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TechCrunch: UK’s Perlego providing digital subscription for textbooks raises $4.8 million

Perlego - billed as the 'Spotify for textbooks' - has closed a $4.8 million (£3.7 million) venture round. Leading the round is ADV, with participation from existing angel investors, including Simon Franks co-founder of Lovefilm,  Peter Hinssen and Alex Chesterman,…

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Business Weekly: Cambridgeshire companies in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Arcus Global, which develops software to help local authorities digitise and integrate their operation has been listed amongst the Sunday Times 100 top fastest growing tech companies in the country. Arcus Global participated in the SME Growth Challenge programme run…

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Financial Times: Novo Nordisk buys UK university biotech spin-out Ziylo

Ziylo's biotech platform for treating diabetes was acquired for $800 million by Novo Nordisk. Dr Andy Chapman, Chief Scientific Officer of Ziylo, is an alumnus of the Ignite programme, run by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. Read…

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Entomics and sustainability

Maggots and rotting food waste: a new recipe for sustainable fish and animal feed from Entomics, which was supported by Cambridge Judge Business School. In a warehouse to the northeast of Cambridge are shelves upon shelves of trays teeming with…

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Lots of maggots

Business Weekly: From maggots to meals

The Entomics Biosystems startup aims to reduce food waste by converting it into energy or food for fish and animals. The team is using insects - specifically the Black Soldier Fly - as an efficient biological catalyst. The startup is…

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New funding for Healx

Healx, a rare-disease company supported by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, announces a $10 million Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital. Healx, a Cambridge-based company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, announced…

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New funding for Healx

Forbes: Healx raises $10m in funding to find medicines for rare diseases

Healx, a Cambridge-based company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, announced a $10 million Series A funding round. Healx is supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre of Cambridge Judge Business School. The funding…

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Tips for ventures

Experts discuss how startup ventures can avoid fundraising pitfalls at Enterprise Tuesday event at Cambridge Judge Business School. Entrepreneurship has always been about trial and error, so learning from mistakes is a key part of the journey – and raising…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge entrepreneur named president of European angel club

The chairman of Cambridge Angels has been named as new president of the European Business Angel Network. Peter Cowley, a Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, will be in the new role for the next two years. He…

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Scale-up award

Speechmatics, a venture that was on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge, is named a "One to watch" startup at the UK Business Angels Association awards. Speechmatics, a venture that converts spoken language into written text, was named as…

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