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Anyone snowed in today with a cup of tea? Well get your boots and gloves ready – there are some events this week worth braving the crazy weather for! In case you didn’t notice, I must also confess a mild obsession with holiday festivals, and have slipped in a couple of the local lights celebrations too 🙂

Tuesday 30th November: Launch Lab with *Heidi Roizen!* 9am at Renroc (89-91 Montgomery)

GO! >> We have invited the inspiring speaker and current Edinburgh University Entrepreneur-in-Residence to Heidi Roizen to our Launch Lab meetup!! Heidi is a Silicon Valley executive, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur, but most of all, she talks openly about the real and human elements of building a successful business from nothing. The trails and tribulations, the good times and bad, Heidi will be attending our Launch Lab sessions to answer any of your questions about the real life, every day exicting (and terrifying) world of business. And trust us, she’s well worth a visit!

Tuesday 30th November: Live stream of £5 million Metadata Opportunity Workshop, 10:20am-12:30pm (#tsbmeta)

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Happy Global Entrepreneurship Week everybody! Yes, 15th-21st of November is Global Entrepreneurship Week – “Make a job, Don’t take a job!” As it happens, there are lots of events to celebrate 🙂

Tuesday 16th November: Launch Lab – The Future, 9am at RenRoc (89-91 Montgomery)

The Launch Lab is a weekly session geared toward anyone who owns or is starting their own business. A highly varied group of energetic, intelligent people gather to exchange ideas, share critiques and encouragement, and feed each others’ vitality. The organiser of this group has just been hired (yay!) and therefore tomorrow’s event will be networking and also discussing the future and how we can take Launch Lab further by evening/future events.

Tuesday 16th November: iTunes makes a big announcement, 3pm

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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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Sorry for being late this week, just been madness, but still a number of cool events to jump into…

Tuesday 15 June: Launch Lab – Intellectual Property: What you need to know!, 9am at Urban Angel (1 Forth St)

The Launch Lab is a weekly session geared toward anyone who owns or is starting their own business. A highly varied group of energetic, intelligent people gather to exchange ideas, share critiques and encouragement, and feed each others’ vitality. Each week features a short talk at the beginning to kick things off, followed by general discussions and networking. This week IP consultant, lawyer, artist, and entrepreneur Hannah Alphey will be giving a talk about IP considerations for start-ups and growing businesses. Can you afford to miss it?

Thursday 17th June: Media140, 6:30pm in Glasgow CCA (350 Sauchiehall Street)

Social media enthusiast or cynic? Whichever camp you find yourself in, it seems that we are all still trying to find ways to use these technologies to grow and develop our organisations. We are questioning how influential and effective social media already is and we are wondering too just how powerful social media may yet become. In Glasgow on 17th June, a team of (more…)

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Monday 10th May: Mobile Monday Edinburgh – Keep Taking the Tablets! 12:30-2:30pm at Centotre (George St)

Monthly meetup of startups and folks interested in mobile, chatting over a great lunch at Centotre. This month’s discussion will be surrounding the new generation of multi-touch devices, including but not limited to the iPad… oooh I sense a good debate! It’s always impressively productive and insightful (and tasty too). You need to book your ticket ahead of time (£12.05 incl lunch).

Monday 10th May: Networking (from a 12 year old) and Top 10 Marketing Mistakes, 6:30pm at UofE Business School, LT1

Learn ‘Networking My Way’ from 12 year old Gregor Campbell, who has the business world mastered at a remarkably young age. Then Neil Campbell, founder of Red Cherry Marketing, will offer insight on the top 10 marketing mistakes in order to help entrepreneurs make the most of their marketing and communications efforts. Having worked as (more…)

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Tuesday 20th April: Launch Lab Entrepreneurs’ Coffee Morning, 9am at Renroc

The Twitter Episode: Love it or hate it, it’s there. Douglas Holmes gives an honest talk about how and why to use twitter to your advantage. Short presentation starts at 9:15. The Launch Lab is a weekly session geared toward anyone who owns or is starting their own business. A highly varied group of energetic, intelligent people gather to exchange ideas, share critiques and encouragement, and feed each others’ vitality.

Tuesday 20th April: Trade Marks – Creating Brand Value, 9am-2pm at Stirling Management Centre

Would you like to better understand the importance and relationship between trademarks and brands? Do you need to find out how to make the most of your business’s Intellectual Property? Are you also aware of other forms of intellectual property such as patents, designs and copyright? This FREE event is being organised by the Intellectual Property Office and if you want find out the answers to the above questions and much more then you should not miss this event.  This event will provide a great opportunity to speak with other local businesses, professionals in intellectual property and business support organizations. RSVP on the event site. (more…)

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