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Business Weekly: Cambridge quartet chosen for elite AI programme

Four Cambridge companies have been selected for a UK programme “designed to propel scaleups in the Artificial Intelligence sector to potential unicorn status accorded to private companies valued at more than $1 billion.” Satavia, which develops bespoke environmental awareness solutions…

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Cambridge Independent: Better Origin’s insect bioconversion technology given £1.1m government boost

A Cambridge startup Better Origin (previously known as Entomics) will be getting £1.1m government funding to scale up its insect processing. The funding comes from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Founder and CEO Fotis Fotiadis said: “Farming the insect is…

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Financial Times: Why eating insects is about to become big business

Better Origin (previously known as Entomics) is featured in the Financial Times. The startup, that was previously on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre, uses black soldier fly larvae to convert food waste to grow insects…

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The Telegraph: Meet Dr Carina Tyrell, the former Miss England who just might save the world

Dr Carina Tyrell is leading a study into a blood-taking device that will allow people to take a Covid-19 antibody test at home, as well as an app that tracks heart rate, breathing and temperature with the aim of detecting…

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Business Weekly: Frontier Developments named Business of the Year

The winners for the annual Business Weekly Awards have been announced. PROWLER.io, an AI technology venture, won the Cambridge Judge Business School Graduate Business of the Year award. Cambridge Judge Business School Woman Entrepreneur of the Year was awarded to…

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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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The Guardian: From loo rolls to fashion: how to spend your cash more ethically

An article is featuring businesses that are using customers’ money for good- from sustainable and ethical grocery shopping, to renewable energy and second-hand fashion. Thrift, an online shopping platform for second-hand high-street and designer clothing, where people can donate goods…

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Venturing forth: FLIT

A venture on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge Business School has designed a new electric bike with no visible battery and an easier folding mechanism. It's hard to reinvent the wheel, but Alex Murray and Dave Henderson have…

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Bloomberg: Biometric tracking can ensure billions have immunity against Covid-19

A feature about Simprints startup, supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. The startup has developed a fingerprint scanner allowing health care workers in developing regions to access patients’ digital records. Co-founder Toby Norman, who studied…

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BBC Sounds: People fixing the world

BBC Sounds features Prison Voicemail startup that helps inmates to keep in touch with their families. The startup, supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, provides an innovative solution based on a prison’s own phone system – prisoners can communicate…

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