Past Events

Startup Weekend Sheffield 2-4 June 2017

Start: 2 June 2017 6:00 pm
End: 4 June 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: The Diamond
32 Leavygreave Rd Sheffield, United Kingdom

Love a high pressure challenge? Love tech? Love meeting and working with new people? Love… pizza?
Work with coders, designers and startup enthusiasts, taking an idea from concept to minimum viable product in just 54 jam-packed hours.

@SWSheffield is an awesome opportunity that brings together designers, coders, and startup enthusiasts to take ideas from concept to minimum viable product in just 54 hours.

It’s also the 10th time Startup Weekend Sheffield have held the event, so we have a celebratory feel to this June’s event.  So what are you waiting for?!!!

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Founder Brunch: It’s all about the Customer, right?

Start: 25 May 2017 10:00 am
End: 25 May 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Evolve Coworking Space
210 Portobello Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4AE United Kingdom

Melise Jones & Mark Kelly are Co-Founders of Lift The Stones – a new management consultancy. Together they bring an uncommon blend of skills and experience from the state security services and high-growth consumer technology firms to help companies bridge the growing gap between customer satisfaction and changing business needs.

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Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Drop-in Session

Start: 22 May 2017 9:00 am
End: 22 May 2017 1:00 pm
Venue: Enterprise Zone
Phone: 0114 222 4044
210 Portobello Sheffield, S1 4AE United Kingdom

If you are a non-EEA international graduate, this scheme gives you the opportunity to set up your own business in the UK after finishing your studies.

This route is for new graduates of The University of Sheffield who wish to develop a credible business idea and entrepreneurial skills in order to establish a business in the UK. If you have a business proposal, you can compete to join the scheme.

If you are successful, and endorsed by the University, you will be able to apply for a Tier 1 (Graduate Entreprenuer) visa for 12 months, during which time you will have the opportunity to develop your new business idea.  The visa may be extended for a further 12 months if significant progress is made.

If you are interested in applying or want to find out more call into a drop-in here at USE.