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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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In the media

Business Weekly: Speechmatics raises bar with new speech recognition technology

Speechmatics, a startup that provides cloud-based speech recognition services that convert speech to text, has just launched a new real-time virtual appliance …

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Fast Company: Tribalingual

Inky Gibbens, founder and CEO of Tribalingual startup, talks about her venture and why it’s important to save endangered languages. Tribalingual seeks …

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Cambridge Independent: Forecasting the markets using artificial intelligence

The article features AlgoDynamix, a startup looking at financial forecasts and detecting financial market anomalies that result in significant price disruptions. Co-founder …

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The Times: Simprints wins $2m Saving Lives at Birth prize

Simprints, a startup that developed a biometric fingerprint scanner allowing health care workers in developing regions to access patients’ records through the …

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Financial Times: A winning commute: Start-up stories podcast

Simon Stockley, Senior Faculty in Management Practice at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on gender and entrepreneurship: “There are quite a lot …

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Cambridge Independent: Sensing the future… with a nanosponge

An interview with Tanya Hutter, founder of the SensorHut startup. The company is working on chemical sensing technology which can be used …

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Cambridge TV: Business Focus: Tribalingual

An interview with Inky Gibbens, founder and CEO of Tribalingual startup. The startup seeks to save endangered languages from extinction by encouraging …

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Cambridge News: £900k for startup using insects to feed salmon

Entomics Biosystems announced that it is part of a research collaboration awarded almost £900,000 by Innovate UK to investigate the effectiveness of …

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Cambridge 105: Liquid 3D food printing

Phil Rowe talks to Vaiva Kalnikaite from Dovetailed about nūfood 3D food printing robot and other products they’re working at the moment. Vaiva …

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Business Weekly: Royal entrepreneur challenge reaches fever pitch

The Duke of York launched an accelerated version of his Pitch@Palace initiative at Cambridge Judge Business School. He urged young ventures to …

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The Times: Dying languages given new lease of life online

An interview with Inky Gibbens, founder and CEO of Tribalingual startup. The startup seeks to save endangered languages from extinction by encouraging …

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Cambridge Independent: Artificial Intelligence finalists announced in inaugural awards

Three startups with connection to Cambridge Judge are finalists at the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial and Technology awards. AlgoDynamix, AudioAnalytic and Speechmatics are …

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Cambridge Independent: Biotech finalists announced in Entrepreneurial Science and Technology awards

The Cambridge Independent launched its inaugural Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards, with the finalists in five categories just announced. Two startups with …

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Cambridge News: Duke of York in Cambridge with advice for businesses

HRH The Duke of York recently visited Cambridge Judge Business School for a speed pitching and mentoring event, organised by the Entrepreneurship …

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Wired: Life support for languages

Inky Gibbens, founder of Tribalingual, talks about her startup aiming to save endangered languages by taking them online. “We’re trying to preserve …

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Cambridge Independent: Ideas for heart attack victims and China links at bioventure hackathon at Cambridge Judge Business School

The Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School welcomed life science entrepreneurs, post-doc researchers and innovators who came …

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Cambridge TV: Business Focus: AlgoDynamix

Dr Jeremy Sosabowski, CEO of AlgoDynamix, talks about his venture looking at financial forecasts and detecting financial market anomalies that result in …

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Business Weekly: AgriTech mobile trading platform to aid sub-Saharan farmers

Cambridge-based company Farming Data was one of two winners in Agri-Tech East’s GROW agri-tech business plan competition. The startup aims to bridge …

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