July 31, 2012
It’s official, Launch48 has been acquired by Oxygen Enterprise Partners the operator of Oxygen Accelerator.
Launch48 is extremely excited by what this will mean for the organisation. In particular Launch48 will benefit from:
- More dedicated people working on the business (more to be announced soon)
- More events
- Greater support of the UK and International startup community
- More resources to support the community
- A strong relationship with Oxygen Accelerator
Read the full press release with the full details. Join our newsletter to be kept informed over the coming months of our next London event date and other exciting changes.
July 20, 2012
Recently we heard that MomentousMe, who started after Launch48 Birmingham in March 2012, has been shortlisted for a Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award. Now they need our help to vote them through.
According to MomentousMe, they are a daily deals site with a difference. They offer exceptional activities and experiences at a discounted price allowing you to make everyday momentous! They also offer the ability for people to create, discuss and blog about a wish list of experiences that MomentousMe will try to help people achieve.
Their web site is available at www.momentous.me
To vote for MomentousMe you will need to visit http://www.shell-livewire.org/awards/grand-ideas-awards/ and click the ‘Vote Now’ button in the banner then find their video and vote (voting requires you have a LiveWIRE account).
July 18, 2012
For those of our readers are love gaming and want or are starting a business in the gaming industry, you may want to check out the upcoming Launch conference on the 13th & 14th November 2012 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Birmingham Science Park.
The super early bird offer has been extended, tickets are only £99.00 for both days (full price is £249.00).
Companies speaking at the event include:
- EA games
Discount ends 31st July 2012, full details and event information can be found at http://launchconference.co.uk
July 11, 2012
In case you weren’t aware, Springboard Mobile has extended their application period.
If you’re a startup, you’re building a mobile product, service or technology you may want to consider applying to Springboard’s first mobile-only accelerator. Here are the facts you need:
- £15,000 per team
- 3 to 6%
- From Sep 10th to Nov 30th 2012
- Lots of free services from F6S deals
- Based in London at Google Campus
Applications are open via F6S now and close on Sunday the 22nd of July 2012. For more information read their Springboard Mobile blog post.