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Pay it forward platform Helpfulpeeps aims to bring back community spirit

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd February 2017
Founded by Saf Nazeer and Simon Hills, Helpfulpeeps is on a mission to bring back community spirit in an increasingly disconnected world. Inspired by the principles of paying it forward, Helpfulpeeps is a social network where people share their time, skills and knowledge to help each other for free. There is no transaction or exchange – just ask for help when you want and hel...
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Social Impact project Seabin makes waves with crowdfunding project

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th January 2016
Australians Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski are on a mission to keep the oceans tidy with innovative product Seabin. Grand idea or project that’s likely to sink? Australians Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski are on a mission to keep the oceans tidy with innovative product Seabin. The fab two-some, supported by a seed investment from Australian marine technology development company Shark Mit...
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Running to Build Better Communities

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd November 2015
If you can summon the strength to go for a run, you will already know that it can have a huge amount of benefits, not just for you, but for other people as well.  It can help to blow away the figurative cobwebs (or indeed the literal ones), relieving stress, and generally making you feel like a champion!   Combine this with some of the great opportunities for charitable fundraising ...
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Funding platform Fundsurfer aims to make Green and Social Impact

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th June 2015
A month ago, Derek Ahmedzai was our first Self Starter of the Week for our 2015 Awards entering our acclaimed 2015 Hall of Fame. Derek has been a Startacus startup member for some time and it was great to give him some recognition for his latest business project Fundsurfer - a funding platform for creative, social and green projects. Intrigued, we caught up with Derek himself to find out more abo...
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What3Words aims to 'address' Global issue

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st March 2015
The good folk at What3Words have devised a new global addressing system in which the world has been divided into 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares each addressed with 3 words randomly selected from the dictionary...Did you know that 4 billion people on this planet don’t have an official address? It’s staggering to think that something that we take so much for granted, is a luxury beyond the ...
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Casserole Club- Winter Warmer Challenge

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th December 2014
As we rush about our busy, busy lives on such a grim and ghastly winter’s day as this, we can be forgiven for forgetting to spare an extra thought for the older people living in our neighbourhood. For many reasons Christmas and winter generally can be a very difficult time for many older people. Cold weather and long dark evenings can leave them feeling particularly isolated at this time of...
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An interview with Leestock Music Festival - From small (but very important) beginnings…

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th May 2014
Here at Startacus, we are admittedly suckers for a little mid nineties music. Add that to our interest in writing about all things social good and startup and you can see why we thought it was about time that we sung the praises, of LeeStock, a Suffolk based music festival. The festival, now in its 7th year, has managed to combine a staple diet of Brit Pop classics, and a bigger social cause, very...
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The May Day Challenge

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd May 2014
Join Startacus member Jay Boolkin in his promise to turn off his phone for just one day during May and experience what it’s like to have a real break. Check out the May Day Challenge...Here's Jay's call to action! "Some of us have become so used to using technology that we have forgotten how to act in a world void of it. I’m sure one of the most common phrases heard at family dinn...
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The Playable City Awards are back

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st March 2014
So here we are folks - the Playable City Awards are back! Following last year’s successful event (which of course Startacus featured) and which was won by Pan Studio with their project ‘Hello Lamp Post’ – submissions for this year are now open. For those who don’t know what they are (where have you been people!?) – the second International Playable City Awards ...
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Introducing the Becon Economy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd January 2014
Heard about the Becon Economy? Beconomists? Spark Ups?....Nope? Well, read on to find out more... The Becon Economy is an emerging, dynamic and flourishing new sector of the economy and is a term used by Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean at London Business School, to describe a new period of economic behaviour which is being pioneered by 18-34 year olds worldwide. Having spen...
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