Arts cafe on Lancaster Road near University of Leicester campus. Get advice, share an idea, ask questions, get introduction

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Meet The Startup: Watch The Hype, Thurs 27th Oct: https://meetwatchthehype.eventbrite.co.uk. Watch The Hype is an electonic music magazine that specialises in promoting new up-and-coming artists through digital channels. Co-founders Matt and Oli return to DMU, the birthplace of the company, to talk about starting out in the music industry, how to run a successful online magazine, and why it’s important to keep believing in your idea.

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http://zerotomobile.eventbrite.co.uk

In the current climate where apps are the backbone of technology, it can be daunting to engage in the process of building a mobile app. What platform to support, whats the best way to build, how should it work, etc.

This talk will discuss the process of building a mobile app from the ground up showing what is possible, things to watch out for and when to build your app a specific way with a specific technology.

Speaker Sani Yusuf runs a startup called Haibrid that uses cross-platform mobile development techniques to create innovative mobile solutions. Sani also co-manages the Ionic UK community and has had stints with companies like Microsoft, Huddlebuy & Anritsu.

Sorry to announce that tonight's startups event is CANCELLED as potential speakers are on holiday. Back on 25th Aug.

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Fashion Purpose is a content platform aiming to give independent fashion retailers the competitive edge. Working with graduates from De Montfort University's Frontrunners internship programme, Fashion Purpose will launch this month, spinning-out in 2017. Our speaker and Fashion Purpose founder, Dr Nicola Thomas is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at De Montfort University with previous career experience at Seagram and American Express. Please register at http://meetfashionpurpose.eventbrite.co.uk

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http://meetmusicreadingtrainer.eventbrite.co.uk
The MRT-Guitar App is designed to train guitarists of any style of playing to read standard musical notation at sight. It is technology delivering an old skill in a new way.
Founder, Julian Wright is an enthusiastic guitarist and a reluctant coder who originated a project he could not ignore. He'd love to make contact with other Lua language coders who can help him over the finishing line.

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Channelling Pittsburgh
Silicon Valley grandee, tech venture capitalist and Y-Combinator accelerator founder Paul Graham recently posted this piece about how Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania could become a startup hub . Here's his summary of what he said the 300k population city could do:...
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