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Vanessa Gomes (MFin 2011), Director of Alice’s Wardrobe

Living between two cities meant that Vanessa Gomes's wardrobe was in chaos, but her solution set the platform for a thriving business Like many young entrepreneurs, Cambridge Judge Business School Master of Finance alumna Vanessa Gomes's idea was sparked by…

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Cambridge News: £124k to make music with Raspberry Pi

The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts has awarded Cambridge Junction and key partners Cambridge University Faculty of Education and The Raspberry Pi Foundation a grant of £124,663. The money will be used for a pioneering project – to turn…

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From ice cream to Africa – via online retail

From selling ice cream in Yorkshire to planning a life of social entrepreneurship in Africa, David Thomson's career journey is certainly not without ambition and variety. Currently completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship (PGDE) at the University of Cambridge Judge…

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Michael Levens (Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship 2013), Director of TrackActive

When Michael Levens was completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, even he may not have grasped the full potential of the new product he was focusing all his efforts on. Yet now, as his company…

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Alumna Alice heads up prize-winning team exploring viruses as a way to treat breast cancer

An ingenious idea to mimic how viruses work in the body to deliver highly targeted cancer treatments has netted funding for a Cambridge team led by CJBS alumna Alice MacNeil Alice (Management Studies Tripos 2012) heads up one of ten…

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Neeraj Agarwal (MBA 2005), Co-Founder and CEO of Tea People

How do you make a viable business out of a social enterprise? Simple, says Neeraj Agarwal: just have an amazing, professionally branded product "Not all social enterprise or fair trade products are great," says Neeraj Agarwal, "and some are presented…

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There may be stubble ahead

Faced with decreasing sales and a fundamental shift in behaviour among your core audience, what steps would you take to make a change? We asked three people to put themselves in the shoes of Gillette, the men's haircare specialists, who…

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A new way to treat people you appreciate

In part 2 of our interview with Cambridge MPhil in Management alum James Whittingham, he talks about the latest venture that he has invested in, and how he hopes this will create new opportunities for people to give treats to…

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Accelerator pitch: Joshua Wallace of Cytora

Can you pitch your genius business idea in the time it takes to get from the ground floor to the C-suite? Joshua Wallace, Co-Founder of Cytora, and a recipient of a CJBS Accelerator grant, gives it a go. The brains…

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The five things to watch for when investing in a company

An alumus of CJBS's MPhil in Management masters degree, James Whittingham is an investor, advisor, director and employee to numerous companies, ranging from financial services and cloud-based technologies to social treating platforms and investment management. Having recently spent four years…

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