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BBC: The One Show

Oliver Adkins, Cambridge Judge alumnus (PGDE 2014) and co-founder of Churchill Gowns, recently appeared on BBC’s The One Show to talk about the cost of graduation and affordable gowns. Churchill Gowns startup was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme…

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Cambridge News: An award-winning chocolate shop is launching in Cambridge

Harry Specters chocolatiers will be opening a shop in the Grafton Centre this autumn. The startup, previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, aims to build confidence in young people with autism by providing employment and free training while enabling…

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Investment to digitise agricultural supply chain

KisanHub, which was supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme and by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, raises £3.4 million. The investment will help to digitise agricultural supply chain for the world's largest food and beverage…

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Investment to digitise agricultural supply chain

Business Weekly: £3.4m funding for KisanHub

KisanHub, which was supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme and by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, raises £3.4 million. The investment will help digitise the agricultural supply chain for the world’s largest food and beverage…

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£10,000 Cambridge prize for ‘achievement and ambition’ in social enterprise

Feminist fashion, affordable housing, co-operative farming and fostering independence in people with learning disabilities: four outstanding social entrepreneurs are being celebrated today for their achievement and ambition in creating social change through business. The inaugural Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded…

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Cambridge Social Innovation Prize

Venturing forth: unpckd – every plastic package counts

A startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School offers waste free alternatives and hopes to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly shopping. Tracey Banks, founder of the unpckd venture that delivers package-free household products to…

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Alternatives to plastic packaging in wooden crates sitting on grass

Forbes: This fashion brand lets you know exactly who made your clothes

An interview with Jo Salter, founder of the social venture Where Does It Come From? The startup creates high-quality, ethically made clothes that come with their life story. “We have three main social/environmental goals – to create employment and support…

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Khmer Times: Charity… and world domination

Georgina Hemmingway, alumna of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge (PGDE 2014), talks about her venture Footprint Cafés that aims to generate profits to invest in educational programmes in Cambodia. Georgina is hoping to open a second café…

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Changing the world, one café at a time

A café near the mystical temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, set up with support from Cambridge Judge Business School, provides an opportunity for tourists to give back to the local community. Georgina Hemmingway with the café's general manager,…

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The pink hues of Sunrise over the Angkor Wat temple in Siem Riep, Cambodia.

Business Weekly: Cambridge leaves ‘Footprint’ in Cambodia and sets sights on new chapter in Thailand

Footprint Cafés, a brainchild of Cambridge Judge alumna Georgina Hemmingway (PGDE 2014), has recently opened an enterprise hub in Cambodia and plans to expand to Thailand with another coffee shop. The venture was also supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures…

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