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The Varsity: Is Churchill Gowns a breakthrough in sustainable gowning?

An interview with Oliver Adkins, Cambridge Judge alumnus (PGDE 2014) and co-founder of the Churchill Gowns venture. Churchill Gowns offers affordable graduation gowns made from recycled materials and was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme. “Our gowns are manufactured…

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Churchill Gowns pitch successfully to Dragons’ Den

A startup supported by Cambridge Social Ventures secured a £60k investment after pitching to BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. Photo ©Fay Summerfield: Churchill Gown's co-founders with BBC's Dragons' Den investor, Deborah Meaden. Churchill Gowns, a startup that offers affordable graduation gowns…

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Business Weekly: Dragons ‘slayed’ by Cambridge’s CleanTech gown gurus

Churchill Gowns, a startup that offers affordable graduation gowns made from recycled materials, has secured a £60k investment after pitching to BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den programme on Sunday 18 August. The co-founders, Oliver Adkins and Ruth Nicholls, accepted Deborah Meaden’s…

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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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