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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 [...]

July 2016

Google’s Digital Garage @ Futurelabs!

July 13th, 2016|Events|

You may remember Google had their pop up shop down at Leeds Docks this time last year. The Digital Garage is Google’s initiative to help over 200,000 businesses to develop digital skills, completely free of charge. The project is designed aims to help those who do not have access to digital marketing expertise and advice, that is why the Garage [...]

Futurelabs Launch Party

July 2nd, 2016|Events|

Futurelabs is THE place for tech in Leeds. We offer co-working, small office spaces and event space. We are a not for profit set up to be independent.  To celebrate our launch on the 14th of July at Futurelabs we are inviting the whole tech community in Leeds to our party. Find out what we have been up to and [...]

New Tenants at Futurelabs

July 1st, 2016|Events|

It’s been a long journey but the first tenants of Futurelabs are now through the door and settling in at their new home. Just a few short weeks ago Futurelabs was just a shell of a space with very little in it. Now we are a fully functioning co-working space that businesses can be productive, collaborate and grow. Our first [...]

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