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Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepr...

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 […]

Vishal J Jain: My Singapore Trek 2018

Career Treks are a great way for any MBA student to network, learn about new industries, and experience a whole new country and culture before starting their MBA journey. This Trek explored the four key employment verticals in the Singapore market: Consulting, Finance, Technology, and Industry. It covered such luminary giants as Google, Facebook, Deloitte, […]

Tracing the Silicon boom

We’re just entering the final week of our Global Consulting Project and all sad that we’re nearing the end of what has been a fantastic journey. It’s been great to work on an incredibly interesting project with a rapidly growing tech company in Silicon Valley. Aside from learning a huge amount on the project we’ve […]

An MBA Odyssey to New York City

Two weeks ago, my team (Abhinav, Andrew, João, Kristin, and I) embarked on a fantastic, business-school sponsored trip to New York City to take part in the “MBA Odyssey” competition. The “MBA Odyssey” is an annual event for the world’s top MBA providers that is hosted by Columbia Business School. This year’s illustrious participants included: […]

Global Consulting Project 2014: GOAL on ...

Our second day in Kenema has been spent in a Toyota 4×4 (an awesome vehicle if ever there was one) travelling cross-country via muddy, rocky, hilly roads and into small villages for site visits. The purpose of the site visits was for us to see who the customers of Alafia latrines are, and what the customer […]

Global Consulting Project 2014: Introduc...

  [THE BRIEF]: We’re four MBA students from Cambridge Judge Business School about to embark on a 2.5 week trip to Sierra Leone to examine the Alafia sanitation marketing programme that GOAL are running in Kenema, the third largest city in Sierra Leone. There’s a day to go before the four of us fly out. […]

The Growth of MBA Careers in the Social ...

  On Monday 17 February 2014, 12 members of the Cambridge Judge Business School Social Innovation Student Interest Group (SIG) visited five social impact organisations in London as part of a student-led ‘Career Trek’. From capacity building at UnLtd, impact investing at home at Big Social Capital and in emerging markets–at Acumen and Pearson Affordable […]

First step in tackling the Hult Prize –

In the mid-19th Century, Cholera used to be known as “The King” in London.  In slum areas particularly, its spread was fast, ferocious and fatal. So when tasked with addressing health in today’s urban slums, it may perhaps be surprising that non-communicable diseases – cancers, mental health disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases – are […]

My mission to start a company in the nex...

My mission to start a company in the next 12 months…

I’ve come to Cambridge Judge Business School with a mission:  Start a company in the next 12 months, or stop talking about it.   I’m what many would deride as a ‘wantrapreneur. ’  I’ve been brainstorming ideas, creating wireframes, and buying domain names for years, but I’ve never actually created a finished product that someone could […]

Incredible India: part two of my experie...

Incredible India: part two of my experience meeting the founder of Infosys

Infosys InStep Programme: The campus in Bangalore is simply amazing.  All interns are given accommodation and free cab rides so they can visit the surroundings.  I get to walk through beautiful gardens, fountains and futuristic buildings on my way into the office.  There’s a gym, swimming pool, shops, restaurants… everything an internship participant needs.  And […]