Posts Tagged ‘edinburgh coffee morning’

Wednesday 6th April: Leith Geekup, 1pm at The Constitution (Constitution Street)

Lots of geeks work in Leith .. let’s have lunch at the http://www.constitutionbar.com/ (You can pre-order food for faster service)

Wednesday 6th April: Tech Law for Startups, 5:30pm for 6pm at MBM Commercial

‘Tech Law for Startups’ is a monthly meetup for individuals planning, developing and growing high-growth businesses, primarily based around new technologies. This month’s theme is “Angels or Dragons? How to prepare your business for investment” … At the meetup, Dug will run through the various issues involved in preparing your business for investment before handing over to Shahida Imani, COO of AV9 Limited, a digital media business which provides opportunities for music artists to reach international markets.


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Better late than never… I hope?

Sorry the first half got truncated as I was homelessly running around Cambridge (more on that tomorrow), and thanks Bela for taking me in in London, but I have completely digressed. If you’ve missed your events fix, still plenty going on this week…

Thursday 31st March: Using Digital Marketing to Build an Online Brand, 6:30pm-8:00pm in Business School LT3

Brought to you by the Internet Marketing Meetup, a specialised partner of the E-Club, and open to all… Thomas Ashdown, Founder of Citylets will lead us in our discussion describing how he has used digital marketing techniques to build the UKs No1 residential lettings site based here in the heart of Edinburgh. Drinks at the Assembly will follow. Internet Marketing Meetup here for more details on them too.

Thursday 31st March: Drinks at SKYBar after above E-Club event, Point Hotel at 34 Bread Street

This bar looks amazing, and Johnny is initiating drinks there following the Internet Marketing/E-Club event. (more…)

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Wednesday 2nd March: March Leith Geekup, 1pm at The Constitution

Lots of geeks work in Leith .. let’s have lunch at the http://www.constitutionbar.com/ (You can pre-order food for faster service). See who’s going and sign up via the Bloop event page!

Wednesday 2nd March: Refresh Edinburgh, 6:30pm at Holyrood 9A

Refresh Edinburgh is a community of web developers and designers interested in cutting-edge web technologies. We want to gather great minds, share our knowledge, promote local talent, and be more than we think we can be. We also want to drink and talk geek. Several RSVPs on Bloop – feel free to join in! (more…)

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Wednesday 10th November: Edinburgh Tech Meetup, 6:30pm at Appleton Tower 8th Floor

A monthly gathering of folks interested in tech, from startups to developers to innocent bystanders. This month’s speakers include Jonathan Riddell – Introduction to Qt, Tony Lucas – Infrastructure as a Service, and Tane Piper – NodeJS + ExpressJS. There’s always a lot to learn, new people to meet, and oh yeah – free beer and pizza! It’s all free and open to anyone, just turn up on the 8th Floor.

Thursday 11th November: E-Club Heidi Roizen: Wow, an Inspiration! 6-8pm, Business School Auditorium

An evening of drinks, networking, and Q&A with one of Silicon Valley’s most impressive businesswomen! Heidi co-founded T/Maker Company. (an early personal computer software company) in 1983, where she served as CEO from inception through to its acquisition by Deluxe Corporation in 1994. In 1996 Heidi joined Apple as Vice President of Worldwide Developer Relations. From there, Heidi entered the venture capital world serving as a Managing Director of Mobius Venture Capital from 1999 to 2007. Today Heidi splits her time between her entrepreneurial endeavour, SkinnySongs and board service in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Networking and drinks kick off at 6pm, and the talk will begin 6:30pm. More drinks to follow of course! Free and open to all. (more…)

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Tuesday 19th October: Launch Lab – the WordPress Session, 9am at Renroc

Blogging can be a great way to promote your business and engage with your customers. This week at Launch Lab, Ian Mackay (Epitome Solutions), Doug Holmes (Zeal Internet Marketing), and Dan Frydman (Inigo Media) will be giving an overview of how to set up a blog for your business using the WordPress blogging platform, what to write on it, and how to get the right people reading it.

