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The News Hub: Steering the wheel towards a better economic status

Dr Shima Barakat, Research and Teaching Fellow at Centre for Entrepreneurship Learning, Cambridge Judge Business School, recently attended the RiseUp summit in Egypt where she was a keynote speaker at one of the panel discussions. In her speech Shima highlighted…

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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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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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Shima’s insights inform new book on the meaning of success

Dr Shima Barakat will today (5 March) join a group of 126 female academics in launching a new book that challenges what academic success means and how it should be measured. Shima, a Research & Teaching Fellow in Enterprise based…

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