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Venturing forth: Legal Sphere

A startup currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme aims to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get legal support in an easier and cost-efficient manner for issues such as taxation or intellectual property. If someone's bathroom tap is broken, they…

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Movers and shakers

Five women associated with Cambridge Judge Business School are named in BioBeat report on 50 top women leaders and innovators in biotech. Five women associated with Cambridge Judge Business School are included in the sixth annual 50 Movers and Shakers…

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Entrepreneurial myths

An astrophysicist by training, Dr Ghina Halabi often shoots down tall tales about outer space. Now Programme Director of EnterpriseWOMEN at Cambridge Judge Business School's Entrepreneurship Centre, she identifies five myths of female entrepreneurship. As the first woman to earn…

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Award-winning ventures

Several companies associated with Cambridge Judge Business School are honoured at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards. Several companies associated with Cambridge Judge Business School were honoured at the 2019 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards announced on 30…

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SME project

Cambridge Judge and Tech Nation received £350,000 Government funding to develop a management system to boost productivity in smaller businesses. Cambridge Judge Business School and Tech Nation have been awarded £350,000 by the UK Government for a joint project to…

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Pharma journey

From Greece to Scotland Yard to providing drugs for clinical trials: Cambridge MBA alumna Vanessa Dekou (MBA 2002) built a global pharma business from scratch. Vanessa Dekou Cambridge MBA alumnus Vanessa Dekou re-mortgaged her London house to set up her…

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Edie: Farfetch launches ‘on-demand’ donation service in circular fashion drive

Digital fashion platform Farfetch has partnered with Thrift startup to launch a new service where customers can donate unwanted clothes and accessories. Thrift, launched by Cambridge Judge alumnus Joe Metcalfe (MST 2009), was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme…

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A bit fuzzy

Vague versus specific: when it comes to communicating with direct reports, senior leaders shouldn't always seek greater specificity, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat of Cambridge Judge Business School. Conventional wisdom holds that communication within an organisation works best when there is…

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Cambridge Independent: Sook’s first regular customer is organic fare supplier unpckd

A startup that offers package-free household products to consumers is a first pop-up retail customer at Sook’s retail site in Norfolk Street, Cambridge. Tracey Banks, founder of unpackd, says people can pop in on Fridays to browse the stock; additionally…

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A special interest beyond the classroom for the MBA student

For those with a range of interests there is a wide range of groups, known as 'special interest groups', that if embedded from the outset into your learning experience can ensure the Cambridge MBA year is that much richer and…

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