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Social Venture Weekend

Five tips for sealing the deal

Mark Goodson, Business Advisor at Cambridge Social Ventures, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, believes that many entrepreneurs – social enterprises included – lack a basic strategy for sealing the deal. Prior to working in the social innovation…

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Cambridge News: Films, apps and Arabic – social ventures get weekend in the sun

Jenny Chapman writes about the Social Ventures Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School. There were more than 30 ventures taking part. “These weekend sessions at the School are usually about selecting the ventures with the most promise to join Social…

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Cambridge News: Social entrepreneurs take part in social ventures weekend

More than 60 people attended the special event at Cambridge Judge Business School. Jenny Chapman says there is an interesting trend emerging at Social Venture Weekends in Cambridge. “The emerging trend spotted by my fellow judges and me is enterprises to…

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Cambridge News: Cambridge Judge hosts Social Venture Weekend

The third Social Venture Weekend is taking place on 27 February-1 March at Cambridge Judge Business School. The weekend is comprised of two-and-a-half days of intensive training provided by faculty and practitioners associated with Cambridge Judge, which is designed to…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Paying the rent and hearing all about it

Social Incubator East is inviting to the third Social venture Weekend on 27 February–1 March 2015, taking place at Cambridge Judge Business School. The Social Venture Weekend is comprised of two-and-a-half days of intensive training provided by faculty and practitioners…

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Business Weekly: OpenJamJar lift-off from Social Venture Weekend at Judge Business School

One of the first social ventures to get a big boost from the Social Venture Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School is a firm called OpenJamJar, that helps both landlords and renters navigate payment procedures on housing. Read the full…

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Sara Horsfall, Founder & Director of Ginibee

Job-sharing is one of the fastest-growing models of flexible working, yet perhaps the least understood. As one of the stars of this summer's Cambridge Judge Business School Social Venture Weekend, Sara Horsfall is looking to change all that. Everyone has…

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Cambridge News: Weekend will help social ventures grow

Social ventures face more challenges than normal businesses because the people involved want to make a difference. Bringing entrepreneurs together at events like this is hugely beneficial. Belinda Bell, programme director at Social Incubator East, on the upcoming Social Venture…

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Cambridge News: Social Venture Weekend set for Cambridge Judge

All-comers are invited to bring along their ideas for a new or young 'social venture' – that is, a business which aims to solve a problem or make life better for others in some way, and is not solely focused…

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Minister for Civil Society joins cohorts for first day of new social venture programme

Outstanding entrepreneurs with ambitions to set up or grow an existing business dedicated to making a positive social impact have attended their first day of training on the new Cambridge Social Ventures programme. The programme aims to boost the growth…

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