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GUEST BLOG by Penny Lord: Scaling Up an Innovative Business and the People Challenge

Deciding to scale up your business is exciting. I think a lot can be achieved and it is critical to have the right people in the right places – if you crack this a lot of obstacles can be overcome. Leadership: Fundamental to scaling is the right leadership. It is incredibly hard to look at […]

Business Finance, Business Growth, Business Planning, High growth coaching, Scale Ups, St John's Innovation Centre, Start-Ups

GUEST BLOG by Penny Lord: Ride the Growth Wave? – The Difference Between Innovative Business Growth and Scaling

I’ve seen some amazing tech businesses and entrepreneurs growing and scaling at St John’s Innovation Centre, a dynamic and supportive environment working to accelerate the growth of ambitious innovative firms in the Cambridge region. Working as a consultant here I’ve also had a unique opportunity to assist a wide range of SMEs from across the […]

Creative Arts, Digital Media, Education

On Pokemons and Azoomee’s Kid-Focused Visual Storytelling on Web Safety

St John’s Innovation Centre grounds were taken over by little critters and became one of Pokémon Go gyms yesterday. We saw our tenants gathering in certain spots with their smartphones ready to capture those augmented reality creatures turning the usually vast and empty space into a massive playground. It seems like everybody is playing it, […]

Business Finance, Cambridge cluster, Leadership

Accidentally in Tech? Female Founders Impacting the Cambridge & London Tech Scene

Have you ever tried googling “Tech Entrepreneurs?” Melinda Roylett, Senior Director & Head of Small and Medium Business at PayPal had, and she shared her striking findings with the audience during the Computer Weekly’s ‘The 50 Most Influential Women in UK IT” event. When you do it, Google search comes back with hundreds of images […]

10 minutes with, Leadership

Characteristics of success? ‘Listening and empathizing with others, coupled with a gentle self-confidence that is rooted in moral principles’

Dr Soraya Jones talks to Keith Turner, Co-Founder of Springboard, about Mentorship, Empowering Teams and Bob Geldof

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