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Want a career in a startup? We chat with Startup Institute London

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th January 2015
A few weeks ago we chatted with David Jackson a young professional who had taken the leap and made a career change when he transitioned into a role at a London-based startup. But this career transition hadn't occurred by chance; we learned that David had gone through an extensive training program at Startup Institute London. Startup Institute, with 3 hubs in the US and 2 European bases, in Berli...
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BeBirbal Aims to Make Social Video Sharing a Global Activity

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th December 2014
You are unlikely to know that the World Record for beer mats flipped is a rather spectacular 112 beer mats and was recorded in a Waterstones Bookshop in Nottingham UK in 2001. Co-Founder of Startacus (Also the Journalist of this piece - not the World record holder) was in the pub last week. He achieved a massive 22 beer mat flips and so the scene was set for a rather fabulous challenge lasti...
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Want to work in a Startup? We chat to career professional and self starter David Jackson

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th December 2014
Being a self starter (this is Startacus - the Self Start Society after all) isn't just about starting your own business and making a small fortune. Don't get us wrong, that's a nice knock on effect for some and one we regularly like to celebrate here at Startacus HQ. But before all that comes to fruition (fingers crossed) being a self starter is fundamentally anyone doing something positive ...
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World In London – Travel the World without leaving the Capital City

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th December 2014
Imagine being able to have the experiences from around the world that you have always wanted; drinking tea in a Japanese garden, enjoying an Italian Opera or even taking part in some Brazillian Street Dancing. For the lucky people in London, that’s become a reality! We caught up with Ed Hewitt from “World In London” – to find out a little bit more about this exciting new ve...
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Brand Name Shop Novanym aims to name 'that' dot com

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th December 2014
Startacus is a great brand name, we hope you agree! However before we get too boastful, appreciate that said brand name took weeks to brainstorm and we had the support of a fab design company to help along the way. Thankfully we'd also been financially supported by the NI Arts Council so being able to work with a design agency was a big bonus. However, what if we hadn't at that point, had the buck...
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FarmerFinder - Finding Fair Trade Buyers For Farmers

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th November 2014
Acess to resources has never been easier, since the dawn of the internet age, anyone, anywhere, has been able to contact, purchase and obtain materials from suppliers. That being said, this unprecedented access gave rise to an already difficult problem, unfair trade.Enter Startacus Collaborators; FarmerFinder.com. Startacus talks to the team to get the scoop! Hi Guys! Let’s get the bal...
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Spontivity - Live like you mean it

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th November 2014
We’re always looking for more ways to connect with each other, especially in this digital age of social networking. With everyone being connected it can get pretty hectic, and getting lost just as easy as navigating the London underground. Here we speak to Collaborators Spontivity, about their impressive new format for connecting with the world around you. Hi Guys! Right off the bat, why no...
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TopTradr - The Disruptive new e-commerce model in the UK

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th November 2014
With more and more people joining the revolution in invesement, social trading platforms are quickly becoming the norm. Startacus decided to ask TopTradr Co-Founder, Francois Nembrini, about the new developments, social trading platforms and why TopTradr is different, so much so that It could be changing the market in the UK.Hi Francois! So we already know that TopTradr is a social trading app lik...
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Gaze: Long Distance Movie Night

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th November 2014
In an evolving world of movies, television streaming and overall media saturation, the next logical step is to share this long distance - which is exactly what the founders of Gaze have implemented.  We were delighted to welcome them to our Startacus collaboration space recently and now founders Guillaume and Lorenz tell us all about it. It’s long distance movie night: Gaze founder...
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Startacus Talks With Flubit CEO Bertie Stephens

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th November 2014
Ever wanted to buy something online, and realised that the asking price is, well, frankly just too high? We've all been there! But it seems that some people have crafted an elegant solution; Flubit! The CEO Bertie Stephens, agreed to talk to Startacus about their platform.First off Bertie, can you tell us where the idea for Flubit came from, was there a sudden spark of inspiration or was it an ide...
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Plan My Tour- Linking bands and concert organisers

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th November 2014
If you have ever had a part to play in the booking of bands to play gigs then you will know, that the process can be rather tricky to say the least. There's no end of difficulties that can arrise, from initial contact to final preparations, many bands and organisers find that implementing an effective means of communication poses a real challenge.  This is where we reckon 'Plan My Tour' from...
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Gigtimes - The Live Music you Came to See

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd November 2014
Ever gone to a concert or a performance to see a band or performer, only to not know when the band you came to see is playing? Worse yet, you come to an event but only want to see something specific, and you end up waiting around for hours hoping to hear something familiar. Well...that’s all about to change! Step forward, Startacus collaborator Nick Harland with his new App; Gigtimes. W...
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