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Venture Voices: Choral Hub

Venture Voices: Choral Hub

The Choral Hub Mission The Choral Hub is a platform whose mission is to get the whole world singing again. Here at TCH, we believe in the power of the human voice. “I’m tone deaf!” “I can’t sing.” “I hate the sound of my own voice.” We’ve heard it all, and so we know youRead more

Venture Voices: Botprobe

Venture Voices: Botprobe

Our world has changed so much since COVID first emerged a year ago, that it’s often difficult to remember life pre-pandemic. This is especially true if you are one of the four million UK knowledge workers who now works from home. Many are convinced that remote working has advantages for both employer and employee alike,Read more

Pivots, Partnerships and Innovations

Pivots, Partnerships and Innovations

Owen Thompson, an alumnus of Wolfson College and Xavier Parkhouse-Parker, an alumnus of Homerton College, discuss how they met whilst studying at Cambridge Judge Business School. Now they are working together to grow two exciting ventures. How did you meet and what were you working on at the time? Xavier: We first met during ourRead more

New innovations in food sustainability

New innovations in food sustainability

My name is George, a fourth year PhD student based at the University of Cambridge Crop Science Centre, and the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB). I’m interested in the diversity and abundance of symbiotic microorganisms in agricultural systems, quantified with a mixture of metagenomic and microscopic approaches. I have projects running from the nationalRead more

Covid and the Winter of Our Discontent

Covid and the Winter of Our Discontent

By Social Starts Managing Partner Mike Edelhart Now, as Shakespeare said, is the winter of our discontent. Covid keeps on coming, creating a third wave of infections that put the earlier upswells to shame. We are hunkered down, tired out, fed up, and strung out. People fret and businesses suffer. What is an entrepreneur (lastRead more

Venture Voices: Perfexia

Venture Voices: Perfexia

Q: Hello Pratyay, how would you introduce perfexia to someone that has not heard of it before? A: Perfexia is a data-driven and research-intensive HealthTech startup based in Cambridge. Our mission is to make the world a healthier place by encouraging people to take selfies. Our technology turns smartphones into vital signs measurement and monitoringRead more

Founder Stories: Joe Glover, Founder of the Marketing Meetup

Founder Stories: Joe Glover, Founder of the Marketing Meetup

Some of the things I have learned from incredible marketing minds. I’ll admit it, I’m a thief. A thief of ideas. I take them from wherever I can in the world, process them, and make them my own (while crediting people, of course!). And the best ideas come from the people who inspire me onRead more

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: 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

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