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AltFi: Platform Preview – SyndicateRoom

Goncalo de Vasconcelos (MBA 2010) and Tom Britton (MBA 2012), alumni of Cambridge Judge Business School and Founders of SyndicateRoom, are mentioned in this article featuring their platform. SyndicateRoom recently closed its latest funding round which drew in £3.1 million…

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Business Leader: SyndicateRoom founder talks investment

Goncalo de Vasconcelos, founder of the equity crowdfunding business The SyndicateRoom and MBA alumnus at Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2008), talks about his venture and offers advice to future entrepreneurs. “Don’t take too much risk and don’t put your…

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‘Big difference’ ventures

Eight ventures with Cambridge Judge connections were honoured in the first Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards. Eight ventures with connection to Cambridge Judge Business School were honoured in the first Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards, held…

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Cambridge Independent: Winners of the Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

A handful of ventures associated with Cambridge Judge Business School won honours at the Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards of the Cambridge Independent newspaper. AlgoDynamix (Acclerate Cambridge) was startup winner, Speechmatics (Accelerate Cambridge) and Audio Analytic (Ignite) were scale-up winners…

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Financial Times: Professional investors join the crowdfunding party

An FT article on investment and crowdfunding features two people with Cambridge Judge connections - Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, Cambridge Judge MBA alumnus and CEO of crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, and Robert Wardrop, executive director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.…

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Crowdfund Insider: Interview with CEO of SyndicateRoom

An interview with Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, CEO of SyndicateRoom and an alumnus of the Cambridge MBA programme (MBA 2010). Gonçalo talks about Brexit, transparency and the company’s future plans. Gonçalo co-founded SyndicateRoom, a crowdfunding platform, in 2013 with another Cambridge…

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Business Weekly: Antonio Banderas stars in Cambridge crowdfunded movie

Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas has accepted a role on the “Salty” movie production, which raised £1.9 million via Cambridge equity crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, writes Tony Quested. Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, co-founder of SyndicateRoom and an alumnus of Cambridge Judge, said: “Our…

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Start-up gets triple Cambridge Judge boost

Blogging platform Niume, supported by Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Accelerate Cambridge, hits fundraising target through crowdsourcing venture launched by Cambridge Judge MBAs. Two students at Cambridge Judge who co-founded the collaborative blogging platform Niume reached their initial funding target…

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Cambridge Network: Cracking the code of crowdfunding

Gonçalo de Vasconcelos (MBA 2011) co-founded SyndicateRoom, a crowdfunding platform, with Tom Britton (MBA 2012) in July 2013. Now the team has grown to nine full-time staff, based in the heart of Cambridge. Gonçalo took time out to talk about…

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Business Because: Fast-growing peer-to-peer lending market adds to MBA careers

The alternative finance sector is creating new career opportunities for our MBA alumni. Goncalo de Vasconcelos (MBA 2010), co-founder and CEO of SyndicateRoom, comments on crowdfunding and says that his company "places great importance on sustainability." Read the full article []…

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