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Free .TECH domains offered to startups applying to upSTART 18

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st May 2018
Care of the team at .TECH domains, startups can apply for a free .TECH domain if they apply to pitch their startup at upSTART 18, the startup pitch competition at Digital DNA, Belfast Having your own .TECH domain name can a great way to highlight your business affinity to tech, quickly showing your tech focus to your target audience and the people that matter. And the good news is that care of t...
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Seedrs announced as Major Sponsor for upSTART 18 at Digital DNA

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th May 2018
Seedrs, the leading UK-based equity crowdfunding platform that lets anyone invest in startups, has today been announced as Major Sponsor to upSTART 18 the startup pitch competition that takes place at Digital DNA, Belfast on the 19th and 20th June. Seedrs allows all types of investors to invest in businesses and thereby enables all types of growth-focused businesses to raise capital and business ...
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Job search engine Adzuna raise £8m in series C round

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th May 2018
Job search engine, Adzuna last Friday announced that it had raised £8m from Smedvig Capital. The Series C funding round sees Smedvig join backers Index Ventures, Passion Capital, LocalGlobe and over 400 Crowdcube investors and takes the company’s total funding to £12m. Founded in 2011 by the team behind Gumtree, Zoopla and Qype, Adzuna has also launched Find a job this week...
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25% sponsorship of startup pods care of The Startup League

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th May 2018
Thanks for applying for UpSTART 2018 - good luck with your application  Looking to also apply to exhibit on a pod in the dedicated upSTART area at Digital DNA, networking with investors, attendees and sponsors and be part of the buzz and excitement with dedicated upSTART interviews, studio sessions and 1-2-1s, over the full two days of the Belfast event? The Startup League is offering 25% r...
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Countdown begins for startup pitch competition at Digital DNA 2018

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th May 2018
The countdown has begun for upSTART 2018, the UK startup pitch competition, which will take place at next month’s Digital DNA at St. George’s Market in Belfast.  With the competition now in its third year, upSTART 18 – hosted by leading startup publication and platform Startacus (that's us) – has become an integral part of the two-day business and technology event. Th...
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Survey reveals mental health generation gap in our workplaces

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th May 2018
Millennials feel most under pressure in the workplace, reveals the UK’s biggest ever stress survey, released yesterday by the Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with Mental Health First Aid England to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May). The UK’s biggest ever stress survey, conducted by YouGov, spoke to 4,619 people to understand the impact of stress ...
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BMW Group Financial Services launches 10 week Collaboration Lab

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th May 2018
Tech Startups take note! With the ambition to drive new thinking, explore new tech and build pioneering solutions, BMW Group Financial Services Collaboration Lab are looking to collaborate with a number of selected innovative tech startups and entrepreneurs during a ten week programme based in Columbus, Ohio, USA.   Based at the Americas Regional Services Center in Columbus, Ohio, selected s...
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Hardware startups and founders offered FREE focused workshops and support

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th May 2018
Hardware startups and founders take note - these FREE to attend workshops and one-to-one mentoring sessions care of CRL, the London based Hardware Accelerator and product focused Coworking space, could be the difference between make or break for your product-based business or idea. The Central Research Laboratory, based in the The Old Vinyl Factory, Hayes, West London is driven by the opportunity...
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Coconut cracks on with it's banking and accounting app

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd May 2018
Coconut, an app-based smart current account, combining banking and accounting services for the freelance and self-employed workforce, has opened 1,000 accounts since launch. Coconut, an app-based smart current account combining banking and accounting services, designed specifically for the UK’s ever-growing freelance and self-employed workforce has reached a significant milestone in opening...
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Win £10,000 with The F Factor!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd May 2018
Are you a young UK based entrepreneur or wannapreneur with a fab idea for an app, a game, or a technology business? If so, you might want to know about The F Factor, the startup competition for 14-25 year old UK entrepreneurs with a chance to win £10,000. Care of the Founders Forum and thanks to their competition sponsor TalkTalk, 5 young bright superstar UK-based entrepreneurs (i...
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KOMPAS COO Maps Out a Future for AI and Us

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th April 2018
Last month, Olivia Higgs, COO of KOMPAS, gave a TEDx talk on Artificial Intelligence after being named as one of the UK’s most inspirational young individuals. At the end of 2017, JCI UK recognised Olivia Higgs as one of the UK’s most inspirational young individuals for her accomplishments in business and economics, and in March 2018 Olivia was invited to Virginia, United States, ...
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iContract raises over £800k to help contractors connect with recruiters

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th April 2018
iContract, the online platform connecting contractors with recruiters, closed its latest round of investment a couple of weeks back - after successfully raising over £800,000. With a pre-money valuation of £3,000,000, the campaign attracted direct investment from long-term strategic investors, as well as 200+ small-sized investors from its own community via the crowdfund platform Seed...
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