Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning

Entrepreneurial Events

Apr | May | Jun

April 2014

Event InCrops presents: Investment for Business Growth The Legal Side Explained
Date Apr 11, 08:45-10:45
Location Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ
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About the event

Agri-biotech is a cash hungry industry in which start-ups and SMEs often find themselves having to raise finance to support product development, manufacturing and marketing activities. Join us at this free, early morning seminar to learn about the benefits and potential pitfalls associated with the different types of finance (other than grants) available for businesses, from loans and equity investment to crowd funding.

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The seminar will be led by Mark Glenister of JPP Law LLP, who has a wealth of experience advising UK and international businesses on legal matters related to growth.

This is the third seminar in a series of events organised by the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, an unrivalled environment in which research and knowledge intensive agri-tech companies can blossom. This seminar is being organised in partnership with InCrops leading UK consultants on the development, commercialisation and adoption of bio-based technologies.

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May 2014

Event Accelerate Cambridge: Cambridge EdTech Startup Weekend
Date May 23-25, 08:00-18:00
Location Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1AG
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About the event

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? At this Startup Weekend, taking place 23-25 May, anyone is welcome to pitch their start-up idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it's a 54-hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

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June 2014

Event CUTEC presents: 11th Technology Ventures Conference (TVC) - Beyond the Now!
Date Jun 23, 08:00-16:30
Location West Road Concert Hall, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP
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About the event

Don't miss the chance to attend the largest student-led entrepreneurship conference at the University of Cambridge. The Technology Ventures Conference brings together more than 400 entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, academics, and students to connect, collaborate and debate with visionary speakers on the present and the future of innovation and entrepreneurship. Grab an early-bird ticket and have a chance to win one of the five spots for the CUTEC dinner that includes CUTEC members, speakers, advisors and sponsors to be held the day before the TVC. Find out more »

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The Startup Competition
The TVC will invite 10 startups from all around the world to come to the University of Cambridge, providing a unique opportunity to showcase their prototypes and business concepts. The competition will include a showcase exhibition where delegates can cast their vote on the most promising start-up, including a pitching session. Prizes of £5,000 in consultancy are being offered by AMOO Venture Capital Advisory. Submit your idea (please note the deadline for submissions is 28 April 2014).

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