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Funding for rare diseases startup

Healx, a company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, said it had secured $56 million in Series B financing, led by venture capital firm Atomico and joined by Intel Capital, Global Brain and btov Partners. All previous investors…

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Funding for rare diseases startup

Cambridge Independent: Supporting the next generation of medtech innovators

A feature about the Entrepreneurship Centre and its sponsorship of the Medtech Company of the Year at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019. Executive Director Bruno Cotta said it’s been a busy year for the Centre in supporting…

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The Telegraph: Rare disease drug firm Healx raises $56 million

Healx, a startup that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, secured $56 million in Series B financing, led by venture capital firm Atomico. The funding will be used to develop Healx’s therapeutic pipeline and to launch its global…

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A bit fuzzy

Vague versus specific: when it comes to communicating with direct reports, senior leaders shouldn't always seek greater specificity, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat of Cambridge Judge Business School. Conventional wisdom holds that communication within an organisation works best when there is…

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Defocused shot of people at work.

Cambridge Independent: Speechmatics’ Queen’s Award honours innovation at its best

The Speechmatics venture has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Industry. CEO John Milliken says the award is a “great recognition” for what the company has been doing the last few years. Speechmatics provides cloud-based speech recognition services that convert…

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Cambridge Network: New partners for Spark

The Spark startup that was previously on Accelerate Cambridge programme has partnered with Hyundai and other partners to drive greater electric vehicle adoption. Spark’s software uses live data from the vehicle, driver and atmospherics to deliver more accurate, personalised journey…

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Cambridge Independent: Annual Science and Technology Awards 2019

Finalists for this year’s Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award are revealed in 15 different categories, and include startups associated with Cambridge Judge Business School. Healx, Satavia, Spark, Smartbell, PockiT Diagnostics and ET-traps are supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme.…

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Cambridge Independent: Outfield’s agritech drones are blossoming

A feature about Outfield Technologies, an agri-tech company which uses drone technology, AI and data science to help farmers maximise their harvest. The startup is currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme, run by the Entrepreneurship Centre. The company is focusing…

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Business Weekly: New stroke blood test may prove a POCKiT-ful of miracles

The POCKiT Diagnostics startup was chosen to lead a near-£1 million collaboration R&D programme funded by Innovate UK. The money will help accelerate development of a blood test that diagnoses a subtype of brain stroke much quicker. The startup is…

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EU startups: 10 Cambridge-based startups to look out for in 2019 and beyond

Two ventures connected to Cambridge Judge Business School are on the list of Cambridge startups “to look out for” in 2019. Healx is seeking breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, and Entomics aims to convert food waste into energy.…

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