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Business Weekly: Even rough diamonds can be forever

In the last Enterprise Tuesday on 24 February, organised by Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL), three start-ups will pitched their ideas to a group of expert panellists. This was the last Enterprise Tuesday with current CfEL…

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Foreign & Commonwealth Office: Business models and routes to market

In a guest blog for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Dr Shailendra Vyakarnam, Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship Learning (CfEL) at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at the Indian biotech sector and outlines the latest initiatives. Read the full article…

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The spirit of enterprise

Entrepreneurship takes centre stage at CfEL 10th anniversary. More than 200 people celebrated the 10th anniversary of the School's Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL), at an event that featured a light show, alumni success stories, a video showcasing CfEL's achievements,…

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CfEL 10th anniversary party.

Business Weekly: Horace Darwin the first Cambridge tech entrepreneur

We know about Charles Darwin and his contribution to our understanding of evolution. A less well known contribution is that of his youngest surviving son – Horace Darwin. I suggest he is probably the first technology entrepreneur of Cambridge because…

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Cambridge News: Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning celebrates 10th anniversary

A centre for budding entrepreneurs has celebrated its tenth anniversary, and is pressing ahead with plans to launch a charter for those running start-up businesses. Judge Business School in Cambridge was bathed in a spectacular light show on Monday evening…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge Judge Business School takes tech tyros in hand

Cambridge University’s Judge Business School is broadening its sphere of influence to effectively ride shotgun over young spin-outs and help steer more of them through hostile territory. Director Christoph Loch outlined the more holistic role for Judge at the 10th…

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Dodging the “academic valley of death”

Universities can help academic discoveries avoid venture capital pitfalls, says research at Cambridge Judge Business School Universities can play a big role in helping scientific advances attract venture capital and avoid the “academic valley of death” that often defeats discoveries,…

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Business Weekly: Finnish university picks Cambridge brainpower

We're delighted to be working in partnership with these organisations for the benefit of entrepreneurship at local level. Our aim is to equip talented entrepreneurial minds with a practical set of skills which will increase the potential for success and…

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Nature: Corporate venture capital and Cambridge

The challenge today is that traditional venture capital has largely moved away from early stage innovations, seeking the safety of more developed, de-risked technologies for their portfolio pipeline. By contrast, the pharmaceutical industry has demonstrated a growing interest in this…

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Business Weekly: Leading entrepreneurs make up judging panel

Leading Cambridge entrepreneurs again make up the five-star judging panel that makes the Business Weekly Awards so special. Academia is well represented through Christoph Loch, Director of Cambridge Judge Business School and Shai Vyakarnam, Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial…

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