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Social enterprise honours

Four ventures from the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School are named to the 2019 NatWest SE100 Index, which recognises the 100 leading UK social enterprises. Four ventures currently or previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme…

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Social Enterprise Honours

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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Financial Times: Oxford spinout prepares London bike-sharing launch

Cycle.land, a bike-sharing company, is preparing to launch in London by July. The startup founded in 2016 by Agne Milukaite was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. Cycle.land aims to have…

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UK Fundraising: No evidence that charging for services weakens charity legitimacy

According to a study from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, there is no evidence that charging for services weakens a charity’s perceived legitimacy. The study was conducted by Flóra Raffai, Chief Executive of Cambridge-based vision charity Cam Sight, as…

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Sustainable fashion

Cambridge Judge alumni talk about challenges and opportunities in creating fashion that is sustainable and environmentally friendly. With Fashion Week events in full swing in the US and Europe this month, some may find it difficult to resist the temptation…

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Shot of a Sunny Fashion Design Studio. We See Working Personal Computer, Hanging Clothes, Sewing Machine and Various Sewing Related Items on the Table, Mannequins Standing, Colorful Fabrics.

Business Weekly: Awards shortlist announced

Some of the most innovative companies in Cambridge have been shortlisted for the Business Weekly Awards. Some companies with Cambridge Judge Business School connections – Healx, KisanHub, LifNanoRx, Repositive, Speechmatics, and Syrona Women – are shortlisted in such categories as…

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Beneficial charging of beneficiaries

Fears that charities could weaken their legitimacy by charging for services are not borne out by the data, concludes a new study from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. Lacking empirical research, charity leaders have traditionally relied upon "emotional judgements"…

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Heart-shaped points of light

Hearts Milk Bank, a startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, is awarded a 'Points of Light' award by the UK Prime Minister for service to the community. Natalie & Gillian of Hearts Milk…

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Heart-shaped points of light

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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City AM: London startups take the lead in Tech Nation’s fourth Upscale Accelerator

Tech Nation announced 30 startups that will enter their annual Upscale Accelerator programme, providing mentoring, training and helping to scale the business. Two startups connected to Cambridge Judge Business School are on the list. Healthera, a digital healthcare venture, was…

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