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Startup of the Week - Digital Risks

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th July 2017
As we all know, when you’re starting a business, getting advice and support from people who truly “get” your idea is an absolute must. For traditional businesses, that can be pretty straightforward, however if your startup is a digital one, that is unfortunately not always the case. Our latest Startup of the Week is on a mission to change all that - in one area in particular &nd...
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Womentum - the pay-it-forward platform supporting female entrepreneurs the world over

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th July 2017
Entrepreneurship is difficult. Entrepreneurship for women can be more difficult. Entrepreneurship for women in developing countries can be nigh impossible. Women in these countries who try to start their own business can be confronted not only by a lack of support, but opposition to them even trying. They find it much harder to gain access to traditional sources of funding, partly because many of ...
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Hubble gives you the space to find your startup a home

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th July 2017
In a previous article The Changing Face of Co-Working Spaces, we mentioned Hubble and since they raised £1.2m in funding at the beginning of June, we thought it would be quite timely to look at them in a little more detail. We have learned two main things while doing this. The first is that it can be surprisingly simple to find the right co-working space if someone gives you the right p...
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Gig economy workers in the Taylor Review: flexibility meets exploitation

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th July 2017
Matthew de la Hey is the co-founder and CEO of inploi, a community-driven marketplace, enabling people to discover and apply for hospitality jobs with London’s best employers. Matthew and inploi have spent a good amount of time, thinking and researching around the topics related to the Taylor Review.  Matthew has also talked at an University of Oxford Future of Work even...
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Startup of the Week - Illumicrate

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th July 2017
Bibliophiles take note - this one’s for you. Why? Because reading and the joy that it brings is at the very core of our latest Startup of the Week. Illumicrate is a subscription service for book lovers. Here’s how it works. Subscribe to the service and every quarter you will receive a crate filled with all sorts of book goodies. There’ll be at least one newly released book (...
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Mrs Wordsmith - The EdTech startup for kids that's making learning new words a doddle

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th July 2017
Words. Perhaps we could insert some kind of eloquent, almost poetic sentiment here about how words do stuff and things and are good; however, we didn’t have the benefit of learning from London-based EdTech startup Mrs Wordsmith (not to be confused with Mr Swordsmith, we were mildly disappointed to discover). The team behind Mrs Wordsmith includes professors of linguistics, lecturers in...
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Startup VRTU to tackle Dementia Using Virtual Reality

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th July 2017
Virtual reality can be used for travelling to other worlds to shoot aliens, bringing Vikings back to life, ride roller coasters, or even as the central feature of a theme park! But it can be used for far more important, real world things too. We have written previously about how virtual reality can and will take a role in various areas of our lives, including medicine and education, however there ...
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Launching a virtual coworking community

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th July 2017
The Hive from myworkhive.com is a new virtual coworking group that connects anyone working remotely with their very own coworking community - online.  Lucy Elkin, Director of myworkhive explains all... "More and more of us are now working from home regularly – over 4 million of us in the UK, in fact. Like many people, I love working from home – I feel much more productive an...
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Startup of the Week - Medimee

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th July 2017
Whilst we all know that technology can improve our lives in many ways, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that it can help save lives too. It’s pretty much a given then that innovations and advancements in the medical and healthcare sectors which have the potential to be life-saving ought to be high on our radar. Innovations such as Medimee - our latest Startup of the Week. Medimee ...
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By Miles on the road to startup success with their pay-per-mile car insurance service

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd July 2017
If there’s one business sector that is ripe for disruption - it’s car insurance (although this is perhaps more a personal desire, rather than one based on stats)! Park that thought however, whilst we introduce you to By Miles - an insurtech startup which is all set to launch a pay-per-mile car insurance service at some point this year. This is what the By Miles team have to...
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Ybrain has created a headband to fight depression

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st July 2017
A South Korean startup, Ybrain has created Mindd, a headband that performs a process called transcranial direct current stimulation - to combat depression. We have written previously about depression among entrepreneurs, and it is a serious and prevalent problem - and certainly not just in the world of entrepreneurship. In South Korea, the suicide rate in 2015 was 38 people every day. It&rsqu...
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Comb allows you to brush up your dress sense in seconds

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st July 2017
Comb allows users to see a fashion item they like, anywhere on the internet, and find it and similar products within seconds, with just one click. It’s simple: you see pictures of us at a Startacus event and think, ‘I must emulate those Olympians!’; you click the Comb button and drag a box over our tweed jacket, dungarees, flip flops, or whatever we’ve inspired you wit...
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