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Invested Investor: Take a pass on plastic

Kath Austin, founder of the BeeBee Wraps social venture, talks about the main challenges for her business and how support from the Cambridge Social Ventures programme helped her to move forward. She said mentorship on the programme “really helped me…

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BBC Two: Dragon’s Den

Kath Austin, founder of BeeBee Wraps social venture, was recently on the BBC Two’s Dragon’s Den programme pitching to investors. Kath was pitching her business to get investment that would help her business scale up. BeeBee Wraps produces eco-friendly washable…

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The Guardian: The startups paving the way for a world without plastic

BeeBee Wraps is featured in the article looking on efforts to end our dependence on plastic. The venture, supported by Cambridge Social Ventures, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, produces eco-friendly washable biodegradable food wraps that can last…

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Cambridge News: These are the winners in the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2019

The winners of the Cambridge News annual awards were announced in a ceremony at King’s College. The Award for Business Innovation was won by KisanHub, currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme. Cambridge Judge supported the High Growth Award, which this…

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Woman in Progress: Kath Austin of BeeBee Wraps

An interview with Kath Austin, founder of the BeeBee Wraps venture that produces reusable, biodegradable beeswax food wraps that provide a sustainable alternative to plastic. The venture was supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at the Cambridge Centre for…

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Business Weekly: BeeBee creates a buzz with reusable beeswax food wrap

BeeBee Wraps, a venture that produces eco-friendly reusable food wraps as an alternative to plastic packaging, has teamed up with Cambridge Consultants aiming to scale up production. The startup is supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, run by the…

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Cambridge Independent: Celebrating Cambridgeshire’s SMEs

The winners of the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards, supported by Cambridge Independent, have been announced in Newmarket last week. Kath Austin, founder of BeeBee Wraps, won the Entrepreneur of the Year award. The startup produces eco-friendly washable food wraps that…

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Venturing forth: BeeBee Wraps

Replacing plastic, one wrap at a time. Speaking with a friend, Kath Austin heard how people in pre-plastic days used cotton coated with beeswax to preserve food – and she wondered whether this ancient technology could help with a very…

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Cambridge Magazine: She’s all that

Five women with Cambridge Judge Business School connections are featured among 15 business, science and education women in Cambridgeshire. They are: Michaela Eschbach and Anna Bailey, co-founders of the Form the Future venture, and Kath Austin, founder of BeeBee Wraps…

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Cambridge Independent: BeeBee Wraps joins fightback against plastic

Cambridge-based venture BeeBee Wraps is producing biodegradable food wraps as an eco-friendly alternative to plastic. Founder Kath Austin is currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. Read the full article [cambridgeindependent.co.uk]…

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