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Elliot for Water Crowdfunding Campaign

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th October 2015
New Search Engine ‘Elliot for Water’ poses a simple proposition to its users. Save a human life by doing something that you already do every day.   Elliotforwater.com is asocial enterprise with a central mission to bring drinkable water to as many people around the world as possible, in a way that respects local environments.   They have launched a crowdfunding campaign...
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'Excuses to Meet' aims to fill a Social Void

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2015
Startacus member Eduardo Cordova recently listed Excuses to Meet in our startup showcasing area on Startacus. Here Eduardo goes on to explain why their new App will fill the social void and help folk lead a more connected life.Over to Eduardo to tell all...Give us your pitch, whats your startup all about?Excuses to Meet is an app that makes it an easy and enjoyable experience for like-mi...
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An Interview with Student property rating website StudentView

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th October 2015
What exactly is StudentView? After listing their Startup on Startacus in our Showcasing space - we were delighted when Tara Annison Head of Growth at the student property rating website approached us to share all...So tell us a little bit about you.. I'm Tara Annison and I'm the Head of Growth over at StudentView, the home of student reviews. I've recently graduated from the University of Yo...
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Creating Great Content, Some Expert Tips

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th October 2015
Content marketing is one of the hottest topics on the business and entrepreneurial scene at the moment. That’s why the team at Startacus HQ have just launched The Key Tappers, a digital content agency for the UK startup and business community. Lead copywriter Eoin O’Hara shares some expertise on the intricacies of content marketing, and how best to approach the challenge so that the c...
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Navigating the Governance and Regulations of Digital Health

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd September 2015
Startacus is delighted to hear from Former children's nurse, PhD, adventurer, author, and sailor, Elin Haf Davies. Here she shares her experiences of founding a MedTech social enterprise!  Is there anything this woman can't do? "Founding a digital health social enterprise was never a goal or an ambition that I have always aspired towards. To be honest it was more of a chance meeting with co...
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Edtech Startup Tutora Share Their Story

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th August 2015
It has often been said that the best way to come up with a great idea for a business is to think of a problem and create a solution for it! This questionable mantra has often led to the creation of some rather amusing, though essentially useless inventions… but not in this case!   The guys at Tutora have put their heads together and come up with an online platform and marketplace wher...
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Q & A With CEO of Microsoft Ventures Accelerator

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th August 2015
Often describing itself as a ‘the original tech startup’ it’s no surprise that Microsoft are keen to lend a helping hand to today’s innovative and disruptive tech startups,  as they strive to develop, scale, and perfect their digital craft!   At the head of the Microsoft's entrepreneurial aspirations is their ‘Ventures’ department, who have become a ...
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We chat to Sportable, A new local sports event app

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th July 2015
Back in June Aya Ahmed was recognised as our self starter of the week- a congratulatory nod to yet another amazing member of our community, who is doing some truly wonderful things to bring her dreams to life! She is the co-founder of an innovative new mobile application that allows recreational sports players to discover and organise activities within their local area.  Sportable is a real...
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Music Relief- Transforming lives through creativity

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th July 2015
Last month Magdalene Adenaike CEO and founder of Music Relief was recognised as one of our self-starters of the week, a weekly award given to a member of our community in recognition of their achievements, and self-starter spirit.     We had the pleasure of meeting Magdalene at a recent event in London and were quite captivated with the story she had to tell, as well as with her organi...
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Creating an online music tutorial platform- Grasp Music

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st July 2015
GRASP MUSIC – Self Interview We’ve been to a lot of entrepreneurial and business events recently, and throughout all of these we have heard a great many talented speakers, sharing their startup experiences. Although it may sound like something of a cliché, one of the sentiments which has stuck with us the most is this; passion creates startup success.   Of course thes...
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Funding platform Fundsurfer aims to make Green and Social Impact

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th June 2015
A month ago, Derek Ahmedzai was our first Self Starter of the Week for our 2015 Awards entering our acclaimed 2015 Hall of Fame. Derek has been a Startacus startup member for some time and it was great to give him some recognition for his latest business project Fundsurfer - a funding platform for creative, social and green projects. Intrigued, we caught up with Derek himself to find out more abo...
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What makes a social entrepreneur? The School for Social Entrepreneurs explain

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd June 2015
What makes a Social Entrepreneur? We chat to the School for Social Entrepreneurs A little while ago, we were given a rather generous 20% discount to Startacus members to attend a  School for Social Entrepreneurs workshop  on Funding - a fab event by a pretty fab organisation. In light of this, we thought it’d be worth having a chat with Leonie Jarrett, Communications Officer of t...
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