CAMentrepreneurs – connecting entrepreneurial alumni across the world

CAMentrepreneurs – connecting entrepreneurial alumni across the world

CAMentrepreneurs supports business and social entrepreneurship among alumni, current students and others, not just in Cambridge but around the world. My post covers the “Why?”  “What” and “How?” of CAMentrepreneurs, the value it brings, and how to get involved.    Why? While the alumni of Cambridge are a tremendous resource, many are not aware of the buzzing pro-enterprise ecosystem in Cambridge.Read more

“Your valuation seems a little aggressive…”

“Your valuation seems a little aggressive…”

Valuing a business is not a simple science, but it is as necessary as it is frustrating for entrepreneurs as they develop their businesses and especially important when they are looking for investment. For new ventures which are pre-revenue or just in their early stages, the process of assigning a valuation can be exceptionally tricky.Read more

Impact and engagement at Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre

Impact and engagement at Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This month we decided to share with you the work of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. The Entrepreneurship Centre (EC) has been leveraging research insights and collaborations to help new start-upsRead more

Coaching as a leadership strategy

Coaching as a leadership strategy

The first time I got in contact with coaching was more than 20 years ago. At the time, I worked for an international company, which wanted to grow its European business. We engaged a Coaching team to develop our culture and specifically the culture of the European leadership team. In the end, we have cascadedRead more

Venture Voices: Myriam Ouberai, Founder of Spirea

Venture Voices: Myriam Ouberai, Founder of Spirea

I am Myriam Ouberai, CEO and Founder of Spirea. Our venture has developed an exciting and flexible new approach to building antibody drug conjugate (ADC) cancer therapeutics that allows more drug payload to be specifically directed to tumour cells. This results in an increase in the therapeutic window and improved efficacy. By delivering the rightRead more

Ignite Innovators: Joseph McElmeel, Founder of TeamCreator

Ignite Innovators: Joseph McElmeel, Founder of TeamCreator

After exiting my first start-up six years ago, I achieved an MBA at the University of Edinburgh (2014-2015). During my time in Edinburgh, I shared the idea of SymbaSync and was introduced to my technical Co-founder by the University’s commercialization team. We aimed to build an innovative recruitment software platform that provided instant connectivity withoutRead more

Ignite Innovators: Cesare Cejas, Co-founder, MicrofluidX

Ignite Innovators: Cesare Cejas, Co-founder, MicrofluidX

I am a scientific researcher with background in chemistry, physics, and materials science with principal focus on microfluidics and microfabrication engineering. I was fortunate enough to be selected by PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) to participate in Ignite (2017). Back then, we had an idea then of a low-cost device or technique for determining theRead more

Venture Voices: AutonomiCity

Venture Voices: AutonomiCity

Historically, the construction industry has been a male-dominated industry. Two female founders are aiming to provide durable and sustainable solutions for our buildings. They discuss the challenges of being a female engineer and founder in this endeavour. Introducing the female founders of AutonomiCity Liz Zijing Li: I am Liz, a PhD in engineering at theRead more

Ignite Innovators: Darina Tepavitcharova, Founder of Dogs Allowed

Ignite Innovators: Darina Tepavitcharova, Founder of Dogs Allowed

Pre-Covid Dogs Allowed is on a mission! We are fetching everything doggy in our brand-new, dog-obsessed App – Dogs Allowed. We are bringing the dog community together by featuring the coolest local and national doggy events (such as dog festivals, meet-ups, training courses, etc.), sourcing and selecting the best doggy-friendly restaurants and accommodations in theRead more

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