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COVID-19 and SME growth

How are small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) tackling new challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus)? A recent Enterprise Tuesday event discussed how to overcome new obstacles to growth for small- and medium-sized businesses. The talk was chaired by Professor Stelios Kavadias,…

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Government grant for cyber security startup ThinkCyber

The ThinkCyber startup co-founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus Tim Ward (PGDE 2016) was awarded a Fast Start UK business disruption grant to further develop its security awareness software Redflags. The project will focus on the needs of small…

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Seven cashflow strategies

Practical ideas for businesses to remain resilient in the challenging COVID-19 economic environment from Max Montgomery (MBA 2019). The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has forced governments around the world to implement extreme lockdown policies. Although this has helped contain the virus,…

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S&P Global: Fintechs, challengers keen to help distribute UK government’s coronavirus loans

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on fintech and how they can help with Government's coronavirus loans. Professor Rau said that he welcomed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and is "cautiously…

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Strategic Business Growth 2020 – applications are open

The Strategic Business Growth programme from the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre recognises the challenges that businesses face when scaling up. We are recruiting the next cohort for February 2020. It is designed to support those companies that are determined to…

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Award-winning ventures

Several companies associated with Cambridge Judge Business School are honoured at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards. Several companies associated with Cambridge Judge Business School were honoured at the 2019 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards announced on 30…

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SME project

Cambridge Judge and Tech Nation received £350,000 Government funding to develop a management system to boost productivity in smaller businesses. Cambridge Judge Business School and Tech Nation have been awarded £350,000 by the UK Government for a joint project to…

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East Anglia in Business: Why getting your hands dirty is imperative for growth

Professor Stelios Kavadias, Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge, is interviewed in the inaugural issue of East Anglia in Business magazine. He says: “One of the most common mistakes I see businesses make is trying to adopt a…

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Financial Times: UK government in Funding Circle deal to boost SME lending

A report on peer-to-peer lending to small and medium-sized businesses by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the FT article. According to the CCAF report, peer-to-peer lenders such as Funding Circle “have become…

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Canadian Inquirer: Small firms thrive as customers seek more unique clothing

Professor Jaideep Prabhu says the success of companies like Welsh clothing firm Hiut comes from promoting their small size and individuality: “It’s a different kind of manufacturing. These are very cool little boutiques.” He says there’s a shift away from…

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