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Maxwell Centre

Event Type: 
Enterprise related events (Impulse, etc)

Thinking of starting your own company, or looking to join an agile, growing startup?

Cambridge Enterprise shall be hosting this lunchtime talk to help researchers and students at the University of Cambridge, understand what support is available to them, providing real world, practical advice on how to get started as an entrepreneur.

This session will focus mainly on software-based start-ups, but much of the advice will be applicable across a range of sectors.


What's included:

Guidance from Cambridge Enterprise staff

  • James Thomas, Senior Investment Associate at Cambridge Enterprise, will speak about what support is available for those wishing to form their own start-ups, including: investment, mentoring and training programmes.

Advice from a software entrepreneur.

  • Our Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Chris Doran, shall be giving a talk about his involvement in software startups, including details of his journey to date, and how to transition from University academic to successful entrepreneur.


Venue: Rayleigh Seminar Room, Level 2, Maxwell Centre


*Pizza and drinks shall be made available from 12.30 pm in the downstairs kitchen, with an opportunity to meet with the speakers once the talks have concluded.

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 - 12:30 to 14:00