Monthly Archives for August 2015

It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

Growing your Business Internationally? Forget about IP, Focus on Customer/User Insights

St John’s Innovation Centre has announced a new event, ‘Growing your Business Internationally? Forget about IP, Focus on Customer/User Insights’. Attend this session and you will leave with an understanding of how a user needs focused business model may, arguably, protect the future of your business in a better way than a patent portfolio.

Digital Media: Tech City Startup Toolkit for Digital Businesses

Tech City successfully designed a comprehensive startup toolkit to help founders and entrepreneurs grow a digital business in an effective and scalable way. The list of services and tools are fundamental to navigating the startup phase from finance and eCommerce to talent and HR.

Big opportunities for small firms: government set to spend £1 in every £3 with small businesses

Matt Hancock, the Minister for the Cabinet Office has announced an ambitious new target to get more small businesses working on central government contracts; £1 in every £3 government spends will be with small businesses by 2020.

£300K funding for SBRI competition – Digital Forensics

On behalf of the home office an SBRI call opened today on the subject of digital forensics and how it is used to support serious crime and counter terrorism investigations. The challenge from the Home Office’s Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT), is to improve the speed, efficiency and effectiveness of recovering and automatically analysing data from the seized digital devices of suspects under investigation.

Cambridge Business Magazine: August 2015 Edition

St John’s Innovation Centre Entrepreneur in Residence, Soraya Jones, recently contributed to the August issue of Cambridge Business Magazine. Read the full article here…