Building a tech business from scratch

Entrepreneurship masterclass

Building a tech business from scratch

  • Event time: 10:00am until 11:00am
  • Event date: 29th April 2019
  • Speaker: Leah Hutchison (Appointedd)
  • Location: Room 4325A,

Event details

Leah Hutcheon is the founder and CEO of Appointedd, https://www.appointedd.com/,  a cloud based software system that enables businesses to take guaranteed bookings online. Appointedd works with high street retailers, international corporations and Fortune 500 companies to help them manage the impact of bookings through their business. The start up launched the world’s first cross-time zone booking system and the software is now used globally.

Leah is the Natwest UK Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year. She was featured on the BBC documentary, The Entrepreneurs, and she won one of the inaugural Scottish EDGE Awards. 

Leah will speak about the ups and downs of building a technology business from scratch, with just an idea, a laptop and her overdraft.

Book a ticket via Eventbrite.

All welcome. 

Bring your own coffee / tea - cakes and biscuits will be provided.

About Entrepreneurship masterclasses

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses will take place the first Monday of every month. We have some inspirational speakers lined up including Physicists who have commercialised their research, either applying their know how to industry or starting a business, as well as speakers from the Entrepreneurial community who will be sharing how to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set and the importance of networking with the wider community. All staff and postgraduate students are welcome. Cakes and biscuits will be provided - bring your own coffee. Photos may be take at these events and used for publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, or for your photo to be used for publicity purposes, please inform Caroline Keir (caroline.keir@ed.ac.uk). .

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