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Fish out of water

New study co-authored by Professor Paul Tracey of Cambridge Judge Business School says new ventures obtain 'legitimacy' not through one-off activity but through a gradated process in which acceptance ebbs and flows along with shifting expectations. What makes a new…

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Social innovation, over time

Community activists tend to seek urgent solutions, but a new study from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation emphasises how patience is essential for cross-sector development work. Perhaps unsurprisingly, people working in community organisations are not known as the most…

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Business Weekly: Ethical chocolate maker wins UK accolade

Harry Specters, a startup that aims to build confidence in young people with autism by providing employment and free training while enabling them to produce award-winning chocolates, has been named social enterprise of the year in the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards…

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Cambridge Magazine: Mind the app

A feature about the Mindz startup, which just released an app so people can boost mindfulness and benefit from it. The startup is currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, part of Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge.…

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Cambridge News: Winners of the 2018 Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards

The winners of this year's Cambridge News business awards have been announced. The Cambridge Judge Business School High Growth award went to Cambridge Design Partnership. Form the Future, a startup that was on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, picked up…

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Sweet award

Chocolate maker Harry Specters, alumni of the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, is named social enterprise of the year in Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards. Harry Specters, a startup that aims to build confidence in young people with autism by providing employment and…

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Teach First: Nationwide winners announced

Education charity Teach First has announced the winners for their Innovation Awards that provide professional and financial support to promising social enterprises in education. The winning ventures will get £15,000 of funding and will be enrolled in a 12 months…

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Responsible Finance: UK-wide winners announced in Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards

Harry Specters, a startup that aims to build confidence in young people with autism by providing employment and free training while enabling them to produce award-winning chocolates, has been named social enterprise of the year in the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards…

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Cambridge News: Meet the 2018 Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards finalists

Finalists for this year’s Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards have been announced. Five companies with Cambridge Judge Business School connections are on the list. Arcus Global, co-founded by MBA alumni Denis Kaminskiy and Lars Malmquist (MBA 2008), is hoping to…

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Venturing forth: BeeBee Wraps

Replacing plastic, one wrap at a time. Speaking with a friend, Kath Austin heard how people in pre-plastic days used cotton coated with beeswax to preserve food – and she wondered whether this ancient technology could help with a very…

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