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Startup of the Week - Yoosli

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th August 2013
Fed up of eating the same boring breakfasts every day? Had your fill of porridge or toast and marmalade? Well, thanks to our latest Startup of the Week, breakfasts have just got a whole lot more interesting.Yoosli is a new startup offering ‘individual muesli for individual folk’.Visit the Yoosli site and simply create your own muesli entirely to your own tastes. Fancy some chocola...
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The Startup Blog - Bootstrapping

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th August 2013
Last week Lauren addressed the all important issue of attracting your niche audience, google and good PR! This week Lauren returns with her 8th post for Startacus, on the popular subject of bootstrapping your startup..."Start-up blog week 8" "I’ve mentioned in a previous post about my plan to start this business on a limited budget, or bootstrapping as it’s commonly known. Although ...
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Making the transition from University to the Real World - Going Pro!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th August 2013
Dubem Menakaya, young entrepreneur & kind supporter of Startacus, highlights why the transition from 'University to Career' includes entrepreneurship as a career option and the similarities it has to boxing... "Going Pro – Making the transition from University to the Real World" So another academic year is in the books.  For many it's merely the passing over from one year of ...
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Startup of the Week - Explore Corner

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st July 2013
Here at Startacus we love nothing more than getting out the flip flops, bucket and spade and hitting the sand - when we get the chance that is! After all, who doesn’t love beaches? Really??Well, if you don’t, you probably just haven’t found the right one for you! You might think that beaches are all the same; sand, water and the occasional ice cream van nearby. However, aro...
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Incubate that Idea with the Startacus virtual Workspace!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th July 2013
Since we launched our Virtual Workspace we've had all sorts of ideas getting thrashed out there by Startacus members using both public and private boards. We’ve listened too to all the feedback we’ve had and we’ve made a few subtle changes here and there. All for the better we hope! We know too that lots of you are curious about what the workspace is all about so we thought we&rs...
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The Startup Blog - good PR and Google

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th July 2013
Last week Lauren addressed the all important issue of finding your business niche. This week Lauren returns and highlights how to attract that niche, google and good PR!  "Start-up diary week 7" As I’m an internet based business, the biggest challenge I have to get my business up and running is to get customers visiting my website (or traffic, to use the more internet-y term, but...
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Diary of a Startup - Pitch Perfect

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th July 2013
Vincent Haywood from Braqes continues his epic startup journey...In his previous diary post, Vincent continued his startup Diary - with postive news, especially after the near disaster that was the week he highlighted some obstacles, freak-outs, pivots, and hopeful solutions...This week Vincent gives us the low down on Pitching and some fab pitching success..."Two weeks ago Braqes p...
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Startup of the Week - Snap Fashion

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th July 2013
Ever seen someone wearing something that you like and wondered where they bought it? Well, if you know them of course you can simply ask. However what happens if it’s a picture in a magazine or someone you just happen to spot in the street. It’s a very different story - you’ll probably never know. Well, until now that is... Our latest Startup of the Week is solving that very...
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How can you be part of the green entrepreneur community?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th July 2013
In the final part of his series of posts on Spotting entrepreneurial opportunities in the green economy Richard Boothman highlights how can you be part of the green entrepreneur community..."In this series of blogs I've looked at the green economy and identified opportunities for your new green business. I want to use this final post to summarise what I've said and help you identify the next steps...
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Batman and Superman? We look at some real life super business collaborations

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd July 2013
Batman and Superman? We look at some real life super business collaborations Here at Startacus  we love Collaboration. Indeed we have our own virtual workspace that allows community collaboration, so you would expect us to say that! However, whether it be recruiting the right staff for your startup, working with a co-founder on your project, or collaborating with other businesses for a coll...
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Startup of the Week - Empty Pocket Traders

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th July 2013
As anyone who knows us in real life, or even follows us on Twitter can vouch for, we’re big fans of coffee here at Startacus. The day doesn’t really begin until we’ve had that first caffeine fix. Therefore when we hear about new startups in or around the coffee sector, we quite frankly get a tad excited. And that’s exactly what happened when we first heard about our latest ...
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Learning to Code - the why and the where

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th July 2013
By now you have probably already got the message that if you haven’t got the skills inhouse, learning to code can be really advantageous to your business success and the amount of money you have to fork out, especially if you are a technology based or digital startup. In the second of his 3 part series on building a high growth web start-up, Craig McDonald Co-Founder of StorkUp, suggest...
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