Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Venture Voices: SkinLync

Venture Voices: SkinLync

Skinlync is a self-management platform bringing together everything users need to conquer their skin condition. Our platform specifically matches user profiles to others with similar conditions and details. It helps users get personal and effective results thanks to the support of leading dermatologists and hundreds of patients across the UK. Skinlync supports users throughout theirRead more

Founder stories: Dr Carina Tyrrell

Founder stories: Dr Carina Tyrrell

What are some of the challenges in healthcare innovation that need to be addressed? The healthcare sector presents a unique set of challenges for innovation. These include a requirement for prolonged validation trials, complex regulation, ethical considerations, and a highly trained workforce to tackle the issues we face. The challenge is in aligning incentives soRead more

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Carolyn Dailey shares insight on creative industries

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Carolyn Dailey shares insight on creative industries

The creative industries are a huge deal – and growing. It’s the second biggest contributor to the UK economy after banking, and growing 3 times faster than the economy as a whole. They employ over 2 million people and generate over £100 billion for the UK economy. So, on paper, the future is bright. That’s whyRead more

Five Mental Models To Help Navigate Any Entrepreneurial Journey

Five Mental Models To Help Navigate Any Entrepreneurial Journey

The world is complex and mental models help us simplify information, focus on the most important things and make better decisions. Examples include the Pareto Principle which teaches us that in most situations, 20% of inputs lead to 80% of outcomes, so the goal should always be to find and focus on the 20%. OrRead more

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Colin Burrows shares a story of state vs private enterprise

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Colin Burrows shares a story of state vs private enterprise

Image Copyright – Special Treats Productions Ahead of our Enterprise Tuesday in November entitled ‘What’s your story?’, I have been thinking about stories, how they have influenced my working life and what they can teach us about today’s world we find ourselves in. I’m writing this on Sunday 4th October, 90 years to the day thatRead more

Venture Voices: Urban IT Support

Venture Voices: Urban IT Support

There’s no denying the profound impact COVID has had on the business environment – with organisations forced to review their business models to ensure that, moving forward, they remain sustainable, relevant and profitable. Whilst none are technically immune, the most resilient businesses haven’t viewed COVID as a barrier to growth – they’ve viewed it asRead more

Founder Stories: Nick Hatter

Founder Stories: Nick Hatter

If there’s one thing I learned about entrepreneurship it’s this: never give up.  Lessons learned from Accelerate Cambridge After being mentored and coached in entrepreneurship by Accelerate Cambridge at Cambridge Judge Business School for 18 months, as well as having some war stories, I learned some key lessons which I carried into setting up aRead more

EnterpriseWOMEN Success Story: I am a valuable resource

EnterpriseWOMEN Success Story: I am a valuable resource

On July 28th, I had the pleasure to attend the EnterpriseWOMEN workshop “What are the winners doing?” led by Katy Tuncer, Director of Coaching and Products at Horizon37. The training session, based on Katy’s research into crisis leadership, engaged us to self-reflect on how to embrace the uncertainty of leading during a pandemic. During theRead more

EnterpriseWOMEN Success Story: Financial awareness in business – starting and scaling up amidst a pandemic

EnterpriseWOMEN Success Story: Financial awareness in business – starting and scaling up amidst a pandemic

The new norm of online working, the wonders of technology as well as the tenacious attitude exhibited by Dr. Ghina Halabi and her team made the Money Talks workshop a successful session. Ghina’s introduction emphasised the importance of understanding our economic and cultural value as women in the business world and in entrepreneurship, which currentlyRead more

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