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The Leicester Startup Friday Digest - big events today

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Leicester Startups News and Events

The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in Leicester.

Essential startup news and events from across Leicester and Leicestershire. Once a week. Everything you need to know.
This is brought to you by the Leicester Startups team, alongside the good folk at Techstars.
Two big events happening, right now!

The World Tour heads to Nigeria
The Leicester Startups World Tour heads to Nigeria tomorrow! Meeting ‘Bosun Tijani, one of the leaders of tech on the African continent.
This lunchtime, Leicester is taking a Zoom trip to Nigeria, to meet 'Bosun Tijani. 
He’s both an entrepreneur and leader of entrepreneurs. Bringing a new perspective and spearheading the newest and most exciting internet and tech market: the 1.3billion citizens across Africa who are coming online. 
He has quite the CV (below), but trust us on this, you don’t want to miss this massive tech leader.
Register for free here, and we’ll see you today at 1pm, Friday 26th!
University of Leicester Innovation Hub: Innovation Friday
The other big event this week is the third anniversary of the Innovation Hub. Celebrating with the biggest ever online Innovation Friday.
From 10:15, today, Friday 26th June. Register for free here.
Looking to the future
Use University experts, talent and resources to bring innovation to your business.
The slowdown of lockdown is coming. The ecomony needs to get back on its feet. Its time to look to the future.
The world has changed
There is only one thing for certain. Covid-19 has brought a lot of change. All the customers were at home. Find out what is coming next and how you can plan for the future.
Develop new partnerships and innovative ideas
You are invited to join us for ‘Innovation Friday’ online networking. Join in the chat by using #LeicInnovation to talk to businesses, entrepreneurs, experts, researchers and students.
Talks include
  • Citizens of Change - How the University can work with business
  • Innovation and responsiveness in a time of Covid
  • What the future brings
  • Twitter Q&A #LeicInnovation
From 10:15 today, Friday 26th June. Register for free here.
See you next week!
The Leicester Startups team
A weekly P.S. Twitter account of the week.
Each week, a featured twitter account for startups and business in Leicester that you should be following - this week, the University of Leicester Innovation Hub takes the spotlight. Follow for all the local news on great ideas, innovation, and partnerships between enterprise and academia.
Leicester Innovation
Ask an expert. Bring in the innovation. Look to the future.

It's time for Online Innovation Friday, 26th June.

#Innovation #LeicInnovation #CitizensOfChange
Techstars Startup Digest Leicester Startups News and Events is curated by:
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