skip to navigation skip to content
 

The Hayman Column

Michael Hayman

Welcome to our new column written by guest contributor Michael Hayman MBE. Michael, co-founder of communications consultancy Seven Hills, is one of Cambridge Judge Business School's Entrepreneurship Fellows. He is an experienced entrepreneur who also co-founded Startup Britain and has co-authored a book, Mission: How the Best in Business Break Through, published by Penguin. Find out more about Michael.

The dream

“Too busy dreaming.” Damning praise often used in school reports up and down the country. The inference being that some children’s heads …

Read more

Vanguard or avant-garde

In his regular column for the Entrepreneurship Centre, Michael Hayman MBE talks about how entrepreneurs push boundaries and challenge existing norms as …

Read more

Climbing the commercial mountain

In his third column for the Entrepreneurship Centre, Michael Hayman MBE describes the journey he has been on as he celebrates seven …

Read more

Charting a new course in Brexit Britain

In his second column for the Entrepreneurship Centre, Michael Hayman MBE asks what business makes of Brexit. What does business make of …

Read more

Can Britain build a scale-up nation?

In his first column for the Entrepreneurship Centre, Michael Hayman MBE explores the opportunities for creating a scale-up culture in the UK. …

Read more

In the media

Belfast Telegraph: Prince Andrew hails the success of his Pitch@Palace entrepreneurs

A new report by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School says the Duke of York’s Pitch@Palace series has helped participating …

Read more

Forbes: How one startup is using AI to find cures for 100 rare diseases by 2025

Battling rare diseases is one of the most prevailing challenges of our time. According to Global Genes, scientists have uncovered around 7,000 …

Read more

Cambridge Network: BioBeat unveils 2018’s 50 Movers and Shakers

BioBeat has released its 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2018 list of female leaders in healthcare, which includes several women with …

Read more

Cambridge Independent: Winners announced at the annual Cambridge awards

Several ventures supported by the Accelerate Cambridge or Cambridge Social Ventures programmes at Cambridge Judge were honoured at this year’s Cambridge Independent …

Read more

Business Weekly: POCKiT full of potential miracles for stroke victims

POCKit Diagnostics, a startup aimed at improving diagnosis of brain stroke, is getting ready to Pitch@Palace 10.0 finals on 8 November. The …

Read more

Cambridge Independent: British Airways’ parent group books Satavia’s flying service

Satavia has been selected to join International Airlines Group’s (IAG) Hangar 51 accelerator. Satavia, which develops bespoke environmental awareness solutions for the …

Read more

Silicon Republic: 10 cool start-ups from Cambridge to watch

Three startups with the connections to Cambridge Judge Business School are featured in the article as ‘the ones to watch’. Healthera, a …

Read more

Insurance Times: Cytora to expand with sights on US market

Cytora, a startup whose software collects and analyses a huge amount of online data to perform real-time political risk analysis, is planning …

Read more

Business Weekly: Eagle and Microsoft explore new frontier for genomics discovery

Eagle Genomics, a consultancy co-founded by Cambridge MBA alumnus Abel Ureta-Vidal (MBA 2008), has “become the first partner for Microsoft in groundbreaking …

Read more

Business Weekly: KisanHub sows seeds of Disruptive Technology success

KisanHub, a startup that is developing a crop intelligence platform to help improve supply chains globally, has entered the annual Business Weekly …

Read more

Cambridge Independent: Pitch perfect for The Duke of York at Cambridge Judge

A technology-focused Boot Camp for Pitch@Palace 10.0, the event for entrepreneurs founded by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, was …

Read more

Cambridge Network: Cambridge entrepreneur is one of Nesta’s 2018 ‘New Radicals’

Andrea Cockerton, co-founder of House of Cambridge, has been named among 50 ‘New Radicals 2018’ by Nesta and the Observer. Andrea is …

Read more

Cambridge Independent: Finalists in the Cambridge Independent annual awards revealed

Finalists for this year’s Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award are revealed in 12 different categories, and include startups associated with Cambridge …

Read more

TechCrunch: UK’s Perlego providing digital subscription for textbooks raises $4.8 million

Perlego – billed as the ‘Spotify for textbooks’ – has closed a $4.8 million (£3.7 million) venture round. Leading the round is …

Read more

Business Weekly: Cambridgeshire companies in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Arcus Global, which develops software to help local authorities digitise and integrate their operation has been listed amongst the Sunday Times 100 …

Read more

Financial Times: Novo Nordisk buys UK university biotech spin-out Ziylo

Ziylo’s biotech platform for treating diabetes was acquired for $800 million by Novo Nordisk. Dr Andy Chapman, Chief Scientific Officer of Ziylo, …

Read more

Business Weekly: From maggots to meals

The Entomics Biosystems startup aims to reduce food waste by converting it into energy or food for fish and animals. The team …

Read more

Forbes: Healx raises $10m in funding to find medicines for rare diseases

Healx, a Cambridge-based company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, announced a $10 million Series A funding round. Healx …

Read more