Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning

Timetable

Enterprise Tuesday takes place in November and February each year. In general, the theme of the first term of lectures is inspiration and the second term is about information or the 'how to' of becoming an entrepreneur. Please register online if you would like to attend.

Visit our Resources section for a range of presentations, case studies, reports and support for start-ups.

Next Session | Michaelmas Term | Lent Term

Next Session
Feb 25, 18:00-21:00
Venue: Lecture Theatre 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Funding Your Vision & Plans (Panel session with Business Angels, plus student pitches)

Guest speakers:

  • Isaac Kato, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Verne Global
  • Alex Van Someren, Managing Partner of the Seed Funds at Amadeus Capital Partners
  • Peter Cowley, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Charity Chair and NED of several Cambridge and London start-ups
  • Simon Walker, Partner at Taylor Wessing

This session will include discussion on different ways of funding new start-ups and the early stages of survival with real examples of different ways of funding such as: crowd funding, angel syndicates, roll of grants, customers as source of funding, partnerships, supplier credit, etc. Part of the evening will focus on live student pitches.

This session is sponsored by ARM.

Discussion Group

The CU Innovation Forum is offering a Discussion Group from 20:00 directly after the Enterprise Tuesday lecture. If you're interested in attending, please email Ajoeb Baridi.

Enterprise Tuesday One-One Clinics

Enterprise Tuesday registrants are eligible to sign up for new One-One Clinics which take place at Cambridge Judge Business School on every Friday that follows an Enterprise Tuesday session. The clinics are half hour slots with experienced experts and run from 16:00-18:00 on Fridays during Enterprise Tuesday weeks.

There are two clinicians: Stewart McTavish and Andy Priestner. Stew can talk to you about entrepreneurship issues and Andy can talk to you about accessing business information (some of the library databases are restricted to use only by CJBS students) and using social media.

The clinics are available on a first-come, first-served basis and will be confirmed by one of the CfEL team. A fresh sign-up table will be circulated every week. Find out more from the weekly e-mail update once you are registered for Enterprise Tuesday. Register for Enterprise Tuesday online »

N.B. This option is only open to those registered for the programme.

Back to top

Michaelmas Term 2013
Nov 5 Recognising Opportunities
Nov 12 Mindsets and Motivations
Nov 19 Spotting Future Needs
  • Jack Lang, Co-Founder of Raspberry Pi, CfEL Entrepreneur in Residence
  • Eben Upton, Co-Founder of Raspberry Pi
Nov 26 The right place at the right time (Panel session with Q&A)
  • Matthew Rock, Co-Founder of Real Business & Caspian Media; British Library BIPC Ambassador
  • Rob Forkan, Co-Founder of Gandys Flip Flops
  • Andrew Laughlan, Global Head of Strategic Partnerships at blur Group
  • Maria Kempinska MBE, Founder & CEO of Jongleurs Comedy Club

Back to top

Lent Term 2014
Feb 4 Vision Meets Reality
  • Dr Mike Lynch OBE FREng DL, Founder of Autonomy and Invoke Capital
Feb 11 Growing Your Venture
Feb 18 Creating Star Teams
Feb 25 Funding your vision and plans (Panel session with Business Angels, plus student pitches)
  • Isaac Kato, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Verne Global
  • Alex Van Someren, Managing Partner of the Seed Funds at Amadeus Capital Partners
  • Peter Cowley, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Charity Chair and NED of several Cambridge and London start-ups
  • Simon Walker, Partner at Taylor Wessing

Back to top

© Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG, UK
Tel +44 (0)1223 339700