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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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Cambridge Independent: Postdoc business plan finalists are versed in success

The winners of the Postdoc Business Plan Competition 2019 have been announced at an event at Downing College. The Univursa startup, which creates analytic tools to detect disease, won second place and received £10,000 funding. Univursa is currently on the…

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Cambridge Independent: Winners of the annual awards revealed

The winners of the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019 were revealed on 30 October at The Bradfield Centre on Cambridge Science Park. Several startups with Cambridge Judge Business School connections scooped prizes, including: Healx - AI Company of…

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Cambridge Independent: Startup’s 1p sanitary towel wins at Houses of Parliament

Jennifer Jia, a PhD Student from the University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, has been awarded £2,000 from the SJL Foundation. Jennifer has founded EmPad that aims to mass-produce a 1p sanitary towel to reach all 43 million women…

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Cambridge Independent: Supporting the next generation of medtech innovators

A feature about the Entrepreneurship Centre and its sponsorship of the Medtech Company of the Year at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019. Executive Director Bruno Cotta said it’s been a busy year for the Centre in supporting…

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The Telegraph: Rare disease drug firm Healx raises $56 million

Healx, a startup that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, secured $56 million in Series B financing, led by venture capital firm Atomico. The funding will be used to develop Healx’s therapeutic pipeline and to launch its global…

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BBC News: The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm

Timo Boldt, founder of Gousto and an alumnus of the Executive MBA programme (EMBA 2014) at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about how he set up a food in a box delivery company seven years ago and on the challenges…

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Business Insider: The 100 most influential people shaping British technology in 2019

Timo Boldt, Cambridge Judge alumnus (EMBA 2014) and founder of food delivery company Gousto, is on the list of the 100 most influential people in technology in the UK. Listed in 65th place, Timo started his entrepreneurial journey in 2012…

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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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Cambridge Independent: Speechmatics’ Queen’s Award honours innovation at its best

The Speechmatics venture has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Industry. CEO John Milliken says the award is a “great recognition” for what the company has been doing the last few years. Speechmatics provides cloud-based speech recognition services that convert…

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