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Crowdfund Insider: Giftgaming exceeds £80k funding goal

In-game advertising startup Giftgaming successfully surpassed its initial £80,000 funding target through its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The start-up is a patent pending advertising service that allows advertisers to buy in-game power-ups and items for players as gifts…

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Cambridge News: ‘Wikipedia for doctors’ is winning idea at EdTech weekend

Venture Creation Weekend invited entrepreneurs interested in education and technology to pitch their ideas. The event run on 3-5 March by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre focused on innovation in EdTech. The winning start-up Pop Up Medical will be supported by…

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‘Demystifying’ the funding funnel

Finding and renewing funding can be a bewildering experience for entrepreneurs, but experts at a conference in Cambridge, including two from Cambridge Judge, offer a few simple tips. Finding and renewing finance is a bewildering experience for many entrepreneurs. But…

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Cambridge News: Cambridge startup enables real-time voice recognition

Speechmatics has launched a real-time, continuous speech recognition system. “This is the second big breakthrough we have had within the last nine months," said Speechmatics founder and chief technology officer Dr Tony Robinson. Speechmatics are alumni of the Accelerate Cambridge…

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Entrepreneurial honour

Hanadi Jabado, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge, is named ‘unsung hero’ for support of UK entrepreneurial community. Hanadi Jabado, the Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been named by financial…

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Cambridge News: e-Luminate Cambridge festival is back

The annual e-Luminate Cambridge festival is back again with the big switch on in the Market Square on Friday 10 February. The festival’s theme this year is the “play of light”, and installations can be enjoyed every night from 18:00…

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Crowdfund Insider: In-game advertising platform Giftgaming aims to raise £80,000

Giftgaming, an in-game advertising venture, has returned to Seeders for raise additional funds. The startup is supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurial Centre. Players can get a free gift, ie, powerups or extra life in…

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The Guardian: Meet the crowdfunding consultants

A growing number of small startups are turning to independent experts to help run crowdfunding campaigns, writes Lucy Douglas in The Guardian. Daniel Gennaoui, co-founder of blogging platform Niume, is featured in the article and said he benefited greatly from…

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Financial Times: Maggots help MBA student find wriggle room in the recycling market

Jonathan Moules talks to Cambridge Judge alumnus Matt McLaren (MBA 2014) and co-founder of start-up Entomics. The venture converts food waste into energy and uses insects as an efficient biological catalyst. Entomics is supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at…

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Disruption hub: 10 startups transforming compliance

Laura Cox outlines ten startups that are working towards better compliance and regulations in order to aid businesses. AlgoDynamix, supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre, is featured in the article. The startup’s software identifies financial…

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