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Two female entrepreneurs making Cambridge their new home

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 and #CambridgeWomenCan we meet two female founders and discover why Cambridge is the right place …

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Venturing forth: ET-traps

A biotech entrepreneurial weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School kickstarted a venture that seeks to tackle diabetes through a novel treatment. Dr …

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Venturing forth: Emporsand – empowering women through sanitation

From clinical neuroscience to basic hygiene needs for women, via the EnterpriseTECH STAR programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. Born in China …

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The Cambridge entrepreneur ecosystem: a recipe for success

There are many entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world, each with their own character. But the Cambridge ecosystem is special. The most important …

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Venturing forth: Outfield Technologies

Outfield Technologies, mentored at the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre of Cambridge Judge Business School, uses drone technology to better …

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Enterprising fellows

Bruno Cotta and Dr Neil Stott of Cambridge Judge Business School are named new Fellows of Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, …

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Strategic Business Growth 2020 – applications are open

The Strategic Business Growth programme from the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre recognises the challenges that businesses face when scaling up. We are …

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Venturing forth: Legal Sphere

A startup currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme aims to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get legal support in an easier …

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Movers and shakers

Five women associated with Cambridge Judge Business School are named in BioBeat report on 50 top women leaders and innovators in biotech. …

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Entrepreneurial myths

An astrophysicist by training, Dr Ghina Halabi often shoots down tall tales about outer space. Now Programme Director of EnterpriseWOMEN at Cambridge …

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Award-winning ventures

Several companies associated with Cambridge Judge Business School are honoured at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards. Several companies associated with …

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SME project

Cambridge Judge and Tech Nation received £350,000 Government funding to develop a management system to boost productivity in smaller businesses. Cambridge Judge …

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Funding for rare diseases startup

Healx, a company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, said it had secured $56 million in Series B financing, …

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A bit fuzzy

Vague versus specific: when it comes to communicating with direct reports, senior leaders shouldn’t always seek greater specificity, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat …

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Five things to avoid when pitching a startup to investors

Simon Hall, coach and mentor at the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre and former BBC News correspondent, advises startups on pitfalls to avoid. …

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Greek growth support

New scholarship will enable four Greece-based firms to pursue the SME Growth Challenge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre, part of Cambridge Judge …

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Award for innovation in personalised medicine

Dr Geoff Macintyre and Dr Anna Piskorz, Co-founders of Pinpoint Oncology, a startup supported by the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre, have been …

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AI and health

The Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge supports new programme that uses artificial intelligence to tackle major NHS challenges. The Entrepreneurship Centre at …

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Startups advance

Two ventures on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge Business School are selected for the semi-finals of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship …

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Venturing forth: Kos Technologies Artificial Intelligence (KOS Ai)

For most of us, caring for wounds is a matter of applying a bit of antiseptic to a cut finger and slapping …

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In the media

East Anglian Daily Times: How this app for farmers and growers is streamlining food production

An interview with Giles Barker, cofounder of KisanHub that was previously on the Accelerate Cambridge and Cambridge Social Ventures programmes at Cambridge …

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Financial Times: FT 1000: the fourth annual list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

Speechmatics, a startup that provides cloud-based speech recognition services that convert speech to text, is featured among 1000 fastest growing companies in …

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Cambridge Independent: Cambridge Spark to open London AI campus and plots US expansion

A startup that was previously on the Accelerate Cambridge programme is set to expand to London with a new office opening in …

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Business Cloud: AI that won’t let the bed bugs bite

A feature about the Spotta startup, which aims to tackle pest problems in hospitality with a smart pest system called Bed Pot. …

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Diginomica: Simprints identifies cloud as foundation for biometrics-led healthcare

A feature about Simprints, a venture that was previously on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business …

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BBC News: Keeping rats out of kitchens and bedbugs out of hotels

Spotta, a startup that specialises in smart pest detection, is highlighted in a BBC article about pest control in food manufacturing and …

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EU startups: Five promising European startups tackling the effects of poverty

Two startups with connections to Cambridge Judge Business School are featured in the article. Simprints, a startup supported by the Accelerate Cambridge …

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Business Cloud: East of England Tech 50

Eight startups connected to Cambridge Judge Business School are listed in the region’s 50 most innovative technology companies. KisanHub, Healx, Arcus Global, …

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Cambridge Independent: BiologIC’s factory-in-a-box means faster, cheaper cures

A feature about the BiologIC startup venture that is developing a portable lab-in-a-box aiming to speed treatments such as leukaemia. Co-founder Nick …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge startup hopes to raise £7.5m diabetes cash

An interview with Dr Arjun Jain, founder and CEO of the ET-traps startup that focuses on diabetes. “Currently available therapies are mainly …

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Cambridge Independent: Winners of the annual awards revealed

The winners of the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019 were revealed on 30 October at The Bradfield Centre on Cambridge …

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Cambridge Independent: Startup’s 1p sanitary towel wins at Houses of Parliament

Jennifer Jia, a PhD Student from the University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, has been awarded £2,000 from the SJL Foundation. …

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Cambridge Independent: Supporting the next generation of medtech innovators

A feature about the Entrepreneurship Centre and its sponsorship of the Medtech Company of the Year at the Cambridge Independent Science and …

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The Telegraph: Rare disease drug firm Healx raises $56 million

Healx, a startup that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, secured $56 million in Series B financing, led by venture …

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Cambridge Independent: Speechmatics’ Queen’s Award honours innovation at its best

The Speechmatics venture has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Industry. CEO John Milliken says the award is a “great recognition” for …

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Cambridge Network: New partners for Spark

The Spark startup that was previously on Accelerate Cambridge programme has partnered with Hyundai and other partners to drive greater electric vehicle …

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Cambridge Independent: Annual Science and Technology Awards 2019

Finalists for this year’s Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award are revealed in 15 different categories, and include startups associated with Cambridge …

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Cambridge Independent: Outfield’s agritech drones are blossoming

A feature about Outfield Technologies, an agri-tech company which uses drone technology, AI and data science to help farmers maximise their harvest. …

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