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Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards 2016 opens for applications

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th March 2016
“What if your Big Idea could change Ireland?” is the tagline for the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards which have just opened for applications… With applications opened from last week, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland have €600,000 available in funding and support to award up to 9 Irish social entrepreneurs. (Both NI and ROI) On an annual basis, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland...
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StartPlanetNI ‘phase one’ ends with ‘demo day’ at the Castle

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th March 2016
We’ve followed the progress of the inaugural participants on StartPlanetNI, Northern Ireland’s only private equity backed start-up accelerator programme with interest since its launch back in June last year. We reported back in October that StartPlanetNI had had around 300 applicants for the first programme that was undertaken at 112 Donegall Street, a purpose-designed accelerator and...
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25 Pop-Up - Two Days, Two Locations, 50 Designers and one Pop-Up Store

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th March 2016
25 Pop-Up - Two Days / Two Locations / 50 Designers and one Pop-Up Store Aiming to champion Northern Irish Designers and to showcase their work we took a quick look at 25 Pop-Up -  a pop up store that will literally be popping up in two locations over one weekend. Here at Startacus we have championed the power of the Pop-Up store to give both life and inspiration to an otherwise dwindling h...
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Win a Gold Pass to Apps World Germany

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd March 2016
Win a Gold Pass to Apps World Germany The World’s leading Multi-Platform App Ecosystem event is coming to Berlin this April (20th and 21st) and promises to be yet another great example of the innovation and passion within the European developer community.    The two-day event will see thousands of attendees including exciting startups, speakers, investors, innovators and the b...
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£10K Boost For Derry & North West Entrepreneurs

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th February 2016
£10K Boost For Derry & North West Entrepreneurs Aspiring entrepreneurs in the Derry and North West region of NI & Ireland are being given the opportunity to benefit from a £10K seed capital boost as new local accelerator ‘Growing Startups’ launches in the area. Growing Startups Participants in the intensive 12-week programme will also be given access to a ...
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Apps World North America 50% Discount

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd February 2016
California here we come! The World’s leading multi-platform event within the app ecosystem is returning to The Golden State in 2016. The world renowned Apps World North America event is bringing its unique vibrant festival of Learning, Networking, and Fun to Santa Clara on May 11th & 12 2016. We are especially excited because we have managed to secure a 50% discount on tickets ...
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Maserati 100 2016 Cohort announced

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd February 2016
A couple of months ago we revealed that Italian car manufacturer, Maserati, and the Centre for Entrepreneurs had launched the second annual Maserati 100 index - a public hunt to find 100 of the UK’s most successful philanthropists, investors, mentors and advisors, and ascending entrepreneurs who are supporting the next generation of founders. Aimed at recognising entrepreneurs who have give...
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Drive Startup Accelerator from Belron

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th February 2016
The World’s leading vehicle glass repair / replacement service provider Belron has teamed up with our friends over at L Marks Investment and Innovations Consultants to create a global Accelerator that is open to a wide range of Startups.   The aptly named ‘Drive’ is a 12-week programme spanning May to July 2016 that will give highly promising startups the opportunity to fas...
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International VC firm seek Irish Tech & Entrepreneurship Student for Internship

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th February 2016
Irish students and graduates with a passion for Tech & Entrepreneurship, read on! This U.S. VC firm is on the hunt! Leading international venture capital firm Polaris Partners are on the hunt for a student / graduate from Ireland for a ten week PAID summer internship in Boston. Yes, we repeat, PAID. With offices in Boston, San Francisco, and Dublin, this is the first year that Polaris i...
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Incubators for Immigrants goes ‘dutch’ to help Refugees

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th February 2016
Here at Startacus we love initiatives that offer hope to overcome barriers and create positive social change, especially when enterprise, employment and innovation is offered as part of the solution. From Startup Now which offers self employment hope to UK ex-offenders through to the recent Techfugees a response by the UK tech community, lead by Mike Butcher to share their responses and tech expe...
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Are you a market changing retail startup?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th February 2016
Are you a retail startup looking for rapid growth? Then you’ll be interested in this. The good folk at IncuBus London are back on the hunt with their IncuBus Retail Class 2 at Camden Market booked in to run from May 16th - August 5th 2016. After the success of the first programme, IncuBus are once again ready to take on the next cohort of market changing retail startups, ideally tackling Fo...
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Get a Free .tech Domain Name

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd February 2016
Get a Free .tech Domain Name Getting the perfect name for your tech venture can be a daunting task. .tech is the definitive online identity of the tech community and the perfect destination for innovation. It gives you a unique opportunity to find the perfect name for your venture and stand out from the crowd! Thanks to the team over at .tech domains, members of the Startacus community can re...
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