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Startacus Co-Founder recognised in the Maserati 100

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th February 2015
Startacus HQ are delighted to announce that Alastair Cameron, Co-Founder of Startacus has been selected as as one of the Maserati 100. The Maserati 100 is a joint campaign between Maserati North Europe and the Centre for Entrepreneurs to recognise and celebrate 100 successful UK-based entrepreneurs who are giving back to the next generation of entrepreneurs - through investing, mentoring and othe...
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Register as a Digital Shoreditch Open House Now!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th February 2015
Attention co-working spaces, studios and galleries, venues, restaurants, creative spaces, cinemas, meetup networks and anyone else we’ve forgotten to mention! The Digital Shoreditch Festival is sending out an open call for awesome folks like you to host an event as part of this growing annual celebration of all things tech and creative. The Festival We are delighted to be a media partner ...
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Ben & Jerry's Join Their Core Competition

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th February 2015
Although they’re primarily known for their wonderful ice creams, Ben & Jerry’s have also become synonymous with encouraging and nurturing social businesses and projects. One way that they have done just that is through their Join our Core competition and since they’ve just launched this year’s comp, we thought we’d give you all the lowdown on what it’s all a...
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Business Deal from Vitamin - Custom Website and 12 months Subscription for 1k!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th February 2015
Vitamin are offering a very special deal to Startacus members - Custom Website and 12 months Subscription for £1,000!On Monday we announced the winner of our £5k Website Package care of Jump Marketing and their new Website & E-Commerce Solution Vitamin. The lucky team over at ‘Sweet Hangovers’ are now going to avail of the £5,000 Vitamin website package, includin...
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Win 6 months’ free WordPress Care & Maintenance valued at £180 via Stress-Free WP!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th February 2015
Win 6 months’ free WordPress Care & Maintenance valued at  £180 via Stress-Free WP!  If you are the owner of a WordPress Website or Blog read on…. While setting up and using a Wordpress website is a relatively simple affair, maintaining said website or blog can become rather stressful. Whether it be upgrading to new versions, dealing with WordPress plugins, site ...
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The Lloyds Social Entrepreneurs Programme - open for entries

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th February 2015
If you’re in the process of setting up or developing a social enterprise, then this bit of news could be right up your street. Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and the School for Social Entrepreneurs have just launched their call for applicants for their Social Entrepreneurs Programme. Now in its fourth year, the programme aims to support anyone who has an idea which is tackling a social issu...
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Invent2015- NI's Biggest Tech Expo and Competition

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th February 2015
The portable defibrillator, the ejector seat, the Massey Ferguson tractor and even a mug of hot chocolate; yes Northern Ireland has always been at the forefront of diverse innovation. Is now your opportunity to add your name into the mix? Following its wildly successful debut last year Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) has announced the much anticipated return of its invention competition INVE...
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Win a ticket to the London Enterprise Festival 2015!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th February 2015
The London Enterprise Festival have kindly offered up 3 FREE tickets for lucky self starting folk to attend an industry specific day... Last week we shared the love for the “New Kid on the Startup Event Block’ - the inaugural London Enterprise Festival, a two week long bonanza of industry specific discussion, debate and insight, happening between the 8th - 19th of March in, yep you gu...
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Startup Weekend Swansea enjoys 2 years of global success

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th February 2015
Startup Weekend Swansea celebrates two years of success - They tell us all about it. Until 2013 Wales had never had the excitement of a Startup Weekend. Now, two years on, Swansea has seen two successful events, 18 teams go through the process, eight companies being formed who are still trading today. Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers and entre...
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LEGO Startups – How Startacus thinks LEGO could get involved with Startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th February 2015
With the Guardian asking the Danish company ‘LEGO’ to mark the beginning of Copenhagen Fashion Week, we saw the birth of the LEGO Hipsters.  This got the Startacus team thinking – What other wonderful things could LEGO do to mark events? Could we even use LEGO to help motivate Startups?So, here at Startacus HQ, we set our ‘Stunted Journalist Children’ to work, f...
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Startup Swansea Month

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th February 2015
After a 3 month break from our Startup Cities series, we are back with our first startup city of 2015 and it’s Swansea!  What does that mean? Well basically it means that over the course of February we will be giving the lovely people of Swansea a platform on which they can tell the rest of the world all the wonderful things that are happening in their city. This could include a huge...
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Recruitment Entrepreneur - open for entries

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th February 2015
James Caan, leading entrepreneur and ex Dragon is on the lookout once more for self starters in the recruitment sector who want to grow or develop their recruitment businesses. Since setting up his Venture Capital fund Recruitment Entrepreneur, James has invested in seven startups within the sector. The investment isn’t purely financial though - successful startups also receive intensive...
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