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The 25 Mile Supper Club

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th June 2015
As regular visitors to Startacus will vouch for, we love all things quirky - anything that’s a tad different from the norm and we’re hooked. That’s just one of the reasons why the movement that is The 25 Mile Supper Club had us intrigued from the off. Intrigued too? Read on… The 25 Mile Supper Club movement is all about people sharing their passion for food and communi...
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Creative Space

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th June 2015
Don’t you just love it when something is not exactly as it seems? When ingenuity, creativity, and innovation are in abundant evidence?Yep. Us too.That’s probably why we’re loving this new initiative from drinks manufacturer, Absolut. Their recently launched Creative Space project in Gröndal, Sweden has seen four of their shipping containers being transformed into one u...
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We Walk the Line

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st June 2015
Here at Startacus we’re always on the lookout for innovative, quirky and inspirational ideas and businesses and this week we’ve discovered a business which happens to tick all those boxes. The business in question is We Walk the Line - a social enterprise which aims to empower and encourage more people to go down the self employment route. The people that We Walk the Line is on a mi...
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Crowdfunding Picks of the Week

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th May 2015
Crowdfunding is a beautiful thing. Whether it's in exchange for equity, or an appropriate reward, crowdfunding has opened up a whole new channel through which people with great (and some not so great) ideas can secure vital funding and tell the whole world about what they are up to. As such avid supporters, we spend a lot of time browsing through all manner of wonderful, weird, and wacky campaign...
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IKEA Furniture Makes Charging Up Easy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th May 2015
Thinking of embedding technology into a non-traditional product? This might offer you up a little inspiration... We all have our favourite bits of tech, whether it be our smartphone, tablet or even your computer. We also love convenience, so having the online world at our fingertips is fantastic. There was a time however when the latest tech came with a slew of wires and additional appliances. A...
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Measuring Social Progress in 2015

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th May 2015
‘Social progress’ is a rather difficult thing to define, and yet more challenging to measure, given the substantial range of factors which must be considered before any worthwhile assessment of it might be made.  One of the main challenges of commentary on social progression is the objective nature of the variables involved; what qualities contribute positively to a country's ran...
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What3Words aims to 'address' Global issue

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st March 2015
The good folk at What3Words have devised a new global addressing system in which the world has been divided into 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares each addressed with 3 words randomly selected from the dictionary...Did you know that 4 billion people on this planet don’t have an official address? It’s staggering to think that something that we take so much for granted, is a luxury beyond the ...
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The Biggest hindrance to budding entrepreneurs

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th March 2015
There are a million and one reasons not to start a business, and a million and one more reasons to actually get out there and do it. So, what is the biggest, baddest bogeyman when it comes to entrepreneurship? What’s the worst thing that stops businesses from ever being created? According to a recent survey by Business is Great, that accolade goes to none other than the age old destroyer kn...
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Hoffice-Crowdsource a coworking space into your livingroom

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th February 2015
Hoffice lets you Crowdsource a coworking space into your livingroom Ahhh, working from home. One of the best, and potentially worst things about being self employed. On the one hand, how lovely and liberating not to have to make the trek into the office every morning, but on the other, how incredible difficult to create structure and ensure that your day is as productive as possible. We have some...
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Empty bank branches become coworking spaces

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th February 2015
We have a little surprising fact for you; there's a lot of disused spaces floating around in the UK. OK, perhaps that's not quite the shocking headline we wish it was, but we have discovered some really interesting and uplifting news about how some of this free space is being utilised in a way that is good for business and communities...it's also pretty darn cool. A charity called 3Space is doin...
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Superhero Business – What Startups can learn from Comic Books

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th February 2015
Admittedly, there’s not a lot of money in being a superhero per se, but they’re easily one of the more recognisable brands around. Noone in Gotham city is wondering what people mean by “The Batman” and New Yorkers all know a lot about their web slinging, wall crawling, friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. Marketing may be only one of the important lessons that comic books can...
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7 fresh business card inspirations for start-ups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th February 2015
If you’re a new business just starting to try and make your mark in a chosen industry, you need to do as much as you can to stand out. Networking and contact-building will be an important part of your early work, so it would help for the business cards you hand out to be memorable so that you are not easily forgotten by potential clients. Many business cards are either professional but stai...
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