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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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Strategy & Business: The shifting nexus of retail banking

Tech platforms are gaining dominance in the digital economy. What can consumer banks do to compete? Stelios Kavadias, Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth at Cambridge Judge, explores the topic in the Strategy & Business article.…

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Investing in Cambridge drug discovery

PharmEnable raises £1.8 million for drug discovery expansion. PharmEnable, a venture supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre of Cambridge Judge Business School, said it has secured £1.8 million in a seed financing round led by Cambridge…

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COVID-19 and SME growth

How are small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) tackling new challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus)? A recent Enterprise Tuesday event discussed how to overcome new obstacles to growth for small- and medium-sized businesses. The talk was chaired by Professor Stelios Kavadias,…

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Business Leader: Is Cambridge one of the UK’s foremost business ecosystems?

Bruno Cotta, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge, comments on what's driving Cambridge's business community and its future ambitions. “Cambridge is one of the most innovative and enterprising places on the planet. The region surrounding an 800 years…

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How an MBA can support your entrepreneurship journey

Find out how the startup eco-system on the Cambridge MBA and across the Business School exposes entrepreneurs to everything they need to get their ideas off the ground. 2019 Cambridge Venture Weekend Veena Adityan and Yigit Akar are both MBA…

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Business Weekly: Seeds of a revolution as Spirea plans to reshape cancer treatment

Spirea startup, supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepeneurship Centre, has raised crucial funding and is aiming to target a potential $7.5 billion market for the treatment of multiple cancers. CEO Myriam Ouberai said: “Incorporation of…

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Cambridge Independent: Mediwise.ai helps clinicians find COVID-19 answers using artificial intelligence

Mediwise.ai startup, currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme, run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre, has been awarded Innovate UK grant to an artificial intelligence-powered platform. The technology aims to help clinicians to find the answers they need to questions about…

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Helping women harness their potential as leaders in times of crisis

Recent research published by UN Women and the World Bank has highlighted how women represent 70 per cent of the global health workforce, but make up just 25 per cent of global health leadership. This was confirmed during the global…

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