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Investing in Cambridge drug discovery

PharmEnable raises £1.8 million for drug discovery expansion. PharmEnable, a venture supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre of …

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COVID-19 and SME growth

How are small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) tackling new challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus)? A recent Enterprise Tuesday event discussed how to …

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How an MBA can support your entrepreneurship journey

Find out how the startup eco-system on the Cambridge MBA and across the Business School exposes entrepreneurs to everything they need to …

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Helping women harness their potential as leaders in times of crisis

Recent research published by UN Women and the World Bank has highlighted how women represent 70 per cent of the global health …

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Startup innovation boost

£100,000-plus Innovate UK boost for two cutting-edge startups. The UK government recently announced that 800 innovative businesses and startups are set to …

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Raising red flags

Government grant for cybersecurity startup ThinkCyber. The ThinkCyber startup co-founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus Tim Ward (PGDE 2016) was awarded …

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#CamvsCovid

Local business and health solutions are winners in#CamvsCovid hackathon organised by MPhil in Technology Policy students. Entries focusing on local shops, the virtual …

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Accelerating through crisis

How are Accelerate Cambridge startups adjusting in the current climate? Entrepreneurs supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre are adjusting their …

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Community effort

60,000 face shields for NHS hospitals. Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are taking part in a volunteer effort to produce thousands of …

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Enterprising vision

Why it’s so important to see beyond a crisis and what we can learn from enterprising people, by Bruno Cotta, Director of the …

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Cambridge Judge supported biotech firm joins the global coronavirus fight

Healx, a biotech firm that was supported by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, says it is using its artificial …

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Cambridge Judge Business School Recognition Awards 2020

The Cambridge Judge Business School Recognition Awards salute The Nature Conservancy, Santander, AstraZeneca, Monish Suri, Fadi Boustany and the Judge Family for …

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Mother of adaptability

We need to take advantage of this crisis-fueled breakthrough to fully tap technology, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat.  It’s said that “necessity is the …

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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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In the media

Business Leader: Is Cambridge one of the UK’s foremost business ecosystems?

Bruno Cotta, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge, comments on what’s driving Cambridge’s business community and its future ambitions. “Cambridge …

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Business Weekly: Seeds of a revolution as Spirea plans to reshape cancer treatment

Spirea startup, supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepeneurship Centre, has raised crucial funding and is aiming to …

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Cambridge Independent: Mediwise.ai helps clinicians find COVID-19 answers using artificial intelligence

Mediwise.ai startup, currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme, run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre, has been awarded Innovate UK grant to an …

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Cambridge Independent: Better Origin’s new protein source could really fly

A feature about Better Origin startup (formerly known as Entomics) that is using technology to convert food waste to grow insects for …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge Judge entrepreneurs help ‘shield’ hospital staff from COVID-19 threat

Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are taking part in a volunteer effort ShieldNHS to produce thousands of face shields helping to protect …

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Cambridge Independent: Cancer survivor sets up a startup and offers free course in response to COVID-19 crisis

Sheila Kissane-Marshall has established Boutros Bear rehabilitation company that now offers a free 12-week exercise and mindfulness programme helping to cope with …

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Cambridge 105 Radio: Cambridge Breakfast

Nicola Filzmoser and Cornelius Palm, currently studying MSt in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, talk about migraines and their startup Happyr …

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Cambridge News: Volunteers wanted to help assemble face shields for NHS staff in Cambridge

ShieldNHS initiative lead by entrepreneur Lucy Jung is looking for volunteers in Cambridge to assemble protective visors for frontline health workers. Lucy …

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Business Weekly: AstraZeneca scoops coveted Cambridge Judge Business School Award

The Cambridge Judge Business School Recognition Awards salute organisations and individuals for actively engaging with and supporting the Business School. This year’s …

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Cambridge Independent: Volunteers make thousands of face shields for NHS staff

Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are leading volunteer effort ShieldNHS to make thousands of face shields for hospital staff. Lucy Jung, co-founder …

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Cambridge Independent: VirtualNick can take your lockdown fitness from zero to hero

An app that devises exercise routines for the lockdown era is experiencing a sales boom. VirtualNick was founded in 2017 by personal …

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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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