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Not half baked

Social startup Homebaked, a neighbourhood bakery which won the Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, inspired a 'brick by brick and loaf by loaf' musical at the Royal Court theatre in Liverpool. Homebaked, a social enterprise startup that won the Cambridge Social…

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A selection of freshly baked loaves.

CNN: As Taliban took over, she sent a message to her old teacher

Selene Biffi, a current student at Mst in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School and founder of Qessa Academy in Kabul, helped former students and their families escape Afghanistan as the Taliban took over the country. Three of her…

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Population ecology

Study by Dr Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business School looks at survival of newly established social enterprises. Dr Helen Haugh Newly established social enterprises are more likely to survive under conditions that favour commercial but not non-profit organisations, finds…

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Digital illustration of a delicate balancing of colourful balls and planks.

The Law Society Gazette: Solicitor wins £10,000 social innovation prize

The Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded by Trinity Hall and Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is awarded to a solicitor who co-founded a not-for-profit criminal defence firm. London-based Commons Legal, was co-founded up by Sashy…

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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.

The Guardian: Grasshopper bred in captivity returns to East Anglian marshes

An interview with Lucas Ruzo, founder of Citizen Zoo. The venture aims to promote rewilding and community engagement. A team of volunteers have bred around 1,000 grasshoppers that will be released into countryside this summer. Citizen Zoo was previously on…

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Enlightenment to better butts

Many movements don't become successful businesses, so how did yoga transform from Hindu-inspired anti-materialism to a 'Gospel of Sweat' market worth $80 billion? A study from Cambridge Judge Business School shows the pathway. Professor Shahzad Ansari Not every "movement" successfully…

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An athletic young woman practices yoga on a sunlit rock by the sea.

Female entrepreneurs

The February series of the Enterprise Tuesday series at Cambridge Judge Business School included a focus on women entrepreneurs. Here are some takeaways from one of the sessions. Women are creative, resilient, skilled entrepreneurs, creating and scaling great businesses with…

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Portrait of young woman entrepreneur smiling and looking happy while sitting on a brightly coloured chair in a naturally lit contemporary office surrounded by glass windows.

Teaching coding skills

A venture founded by a Cambridge Judge alumnus successfully raises funds to deliver scholarships to students in South Africa. The HyperionDev venture founded by Riaz Moola, an alumnus of the MPhil in Technology Policy programme (2014) at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Three people enjoying a HyperionDev coding bootcamp.

Financial Times: Waterfront designers rise to the challenge of flood risk

Edward Barsley from The Environmental Design Studio is featured in the FT article about waterproof buildings. “There’s a paucity of exemplar resilient developments, so hopefully we can lift the standards,” he said. “Just because a house is exposed to flooding,…

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