Building a tech business from scratch
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.
Bring your own coffee / tea - cakes and biscuits will be provided.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). .