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Wow. What a party. What a turnout. When the Edinburgh (and Glasgow!) startup community comes out to play, we really do play! (We managed to drink through the £500 bar tab in an hour and 15 mins – bet there are a few sore heads this morning.)

And don’t take it from me, here’s what other people said about the night:



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It’s about time! Entrepreneurs in Edinburgh can now enjoy coffee, tea, cupcakes, and free wifi without having to stress about their weekly budgets or office rent. A new cafe, run by yours truly at StartupCafe, is opening its doors this weekend in time for an Easter themed celebration.

The cafe has been many months in the making, and with generous funding finally secured in the new year, we’re delighted to finally make this resource available to local startups. Whether you have an idea you want to develop or a business to grow, you can take advantage of the cafe’s hotdesk offering and of course the free coffee and cakes. Part of the space is sectioned off into meeting rooms, so you can have a more private area to meet with clients or think in peace when needed. How about storing papers and equipment? A vast number of lockers and drawers are ready to be claimed for your convenience.

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One of the core, unwavering goals that we had when we founded StartupCafe, was to have a place where young Edinburgh-based startups can get heard, featured and talked about. This grew partly out of our frustrations that there was no central place for this type of news: it was too small to be picked up by local newspapers or big Blogs like TechCrunch, but yet, big enough for startups to get excited about.

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What to do? Where to go?Welcome to StartupCafe’s weekly events menu! This week is incredibly busy – let us know if you’re attending any of the events and we’ll look out for you!

Plus, we’ve got a very special event this Friday – so make sure you read all the way to the bottom!

New Approaches to Leadership for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs, Managers & CEOs, 31st August, 11-8pm

Run by Professor Fiona Murray, MIT Sloan School of Management and Laura Barker Morse, Managing Director, Entrepreneurship Ventures, Inc. (more…)

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coffee_smileWow, that was the end of our first week and we’ve been absolutely thrilled at the feedback that we’ve received about StartupCafe! I’m not sure what we expected, but we’re certainly more than happy with all the suggestions people are emailing us. Here are a few of the potential new features that people have suggested: (more…)

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