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Whose authenticity?

Entrepreneurs face tensions in remaining "authentic" but that word is notoriously difficult to define, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory & Information Systems and Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. By Matthew Grimes Matthew…

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Cambridge News: Arabic school teaching refugee children their mother tongue through pandemic

Kalamna startup that was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation is featured in the article. The venture provides Arabic language classes to children and adults in Cambridge. Founder Saussan Khalil said:…

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Social impact

People and firms affiliated with Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation are honoured by the social enterprise community. Many people and organisations associated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation (CCSI) at Cambridge Judge Business School were honoured by the UK…

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A woman at home in lockdown using her tablet while on the sofa to have a video call with many other people she knows.

The Guardian: Secondhand no longer second-best for UK’s ‘circular economy’ consumers

Thrift+, a social enterprise that was previously on Cambridge Social ventures programme run by Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, is featured in The Guardian article on growing interest in second-hand goods during Covid-19. Founder Joe Metcalfe, alumnus of Cambridge Judge…

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Business Weekly: Lonely Planet honours Footprint Cafes for transforming business travel

Footprints Café founded by Cambridge Judge alumna Georgina Hemmingway (PGDE 2014) won a Lonely Planet award for novel approach to business travel. Like Lonely Planet, Footprint is passionate about making tourism a force for good,” Georgina said. “We’re very grateful…

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Café sustainability

Footprints Café, a social venture supported by Cambridge Judge Business School, is included in the Lonely Planet Best in Travel List 2021 for its focus on community.  Georgina Hemmingway Footprints Café, a social venture in Cambodia founded by former Cambridge…

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BBC: Voicemail from prison: How a mum and daughter rebuilt their relationship

Prison Voicemail social startup, that helps prisoners to stay in touch with family and friends, is featured in BBC article. “Staying in touch with a loved one in prison can be hard - but a simple voicemail app is making…

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Cambridge Independent: Churchill Gowns’ sustainable mission for graduation gowns – from £28

A feature about Churchill Gowns startup, supported by Cambridge Social Venture programme at Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. The startup offers affordable graduation gowns made from recycled materials. Dr Belinda Bell, programme director at Cambridge Social Ventures, said: “Churchill Gowns…

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Schools Week: Ex-PRU leader’s mentoring project wins prestigious innovation award

GriffinOT, a startup supported by Cambridge Social Venture programme at Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, was a winner of Innovation Award at this year’s Fair Education Alliance (FEA) awards. The startup offers children’s occupational therapy advice online for schools and…

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Eastern Daily Press: Award for city charity working to improve prisoners’ mental health

Prison Voicemail social startup, that helps prisoners to stay in touch with family and friends, scooped the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Criminal Justice Award 2020 which was presented by former Blue Peter and Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas. The…

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