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What is product-market fit?

What is product-market fit?

Tom Britton, Cofounder of Syndicateroom, is a regular speaker and mentor on EnterpriseTECH and EnterpriseTECH STAR. His easy-access and lively discussions are pitched perfectly for the new-to-entrepreneurship students attending our programmes. Tom shares thoughts on product-market fit for our student audience in this blog. “Product market fit (PMF) is the holy grail for any start-up,… Read more

EnterpriseTECH Inventor Diaries: Spilios Theodoratos, Dr Ioannis Sfontouris and Jeanette Walker

EnterpriseTECH Inventor Diaries: Spilios Theodoratos, Dr Ioannis Sfontouris and Jeanette Walker

Innovation and inventions do not always come from careful planning. Actually, perhaps they rarely go in that order. Most of the time they come from spontaneous reaction to some stimulus. Such a moment it was when Dr Ioannis Sfontouris was having dinner with Spilios Theodoratos in Athens. Spilios at that time was leading a team… Read more

Venture Voices: Neutreeno

Venture Voices: Neutreeno

Cambridge University has been home to thought leadership for centuries, driving innovation that has enhanced mankind’s knowledge and wellbeing for over 800 years. Today a diverse new team of Cambridge scientists and engineers, led by Dr Spencer Brennan at Neutreeno, has committed to and taken the first steps in tackling climate change with dynamic and… Read more

EnterpriseTECH Inventor Diaries: Dr David Hampton

EnterpriseTECH Inventor Diaries: Dr David Hampton

I recently participated as a co-inventor on EnterpriseTECH. The student team who worked on our project helped us develop a market, business, and investment case for our innovative ‘Smart Cerebral Shunt’, a novel medical device to improve care for patients with abnormal build-up of fluid in the brain’s cavities. Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), an abnormal build-up… Read more

EnterpriseTECH Student Diaries: Emily Clements

EnterpriseTECH Student Diaries: Emily Clements

As a PhD student in Neuroimaging, my work focuses on the Neuroscience of Entrepreneurship. Debate still exists over whether entrepreneurs are born or made, so my research aims to uncover if there is something different in the brains of those who think entrepreneurially. This research is a collaboration between the Entrepreneurship Institute and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology… Read more

Venture Voices: Lamina POP

Venture Voices: Lamina POP

I’m Sebastian Swezey, the CEO and founder of Lamina POP. Growing up in Guatemala, I became aware of the extensive grasp that poverty held over much of society. Despite being born into a relatively well-off family, the contrast between my lifestyle and those of many of my peers was impossible to ignore. I felt a… Read more

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-ups… Read more