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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GUEST BLOG: Cambridge Software Celebrates 3 Years of Success

As it celebrates its third birthday, we interview Phil Mashinchi, Managing Director, on the success of the business so far and the vision for where it’s going.

‘Don’t Believe the Doubters – Just do it!’ Tapping into the successful founder and investor expertise at Venturefest East

Behind the Silicon Fen success of becoming a hub for thriving ventures and a global phenomenon was the university’s focus on knowledge sharing. This very concept of sharing know-how and the idea of strengthening connectivity between innovators, investors and founders, has brought local innovation eco-systems together to launch one of the most important events in […]