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Join the Rackspace Startup Program via Startacus

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st June 2014
Back at the start of 2014 we announced our linkup with global cloud hosting provider Rackspace. Yep - the same Rackspace who have been delivering hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world since 1988. And the same Rackspace who run the Rackspace Startup Program which offers selected startups 12 months of free Rackspace Cloud Hosting and Services up to a maximum spe...
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The EcoChic Design Award

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th June 2014
If fashion is your thing, then the EcoChic Design Award is a comp that would be well worth a look.Here’s the lowdown on all the basics that you’d need to know: The focus of the competition is sustainable fashion design - entrants are being challenged to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste whilst at the same time ensuring that the design brief is adhered to - a brief ...
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Ideas, Projects, Startups - We want you!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th June 2014
When we first came up with the concept of Startacus - the Self Start Society, our vision was to create a space where anyone, irrespective of location, age or experience could add an idea, big or small, and get all the collaborative support and guidance from the Startacus community to help take that idea forward. And as you’d imagine, we’ve been busy beavering away at Startacus HQ to t...
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Bristol's Big Green Week

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th June 2014
Our Bristol startup month is well under way now here at Startacus.net. For those of you who are perhaps scratching your head in bewilderment, Bristol startup month is a whole month- long feature in which we have taken it upon ourselves to showcase the startups, exciting events, creative stirrings and general quirky goings on of the capital of the south west. By a happy coincidence from June 14th ...
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The h.Club 100 search is on

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th June 2014
Calling all movers and shakers in the Creative Industries - the h.Club 100 wants to hear from you!In case you’re not aware, the hClub 100 is an annual UK wide search for the most innovative and inspirational people working in the creative industries over the last 12 months.The comp aims to give some real recognition to those entrepreneurs and self starters who are going above and beyond - th...
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Playable City Award Winner whose idea will soon come to life on the streets of Bristol.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th June 2014
You may remember that a few months ago we took a good look at the 2014 shortlisted candidates for the Playable City Awards in Bristol. Now in its second year, the awards ask artists and creatives from around the world to propose new ways for people to engage with the open and public spaces of the city… with the winner being commissioned to bring their idea to life on the streets of Bristol...
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Startup Cities... Glasgow, we need you!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th June 2014
That’s right all you lovely Glaswegians - we are very pleased to announce that Glasgow has been selected to be the third city to get its own month long feature-fest as part of our Startup Cities series here on Startacus.net. So what does that mean? Well, it means that for one whole month (July) we’ll be putting the startup scene of Glasgow in our spotlight as we take a good long look...
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Technology News Roundup 09.06.14

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th June 2014
Welcome to the next installment of the Startacus Technology News Round-up. Here you will find all the latest technology stories for UK businesses rolled into one easy-to-swallow digest courtesy of marketing and tech blogger Justin Firth. Ebay Questions The Value Of Search Advertising Many businesses big and small buy search engine advertising - making it a billion pound earner for companies like...
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Win a free ticket to the Made Festival Sheffield - We’ve five to give away!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th June 2014
Win a free ticket to the Made Festival Sheffield - We’ve five to give away! Back in April, (seems ages ago now!) we highlighted the fact that MADE - the Sheffield based Entrepreneur Festival had announced the initial lineup for its annual event which takes place this year on the 24th and 25th September. The fab lineup includes Levi Roots, Jamal Edwards, Doug Richards and a whole host of oth...
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Win advertising space on Startacus - it's back!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th June 2014
Its back! Startups, Creatives, Self Starters, Entrepreneurs take note - take part in our give away to win free advertising space on Startacus!As you will hopefully already know, here at Startacus, we’re always keen to give us much ‘airtime’ as possible to all of you fellow self starters! So back in April we thought ”How about we give one lucky Startacus member the chance to...
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Friday Night Mash Up returns to Belfast

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd June 2014
We had a brilliant time at the last Friday Night Mashup Tech Meetup in Belfast and so are delighted to tell you that the team have just announced that the next event will be taking place on Friday June 13th at Titanic's Dock & Pumphouse – and of course it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! For those of you who are unfamiliar, Friday Night Mashup is a regular event taki...
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Financial news round-up for Small Business - May Roundup

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd June 2014
Welcome to the Startacus monthly financial news round-up, brought to you by Sophie Turton of Crunch Accounting. May has seen some absolutely fabulous developments for the small business community, as SMEs go from strength to strength across a variety of industries. The growth in the sector has also prompted calls for better financial backing from banks and more support from the government, demons...
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