FamilyStori gets coverage in Manchester Evening News

FamilyStori gets coverage in Manchester Evening News

Successful Idea Alive graduate, FamilyStori, was covered in Manchester Evening News feature on up and coming digital startups in Manchester. Mike Potts explained that “FamilyStori enables people to create an online archive of their family history through a series of pictures, videos and blogs” Read more at: http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/business/s/1582900_manchester-trio-launch-family-stori-website-as-your-digital-treasure-chest We’ve been forecasting that the curation of memories […]

Idea Alive 2.0 - 6 ways to be better

Idea Alive 2.0 – 6 ways to be better

Idea Alive 2.0 – the startup accelerator for Manchester, Liverpool and England’s NW is coming soon with some major changes to the way startup accelerators are run. Here are some of the key things that we’ve learnt from the first iteration of Idea Alive and what we will do differently in version 2.0. 1. Entrepreneur […]

Next Manchester or Liverpool based startup accelerator coming up...

Next Manchester or Liverpool based startup accelerator coming up…

We are now planning our next startup accelerator which will be based in Manchester or Liverpool. Expect some exciting developments to be announced shortly as we build our core team of business angel mentors to assist in helping us select and support the successful teams. If you are interested in becoming part of our mentor […]

Idea Alive launches two new high growth businesses

Idea Alive launches two new high growth businesses

Our pilot startup accelerator has successfully helped two high growth potential businesses to launch in the NW of England this week. Check out FamilyStori – ‘share and store your memories forever‘ and AudLive – live TV analytics to find out more… Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it

Investor Evening date now set...

Investor Evening date now set…

Our startup accelerator teams are now getting ready for a 22nd of February presentation to investors in central Manchester. This is, of course, the most exciting part of the programme and we are thrilled to be taking 5 very high growth potential business forward to meet business angels, high net worth individuals and early stage […]

Applying to Innospace Accelerator Weekend – the schedule

We’ve had lots of people asking about applying to the Innospace Accelerator Weekend, so here’s the schedule. All applications (click here) and eTeamTool assessments need to be completed by 11pm on Friday 4th of November. If you haven’t applied yet, please click here. If you have applied, but haven’t yet completed your eTeamTool assessment please […]

What is the value of an idea? Something… not everything

It is a harsh reality that whilst many entrepreneurs believe that their idea has huge value, investors only really care about the team. Why is that? Simply, all startup ideas are easy (nearly always) to copy and most often fail because either the idea wasn’t so hot after all, or because the team fails to […]