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Monday, 21st March: JCI Showcase, 6pm at Royal Terrace Hotel

Never heard of JCI (Junior Chamber International)? You will have the opportunity to find out more about the organisation over a glass of wine or two and some nibbles whilst meeting some of our members and hearing more about what they have got from being a member of JCI. You will also have the chance to find out more about our programme of events, as well as meeting some of our patron organisations. For more info contact Laura Hutton laura_hutton@jciedinburgh.org.uk. I would guess you can still RSVP for tonight, so do check it out if you’re interested.

Tuesday, 22nd March: E-Club Committee Interest Meeting, 5:30-6:30pm at Business School LT3

For the first time, the Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club is forming a committee to drive the club forward with more power and zest, and anyone is welcome to get involved. Want to help organise new events? Want to reach out to other cool groups? Want to initiate other projects within the club? If you are interested, either for the next few months or for the Fall, join in 5:30pm in Lecture Theatre 3 for an initial discussion. Or email entrepreneurship@ed.ac.uk. (more…)

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Monday, 15th March: E-Club Entrepreneur-In-Residence Sessions, 10am-6pm at the Business School

Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club offering free advice sessions with Entrepreneur-In-Residence Gavin Don. Tap into his expertise in strategy and finance with an hour to yourself. This month’s session are all booked out, but look out for the next openings if this advice set-up is of interest to you. Or pop by and visit me as I’ll be sitting in the Business School lobby all day 🙂

Monday, 15th March: Beermat Entpreneurship with Mike Southon, 9am-5pm at Pentlands Science Park

Masterclass for innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs with Mike Southon, “The Beermat Entrepreneur” technology entrepreneur, mentor, international speaker, best selling author and FT columnist. Many scientists and technologists are great innovators but not everyone wants to be an entrepreneur.  This Masterclass shows you how to take your ideas forward…  or get someone else to! The world can benefit more from your scientific research and technology innovations. (more…)

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E-Club’s biannual pitching competition is tonight, so you can go whoop, cheer, and safely learn from the 6 brave pitchees. You’re sure to recognise some faces – if you’ve ever been to an event in Edinburgh before – and even our own Kate Ho will be stepping into the den. The event kicks off at 6:30pm at the Business School (7 Bristo Square), Lecture Theatre 1, and it is open to anyone in the community.

Judges will be Cameron Thomson of Angel’s Den, Patrick Andrews of ScotSkills, John Hughes of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce (High Growth), and Scott McLennan of Santander. So it could be worth going along if you’ve been wanting to meet any of them…

Prizes are exciting, with £1000 from sponsors Santander going to one lucky contestant, and free Angel’s Den registration (usually costing £799 + VAT) being awarded as well.

So, who’s pitching? (more…)

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Tuesday, 9th February: The Power of an Advisory Board, 6:30-8pm at Lecture Theatre 1, UofE Business School, 7 Bristo Sq

Bill Joos, Principal of “Go To Market Consulting” and known by many as the Pitch Doctor, is back for his annual visit to E-Club. This time he’s here to tell us why the Board of Advisors is an entrepreneur’s most underutilized tool! In addition to talking about how to form, select and leverage your Advisory Board, Bill will contrast the differences between that and the corporate Board of Directors. No need to RSVP, just turn up and catch wine and crisps at 8pm afterward. This week sees the adoption of Bloop to help with mingling, so that will be exciting too.

Tuesday, 9th February: Edinburgh Web Design & Development Meetup, 7pm at Kenilworth (pub on Rose St)

For web designers to meet other web designers, talk about projects you’ve been working on, discuss trends, get feedback, and be merry. Sounds like a good agenda, best if you RSVP on the Meetup site.

Tuesday, 9th February: Girl Geeks Dinner, 7:15pm at Dundee DCA Meeting Room

This event marks the launch of the Girl Geek Speaker Series (more…)

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Monday, 1st February: MoMo Edinburgh lunch, 12:30-2pm at Centotre

Mobile Monday Edinburgh’s monthly affair at Centotre, featuring good mobile discussions and a bit of prep as folks get ready for Mobile World Congress coming up in Barcelona. Buy a ticket online to RSVP, does cost £10.95 but that covers a pasta, glass of wine and espresso – a tasty deal.

