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by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th September 2012
If Design is your thing, the upcoming 100% Design event being held in London later this month, is probably already on your radar. If not, it is now...100% Design is the largest design event held in the UK and attracts exhibitors, designers, visitors and press from all around the world. Celebrating and showcasing all that is new, innovative and creative in contemporary design, the event is expectin...
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#Startacus looks forward to #SMW12 (Social Media Week 2012)

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th September 2012
Whether you are based in London #smwldn Glasgow #smwglasgow or pretty much anywhere else in #theworld or just looking to follow the whole thing online #SMW12 can well claim to be the global event for Social Media fanatics and fans, this year occuring the 24th - 28th September. Social Media Week’s mission is to help people and organizations connect through collaboration, learning and the sha...
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From small conference to top of the summit - The Dublin Web Summit

by: ~ 10th September 2012
So, like, two weeks ago, we were invited to apply for press passes to attend this years Dublin Web Summit. Me, a journalist? Well, I suppose I am. I am Startacus after all. Fingers crossed we (x2) get to go, ‘cause this is one conference that within a couple of years has gone from small Irish Tech festival to the second largest tech conference in Europe. Perhaps it is the Irish welcome that...
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Interested in an Accelerator Programme that brings out the social best in you?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th September 2012
The Young Foundation have launched a new business support programme – aimed at social ventures that are looking to grow. The Young Foundation brings together insights, innovation and entrepreneurship to meet social needs. With over 50 years' success with social ventures, this accelerator programme is best suited to the social entrepreneur - i.e. the ones who do stuff for for the ‘grea...
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A Review of CultureTech Festival 2012

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th September 2012
Startacus member Gavin Strawbridge was in attendance at the CultureTECH festival that took place in Derry last week. Here is his review...The first ever CultureTech Festival took place in Derry/Londonderry from 29th August to 1st September 2012. There was a great buzz around the city throughout the 4 day event and there was also a great buzz on Twitter too. Over the course of the festival there w...
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Healthcare Startups - Take note!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th August 2012
If you’ve got an idea or are an early stage startup in the healthcare sector, the recently launched accelerator programme by Sandbox Industries ought to be right up your street. The Healthbox Accelerator is a 12 week programme which will run from October through to January and will provide healthcare entrepreneurs with training and mentoring from experts from all across the healthcare sector...
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Startacus previews the CultureTECH Festival...

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th August 2012
Firstly, excuse us for our shameless self promotion, but if you do happen to be in Derry, Northern Ireland this Thursday and Friday you will find none other than ourselves, Startacus showcasing at the first ever CultureTECH festival. This all new festival has been described by some as being like ‘a kind of’ mini Irish SXSW festival; this part technology, part culture and part arts Fest...
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The Million Hits Viral Competition

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd August 2012
Startacus has an aspiration to dream up a promo video that goes viral. Anyhow, enough about us! Can you possibly dream up a ‘viral’ that captures a million hits? IdeasTap, a UK platform to support creative people with competitions, funding and advice have joined up with an award winning Production House Toast and Director Stuart Fryer, to offer a lucky ‘creative’ aged 16 t...
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Made - The Entrepreneur Festival

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th August 2012
Made - The Entrepreneur Festival If you're based in or around the North of England and fancy a nice time, the Made Entrepreneur Festival in Sheffield, might be worth a look, especially if you are a budding self starter, looking to network and learn from fellow creatives and innovators. Taking place in Sheffield between 19-22 September, confirmed speakers for 2012 include: Secretary of State for ...
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3 days to build a Startup? Yes, indeed...

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th August 2012
Is it really possible to launch a Startup in 54 hours? Well the guys behind Startup Weekend certainly seem to think so. Startup Weekends are weekend long events where entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs get together and spend their time working out ideas and trying to create and build scalable companies. Connections are made, ideas discussed, products are built and Startups are formed.Since t...
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TechStartup Jobs Fair

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th August 2012
Following on from the success it had at the first Job Fair back in January, Tech Meetups are now holding another #TechStartup JobsFair in September. This next event is being held at the Innovation Warehouse in London on September 11th. The jobs fair is one of a number of events being organized  during September by Techmeetups to help startups all around the world to recruit the best talent fo...
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Crafts Council Conference 2012

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th August 2012
If you want to learn how craft contributes to innovation and enterprise, attending this year’s Crafts Council Conference is a must.This year’s Crafts Council Conference takes place at the RIBA, London on September 20th. The aim of “Assemble” is to bring people together to discuss the contribution that craft makes to innovation and enterprise and also the relationship betwee...
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