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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.

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

Crowdfund Insider: Giftgaming exceeds £80k funding goal

In-game advertising startup Giftgaming successfully surpassed its initial £80,000 funding target through its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The start-up is …

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Cambridge News: ‘Wikipedia for doctors’ is winning idea at EdTech weekend

Venture Creation Weekend invited entrepreneurs interested in education and technology to pitch their ideas. The event run on 3-5 March by Cambridge …

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Smarty pants

An interview with Chris Mitchell, founder of Cambridge-based start-up Audio Analytic, which uses software sensors that can distinguish a range of noises …

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Business Weekly: Cambridge focus on incubating for disruption

The next Enterprise Tuesday event taking place on 21 February will focus on direct corporate investment in external start-ups. The speakers will …

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Cambridge News: Cambridge startup enables real-time voice recognition

Speechmatics has launched a real-time, continuous speech recognition system. “This is the second big breakthrough we have had within the last nine …

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BBC News: 3D food-printing developed in Cambridge

Cambridge-based startup Dovetailed had developed a 3D food printing system where people can try new tastes in a matter of minutes. The …

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Cambridge News: e-Luminate Cambridge festival is back

The annual e-Luminate Cambridge festival is back again with the big switch on in the Market Square on Friday 10 February. The …

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Cambridge Business Magazine: How to be an ‘intrapreneur’

Dr Chris Coleridge, Senior Faculty in Management Practice at Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre, says that successful entrepreneurs don’t necessarily have to start …

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Motherboard: The spectre of Brexit is a real drag on British start-ups

Hanadi Jabado, Executive Director at Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre, comments on challenges facing British start-ups after the Brexit vote, including lack of …

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Business Weekly: Eden Project co-founder to give Cambridge masterclass

Sir Tim Smit KBE, vice-chairman and co-founder of the Eden Project near St Austell in Cornwall, will speak at the next Enterprise …

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ITV Anglia News: Weetabix to invest £30m in UK manufacturing sites

Cereal brand Weetabix has announced it will invest £30m in its UK manufacturing sites in Northamptonshire to boost production capacity. Stelios Kavadias, …

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Crowdfund Insider: In-game advertising platform Giftgaming aims to raise £80,000

Giftgaming, an in-game advertising venture, has returned to Seeders for raise additional funds. The startup is supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme …

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The Guardian: Meet the crowdfunding consultants

A growing number of small startups are turning to independent experts to help run crowdfunding campaigns, writes Lucy Douglas in The Guardian. …

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Financial Times: Maggots help MBA student find wriggle room in the recycling market

Jonathan Moules talks to Cambridge Judge alumnus Matt McLaren (MBA 2014) and co-founder of start-up Entomics. The venture converts food waste into …

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Disruption hub: 10 startups transforming compliance

Laura Cox outlines ten startups that are working towards better compliance and regulations in order to aid businesses. AlgoDynamix, supported by the …

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The Guardian: Can you learn to be an entrepreneur?

Dr Chris Coleridge, Senior Faculty in Management Practice and Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge, comments on entrepreneurship …

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Cambridge News: Wearable tech for cows? Smartbell developer gets £60k grant

A wearable for cows and other livestock that helps farmers monitor their herds has been given a £60,000 grant. Cambridge Animal Technologies …

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SME for Growth: How to execute your growth strategy

The latest article in our series for Business Channel TV’s SME for Growth resources platform explores the detail needed to execute a …

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