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Celebrating high potential female-owned businesses

Three women whose ventures have joined the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School are named to ‘100 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch’ list by NatWest and The Telegraph.  Three women whose ventures have participated in the Cambridge Social…

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100 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch.

“Life is short, so take the best and leave the rest.”

Tara Heuzé-Sarmini (MPhil in Finance 2014) talks about her motivation to study finance at graduate level and her non-linear career path encompassing an NGO to fight period poverty and a co-living project for single-parent families. Tara Heuzé-Sarmini has always pursued…

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Tara Heuzé-Sarmini.

Making an impact as a female entrepreneur in Africa

Joyce Ollunga (MFin 2008), outgoing COO of Arifu, a learning platform for emerging markets, talks about her time at Arifu and her experience as a female entrepreneur. Joyce Ollunga had always wanted a career that would allow her to have…

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Joyce Ollunga.

Taming the dragon: managing chronic pain

In 2019, Nicola Filzmoser (PGDE 2019) co-founded Happyr Health, an app to help young people manage chronic pain. Nicola spoke to us about her motivation and goals. Chronic pain can have a massive impact on everyday life. In addition to…

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Nicola Filzmoser and Cornelius Palm.

Cambridge Independent: #21toWatch 2023 opens for nominations as it is revealed that Top21 winners have raised more than £250m

Nominations to the #21toWatch 2023 awards have been opened. The awards recognise world-class science and technology entrepreneurs, start-ups and ground-breaking innovation from across Cambridge and the East of England. Among the first three entrants to qualify and accept the nominations…

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Female entrepreneurship: what’s holding women back?

Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs – take a quick look at some of the biggest names in entrepreneurial history and it's hard to avoid the fact men make up the overwhelming majority. That's not to say there…

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Smiling female MBA student on laptop.

CAM: Hub life

A feature about RE.USE startup, that is currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. RE.USE is “return and reuse” logistics system, which aims to eliminate the use of single-use takeaway containers.…

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The Fintech Times: Women in fintech

Comments by Francesca Hodgeson, Co-founder and MD at Goodbox, currently studying Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School, included in the article: “I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to launch my own business but asides my family,…

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Funding boost for hologram tech startup

A startup connected to Cambridge Judge Business School that is developing holographic 3D technology closed a new funding round of £11 million. The VividQ venture co-founded by Cambridge Judge MPhil in Technology Policy alumna Aleksandra Pedraszewska (MPhil in Technology Policy…

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A couple use an augmented reality tool to help decide how to decorate their apartment.

Celebrating pioneering social entrepreneurs with £10,000 Cambridge prize

Three social entrepreneurs pioneering new approaches to health, law and community development have been recognised with the 2021 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge. These £10,000…

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Happy people celebrating prize winners.

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