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Venturing forth: soundpiece

An entrepreneur, currently studying for the Masters in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, hopes to inspire people to create beautiful music within a few clicks. Pierre du Toit spent the past decade as an actuary developing artificial intelligence products…

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Venturing Forth: Bighous

An entrepreneur on the Master of Studies in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School ‘recycles’ distressed properties and brings them back as housing for society’s most vulnerable people. Paolo Casamassima Investor-turned-entrepreneur Paolo Casamassima believes that property investment can have a…

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Venturing forth: ET-traps

A biotech entrepreneurial weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School kickstarted a venture that seeks to tackle diabetes through a novel treatment. Dr Arjun Jain was pursuing his PhD in Reproductive Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge back in 2008. It…

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Venturing forth: Emporsand – empowering women through sanitation

From clinical neuroscience to basic hygiene needs for women, via the EnterpriseTECH STAR programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. Born in China and raised in Canada and Pennsylvania, Jennifer Jia came to Cambridge in 2016 to pursue an MPhil in…

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Jennifer Jia.

The Cambridge entrepreneur ecosystem: a recipe for success

There are many entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world, each with their own character. But the Cambridge ecosystem is special. The most important reason for Cambridge’s long-lasting success is the comparatively mature ecosystem, grounded in research and connected to finance and…

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Venturing forth: Outfield Technologies

Outfield Technologies, mentored at the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre of Cambridge Judge Business School, uses drone technology to better predict the yields of apple producers. Oli Hilbourne & Jim McDougall Of all fruits, the apple has wormed…

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Business Weekly: New £25m China investment for Cambridge life sciences lined up via Cambridge Judge and AZ

China Medical System, a pharmaceutical company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, has signalled its confidence in the UK biotech and life sciences sectors through intended investment of up to £25 million in early stage UK biotech and life…

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How I used the Cambridge MBA to launch a blockchain startup

Blockchain startup, Bond180, was founded by a team of three entrepreneurs who met while on their Cambridge MBA year. Life often throws up serendipitous friendships. For Parth Shukla, that meant meeting his cofounders Phil Holbrook and Conor Diviney during his…

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Strategic Business Growth 2020 – applications are open

The Strategic Business Growth programme from the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre recognises the challenges that businesses face when scaling up. We are recruiting the next cohort for February 2020. It is designed to support those companies that are determined to…

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Strategic Business Growth applications open

Business Weekly: Cambridge startup hopes to raise £7.5m diabetes cash

An interview with Dr Arjun Jain, founder and CEO of the ET-traps startup that focuses on diabetes. “Currently available therapies are mainly limited to glucose control medications and medications to treat the disease complications, so they do not prevent progression…

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