Startacus Join Now! /
View Our Toolkit

News

WhaleSlide, the social-good UK search engine making online shopping a charitable affair

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th April 2017
WhaleSlide, a privacy-conscious philanthropic search-engine, originally launched 18months ago, has re-launched with a new version of their ‘social-good’/ ‘PhilTech’ search engine. We did the charitable thing, and spread the word! WhaleSlide is the brainchild of childhood friends, Andy Curran and Francesco Petruzzelli, who drew on their previous experience working in t...
Read Post »


Days left to vote for [email protected] 7.0 People's Choice winner

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th April 2017
43 [email protected] 7.0 businesses, whether they reached the overall final or not, can still be crowned the [email protected] 7.0 People's Choice winner. Who wins? You decide.... 12 shortlisted startups will compete at the [email protected] 7.0 final at St James’ Palace on 25th April. Founded in 2014, [email protected] gives entrepreneurs the chance to get their tech business ideas in front of an au...
Read Post »


Edible water bottle Ooho receives a flood of crowdfunding support

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th April 2017
Water. It’s wet, runny, and vital to life. It’s also notoriously difficult to make portable without environmentally-unfriendly packaging. There are plenty of reasons to dislike plastic bottles: In the US (because the numbers are more dramatic!), people go through roughly 1500 bottles per second; 80% of these, which is around $1,000,000,000 worth of plastic, end up in landfills to sit f...
Read Post »


VocTech Seed - £50k grant available for digital EdTech vocational learning projects

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th April 2017
VocTech Seed 2017 is aimed at innovative, early stage digital vocational learning projects that show real ambition to scale and eventually reach large numbers of learners. Ufi is about to launch a new call from their VocTech Seed fund. VocTech Seed offers up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to 12 months. Like all of their calls, this is looking for innovative ideas for using digital ...
Read Post »


Mi-IDEA Manchester looks for disruptive startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th April 2017
Smart Cities, IoT, Digital Health, Digital Creative & Digital Tech Startups take note - this Manchester evening meetup on 26th April, will give you all the key info you need to know about the Manchester based MI-IDEA post accelerator programme, the details on how to apply and the opportunity to meet other like minded startups in your industry. Last September we reported that the teams fr...
Read Post »


UK National Minimum & Living Wage increases 2017 - a wee reminder

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th April 2017
Here at Startacus, we understand the pressure that a small business or startup can face, when trying to multitask all the weekly, monthly and yearly paperwork, responsibility and legislation that can come your way, and you must legally comply to. This can be made especially harder when you have a very small team - with a Founder or CEO who also has to cover the responsibility of any accounts, retu...
Read Post »


Google Adopt a Startup Spring 17 programme ends with pitch finals

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th April 2017
Last thursday evening (07-04-17), 8 qualifying Irish Startups pitched to Google Ireland's leadership team as well as leading figures from the Irish Startup Community at a Grand Final in Google Ireland's Headquarters, with the hope of being crowned the Google Adopt a Startup 2017 Spring Programme winners. With LogoGrab named the overall winner, we took a look over the latest Google Adopt a Startup...
Read Post »


Irish IoT Tech event to showcase depth of Irish IoT Tech scene

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th April 2017
Announced last month, Startacus is happy to highlight that Irish Tech News in partnership with DCU Alpha Campus, will be hosting a one day IoT conference in Dublin on the May 30th to highlight and showcase the depth of IoT innovation taking place in Ireland. The 30th May event is set to bring together the leading innovators and thought leaders in IoT to share insights and the latest exciting...
Read Post »


Startups to head to Belfast to battle for £150k prize

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th April 2017
Applications are open until the 28th April to apply to pitch at upSTART 2017, the startup pitching battle from Digital DNA, with the fab news that the winner prize fund has increased to a whooping £150k in value. Digital DNA upSTART 2017, launched in partnership with Startacus, are currently on the lookout for the most impressive startup in Europe to win the coveted upSTART 2017 title. In ...
Read Post »


Demo-day at jailhouse aims to lockdown future startup investment

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd April 2017
Prison walls are never built to scale, but startups are. We took a look over the recent StartPlanetNI demo-day at Crumlin Road Gaol, with their current cohort of startups pitching for their ‘big break’ and to hopefully lockdown future investment... We love a good startup pitch competition or accelerator program demo day here at Startacus HQ. From the bizarre but super 'cool', Polar Be...
Read Post »


The Finalists of the Women Startup Challenge Europe are...

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd April 2017
Startacus takes a look at the 10 women-led startups, announced as the finalists of the Women Startup Challenge Europe. A month or so ago, we wrote about The Women Startup Challenge Europe - a pitch competition that showcases and funds innovative, women-led tech startups that are solving problems for people, businesses, and the planet. Organised by Women Who Tech, and held in partnership with Cra...
Read Post »


JLAB - the Startup Accelerator Programme from the John Lewis Partnership is back

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th March 2017
If your startup is focused on catapulting the retail shopping experience into the future, then you may well be delighted to hear that JLAB, the startup accelerator programme from the John Lewis Partnership, is back open for applications for its fourth year. With Waitrose also joining the programme to make JLAB 2017 even more valuable, we thought it wise to share all the key details and handy link...
Read Post »


Go to page:
Why not Sign Up?
Create Projects
Edit Projects
Self Interviews
Self Starter of the Year
Product Giveaways
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Startacus
Check us out at our Google+ page!