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Business Weekly: Health food startup helps fight UK child hunger

Social enterprise Jake’s Boost co-founded by an alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School is helping to fight UK child hunger with a range of multi-nut and seed butters. Co-founder Ansje Germann is an alumna of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship…

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Vice-Chancellor’s awards 2017

Five Cambridge Judge Business School nominations for this year’s Vice-Chancellor's Awards, with winners to be announced in July. Five people from Cambridge Judge Business School have been nominated for the 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Awards at the University of Cambridge, with the…

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Reflecting on three years of Cambridge Social Ventures

In the lead-up to the 'Supporting Social Entrepreneurs' seminar in July 2017, the Cambridge Social Ventures team reflect on lessons learnt and plans for the future. It's a season of milestones for three-year-old Cambridge Social Ventures (CSV), part of the…

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Cambridge Social Ventures: Future Business Centre

The Daily Mirror: Brit scientist could be about to cure multiple sclerosis and provide hope for millions

Interview with Dr Su Metcalfe from the University of Cambridge’s Clinical School, founder of LIFNano Therapeuthics. The venture, which aims to cure multiple sclerosis and other auto-immune diseases, is on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre. Dr…

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The Conversation: Why prisons should make more time for inmates’ families

Prison Voicemail, a startup that provides voicemail service in UK prisons, is mentioned in the article looking on ways to support inmates during their time in prison. The startup, which was on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the…

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Business Weekly: Repositive launches Personal Genome Project data collection

Repositive, which created an online portal for accessing human genomic research data, has launched a specialist collection for the Personal Genome Project. The project aims to sequence and analyse the genomic data and medical records of 100,000 volunteers globally. Repositive…

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Cambridge Independent: Turning Cambridge into Cycle.land

Cycle.Land, a bike-sharing venture supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures Programme, encourages people to benefit from unused bikes. In an interview with the Cambridge Independent, founder Agne Milukaite said that “shared bicycles can have a major impact on transport in…

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Business Weekly: Mobile phone technology for hard of hearing primed for global roll-out

Goshawk Communications, a social venture that enhances mobile phones for the hearing impaired, links up with a Manx Telecom subsidiary on the Isle of Man. Goshawk Communications was part of the first cohort of Cambridge Social Ventures hosted by Cambridge…

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The Memo: Brilliant breastmilk app hits Britain to help our vulnerable babies

The Hearts Milk Bank (HMB), a venture on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge, helps UK hospitals access assured supplies of screened, treated human milk. The venture has just launched…

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Better hearing through technology

Goshawk Communications, a social venture supported by Cambridge Judge that enhances mobile phones for the hearing impaired, links up with Manx Telecom subsidiary on the Isle of Man. Vannin Ventures, a subsidiary of Manx Telecom on the Isle of Man,…

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