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Africa Together Conference 2022

Africa Together Conference 2022

The Africa Together Conference is set to take place on 21 May 2022. The event is being organised by the African Society of Cambridge University, in partnership with the Cambridge Africa Business Network (CABN) from Cambridge Judge Business School. This conference celebrates the continent’s outstanding achievements and is known for bringing together great minds and […]

Motivating and mentoring Gen Z and Millennials across the globe – Divya Dewan

Forté Foundation scholar and current MBA student, Divya Dewan describes her upbringing as ‘being raised by a tribe of musicians’ and a ‘clan of female founders’. She started her global adventures, aged just 10, as part of a touring ‘Mozart Choir for Peace’, bringing together young singers from both Europe and India, to learn and […]

My education start up – MIRAIing – an MBA career journey into entrepreneurship

About my entrepreneurial journey Honestly speaking, I did not think about becoming an entrepreneur seriously until my Cambridge Judge life started. Before joining the Cambridge MBA, I was working in the public sector, providing international cooperation in the Japan International Cooperation Agency. My career goal after my MBA was a career change to work in […]

“Doing Good” and “Doing Well” are not mutually exclusive – my Cambridge MBA MIINT experience

It was the early weeks of the Cambridge MBA and we (all 174 of us) were just acquainting ourselves with one another. Few of us had interacted over some Zoom sessions earlier that summer, but we had barely scratched the surface of the immense collaboration that was to follow. During the course of this entire […]

McKinsey MBA winners 2021

A Cambridge MBA team consisting of Oliver Tromp, Dhananjay Dixit, Michael Rees and Vaibhav Nasery were declared winners of the 2021 edition of the McKinsey Venture Academy. This prestigious social venture competition saw over 70 teams across the UK compete with their socially focused ventures for the chance to receive up to £10,000 in seed […]

MIINT Competition – impact investing on my MBA

“The MIINT Competition was an amazing experience and one of the highlights of the Cambridge MBA. It enabled me to learn about impact investing in a very practical way and to benefit from top notch learning resources prepared by the organisers and industry practitioners. During the sourcing stage of the competition, I particularly enjoyed the incredible […]

From the Military to an MBA at Cambridge

Katherine Danielson served for seven years in the U.S. Army as a broadcast journalist and public affairs specialist. Her work was consistently published on military news stations as well as international media outlets such as CNN, BBC, Reuters, and Al Jazeera. She was deployed to Iraq to cover the final year of the U.S. military mission across […]

A ‘Localing’ start up making an impact in 2021

At the end of last year Business Because featured MBA graduates in their feature ‘MBA Startups to look out for in 2021 – a coronavirus special’. We caught up with one of the founders, Deepak Ojha, to hear about the social venture ‘Localing’ that grew out of last year’s Covid crisis.   Established in May 2020 with […]

A new venture – Skinlync

The Cambridge MBA is life-changing in many ways; for us, it led to the birth of our venture, Skinlync. Entrepreneurship post-MBA From ideation to reality, 2020 has been a truly remarkable year for our entrepreneurship journey. After a good deal of blood, sweat and tears, we finally launched Skinlync in November, a platform that simplifies self-management […]

A new frontier

A new frontier

The idea to start a podcast about investing in frontier markets originated organically from having great conversations with thought-leaders in this space, and a prompt from my partner (I’m generally 2 steps behind). The Frontier Market Investing podcast is focused on learning from leading practitioners in emerging markets, consolidating best-practices and raising the profile of […]

Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepreneurship SIG

Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepreneurship SIG

We arrived at the Founders Factory in London, for an evening of presentations given by three early stage startups. They ranged from a startup that is still forming market understanding and product offering to an early-stage company that has started selling to a limited audience. The companies included a media company that pulls together daily […]