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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: AstraZeneca and Cambridge Judge Business School seek new life science gazelles

Cambridge Judge Business School partnered with Astra Zeneca for an initiative aiming to “highlight the great science and innovation taking place in …

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Cambridge Independent: The startup that has baked ethics into genetic research

A feature about the Sano Genetics venture that recently raised seed funding. The startup, currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge leaves ‘Footprint’ in Cambodia and sets sights on new chapter in Thailand

Footprint Cafés, a brainchild of Cambridge Judge alumna Georgina Hemmingway (PGDE 2014), has recently opened an enterprise hub in Cambodia and plans …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge life science and technology companies win Queen’s Awards

Some technology and life science companies were among East of England businesses to win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Speechmatics, a venture …

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City AM: London AI startup secures £25m in funding

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

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Cambridge Network: Cambridge Spark awarded £1.4m for AI-powered data science EdTech platform

Cambridge Spark, which was on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge, is awarded £1.4 million in funding from Innovate UK. The …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge genetics startup raises £500k seed cash

Cambridge-based venture Sano Genetics (formerly known as Heterogeneous) has raised £500k seed funding for “an innovative research platform tipped to transform drug …

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Cambridge News: It’s still a man’s world in startups

According to data by Digital Risks, men have founded five times more tech startups than women between 2000-2018 in the UK. Charlotte …

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The Independent: Meet the drug hunters: the scientists determined to cure rare diseases

An interview with David Brown and Tim Guilliams, co-founders of the Healx startup that was on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by …

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Cambridge News: These are the winners in the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2019

The winners of the Cambridge News annual awards were announced in a ceremony at King’s College. The Award for Business Innovation was …

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Business Weekly: Winners announced at the annual business awards

KisanHub, a startup that is developing a crop intelligence platform to help improve supply chains, was awarded the Young Company of the …

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The Times: Maserati 100: Meet the innovators

Tim Guilliams, co-founder of the Healx startup, is on the Maserati 100 list that celebrates the “positive impact entrepreneurs have on the …

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Cambridge Independent: Inventor of baby car seat designed to prevent seizures is halfway to Crowdcube crowdfunding target

An interview with Lisa Walford, founder of the Baby Safe venture that designed and patented the “Safe Sleep Seat” reclining child car …

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Tech Corridor: Women in STEAM: The Technologists

The article on female engineers includes Veena Adityan, CEO of Smartbell and an alumna of the Cambridge MBA programme (MBA 2014). Smartbell …

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Business Weekly: Awards shortlist announced

Some of the most innovative companies in Cambridge have been shortlisted for the Business Weekly Awards. Some companies with Cambridge Judge Business …

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L’Orient Le Jour: Karine Assaf’s inspirational squares

A feature about Karine Assaf, alumna of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship programme (PDGE 2014) at Cambridge Judge Business School. Karine is …

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Master in Management Guide: MSc programmes in entrepreneurship: A path to startup success?

Business schools are not only for consultants or bankers but also for people wanting to launch their own business, writes Seb Murray …

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Forbes: 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare

Edel Browne, Founder of Free Feet Medical, is on the Forbes “30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare” Europe list. When she …

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