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Irish Startup? Fancy meeting a Dragon?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th November 2013
If you are based in Ireland (North and South) and looking to take your business or startup onto the next level and fancy facing the potential wrath of the Irish Dragons, the Irish series of the Dragons’ Den is on the hunt… RTE’s Dragons' Den is returning for a sixth series in 2014 and applications are now open. Following the same format as other Dragons’ Den shows from ac...
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Technology News Round-Up 3

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th November 2013
The tech world changes so fast it can be a challenge keeping up. That’s why the Startacus Technology News Round-up is here to keep your finger firmly on the pulse. So sit back and enjoy a quick trip through the latest UK technology news with marketing and technology blogger Justin Firth. New .uk Web Address Coming  The UK domain registry (Nominet) have announced that the new web addre...
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10% discount for promotional products

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th 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.  Over the last few months, we’ve been agreeing some rockin’ deals with ‘big business’ to get Startacus members some fab deals and d...
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Advertising on Twitter - it's here!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st November 2013
Within the last week, Twitter has announced that small and medium businesses and startups in the UK, Ireland and Canada can now use its platform for advertising. Prior to this point of course, advertising on Twitter was something that was firmly aimed at the big boys - the corporates. Now however, small and medium businesses can either use Promoted Accounts to help build a community of follow...
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Crowdrooster launches

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th November 2013
With new Crowdfunding platforms emerging all the time, it certainly seems as though this once deemed ‘alternative’ method of financing a business or project is here to stay - and that’s no bad thing! The latest to launch is Crowdrooster which is being marketed at a global audience of startups. Each of the startups featured on the site will be based around product and design-...
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Unibaggage Bag Smarta Award

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th November 2013
Only yesterday we featured the new NI startup event Friday Night Mashup and today we’ve got another good news story from a NI based startup. We recently interviewed Paul Stewart co-founder of Belfast based business Unibaggage (and Startacus member, of course!) and today we’re featuring a follow-up of sorts! Unibaggage were one of two Northern Irish startups* to be selected in th...
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The Cisco BIG Awards- The BIG Announcement

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th November 2013
The time has finally arrived - the announcement of the winners of this years Cisco BIG Awards took place in London last thursday and having followed the progress of the 6 startup finalists with great intrigue, we were more than a little eager for the finale of this particular startup saga.  Despite our best efforts, we sadly were not shortlisted (sad face) but never let it be said that we are...
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Global Entrepreneurship Week

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th November 2013
There are very few things which we at Startacus have a greater sense of common purpose with than Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). For those of you who might not be familiar GEW is the worlds largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship and (like us) they focus on the promotion of enterprising spirit, collaboration, innovation and originality. In the UK, GEW is hosted by Youth Business Int...
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Friday Night Mashup aims to raise the profile of NI Startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th November 2013
Northern Ireland’s newest entrepreneurial support network, Friday Night Mashup will launch the first of a series of regular events to connect and empower NI Entrepreneurs “to take on the world”. The first event on the 29th November will welcome 150+ NI tech, business, investment and media heads to the *Titanic Docks and Pumphouse in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. A couple of ...
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40% discount on names.co.uk website builder product + FREE domain name

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th 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 you are starting a new business, there can be a few things that might seem a little alien to start with - especially if you are not 100% tech savvy. ...
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Startacus Members to get Huddlebuy Gold Card for £75.00

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th November 2013
As a company, Huddlebuy are on a mission - to save small business owners and entrepreneurs money. One of the ways they’re doing just that is through the Huddlebuy Gold Card which is a premium membership service for business owners and entrepreneurs that guarantees the best business and personal benefits. If that happens to be a priority for you, you’ll be delighted to hear that H...
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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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