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Shining a light on IT SME’s scale-up ambitions

Taking the SME Growth Challenge at Cambridge Judge Business School was transformative for IT management company Riverlite. Managing Director Paul Oggelsby says …

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This woman is on a mission to disrupt

Think you know innovation? Meet Vaiva Kalnikaitė, the UX expert disrupting consumer experience. Raspberries made from orange juice. Olives that taste of …

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Looking for that ‘hockey stick’ uplift on the SME Growth Challenge

Exposing our senior team to the expertise available on the SME Growth Challenge has given us the thinking space and the stimulus …

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SensorHut honours

Double award success for Accelerate Cambridge venture and its founder. SensorHut, a venture supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the …

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KisanHub raises $1 million to support growth

KisanHub, a start-up supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme, run by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge, has raised over $1 million …

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The women transforming the Middle East

These Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are changing the face of global innovation. And they are all women. Esraa Saleh is a petite, veiled, 23-year-old …

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£10,000 prize for JustMilk

JustMilk wins national McKinsey Venture Academy competition. Cambridge-based venture JustMilk has won the national McKinsey Venture Academy 2016, a competition for university …

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SME Growth Challenge serves up nuggets of gold to experienced restaurateurs

“Before we joined the SME Growth Challenge,” says Oliver Thain, Director and co-founder of Cambscuisine, “I’d barely heard of Cambridge Judge Business …

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Accelerating to funding success

GeneAdviser raises £350,000 in first round of seed funding. GeneAdviser, an online ordering platform for clinical genetic testing, has raised £350,000 in …

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Women-only spaces boost female tech entrepreneurs

Cambridge research finds women-only programmes have best impact on female tech entrepreneurs. Could women-only programmes be the solution to getting more women …

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Be realistic in starting up a business

For novices, writes Marie Taylor, starting a business is like climbing Mount Kilimanjaro walking backwards and juggling with other people’s wallets. If you …

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What are the real problems SMEs are facing?

Series of six videos on the Business Channel.tv features Cambridge Judge Director Christoph Loch interviewed on challenges facing small and medium sized …

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Entrepreneurial spirit

Cambridge Judge to support new Barclays incubator in Cambridge. Barclays launched its first Eagle Lab Incubator on Chesterton Road in Cambridge, which …

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MBAs accelerate into entrepreneurs

If you’re a would-be entrepreneur considering an MBA, how crucial is it to choose a business school with an accelerator? Cambridge MBA …

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Scale-up problems for small firms addressed

Research from Cambridge Judge and Oxford Saïd business schools, convened by Barclays, recommends ways to help UK entrepreneurs scale up for growth. …

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An ethical ‘footprint’

Cambridge Judge alumna Georgina Hemmingway launches Footprint Cafés, a new chain of sustainable enterprise cafés, with a $150,000 donation from Dr Darrin …

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Good scent(s) of timing

Ignite alumna Jenny Tillotson scoops innovation award for wearable tech. Jenny Tillotson, an alumna of the Ignite programme at Cambridge Judge Business …

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Pitch perfect

JustMilk, a venture supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, wins Pitch@Palace 5.0 (Biotech), convened by HRH The …

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Cambridge entrepreneurship

Three ventures supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge Business School to pitch at finals of Pitch@Palace. Three ventures supported …

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In the media

Cambridge TV: Cambridge entrepreneurs – SeeSpeak

In the tenth instalment of the Cambridge Entrepreneurs series on Cambridge TV, Luther Phillips from the Entrepreneurship Centre talks to Damian Helme …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge startup wins key role with UK genomics lab

GeneAdviser, a start-up supported by the Accelerate Cambridge and Cambridge Social Ventures programmes at Cambridge Judge, has signed a new partnership with …

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Cambridge TV: Cambridge entrepreneurs – GeneAdviser

In the ninth instalment of the Cambridge Entrepreneurs series on Cambridge TV, Luther Phillips from the Entrepreneurship Centre interviews Dr Jelena Aleksic, …

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Cambridge TV: Cambridge Entrepreneurs: GeneAdviser

In the ninth instalment of the Cambridge Entrepreneurs series on Cambridge TV, Luther Phillips from the Entrepreneurship Centre interviews Dr Jelena Aleksic, …

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TechCrunch: Agriculture tech startup KisanHub raises $1M seed

KisanHub, supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge, has closed $1 million in seed funding. The start-up has developed software …

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Fighting the ‘scale-up’ problem for British entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in Britain need to develop effective management systems, establish partnerships and leverage their competitive strengths in order to scale up effectively, …

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The Guardian: Never mind start-ups, it’s scale-ups that urgently need funding

Lucy Douglas writes about small businesses in the UK that could “generate 238,000 new jobs in a handful of years and an …

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Farming UK: Robotics and plant intelligence win at Agri-Tech East competition

Winners and finalists have been announced at GROW, the UK’s first national agri-tech business plan competition. SmartBell, a start-up supported by the …

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Cambridge News: Cambridge University student graduates with a first – after winning a place with Skype interview

Minaam Abbas, who got a place at the University of Cambridge after a Skype interview, has graduated with first class honours. Minaam …

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Cambridge TV: Cambridge entrepreneurs – giftgaming

In the eighth instalment of the Cambridge Entrepreneurs series on Cambridge TV, Luther Phillips from the Entrepreneurship Centre interviews Nick Hatter, founder …

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Cambridge TV: Cambridge entrepreneurs – Nuklius

In the seventh instalment of the Cambridge Entrepreneurs series on Cambridge TV, Luther Phillips from the Entrepreneurship Centre interviews Stefan van der …

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Cambridge News: Cambridge’s magic is absolutely phenomenal

The Academy of Magic, an Accelerate Cambridge start-up, is featured in a Cambridge News article. The start-up is designing and delivering innovative …

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The Telegraph: Age should be no barrier to becoming an entrepreneur, says Duke of York

The Duke of York has insisted age is “no barrier” to becoming a successful entrepreneur, as he urged people of all ages …

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Cambridge TV: Cambridge entrepreneurs – AlgoDynamix

In the sixth installment of the Cambridge Entrepreneurs series on Cambridge TV Luther Phillips from the Entrepreneurship Centre interviews Dr Jeremy Sosabowski of …

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The Economist: Technology quarterly: The future of agriculture

The Economist investigates what the future of farming will look like, and how technology can aid farmers to produce more and save …

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Financial Times: Women must unite to maximise success in start-ups

Ian Wylie looks at what business training is offered to female entrepreneurs in various countries. Shima Barakat, Head of Entrepreneurial Learning Programmes …

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Cambridge News: Where to find the money you need

Hanadi Jabado, Director of Accelerate Cambridge, talks to Cambridge News at the British Bank road show: “A ‘sneak-out’ (as opposed to a …

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Business Weekly: Genomic medicine boost as GeneAdviser raises £350k

Successful fundraising for biotech company led by Dr Jelena Aleksic, who won the Woman of the Year award sponsored by Cambridge Judge …

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