Category Archives: innovation

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: Anthony Rose on pivoting and procrastination

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Anthony Rose on pivoting and procrastination

  I’m Anthony Rose, Founder and CEO at SeedLegals. In a previous role I led on BBC iPlayer and helped the BBC to transition live TV to on–demand services and change content distribution forever.  At SeedLegals, we help startups with all the legals they need to grow their team, raise investment and take their business to the next level. And, not surprisingly, right now we’re seeing founders trying to adaptRead more

Venture Voices: HappyrHealth

Venture Voices: HappyrHealth

Patients are the better innovators Who would be the best person to tackle the challenges of patients? Exactly, patients themselves. No one knows more about a patient’s problem than those who themselves suffer from the disease and its associated problems in the diagnosis, therapy or prevention. Having understood this ‘advantage’, the European Union has recentlyRead more

Founder Stories: Matthew Wunderli

Founder Stories: Matthew Wunderli

Media is an ever-changing industry littered with new ideas and dead content. The current coronavirus pandemic sparked concern for the industry’s future, including uncertainty about the production of new content, theatrical releases, and distribution of existing content. For Matt Wunderli, a CJBS Alum and founder of Publisher Arts, an opportunity to improve an archaic industryRead more

Cambridge Judge entrepreneurs lead volunteer effort to make thousands of face shields for NHS staff

Cambridge Judge entrepreneurs lead volunteer effort to make thousands of face shields for NHS staff

Entrepreneurs, doctors and innovative design engineers collaborate to manufacture, assemble, package & deliver protective face shields for frontline staff in the fight against Covid-19.  Last month, Lucy Jung, co-founder of a medical device start-up, Charco, approached US company Delve, who had designed the Badger Shield. Delve had established an open sourced design which was simple,Read more

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Start Codon Founder on Teams

Enterprise Tuesday Keynote Insights: Start Codon Founder on Teams

Dr Jason Mellad, Founder of Start Codon, shares key insights on fostering innovation and how to build the right team, ahead of Enterprise Tuesday on 4 February 2020.   The University of Cambridge is renowned for fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. What makes it such a successful environment for entrepreneurs?  ​It has been said that theRead more

Santander SME Internships Programme – a brilliant find!

Santander SME Internships Programme – a brilliant find!

I’m Caroline Pegden, the co-founder of TempaGoGo, a startup aiming at taking the pain away from temporary agency recruitment in the UK. We have been delighted to have Tom Higgins Toon, a Modern Languages graduate from Selwyn College, Cambridge, as our Marketing and Operations Intern over the summer, kindly supported by the Santander SME InternshipsRead more

My VCW – one would-be entrepreneur takes on a Venture Creation Weekend

My VCW – one would-be entrepreneur takes on a Venture Creation Weekend

What am I doing here? That was my first thought as I looked round a lecture theatre packed with incredibly smart science and business brains. But I had an idea, I wanted to test it and the entry fee was just £60, so here I was on my first Venture Creation Weekend without a clueRead more

The business case for women in entrepreneurship – how public and private sectors can help

The business case for women in entrepreneurship – how public and private sectors can help

There is huge unrealised economic potential in female entrepreneurship in the UK, but only if we can secure the right conditions for women to start and scale new businesses at the same rate as men. The government-commissioned Alison Rose Review 2019 shows that female entrepreneurship represents a £250 billion opportunity for the UK economy. AccordingRead more

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