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Young Wild and Broke Blog – enjoying London on a budget

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st October 2014
Young Wild and Broke Blog – enjoying London on a budget. With finances tied up in your startup, how exactly are you expected to actually function or socialise? Unless you’re minted, starting up and living life are quite mutually exclusive, at least for the first months of your startup’s life. Living in London, the UK capital, this is only amplified! So what’s a budding en...
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SuperJam man Fraser Doherty chats to Startacus

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th October 2014
There’s a lot going on in Fraser Doherty’s life. Currently crowdfunding £250k for his SuperJam brand might prick your ears up a little. Or perhaps the fact that at aged 24 he has an MBE and an ‘iconic’ Scottish Brand to his name. Ignoring the obvious, “Were you a Yes or No voter” in the  recent Scottish Independence referendum, we wanted to find out a...
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ZenQ - The Importance of Appreciation

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2014
In any startup, the work of your team will be reflected in the product, and therefore, any results obtained. Here at Startacus we are firm believers in giving kudos where it’s due. That being said, we also know that a little appreciation goes a long way when it comes to work ethic, morale and even just making an employee’s day a little better. One company, ZenQ, have developed a platf...
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Clinch- New Dublin based feature packed hiring software

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2014
Having endured a particularly harsh recession during the recent global economic crisis, the Republic of Ireland is once again demonstrating an economic growth which far and away exceeds that of most Western nations, and tentatively suggests a return to levels of prosperity which just a few short years ago, looked almost certain never to return. The figures are nothing short of remarkable, with gr...
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Click Mechanic Co-Founder Andrew Jervis chats to Startacus

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th October 2014
Aiming to revolutionise the way 'we' the consumer find and use car mechanics is Click Mechanic, an online marketplace for car repair. When we got the chance to chat with Co-founder Andrew Jervis, we did just that, and cutting to the chase, we got to the nuts and bolts of the issue with our first few questions. We promise to park most car related puns going forward too... Andrew, first up, give us...
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Clear Presentation - A Dublin Startup Tale

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th October 2014
It’s Startup Dublin month, and of course as has been the case with all of our startup months thus far (Belfast, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield) we have been hunting out the creatives, self starters, innovators and entrepreneurs who call the city home and who make it the fab startup place that it is… folks like Ed Fidgeon-Kavanagh. He is the founder of a business called Clear...
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Why Consider Seed Investment via Crowdfunding?- We chat to thought leader Barry James.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th October 2014
Why consider seed investment via crowdfunding? We chat to crowdfunding thought leader, Barry James. Earlier this week we highlighted the Crowdfunding: Deep Impact Conference that returns 'up North' this November to Sheffield. Given our love of all things crowdfunding, be they whimsical, wonderful or very investible, we relished the opportunity to have a chat with those folks who have become the v...
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MicroHackers - Teaching Tech for Creative Kids

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th October 2014
Kids today are more and more capable with technology than even their previous generation counterparts, and that is only expected to continue well into the future!Mike Harrison from ‘MicroHackers’ is part of a rising trend in educational startups, that seeks to foster this growth and bring a technological future for kids. Hi Mike, so just to get us started, why don’t you tell us ...
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Non-Scents - Every Blossom has a Message

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th October 2014
It’s that time of year folks, people get ill and can potentially end up somewhere bleak and bland, that’s right, the hospital. Yay. (Yes, that was sarcasm). Many people, in particular the already ill, differently-abled or the elderly are susceptible to any number of conditions that could require additional care. No one wants to be in a hospital, especially when you can’t even hav...
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Airstoc - A New Angle on Photography

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th October 2014
The first time we heard the term, ‘Drone Footage’ it was with a pause of scepticism that we hastily proceeded to research further, this unlikely sounding new filming technique. Its ultra-modern name is perhaps a mixed blessing. The adventurer in us was suitable intrigued by its sci-fi suggestiveness, but the cynic hastened to think ‘it’s just a techno fad, it will pass&rsq...
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Josh Richards - Crowdfunded Spaceman to Mars (Potentially)

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th October 2014
Mars One seeks to send the first humans to the red planet, and they want to do it via crowdfunding! This seems like it’s right up our street, so Startacus got in touch with Physics comedian, and potential spaceman, Josh Richards, to get some information on the life of a spaceman. Hi Josh, so you’re one of the short-listed candidates for Mars One; Tell us about the Mars One v...
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SFN Expo - From Zero Funding to World Class Event!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th October 2014
Having gone from absolutely no funding, with only some people skills, books and ideas, Neil McLean talks to us about starting the SFN Expo, one of the biggest Sports, Fitness and Nutrition Events in Scotland.  So Neil, tell us all about the SFN Expo“The SFN Expo is Scotland’s first ever Sport, Fitness & Nutrition Exhibition. It’s held in Scotland’s biggest event v...
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