Tuesday 19th October: Glasgow Web Centric Meetup, 7pm at The 78, Glasgow

Gather at The 78 at 7pm for some chat on all things web-related – it’s very informal, but feel free to bring along demos, designs, questions, news or whatever’s of interest for you right now.  (more…)

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Tuesday 12th October: E-Club “Re-sparking the Embers and Starting a Fire,” 6:30-8:00pm at Business School Auditorium (29 Buccleuch Place)

Taking over someone else’s product is hard enough but when all your staff work for free it’s even tougher. Phil Harris, SquareGo Editor-in-Chief, talks frankly about how he got the ear of the owner, took the reigns of the website, organised the staff, delegated duties, developed external relationships, convinced staff to join his team and dealt with crises whilst increasing readership. Now sitting close to his first set target for the year he discusses what’s to come and how lies, damned lies and statistics can be used to help you convince people to get on board. Free, and free wine…

Tuesday 12th October: Glasgow GirlGeek Dinner, 6pm at University of Glasgow

Our Keynote Speakers are: Heidi Roizen Heidi splits her time between her entrepreneurial endeavour, SkinnySongs and board service in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. In 2008 Heidi was named the Annual Achievement Award Winner by the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives.  (more…)

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May as well call it the “6th October Menu”…

Tuesday 5th October: Logie Baird Awards Launch party, 5:30pm at George Hotel

Throughout early October we will be celebrating the 85th Anniversary of the first television broadcast as well as launching our award winning programme for Scottish innovators in events across Scotland. Join us in Edinburgh on 5th October (see other cities, other dates). Our esteemed winners of 2009 will be on hand to share their fascinating stories as well as the chance to meet this year’s partners and do some excellent networking over some light refreshments. Sign up on the website.

Wednesday 6th October: Scottish Lean Circle, 7:30pm at 39a Grassmarket

The 3rd meeting of the Scottish Lean Circle will be the first of a series ofshow and tell sessions. In these sessions (more…)

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Tuesday 14th September: E-Club “Thoughts on Failure (and Success!)” by David Law, 6:30pm at Business School Auditorium

You’ll never look at Failure the same way again… Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) is back, and the first event features Scotsman turned Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Law. Cool companies David has founded include the Valley’s leading product design firm Speck Design, the trendy phone/laptop/ipod cases brand Speck Products, camera cases Camera Armor, and more. The talk will be followed by a wine reception as usual :). Note new Business School location – 29 Buccleuch Place, with entrance on George Square too near the library. Free, just sign up here.

Tuesday 14th September: Edinburgh Girl Geek Dinner, 6pm at Microsoft Offices (1 Waverley Gate)

Bringing together women interested in tech, Girl Geek Scotland is hosting a fabulous event in the Microsoft Office. Speakers include Aimee Maree Forsstrom, consultant for One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project in Australia, and Josie Goodale, Product Manager at Cisco Systems. Tickets are sold out on this one, but look out for future events and check out the workshops too…

Wednesday 15th September: Mobile Apps Group, 6:30pm at InSpace

Mobile Apps Groups is starting up again, and this month you’ll get a selection of demos of apps people in the room have developed. (more…)

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FYI Sign up now: MIT Workshop: 12-13 April in Stirling

Designing, Building and Leading World-Class Management Teams

Sponsored by Informatics Ventures, the workshop is free for companies that are technology/science based, high-growth and based in Scotland with under 250 employees and less than €50M turnover. For everyone else it is £495. Detailed brochure is at: http://www.informatics-ventures.com/teams.pdf

Monday 29th March: ELEVATOR Business Networking, 6:30pm at Why Not? (George Street)

A free monthly event from PSYBT, ELEVATOR is for anyone 18-30 involved in a startup or who’d like to set up a company. Mingle with like-minded people, learn from the evening’s presenter, shout out in the quick pitches, and enjoy free drinks and a light supper too! I’ve somehow never made it but hear great things from folks who have gone. For more info, contact Rosie Dowie on 0131 347 9831 or edinburghelevator@psybt.org.uk, but I think you can just show up from 6pm.


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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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