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April 2017

The Tech Off Leeds Edition – Coders Vs Creatives

April 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

THE TECH OFF! Leeds International Festival presents the The Tech Off brought to you by the Techdept supported by Glug Leeds, FutureLabs and Parallax The Tech Off: Creatives VS Coders The ‘lovechild of TED talks and WWE wrestling’ attracts over 650 people at its London events. With previous battles taking place at Cannes Lions, Festival of Marketing, and DMX Dublin, the [...]

March 2017

Lunchtime sessions with Yoga Hero

March 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Yoga at Futurelabs – Starts 27.03 We are delighted to be partnering up with Yoga Hero every Monday for lunchtime yoga from 12:15 – 1:00pm. These yoga classes are open to all, with no previous yoga experience required at all. All equipment is provided, just bring yourself, some comfortable clothes that you can move and stretch in, and the fee [...]

February 2017

F6S FutureStart Pre-Accelerator Wakefield

February 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

FutureStart is a startup lab powered by Futurelabs. Who is it for? Are you an early stage or first time tech entrepreneur or team? Do you have an idea or a product that is not quite ready for an accelerator, or to raise funding? What do you get? Through a series of workshops, we will provide a range of resources [...]

January 2017

Founders Friday 2016 into 2017

January 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

To finish the year with a bang, we lined up a real mix of tech talent across Leeds for November’s edition of Founders Friday. Despite two of the five speakers creating their presentations just an hour before, as well as one speaker (We won’t name and shame, lol, jk it was Ash) literally pulling together their slides within minutes of [...]

December 2016

Year in Review – 2016

December 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Where did 2016 go? Christmas is just a stone’s throw away and 2017 is just around the corner. Futurelabs only just launched back in July but it feels like we have been around much longer, in the best way possible. We have grown a strong community around our tech hub with engineers, developers, data managers and digital experts becoming tenants. [...]

Merry Christmas to all from Futurelabs!

December 15th, 2016|Uncategorised|

It's been a fantastic year at Futurelabs and we are currently writing up our year in review as we speak (so keep an eye out for that). In the meantime, we just want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and remind people of our opening times over the holiday period. As always, tenants will continue to have 24-hour access to [...]

November 2016

Founders Friday – Halloween & Christmas

November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorised|

On October 28th we held the second installment of Founders Friday and of course, there was no holding back on the Halloween decorations. A huge thanks to Beth for the tremendous effort sticking over 50 individual spiders to walk with blu-tack. True dedication to the cause. To introduce the evening, Owen @goinventme swiftly talked us through his ‘Top 5 tips [...]

BFI Games day at Futurelabs

November 11th, 2016|Events, Uncategorised|

The BFI Games Day at Futurelabs in association with GameMakers on the 3rd of November, was an opportunity for game creators from all over the country to meet and discuss some of the biggest issues in gaming right now. Futurelabs were very lucky to ask to host and offer facilities for game developers to network and showcase their work. Throughout [...]

October 2016

Leeds Hack a huge success

October 13th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Over the weekend, Futurelabs teamed up with Leeds Hack to run a 24 hour, non-stop hackathon. Developers from across Leeds joined us to meet the challenges set by the judges. The challenges ranged from mapping all the stars in the galaxy to creating a functioning doorbell for the Futurelabs team. The 8 teams then had to beat the clock to [...]

Our first Founders Friday!

October 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Last Friday we had the first ever Founder’s Friday here at Futurelabs! Founders Friday is a new tech, creative and digital networking event held on the last (you guessed it) Friday evening of each month at the Futurelabs' centrally located space just off the Headrow. Its aim is to connect the Leeds digital community in a fun, casual social environment [...]


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