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From consumer products to car sharing

Andrew Yi Tan followed a conventional corporate career for two decades, but changed course following his Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge to head up fast-growing car-sharing startup Gofun, which now has 16,000 cars in 21 cities. After starting his career…

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GoFun cars

Venturing Forth: Form the Future

Helping young people to prepare for future careers in business. Although Cambridge is often described as a vibrant place for entrepreneurs to start a business, many companies in the area are struggling to find qualified employees because young people don't…

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Venturing forth: MBAs launch new Cambridge beers

Many Cambridge students share beers at a pub, but three Cambridge MBA students went on to start their own beer brands – beginning with Varsity Draft and Lagerithm. After downing craft beers at The Mill pub overlooking the River Cam…

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Jocks & Peers beers

Venturing forth: livil

Startup founded by Cambridge MBA alumnus helps to make office work online easier. In the pre-Internet age, "multi-tasking" was often pretty modest – perhaps just typing a document while being put on hold during a telephone call. These days, there…

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‘Last mile’ fingerprints

Simprints, awarded $2.45 million in new grant money, targets the developing world with fingerprinting technology to help deliver healthcare to 1.1 billion people with no formal identification. The popular conception of fingerprinting often stems from television detective drama, when a…

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The Watsi team in Uganda using the Simprints technology

Driving growth in the UK space sector

The Satellite Applications Catapult names first two sponsorship recipients for the SME Growth Challenge at Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre. The Satellite Applications Catapult, an innovation and technology company focusing on the exploitation of satellite data and technology, awarded its first…

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Driving growth in the UK space sector

Venturing forth: The Helpful Clinic

Bringing the best from movies and technology to improve wellbeing An alumna of Cambridge Social Ventures programme, run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, founded The Helpful Clinic aiming to help people get back…

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Venturing forth: Cycle.land

A startup on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme aims to disrupt the bike-sharing market and encourage an innovative, eco-friendly way of travel. If you live in a university city like Cambridge or Oxford, a pile of bicycles on the street…

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Cycle.land app

Cambridge Independent: Ideas for heart attack victims and China links at bioventure hackathon at Cambridge Judge Business School

The Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School welcomed life science entrepreneurs, post-doc researchers and innovators who came to develop and pitch their ideas. The event was organised by the Entrepreneurship Centre in partnership with AstraZeneca…

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Hiring directors – how to get it right

Good experience, or the right experience? Why it pays to be picky when picking your board, says new research from Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge. When you're looking for your next board member, it's easy to be dazzled by…

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Why it pays to be picky when picking your board

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