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Rainy Day Street Art

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th May 2015
If you’re like us, you don’t like rainy days very much and much prefer to be baked in the sun. Rain can be dreary, dull and it definitely isn’t something that inspires us to be productive and to get things done! Not really very entrepreneurial weather, wouldn't you agree? However there’s no rule saying that you can’t turn a negative into a positive and here at Starta...
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Convenience in Your Smartphone in 1 Cubic-Inch

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th May 2015
The smartphone has become a central part of our everyday lives. Our favourite, most trusty apps are easily accessible and the online world is at our fingertips. We are constantly connected and nowadays we never switch off. Unfortunately, in order to get the most out our phones, we usually have to carry around extra bits of tech or essentials. This can be quite a task for someone who is always on ...
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An app for crowdsourcing sight, Be My Eyes

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th January 2015
Every so often we are reminded of the very real potential for flourishing technologies to make a tangible social impact and positive contribution to people’s lives. Not to sound too sappy or anything; but we think that is really important. An innovative little iOS app that we came across yesterday, is a great example of this. Be My Eyes Be My Eyes is a new app, that launched on January 15...
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Immortal Skateboards - Crowdfunding a New Product

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th September 2014
Here at Startacus we love the notion of starting up, especially when you make something new! That’s exactly what happened with ‘Immortal’ Skateboards, a new startup that has used 3D printing Technology, Prototyping and Crowdfunding to make their product a reality. We spoke to Paul Hallet, Startacus member and participating collaborator, to learn more about their story.If you are ...
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Playable City Award announces its 2014 Shortlist

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th April 2014
We are very pleased to report that the good folks at the Playable City Awards have just released a shortlist detailing the eight innovative and inspiring ideas which will now battle it out in the hope of winning the coveted top spot and the chance to have their idea brought to life. Now in its second year, The Playable City Awards (based in Bristol) asks artists and creatives from around the worl...
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Prime- Supporting Mature Enterprise

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th March 2014
It goes without saying that here at, nothing makes us jump for joy more than hearing about innovative self starters who have taken the proverbial leap and started their own business…it just makes us happy. We are also huge fans of the ‘underdog’ which is why we are especially excited and inspired when we are introduced to folks who provide much needed assistance t...
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Sponsor the Shirt Startup Diary- The big kick-off

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd January 2014
Chris MacRae, the brains behind Sponsor the Shirt has very kindly agreed to keep us up to date with the progress of his project with regular diary posts. He’s off to a smashing start, here’s the first of his updates…. Aftermath of the Big Kick-Off Sponsor The Shirt was an idea I came up with a few months ago on a bit of a whim. As a typical student running low on funds, while ...
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The Incredible Edible project

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2012
One way to really appreciate how good an idea is, is when it gets emulated or replicated in other places. And if you’re looking for one of the best examples of that, look no further than the Incredible Edibleproject. In 2008 Pam Warhurst, from Todmorden, Yorkshire first came up with an idea of doing something positive and more productive with some of the area’s public spaces. Her idea...
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