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Buttercup news

Latest news from our company.

  • The carbon footprint of computers is higher than we thought. So what can we do?
    You probably know that climate change will have a catastrophic impact on the environment, wildlife and millions globally if we don’t significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions.   You probably also know that to do this we must urgently halt the burning of fossil fuels – invest in clean energy like solar and wind, replace flights…
  • An augmented reality: What’s next for Buttercup Learning?
    As 2021 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on a busy, challenging, and rewarding year at Buttercup Learning.  We’ve more than doubled in size, as we welcomed three Kickstarter employees to our core team: James Shoemark-Smith, our Junior Web Developer, Hester Heeler-Frood, our Content Marketing Assistant, and Rishal Patel, our Virtual Assistant and Videographer. Our…
  • Buttercup gets a Twitter boost from Theo Paphitis
    Our North Somerset start-up received a business boost from retail entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Our founder Rachel Mills, of Buttercup Learning, tweeted Theo about Buttercup Learning during ‘Small Business Sunday’ and was one of six weekly winners in September to gain a retweet by Theo. The weekly initiative, set up by Theo in 2010, now has over 2,500…