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Starter for 6 - it's back!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th November 2013
If you’re based in Scotland and have an idea for a business or project within the Arts or Creative Industries, the Starter for 6 Programme is well worth a look.So what’s deemed to be the Creative Industries, you may ask?Quite a lot actually!*Drum Roll*...Advertising, Animation, Architecture, Celebratory Arts, Community Arts, Computer Games, Crafts, Cross Art Form, Dance, Design, Digita...
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The Shell Springboard Awards - Previous Winners

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th November 2013
The Shell Springboard Awards - Previous Winners Oil companies aren’t exactly the first thing that springs to mind when we think ‘eco-friendly’- not to put too fine a point on it.   But as we are ever the optimists here at Startacus, we were delighted to announce again last week that Shell (yes Shell, the oil giant) is to return once again with its springboard programme aim...
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40% off flyers and leaflets at FLYERZONE.CO.UK

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th November 2013
Update: DEAL NO LONGER IN DATE - DEAL NOLONGER IN DATE. Update: DEAL NO LONGER IN DATE - DEAL NOLONGER IN DATE. Update: DEAL NO LONGER IN DATE - DEAL NOLONGER IN DATE. Update: DEAL NO LONGER IN DATE - DEAL NOLONGER IN DATE. When we started Startacus (tongue twister there), one of the core business aims was to help support those good folk - one assumes people just like you, to e...
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Technology News Round-Up - Week 2

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th November 2013
Like to stay ahead of the curve? Then the Startacus Technology News Round-up is made for you. A neat collection of all the latest technology news, ideas and developments affecting UK businesses by marketing and technology blogger Justin Firth.   Technology Cleared For Take-off. Frequent flyers may soon find their flight time much more productive. The American aviation authority has of...
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The Shell Springboard Awards

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th November 2013
Got an innovative idea that you reckon will reduce carbon emissions?If you have and it’s commercially feasible, it’d be worth your while checking out the Shell Springboard Awards. There is currently an open call for entries for these ‘no-strings attached’ awards which are now in their 9th year. Here’s some of the basics you’ll need to know: All entrants must...
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The OneStart business ideas competition

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th November 2013
Got an innovative idea for a biotech business but need a little capital to help make it happen?This recently launched comp by Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable and SR One ( the VC arm of Glaxo Smithkline) is well worth a look. Here’s the lowdown:The OneStart comp is open to life science entrepreneurs aged 35 or under who live or work in Europe or America - North or South who have innovative biote...
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Business Insurance - special offer

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd November 2013
Last week we featured our new special offer with online Accountants Crunch, and the week before we started our 100 free mini business cards promotion with Moo. So this week we thought with Accountancy and Business Cards deals done, we would move on to the formidable subject that is business insurance. This week’s Startacus member benefit comes via those kind ol’ folk at Simply Busines...
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The Summit - formerly known as The Web Summit review

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st November 2013
So, let’s start with a caveat - this ain't a detailed review of the speakers and the talkers, the financial wins, and the events - you will hear enough about them from all the other press at ‘The Summit’. This is an alternative look at The Summit (the artist formerly known as Dublin Web Summit), where we’re picking out our fave 4 things at the event - things that might not ...
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Money Saving on Accountancy Services

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th October 2013
We've always been rather impressed with Crunch Accountancy - not only for their online accountancy services, but also for their support of Startacus - from our chit-chats with the Crunch team, our interview with MD Darren Fell, to their tips post on finance and accounting issues such as Real Time Information. You can imagine then that we were pretty chuffed when they contacted us to say they wou...
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StartupBus Africa

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2013
Back again this November, StartupBus, the annual entrepreneurial road trip, is taking flight and this year taking their bus journey to Africa - we took a gander for good measure.... The idea behind StartupBus is surprisingly simple - a bunch of self starters or 'buspreneurs' as the StartupBus guys have described them, set about conceiving, building and launching a startup, yep as you may have gue...
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Technology News Round-Up

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2013
Keeping up with technology is now a full time job. So to keep you one step ahead of the curve, we're delighted to introduce our Technology News Round-up. Courtesy of marketing and technology blogger Justin Firth, we'll be bringing you all the big technological news, ideas and developments affecting UK businesses and startups. Tablet Computer Sales Set To Fly Technology researchers IDC have alrea...
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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013

by: Startacus Admin ~ 23rd October 2013
Since this year's Global Entrepreneurship Week has a core aim of making ideas business realities, and this is a core goal of Startacus - The Self Start Society, we thought we'd better give you the heads up on this annual global event... Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest campaign to promote...yep you guessed it, entrepreneurship. Bear in mind it’s an annual happening...
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