Posts Tagged ‘Scottish Lean Circle’

With a wonderful new meetup on the Scottish startup scenes that we should have spotlighted sooner, big thanks to Gordon Guthrie of Hypernumbers for offering this introduction. Scottish Lean Circle has been going for several months now, and the next monthly meeting is coming up Wednesday 19th January, 7:30pm at 39A Grassmarket (Winterwell HQ). I highly encourage you to familiarise yourself with this group, and jump in if you’d like to learn/share/strategise with other startup folks… More details from Gordon:

It is time to introduce the Scottish Lean Circle to the Scottish startup public properly.

1. What Is Lean?

Lean start-ups are the merger or a number of different ‘traditions’, ranging from Japanese manufacturing techniques (the Toyota Production System and 6 Sigma) to agile (and agile-like) software development and the dramatic drop in cost of starting an internet start-up.

There is a ‘business stack’ emerging:


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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

Any fun guesses? … (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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