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Data Startup Accelerator Programme Winton Labs

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st February 2016
Data Startup Accelerator Programme Is your startup working in the fields of client relationship management (CRM), data management & visualisation, or compliance and governance?   If so, this brand new no-equity accelerator programme in London is well worth a look. Winton Labs Winton Labs is an exciting new collaboration between innovation consultant and tech investor L Marks a...
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Our 2015 Self Starter of the Year winner is...

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st January 2016
Ladies and gentlemen, the time has finally arrived! Over the last week you have been voting in your droves to decide who should become our 2015 Self Starter of the Year.   Just under 1000 votes have been cast, and we can now reveal that the runaway winner with 37% of the vote is Susi Wisniewski!!! 2nd place goes to Oli Monks who got 23% of the vote and in 3rd place is Kelly Gilmour Gra...
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Crowdfunder Offers Crowdfunding Bootcamp

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th January 2016
Crowdfunding Bootcamp Have you considered crowdfunding, but never quite found the right moment?  Now could be a great time to put the wheels in motion. Our partners over at Crowdfunder have just launched The Crowdfunding Bootcamp, a 3-week intensive online programme that has been designed to get your crowdfunding project into top shape before launch! Day by day their experts will t...
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Gambling & Gaming Innovation Wins Big At WHLAbs

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th January 2016
William Hill Celebrates Top Gaming and Gambling Innovation Startups Last year we were intrigued to learn that the folks at William Hill were teaming up with corporate innovation specialists ‘L Marks’ to deliver a global gaming and gambling technology accelerator based in London and focused on growing the most promising innovations within these industries. On Thursday 14th of Jan...
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Kindness Drawers Appear in Belfast

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th January 2016
Kindness Drawers Appear in Belfast  A group of self-starting philanthropists in Belfast have been rather busy over the recent festive period, filling the streets with innocuous little plastic drawers. Common Law Northern Ireland, the group behind the recent pavement additions, is the same one which caused a media storm last year with their homeless pod, a wooden park bench that doubled...
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Vote for your Startacus Self-Starter of the Year 2015

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th January 2016
Over the last few weeks we asked each of 2015’s Startacus Self Starters of the Week to pitch to us why they should be considered for the Self Starter of the Year 2015 accolade. Now in it’s third year, the winner will join 2014 Winner Suzanne Noble and 2013 winner Jennifer Duthie as the acclaimed Startacus Self Starter of the Year.Alongside the acclaimed title and obvious credit, t...
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Shape the UK Digital Strategy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th January 2016
Could You Shape the UK Digital Strategy?On the 29th of December 2015, the UK Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey displayed an immense degree of common sense by petitioning industry and the public about how the government should approach a UK-wide digital strategy. The announcement comes on the back of what has been an exceptional run of sustained annual growth within the UK’s digital econ...
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Alternative to Digital Detox asks you to stop Scrolling!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th January 2016
Starting this Sunday the 10 day #StopScrolling Challenge asks you to embrace your relationship with Technology rather than Digital Detox and avoid entirely. Intrigued? In recent times New Year Resolutions, alongside joining the gym and eating more healthily often include temporarily avoiding and even deactivating ones social media accounts - commonly phrased as a Digital Detox. It is fair to say...
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Micro Biz Matters Day- 8 Minute Challenge

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th January 2016
Would you give up 8 minutes of your time to help out another micro business? On 8th January 2016 you will have the opportunity to do just that through the second annual Micro Biz Matters Day, a project which premiered last year and which saw micro business* owners from around the world dedicate 8 minutes of their time to helping each other out.*A micro business is one which has 0-9 people workin...
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UK Startup Ecosystem 2015 Review

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th December 2015
UK Startup Ecosystem 2015 Review 2015 has certainly been an eventful year for the UK Startup ecosystem.  To celebrate and draw a line under the past 12 months, we have put together this review of some of the key events, news stories, and successes which have taken place. *It’s important to stress that this is not a complete rundown, it is just the humble musings of Startacus HQ. ...
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Self Starters of the Week to pitch for 2015 title and prizes!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd December 2015
Self Starters of the Week to pitch for 2015 title and prizes! Back at the end of May our annual Self Starter of the Week awards returned for the third year!   Since then, we have been awarding Startacus members with the acclaimed Self Starter of the Week title and as you can imagine, our Hall of Fame for 2015 is pretty much chock-a-block. Now the time has come for us to consider who’...
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MassChallenge Coming to Switzerland

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th December 2015
MassChallenge is Coming to Switzerland Our friends over at MassChallenge have just announced the latest European location to be added to their growing global presence will be Switzerland! MassChallenge has its roots in Boston Massachusetts, where it operates the World’s largest accelerator programme, but in recent times they have begun to branch out to other promising locations, including ...
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