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Daily Mail: Mystery donor hands £500,000 worth of designer goods to online charity shop

Thrift, an online marketplace for second-hand clothes, shoes and other quality goods, has received a donation from an anonymous donor that is worth more than £500,000. The donation included 150 designer dresses, 400 pairs of shoes, 75 handbags and £6,000…

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TechCrunch: BIOS raises $4.5m to further develop its ‘neural interface’ and new ways to treat chronic medical conditions

BIOS, a startup that has created an integrated medical device that provides the interface between an advanced prosthetic and the body, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. The startup was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by…

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The British Computer Society: Chinese bamboo: Social startups

An interview with Chen Mao Davies, founder of the LatchAid venture to support mums and mums-to-be learn about breastfeeding. The startup is currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge.…

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Social enterprise in Vietnam

Vietnam is a country with great potential for social enterprise. Belinda Bell, Director of Cambridge Social Ventures at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how such promise might be fulfilled. Dr Belinda Bell Belinda Bell, Director of Cambridge Social Ventures at…

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Evening view of Old Town in Hoi An city, Vietnam. Hoi An is situated on the east coast of Vietnam. Its old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its historical buildings.

Cambridge Network: Repositive’s CEO recognised as WISE100 female social entrepreneur

Fiona Nielsen, CEO and founder of Repositive, has been included in the 2018 WISE 100 – Women in Social Innovation – list. The list is “an index of the UK’s most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment…

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Cambridge Independent: Winners announced at the annual Cambridge awards

Several ventures supported by the Accelerate Cambridge or Cambridge Social Ventures programmes at Cambridge Judge were honoured at this year’s Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards. Kalium Diagnostics, currently on Accelerate Cambridge, was the winner in The One to Watch…

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Silicon Republic: 10 cool start-ups from Cambridge to watch

Three startups with the connections to Cambridge Judge Business School are featured in the article as ‘the ones to watch’. Healthera, a digital healthcare venture was on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme. Healx, company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases…

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University Affairs: Social entrepreneurship gains ground on Canadian campuses

Canada’s universities are launching new programmes aiming to give students an opportunity to tackle issues of importance to their local communities. “The experiential learning aspect is quite important. Part of that is career exploration: ‘What could this mean for me?’”…

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Business Weekly: KisanHub sows seeds of Disruptive Technology success

KisanHub, a startup that is developing a crop intelligence platform to help improve supply chains globally, has entered the annual Business Weekly awards in the Disruptive Technology category. The winners will be announced in March 2019 during a presentation dinner…

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The Huffington Post: Without a strong institutional commitment to consent training, sexual violence will continue in British universities

Dr Lilia Giugni, Teaching Associate of the MSt in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge and founder of Gen Pol, comments on the culture of sexual violence in Ivy League institutions. “Women’s Officers and Student Unions have done an amazing job…

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