Startup Digest


May 04, 2020

For the latest on news and events for startups and growth businesses in Leicester, make sure you're signed up at

Registrations go live TODAY for the following:

Weds 13th - How to find investment, with leading investors / funders
Weds 20th - Building a Big Business, how to scale up Leicester 
Mon 25th - Lockdown Pitch Up, An online pitch night for founders and investors in Leicester 

We're also launching a "How to Start" weekly series, for those thinking of embarking on starting their own business. Stay tuned.

Online events are continuing - with your key highlights this week including our two regular Founders' Roundtables on Monday and Wednesday, and Mentor Fridays.

If you're looking for mentorship or friendly advice for your Startup - or are an experienced hand and would like to support others at the start of their journey, let us know via the Mentor Fridays Google doc..

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Connect with entrepreneurs and get feedback about what you're working on

During the Techstars Virtual Meet and Greet you will learn more about our mentorship-driven accelerators and community programs, receive info on the accelerator application process, be able to ask questions, and figure out if Techstars can help accelerate your startup.

TUE 05

Open Coffee Club

May 5th 9:00am

Open Coffee Club is a simple idea - have a fixed time and place where entrepreneurs, investors, developers and marketers involved and interested in startups could get together in a really informal setting to meet, chat and make connections. Details and registration at

Virtual | View in Calendar

FRI 08

Mentor Fridays

May 8th 9:30am

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!

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