Tag: Entrepreneurship

 It was a pleasure to attend the Incubator & Accelerator Network's inaugural conference sponsored by NatWest Business. #IAN2018

I was very pleased to be an investor panelist at the CJBS Enterprise Tuesday 22 May '18 : Friendly-ish "Dragons' Den".

It was a pleasure to be a participant at EBAN's Winter Summit 2018 Event this week in Luxembourg.

Here we share CJBS's Entrepreneurship October newsletter featuring the Niume Founders discussing how their Entrepreneurship diploma provided a platform for their company's success.

 

Estonia is a small country with a population of just over 1.3 million. Since its separation from the Soviet Union in 1991, the independent nation has been revolutionary in becoming a leader of digital innovation in Europe by allowing entrepreneurs to set up a digital identity without having to visit its country. 

Image credit: e-Residency: Estonia

What is e-Residency?

The e-Residency programme was first launched by the Estonian Government on 1 Dec 2014, to create a borderless digital environment and has used more digital signatures than the rest of the EU combined. It has facilitated the growth of virtual businesses by offering trust, transparency, inclusion and legitimacy to establish a truly global digital society. 98% of Estonian’s own an ID card.

I was delighted to present at this year’s Futurefest event last week-end (17th Sep 16) and participate in a panel along with Brigitte Minamore, Melody Hossaini and Cindy Gallop.

Here’s a brief synopsis of what I said including some of the statistics I referred to: 

The Cambridge Judge Business School has recently released its list of Fellows and Associates in Entrepreneurship that will inspire the University's new generations.

 

 

Each week, the Invested Investor focus on a theme discussed by their entrepreneurs and  Invested Investors.

This week, they are celebrating the achievements of their women investors and entrepreneurs despite the many challenges!

'I don't think it's the girls aren't interested, I think it's schools and parents are not encouraging girls to think that these subjects are relevant,' explains Simon Thorpe, the serial investor who champions for more Women in investment!

I was delighted to attend The Invested Investor's book launch party in Cambridge. Here we share their recent podcast of mini speeches recorded on the day. 

I am delighted to be a judge for Cambridge Wireless on their 9th annual Discovering Start-ups competition on Monday 17th September 2018.

Click on the title to see what I look for in a Start-up.