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Startup Cities - We want you!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th April 2014
 Here at Startacus, we have always been keen to feature the people, the passion, and the places that offer all us self starters that much needed inspiration and information that can  help us on our startup journeys. We always want to know about all the ‘what’s happenings’ of the startup and entrepreneurial scene - and not just in the big smoke of London / Shoreditch / ...
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MADE- The Entrepreneur Festival Sheffield announces initial lineup

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th April 2014
Well folks, the countdown is well and truly underway with just over 5 months left until the fab entrepreneurial festival MADE kicks off once again in Sheffield.  For those of you who are not yet acquainted with the event, we shall forgive you this once and bid you continue reading to find out what you have been missing! MADE the entrepreneur festival is an annual week long event intended to...
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Bag Yourself a Billboard- The 60 second small business challenge

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th April 2014
Here at Startacus we like to highlight any great startup opportunities that are kicking about – and whilst we know this one has been doing the rounds, we still felt it was worth mentioning for anybody that may have missed it.Bag Yourself a Billboard is a great opportunity for small businesses or start ups to get some free advertising – it's what it says on the tin, you will get free bi...
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Viddyad links with Startacus to offer 10% Startacus member discount

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th April 2014
Update: DEAL NO LONGER IN DATE - DEAL NOLONGER IN DATE. As a startup, getting in front of your prospective customer is not just very important - it can be a matter of life or death. Therefore with our latest Startacus member deal - we reckon we’re not only saving you a small fortune, we think we might be potentially saving you from the indignity of people not knowing about, or just even...
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Landlord’s Letting Guide 2014

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd April 2014
Landlord’s Letting Guide 2014 In recent weeks, a series of property specialists have voiced their predictions in relation to the price of UK houses this year. While there is some discrepancy over the exact statistics, it is generally assumed that there will be a rise of between 4 and 8%. Across the pond, property prices are also set to increase at roughly the same rate as in the UK. Over t...
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TechStars London Announces its 2014 companies

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st April 2014
My...how time flies. It's hard to believe that a whole year has now passed since we first reported that the world acclaimed TechStars accelerator would be hosting its first ever programme outside of the US in good old Blighty. One year on and having run a London accelerator which more than lived up to expectations, TechStars have just announced the 11 up and coming startups who, having beat off co...
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Win advertising space on Startacus

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th March 2014
Win advertising space on Startacus! Here at Startacus, we’re always keen to give us much ‘airtime’ as possible to all of you fellow self starters! We’ve already launched the 2014 Self Starter Awards (which are open now for entries) and also offer a rather fab self interview feature where you can write your own Q and A’s to appear on Startacus...and now we’ve ha...
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Financial news round-up for small businesses

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th March 2014
Welcome to the Startacus monthly financial news round-up, brought to you by Sophie Turton of Crunch Accounting. This month has revealed good news for SMEs and startups, as the government pledges more in growth funds and the country’s workers cotton on to the benefits of being self-employed. Self-employed to outnumber public sector workers by 2018 The number of freelancers and contractors i...
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The Pitch to Rich

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th March 2014
Fancy pitching your business idea to one of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs?Well...enter the Pitch to Rich comp and you could do just that.The folks at Virgin Media Pioneers have once again launched their quest to find some of the UK’s most innovative up and coming entrepreneurs - entrepreneurs who could find themselves in just a matter of months pitching to the man himself,...
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Calling all craft and designer makers

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th March 2014
CRAFT calling! Calling all craft and designer makers – are you looking for a new and exciting way to showcase your work to potential buyers? Well you are in the right place. CRAFT is an exhibition you will want to be part of. So what is it? Clarion Events and Handmade in Britain have created CRAFT to provide a commercial platform for designer makers who wish to reach an audience of p...
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Microsoft Cloud Events- For tech businesses on the rise

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th March 2014
If you are a games developer, an app startup or indeed just someone who loves techy things then this one is for you… The lovely folks over at Microsoft have got their heads well and truly in the clouds with a couple of events that are on the way over the coming weeks. You'll need to get your skates on though as there's only a small ‘window’ of opportunity to bag yourself a plac...
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The Marketest Business Startup Competition is now open

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th March 2014
Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit or an innovative business idea? If the answer is YES, then listen up because Marketest are back on the hunt… Marketest, a leading UK Online Quantitative Market Research company are on a mission to help all you enterprising folk do something with that big (or small) business idea that you’ve got. The Marketest Business Startup Competition a...
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