Tuesday, 2nd February: Stanford’s Director of Technology Transfer, 6:30pm at Business School LT1

Hosted by E-Club, this talk looks at how to build an innovative and vibrant academic-industrial community. What does technology transfer and new venture creation at Stanford University look like? What practices make it successful, and what can we learn from its model? Why has it had such an impact on Silicon Valley? Come and learn from Katherine Ku, Director of Stanford’s Technology Transfer Office. No need to RSVP, and free wine and crisps from 8pm… (more…)

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Monday, 25th January: ELEVATOR networking, 6 for 6:30pm at Why Not? (George St)

Organised by PSYBT, these events are for anyone aged 18-30 who are in business or are thinking about going into business. Would you like to meet other young entrepreneurs and share ideas and inspiration? Are you aged 18-30, in business or thinking about it? Free to go, and pretty sure there’s free wine and/or canapes. Think an RSVP is ideal (email fiona.turnbull@psybt.org.uk to book), or you might be able to crash if it’s not full.

Tuesday, 26th January: CEO of Lastminute.com, 6:30pm at Business School LT1

Hosted by E-Club, CEO Ian McCaig will share the awesome story of one of the world’s most successful travel websites Lastminute.com. He was formerly COO for Nokia, so not a bad track record… plus he’s a University of Edinburgh alum! Quite a neat speaker to catch this week, definitely go if you can. Free wine and crisps from 8pm, and no need to RSVP for any of it. (more…)

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Oh good, my food budget was running low!Between now and Thursday you can learn how to raise some money, run your business better, gain some techie skills, and communicate – all the while enjoying free coffee, wine, crisps, pizza, beer, and then more drinks. Monday and Wednesday evenings are my top choices, but there’s plenty to catch here so hope you don’t have too many hot dates lined up this week.

Raising Finance for Young Companies: Monday 9th Nov, 6:30pm at Business School LT1 (7 Bristo Sq)

You’ll get the scoop from both the investor’s and entrepreneur’s points of view… enlightening us will be John Waddell, CEO of Archangel Informal Investment (Scotland’s leading angel investor group), along with George Mackintosh, a very successful business builder and seller. Who better to learn from than that pair? Sure to be another great talk from E-Club, this is the second of the Archangel Speaker Series events. Coffee available beforehand and free wine/crisps to follow! No RSVP needed, just show up.

Entrepreneur In Residence Sessions: Tuesday 10th Nov, 9:30am-4:15pm at Business School (7 Bristo Sq)

Organised by E-Club, these sessions give startups and folks wanting to start companies a chance to speak with someone who’s ‘been there, done that.’ The resident expert this month is (more…)

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Hey, you can collect em all this week! Or get some work done too, your call.There’s a nice amount of activity this week, and I’m pleased that for once that there doesn’t seem to be any major conflicts here. So knock yourself out, we’ve got fun for everyone in creative industries, mobile, angel finance, and brain/language realms.

Webcast of TSB debate Digital Horizons: Monday 2nd Nov, 12-12:45pm Online

The Digital Horizons: Commercialising Innovation webcast is an interactive debate on the future of digital innovation in the creative industries. The Technology Strategy Board will be hosting panel members including Jeremy Silver (Technology Strategy Board), Rory Sutherland (Ogilvy and IPA), Fred Bolza (Sony Music) and Julie Meyer (Ariadne Capital). The debate follows the launch earlier this year of the TSB’s Creative Industries Strategy 09, which you can access in their public library if you feel so inclined. Webcast is open to all, but you need to Register here beforehand to join in.

MoMo Edinburgh informal dinner: Monday 2nd Nov, 6:30pm at Holyrood Tavern (9A Holyrood Rd, corner of St. Mary’s St)

This month’s Mobile Monday gathering is an informal dinner instead of a Centotre lunch, so rock up to Holyrood Tavern if you want to join the lively discussion on everything mobile. Geoff informs us the venue ‘is good, serves gourmet burgers, (more…)

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