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“All things innovation…”

Guest Blog by Zhara Ali, a work experience student at St John’s Innovation Centre. I didn’t expect I would be at St John’s Innovation Centre for my work experience, and I must say, I was pleasantly surprised. An eventful and engaging timetable can keep an 15-year-old girl occupied without suffering through boredom due to lack […]

Business Finance, Cambridge cluster, Leadership, Pitching, Scale Ups, Start-Ups

GUEST BLOG: Top 5 Reasons to visit Venturefest East 2017!

Venturefest East is back on 21st September for an even bigger, better event to bring together innovators, entrepreneurs and investors in one location to make things happen. This not to be missed event is set to be a celebration of innovation like no other, and here are five reasons to come and join us in […]

Business Growth, Cambridge cluster, Leadership, Scale Ups, Start-Ups

GUEST BLOG by Clifford Dive: Camels, Tigers & Unicorns

I was delighted to be asked to appear on the discussion panel for a seminar at St John’s Innovation Centre entitled “Rethinking science and technology enabled innovation: The Chasm II Challenge”. The session started with Uday Phadke outlining some of the major elements of the book which he co-authored with Shailendra Vyakarnam – ‘Camels, Tigers […]

Business Finance, Business Growth, Leadership, Raising Finance, Scale Ups, St John's Innovation Centre, Start-Ups

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 […]

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