Friday Sep 26, 2008

Drum Roll and the Winner is ?

So I recently ran a competition to award a Startup Essential Member a FREE stand in the startup area at Future of Web Apps 08....and we have a winner, Jake Stride from Tactile CRM was the lucky winner plucked from my pink hat.

So who are Tactile CRM ?

 \* Affordable web based, simple CRM for your business - an easy way to
track your sales, deals, emails and customer contact.

\* Manage your contacts, sales & emails in one easy to use web-based system.

\* Easy, web-based, contact and sales management for small business.

Some more detail on Techcrunch UK here 

But not only that I gave away a second prize out of the hat to the cool guys at Veedow, they will have a space on the Sun Lounge to demo their new version to be launched at Future of Web Apps, so well done guys.

Look out for next weeks competition to win FULL CONF tickets worth £495 each to the Future of Web Apps.

In the meantime, get your startups to join Startup Essentials, use the ref code FOWA08DSC and Ill give them a code for 15% off FULL CONF passes and a FREE EXPO pass ticket as well.

Monday Sep 01, 2008

Future of Web Apps - Do you want to exhibit to 3000 people for FREE?

So you do ?

Startup Essentials, is happy to announce that it is a prefered partner of Carsonified and working together we are aiming to help support the Startup Community for the long term.

So whats this Free exhibition thing all about then ? FOWA Expo London is Europe's largest and most important gathering of web professionals, attracting web development teams from both large enterprises and startups, web entrepreneurs (CEO's and Founders), web designers / creatives, investors and VCs and the industry press. With over 3000 attendees over 2 days this is the event to capture attention from a large audience, listen to some interesting speakers whilst driving new business for your startup.

So what do you get ?

Expo Space - Start Up Community (Shell scheme, table and chairs, carpet, power, company sign)
1 delegate pass
1 expo pass
Expo listing on FOWA site.

VALUE - £2500 yes thats a whole £2500 english pounds of exhibition space, that you have a chance of winning !!!

This means that two people can be at the event, one can attend the sessions whilst the other mans the stand. So you get access to the content, push your startup to the exhibition audience and go to the Digg Party...!!!!!!

So whats the catch ?

There isnt any, Startup Essentials is a programme aimed at helping support the UK Startup community through networking events and partnerships, by taking 5 minutes to sign up you become part of the network and have access to :

\*Ask Sun - Technical Support to help you solve those technical issues quickly.

\*Enterprise Class built servers at LOW LOW prices, from £350....(Sun invests $2bn per year in R&D to make its x86 servers the most reliable, low power consumption X86 servers ever.) \*Enterprise hosting offers from £25 PM
\*24/7 World class support team, globally, for Windows, Linux and Solaris.
\*PR - gain exposure globally via Sun.
\*Networking events invites, special offers, introductions to VCs/Angel Funds.

Work with a vendor who understands performance inside out, scaling and how crucial it is in growing a business early on, making Enterprise quality available to any Startup at a LOW COST PRICE NOW. Want a price or more information, call 01344 429218 or email info(AT)

So what do I have to do ?

Are you based in the UK ?
Have you been trading for 6 years or less ?
Do you have 150 employees or less ?

Answered YES to all, then SIGN UP HERE NOW and in the tracking code enter FOWA08, a draw will take place on the 22nd September and if you are the winner, then you will receive an email and telephone call on the Tuesday 23rd September with all the details required.


Connecting the Startup Essentials community with all the events, information and resources required for them to grow and scale.


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