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Smithsonian: Want to learn Cherokee? This startup is teaching endangered languages

Inky Gibbens, founder and CEO of Tribalingual startup, talks about her venture and why it’s important to save endangered languages. “When languages die we lose an incredible opportunity to learn about our collective human psyche. This is because languages aren’t…

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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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'Big difference' ventures

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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‘Last mile’ fingerprints

Simprints, awarded $2.45 million in new grant money, targets the developing world with fingerprinting technology to help deliver healthcare to 1.1 billion people with no formal identification. The popular conception of fingerprinting often stems from television detective drama, when a…

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The Watsi team in Uganda using the Simprints technology

Cambridge Independent: Cambridge startup pitches to judges to win share of £1.5m prize

Simprints pitched their idea to judges in the finals of The Creators Awards in London aiming to win a share of $1.5 million prize. Simprints have developed a biometric fingerprint scanner allowing health care workers in developing regions to access…

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Business Weekly: Speechmatics raises bar with new speech recognition technology

Speechmatics, a startup that provides cloud-based speech recognition services that convert speech to text, has just launched a new real-time virtual appliance aiming to improve automatic speech recognition. The team hopes the new software will help to build “the best…

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Fast Company: Tribalingual

Inky Gibbens, founder and CEO of Tribalingual startup, talks about her venture and why it’s important to save endangered languages. Tribalingual seeks to save endangered languages from extinction by encouraging new people to learn them. “I wanted to do something…

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Cambridge Independent: Forecasting the markets using artificial intelligence

The article features AlgoDynamix, a startup looking at financial forecasts and detecting financial market anomalies that result in significant price disruptions. Co-founder Jeremy Sosobowski, said: “By looking at the data flow and doing some careful analysis with our machine learning…

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The Times: Simprints wins $2m Saving Lives at Birth prize

Simprints, a startup that developed a biometric fingerprint scanner allowing health care workers in developing regions to access patients’ records through the touch of a finger, was awarded a $2m grant from Saving Lives at Birth. The money will be…

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Cambridge Independent: Sensing the future… with a nanosponge

An interview with Tanya Hutter, founder of the SensorHut startup. The company is working on chemical sensing technology which can be used to monitor air quality, spot rotten food in a fridge, or detect explosives. “Other applications include measuring indoor,…

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