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Take the Climate Week Challenge

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st March 2014
As a nation, we are somewhat obsessed with the weather…and who could blame us? Few other places in the world have the potential to experience such dramatic variations, whether we are buried in snow or baking in the summer sun, our favorite small-talk staple is never far from our lips. It’s National Climate week, and it couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time with the coun...
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GrowUp! Urban Farming

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd September 2013
GrowUp! Urban Farming... Last week we featured the innovative and inspiring 'Manchester Veg People' and we were really impressed with their local approach to fresh veg and their determination to give people the opportunity to know where their food has come from. So inspired were we in fact, that we decided to dig a little further into the public’s growing obsession with their food’s ...
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Startacus takes a look at the Greeniversity

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th August 2013
Since we’ve featured a series of posts on the green economy recently and we also love our makers, crafters and upcycling posts - Greeniversity seems a perfect subject  to tell you all about....Wanna find out more? Read on...According to a recent Greeniversity survey called the the “Endangered Skills Register” the list of endangered everyday skills that are under threat of ne...
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How can you be part of the green entrepreneur community?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 24th July 2013
In the final part of his series of posts on Spotting entrepreneurial opportunities in the green economy Richard Boothman highlights how can you be part of the green entrepreneur community..."In this series of blogs I've looked at the green economy and identified opportunities for your new green business. I want to use this final post to summarise what I've said and help you identify the next steps...
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Three key lessons for green entrepreneurs

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th July 2013
Richard Boothman from Ecoskill continues his series of posts on the green economy and entrepreneurship. He started by outlining what you need to know about opportunities in the green economy, then he discussed what the green economy actually is, followed by a piece on spotting opportunities, why the green economy is a great place to start a business and then some...
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Three ideas for your new green business

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th July 2013
Richard Boothman from Ecoskill continues his series of posts on the green economy and entrepreneurship. He started by outlining what you need to know about opportunities in the green economy, then he discussed what the green economy actually is, followed by a piece on spotting opportunities. Last time around Richard considered why the green economy is a great place to start a business an...
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How to start on the path to becoming a green entrepreneur

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd July 2013
Richard Boothman from Ecoskill continues his series of posts on the green economy and entrepreneurship. Over to you Richard!In earlier instalments in this series of blog posts, I looked at the green economy and why it's a great sector for the entrepreneur to focus on. This time I'm going to look at the first steps to becoming a green entrepreneur.You're off to a head start as an entrepreneur by fo...
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What you need to know about the opportunities in the UK's green economy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th June 2013
Richard Boothman from Ecoskill continues his seven part blog series on spotting entrepreneurial opportunities in the green economy..."In the first two instalments in this series of blog posts, I looked at the green economy and why it's a great sector for the entrepreneur to focus on.  I defined the green economy as one which emits few greenhouse gases, uses resources efficiently and is social...
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Spotting entrepreneurial opportunities in the Green economy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th June 2013
Richard Boothman from Ecoskill starts a series of blog posts on Startacus on spotting entrepreneurial opportunities in the green economy. In his 1st post he highlights what you need to know about the opportunities in the green economy.This is a good time to be an entrepreneur. There's a real buzz around new business start-ups and some of the best role models are entrepreneurs. But where are the ho...
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