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Beauty company run by entrepreneurial teen supports #BeautyBacked campaign

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th November 2020
The 14-year old entrepreneur who started a beauty business this year and is now supporting the #BeautyBacked campaign to help those adversely affected by the latest lockdown... 2020 will be a year to remember for all of us but for Jasmine Bull, 14, it’ll be remembered as the year she started her own business! First-time entrepreneur Jasmine, transformed lockdown uncertainty into creativi...
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How to clarify what is most important to you and take action

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th November 2020
Sid Madge, founder of Meee (My Education Employment Enterprise) shares insights that can help us to shift our mindset and get into positive action to achieve our dreams...   With the pandemic continuing to cause chaos it is incumbent upon us as business leaders and as individuals to find the silver lining.   A UKGov survey says that only 8% of Britons want to go back to life as...
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Mirthy - tackling loneliness in the older generation

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th November 2020
The lowdown on Mirthy, the innovative platform that’s on a mission to combat loneliness in older people by providing online talks with live audience interaction... Older people are more likely to live alone than any other age group, with over 2 million over 70s living alone in England. With many older people forced to self-isolate for much of the year, loneliness has become a danger on a ...
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24 Year-Old Founder Sells Bedroom Startup To UK Education Giant

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th November 2020
  Major success for 24 year-old UK entrepreneur having sold his bedroom-built app to UCAS, the UK's university admission service Fab news for a 24 year-old first-time entrepreneur who built a mobile app company from his bedroom, as he has just announced that the business has been acquired by UCAS, the UK’s university admissions service. What is even more remarkable is that the young ...
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She means business: breaking barriers and smashing glass ceilings as a female entrepreneur

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2020
An insight into breaking down barriers as a female entrepreneur from Marie Bates, Partner, and Beth Balkham, Trainee Solicitor, London law firm Farrer & Co The 2019 Rose Review found that 1 in 3 UK entrepreneurs are women, and LifeSkills recently revealed that the pandemic has encouraged 51% of aspiring female entrepreneurs to start their own business. Yet, with gender bias prevalent i...
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Innovative new startup Jelly Drops launches to help those living with Dementia

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th October 2020
We take a look at Jelly Drops, a new product developed by 26-year old inventor Lewis Hornby to boost the water intake of the elderly and those living with dementia After 18 months of development and several months of beta testing during Covid-19, an innovative new startup, Jelly Drops, has just launched in the UK aimed at boosting the water intake of the elderly and 850,000 Britons living with ...
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Why running a startup is the ideal preparation for parenthood

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th August 2020
Running a startup and parenthood - Jemma Goba, Managing Partner & Founder of Tanami shares her thoughts on how running a startup can be a training ground for becoming a parent...and vice versa?  People told me time and time again that nothing could prepare me for motherhood. I heard it so often, I believed them. And of course, they were right (yes, I’ll even concede that my mother ...
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FiltraCycle - the startup that recycles cigarette butts

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th August 2020
FiltraCycle - The Irish startup that's tackling environmental pollution in an entirely innovative way... A cigarette doesn’t seem like a lot of waste, does it? One little piece of paper, dry leaves, and some kind of compact cotton filter. Unpleasant to see scattered about the street or getting stuck to your shoe, but there’s far worse litter out there, isn’t there? But what abo...
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Motivation: Most Successful Startups that Started as Side Hustle

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd July 2020
You often hear that starting your own business is really not that difficult. And while that is true, the necessary motivation and involvement is usually quite downplayed. That said, some of the most successful companies of today had very different beginnings. Here, we’ll be talking about some of the most successful startups that started off as simple side hustles.However, it’s also w...
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Greyparrot - reinventing the management of waste

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th July 2020
Greyparrot! The startup that's using AI to create an innovative waste management solution We have written many times previously about the problems around waste management and how hugely damaging our current methods of landfills and ocean dumping are to us all. We have looked at several startups shaking up recycling by turning non-recyclable plastics into usable chemicals or into building aggregat...
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Black Young Professional Network to hit £500k funding target

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th July 2020
BYP Network, a platform for black professionals to connect with each other for networking purposes and with corporations for career opportunities, has set about raising £500k via an Equity Crowdfunding campaign, on Seedrs, as part of a wider £2m round. Tackling the whole journey from grassroots to senior managers by providing a growth pipeline that focuses on mentorship, peer collabor...
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Sport focused mumpreneur launches UK protein bar for kids

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th June 2020
From financial services to sports nutrition for children - one mumpreneur's startup journey to inspire the next generation of athletes to make healthy choices that are sustainable for life Inspiration struck for competitive sport mum Marina Wegorek when she couldn’t find a handy and healthy snack to give her children before and after training. She teamed up with expert nutritional sc...
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