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Startacus - Marketest Self Starter of the Year Award

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th September 2013
When we launched our Self Starter of the Week award a few weeks ago it was because we recognised that pretty much every early stage startup, entrepreneur, self starter...(call it what you like) loves to get a pat on the back, a mention and a bit of recognition for their big (or small) idea, their project or their business and all that they're doing. So far, we hope you agree that the weekly award ...
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Startacus Self Starter of the Week - Hall of Fame 2013

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th September 2013
December 2013It's the month of December! Which means there are only 5 more 'self starters of the week' for 2013. Also, that means that there are only 5 more possible entries who can be in the hat for our Self Starter of the Year, with 1K's worth of consumer Market Research via our friends at Marketest to be won. The what you ask? Well here's a handy link with all the details....
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Self starter of the week & our Hall of Fame!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st September 2013
Since starting Startacus and the self start society, we’ve quickly realised that self starters like to talk - about themselves, about their ideas, about their projects, about their businesses, about lots of things really. We realised too that other self starters like to listen - and learn - and read - and be inspired. We know when you’re starting out that knowing people are list...
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Building a Website - one Self Starter's tale

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th July 2013
Alex Bell is a law graduate and writer on a quest to create the prettiest accessories and gifts boutique in the world. Tickle & Pink was created out of a desire for fun, different things that you won’t find anywhere else, with a focus on standing out from the crowd and being unique (and supporting ethical businesses as much as possible). In this, her first post for Startacus, Alex shares...
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“The urge to create something is huge” - Tips from a Self Starter

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th May 2013
We love Tribewanted - the social project that builds a ‘tribe’ of local communities, partners and members (from all over the World) to co-create a new and sustainable village, somewhere in the world. So when we read Eimer Peters' blog about leaving her consultancy job for IBM to do some volunteering work for Tribewanted Sierra Leone, we were keen to get Eimer to write a piece for Star...
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We Are Nana - proof that self starters can be any age...

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd February 2013
We Are Nana - proof that self starters can be any age...  Anyone who tells you their best days are gone, needs to take a look at this - ‘We Are Nana’ a community led cafe aiming to get the ‘older ladies’ of Clapton in London working and being enterprising together. With the same principles that apply to the Peoples’ Supermarket, this is another attempt to get a...
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Are you a self starter looking to clear some student debts?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st January 2013
Looking to clear some student debts? This could be a winner... Those folk over at IdeasTap do love a good competition! We had previously highlighted the IdeasTap managed Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund which was offering five young artists £30k each to fund their work for a full year, so we thought it was only fair to let you all know about their newest comp: the Uni Fee Fund.Basically the ...
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5 tips for beginner startups from a beginner self starter

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th December 2012
If you are at the beginning of your startup journey then here we have a few beginner tips that should help you along your way. Firstly I am no self proclaimed expert. If you want to read or listen to an ‘expert’ - I aint it. However don’t panic, self proclaimed experts are often better at talking than doing, (and a few spring to mind!). I do however think it is important to pas...
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Creating a sustainable fashion brand - an interview with a self starter

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th November 2012
Christopher Pruijsen, youngest-ever President of Oxford Entrepreneurs, youngest-ever Startup Leadership Program Fellow and the youngest Fellow of the RSA in the UK interviews Luis co-founder (Luis and Carolina) of Mamahuhu Colombia, a recent Startup and sustainable fashion brand for hand-made leather goods from Bogota, Colombia for Startacus.  [Chris] I met Luis at a Power of Youth...
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