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

Building billion dollar companies

4 Nov 2014, 18:00-21:00
Venue: Lecture Theatre 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Building billion dollar companies

Guest speakers:

Dr David Cleevely knows a thing or two about building businesses. A serial entrepreneur and investor, he has worked at the heart of the Cambridge Cluster on numerous ventures including telecoms consultancy Analysys, web based antibody company Abcam (ABC.L); and G femto base station company, 3WayNetworks. Abcam, which he co-founded in 1998 and was Chairman of until 2009, currently has a $1.5bn valuation - not bad for a company that starting selling antibodies door-to-door on a bike! David is the guest speaker at the launch session of the 2014/15 Enterprise Tuesday series on 4 November at the University of Cambridge's Department of Engineering. He will focus on telling the Abcam story but also look at other billion dollar companies that have come out of Cambridge. It's a good opportunity for those working in or contemplating a future in entrepreneurship to learn more about growing successful businesses.

If you're interested in attending, please register online »

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Michaelmas Term 2014

Date About the Session
Nov 4 Building billion dollar companies
Nov 11 Forget venture capital! Get customers to fund you
  • Dr John Mullins, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Marketing & Entrepreneurship at London Business School
Nov 18 Commercialising research: where are the bear traps?
  • Professor Andy Hopper CBE FRS FREng FIET, Head of Department at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, Chairman of the RealVNC Group, Ubisense Group and TxtEz
  • Dr Hermann Hauser CBE FRS FREng, Co-Founder of Amadeus Capital Partners, serial entrepreneur and investor
Nov 25 Growing the business: where process and spirit come together
Chaired by: Professor Stelios Kavadias, Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth, and Director of Research, at Cambridge Judge Business School

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Lent Term 2015

Date About the Session
Feb 3 Building a brand against all odds
Feb 10 Make it brilliant and they will come
  • William Tunstall-Pedoe, Principal Product Management at Evi (part of the Amazon group of companies), and Founder & Owner of Genius 200
Feb 17 Leading globally: the importance of diversity and creativity
  • Sir Paul Judge, Chairman of the Enterprise Education Trust, and Patron of Cambridge Judge Business School
Feb 24 Rough diamonds pitch for your support
Chaired by: Alan Barrell, Entrepreneur in Residence at CfEl and Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship Advisory Board Member
  • Hanadi Jabado, Director of Accelerate Cambridge at Cambridge Judge Business School

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