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LeadR – The Leadership Development app

Well…Another first Friday of the month is almost over and so is another LDCM. We had a great turnout this week, as we changed from our usual home of the Mezzanine in Platform, up to the third floor with the Platform. This post will be a rundown of the events of the morning and give […]

NVisage – The AR visualisation app

Another LDCM under the belt and despite August being a month of people being away on their jollies, we still had lots of great ideas for a brand new app…we didn’t “NVisage” this one. Don’t forget the next LDCM will be the first Friday in September! The Classic LDCM Approach Our Coffee Mornings are sponsored […]

Leeds the Way – the way to discover Independent Leeds

Another successful LDCM and a very busy one! We were celebrating our 2 year anniversary of running the Leeds Digital Coffee Morning. Here’s a rundown of what happened at this month’s LDCM – don’t forget that if you couldn’t make it this month, there is another at the start of August! The LDCM process Our […]

Travely – a new travel wellbeing app

After last month’s version of LDCM being based around Star Wars Day, this month it was back to our usual format. If you’re still yet to visit one of our famous Coffee Morning’s, we’ll give you a little rundown so you’re more aware of how it works and our crowd-sourcing app process, ready for next time! […]

6 benefits a retail app could bring YOUR business

Remaining in tune with customers is arguably the most important challenge retail companies must consistently achieve to remain successful and competitive. In order for them to do this, they must understand their customer deeply, and be able to offer them exactly the solutions and products they want in the most accessible and convenient ways. The […]

If the ‘app fits

So, you want to build an app? Read on for our Top Tips! According to comScore’s latest report*, apps now account for 82% of total mobile minutes, so it sounds like an app is a no-brainer solution for all of us, right? Wrong. Whether you’re an existing business looking to expand your product set or […]

What’s the moral of your story?

On Wednesday 11th October, as part of Leeds Business Week, we hosted the first of what we’d like to become a regular event. It was called Short Stories, and it was a very simple idea – we asked people to come along and tell a 10 minute story directly to our audience, sat in a […]

Short Stories, sunsets and snacks

LightStart presents… Last Wednesday we grabbed a group of inspirational people from all types of backgrounds and plonked them into the largest armchair imaginable (see pictures to get an idea) at our Short Stories event. To entertain and inspire guests our speakers relayed their tales of success, woe, adaptation, failure and the fun they had […]

Ask A Grown Up – an adulting app

This morning we dropped an old favourite into a new setting! The 16th instalment of the Leeds Digital Coffee Morning (aka LDCM) marked the very first event to christen LightStart’s new home, Platform, a swanky just-refurbished tower located next to Leeds rail station. Other than the brand spanking new venue, everything about the event was […]

A show and tell…LightStart style

Digital Show’n’Tell – 2nd Edition Last Thursday LightStart took its guests back to basics with a good old fashioned show ‘n’ tell – but improved, because digital! It was only our second instalment of the DSNT, but despite its youth it definitely hasn’t failed to attract a wealth of Leeds-based talent with some exciting gadgets […]

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