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Startacus takes a look at Small Business Saturday

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd September 2013
Startacus takes a look at Small Business Saturday... While December may seem for some of us a little way off still, we thought it only right to at least bang the drum about this well meaning and potentially very profitable initiative - the initiative as the title may suggest, being Small Business Saturday which happens on the 7th December. So what's Small Business Saturday about when it’s...
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Our Call to Action - Join the Self Start Society!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st September 2013
What is Startacus, the Self Start Society? Well, it’s a place for the creatives, the dreamers, the innovators, the doers and the thinkers. It’s a place for ideas... We know that there are great ideas out there - being dreamt up every day by people just like you. We know too that when it comes to doing anything with those ideas, it can be a whole different story. Finding the info, t...
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Startup of the Week - Writer.ly

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th August 2013
If you’re a writer these days you’ll know only too well that to create a successful product it’s not simply a matter of putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard. Writing the content is just the beginning - there’s the whole matter of editing, publishing and of course marketing and promotion to be considered too.Our latest Startup of the Week is a business which is aiming...
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Don’t Pitch Me Bro!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th August 2013
Don’t Pitch Me Bro! With a tagline of “Get the feedback your product deserves, not the feedback your pitch earns” we thought this pitching / networking event in London deserved a look... A great idea doesn’t necessarily mean a great (and profitable) business. Nor does pitching your said fab idea to your friends and family, who in X-Factor like tradition are likely to ...
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Startup of the Week - Postpone

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st August 2013
Let’s face it. Most of us would get nowhere without our to-do lists to keep us right. Sometimes though we end up spending more time adding tasks to the list than we actually do completing them.The result?A seemingly never-ending to-do list and an increasingly demotivated brain! Well, that could all be a thing of the past thanks to our latest Startup of the Week.Postpone is a to-do list web ...
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Hacking the Barbican

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th August 2013
Feature: Hack the BarbicanAt Startacus we love it when ambitious and innovative folk get together to create something new and exciting! Last week we featured the Stendhal Festival of Music and Art and so inspired were we that we set off in search of other equally original arts events and found something very interesting indeed which is taking place for the whole of August at The Barbican in London...
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Stendhal Festival of Music and Art- From Field to festival!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th August 2013
Stendhal Festival of Music and Art- From Field to festival! As you have probably guessed by now here at Startacus we get quite excited to hear about innovative or unusual start-ups... that’s pretty much a given. But when we come across something as innovative and unusual as a start-up music and arts festival on a country farm in County Derry, our little brains go into overdrive!   &nbs...
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Startup of the Week - Sketchfab

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th August 2013
In some disciplines, like design and architecture for instance, 3D modelling is pretty much the norm, yet many architects and designers still have to use standard showreel videos or even screenshots when showcasing their work online. well, until now that is.Thanks to our latest Startup of the Week, 3D models can now be published and shared online in a truly innovative way.Sketchfab is a web servic...
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Master of Malt - An Inspiring Export Success Story

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th August 2013
Here at Startacus we like nothing better than hearing from passionate and talented people who are determined to make their startup business a success.  So we think it’s only appropriate that we say a few words about businesses which have been through the perilous journey of establishing themselves and still come out the other side a success and smelling of proverbial roses!  So wit...
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Startacus takes a look at the Greeniversity

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th August 2013
Since we’ve featured a series of posts on the green economy recently and we also love our makers, crafters and upcycling posts - Greeniversity seems a perfect subject  to tell you all about....Wanna find out more? Read on...According to a recent Greeniversity survey called the the “Endangered Skills Register” the list of endangered everyday skills that are under threat of ne...
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Startacus and Spartacus

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th August 2013
Startacus and Spartacus! Now many of you may know that the name of this website, Startacus, is derived from a famous character in Ancient Roman history – Spartacus.  Over the last couple of years I became a little bit obsessed with Ancient Rome and studied the Empire and all the people who rebelled against it.  Spartacus is by far the most famous and it's a name that is known the ...
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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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