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Why more businesses should focus on bootstrapping

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th November 2019
Laundryheap is a leading on-demand, laundry service operating across the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and UAE. Since launching, they've cleaned over 4.5 million items of clothing and seen a growth in active users by 450% per year, in a fiercely competitive on-demand space. But CEO Deyan Dimitrov bootstrapped Laundryheap into profitability before taking any VC funding. Writing on Startacus, he sugg...
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Getting your startup investor ready

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th February 2019
From what you need to do to become investor ready, the appropriate time to look at investment, the factors that makes your startup investor-ready, through to the key factors that help make sure that a startup and investor can come together successfully, we chatted with John McGuckian, Partner at commercial law firm Tughans, to find out more about getting your startup investor ready. Tughans&...
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NI tech startup scene - Tughans Solicitors chats to Startacus

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st August 2018
John McGuckian, Partner at Tughans Solicitors, chatted to Startacus at this year's Digital DNA about the support Tughans can offer startups, what they look for in investable tech startups and the NI & Belfast tech startup scene. Tughans Solicitors have evolved over the past 100 years into one of the largest as well as a leading commercial law firm in Northern Ireland - and further afield in t...
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Venture Capital Financing: Pros and Cons

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th June 2018
Financing through venture capital, is quite an advanced step for your business to consider if you are looking to raise serious investment for your business. Here's some of the main pros and cons to consider, care of Taylor Ryan, CMO at Valuer.ai, a platform that aims to match startups and corporations together...using AI. "Financing a business is an important decision. Even if you h...
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Fertility tracking bracelet, Ava, closes $30m

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th May 2018
Zurich-based Ava, makers of the first fertility tracking sensor bracelet, closes a $30m Series B funding round and announces 10,000th “Ava” pregnancy. It's fair to say there has been a rise in the FemTech market over the last few years with the sector emerging as the likely next big disruptor in the global health care market. With fertility monitoring still not particularly tech ...
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Job search engine Adzuna raise £8m in series C round

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th May 2018
Job search engine, Adzuna last Friday announced that it had raised £8m from Smedvig Capital. The Series C funding round sees Smedvig join backers Index Ventures, Passion Capital, LocalGlobe and over 400 Crowdcube investors and takes the company’s total funding to £12m. Founded in 2011 by the team behind Gumtree, Zoopla and Qype, Adzuna has also launched Find a job this week...
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French VC Funding Deals a Winning Hand Against European Elite in 2017

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st January 2018
French VC Funding Deals a Winning Hand Against European Elite in 2017 setting the stage for acceleration in 2018!  According to Atomico’s State of European Tech report published at the end of last, France took the lead position in Europe for the first time in 2017 in terms of VC deals. Launched at Slush December 2017 in Helsinki the report highlighted that more investment deals were cl...
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FairFunders provides a rate-and-review service for female entrepreneurs looking for investment

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st September 2017
New platform FairFunders is on a mission to provide female entrepreneurs with the voice and power to access capital in a safe and inclusive environment.We recently highlighted a number of Women in Tech communities and platforms which all in one way or another are providing empowerment, inspiration & support to female entrepreneurs, innovators & tech workers. Step forward another addition t...
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Angel vs Venture Capital funding – which suits you best?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th August 2017
Ofri Ben-Porat is CEO and co-founder of mar-tech startup Pixoneye – an advanced computer vision and AI technology delivered on device that offers in app content personalisation for brands. Here, Ofi writes for Startacus on the measured approach Pixoneye took when looking at Angel or VC funding. "I think I can safely assume that everyone visiting Startacus will be involved in at least o...
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Steps and Processes of Gaining Capital from a VC Investor

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th March 2017
Our last two venture capitalist articles covered the questions to expect and to ask at a VC meeting, and how to get the most out of a VC meeting. We promised to go over how the process works and give some more insight into what to expect from the process of gaining capital from a VC. First, let’s start with the basics. A venture capitalist - in the form of an individual, partnership, firm, ...
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