The Cambridge Start-up Billion Pound Scale-up Challenge

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Are you a start-up looking for specific business advice from entrepreneurs who have scaled their own businesses to over £1Bn? Contact CW today to book your place at this event.

About the event

We're giving 3 Cambridge scale-ups the chance to pitch in 3 min a business challenge and get advice from a panel of top executives such as:

Only 3 scale-ups will have the chance to pitch their challenges and receive advice from the panel along with 3 take away actions to help them grow.

For more information on this event, our panelists and how to apply to pitch, please visit our Eventbrite page here.

This event will be chaired by Adelina Chalmers, a.k.a. The Geek Whisperer.

Growth challenges discussed might cover:

  • Focus - B2B market or B2C market?
  • Should we go with pricing strategy A or B?
  • Wondering if you should sell up to that corporate offering to buy you out?
  • Wondering if you should go for series B or C of investment (raise money to grow faster but end up owning less of your company; or bootstrap for longer, owning more but perhpas growing slower).
  • Feeling unsure about how to build and lead your teams through significant business change.
  • Launching in new markets.
  • Experiencing other growing pains that you'd like advice on.

Places are limited so we advise that you register early and take advantage of the early bird pricing. Please visit our Eventbrite page here.

You can follow @CambWireless on Twitter and tweet about this event using #BillionPoundChallenge.

Organised in collaboration with The Geek Whisperer

The Geek Whisperer® transforms interpersonal and communication skills into algorithms, protocols and formulas leaders who are engineers and scientists easily understand. Adelina Chalmers runs and is known as The Geek Whisperer® because she designed the techniques that engineers use when they want to get buy-in from their leaders. The first engineer Adelina helped improve the way he communicated his ideas became a multimillionaire within 3 years and she helped most of the science and technology Cambridge startups pitch their ideas and secure investment. The Geek Whisperer® works with some of the top software engineering corporates in the world, such as ARM, and fast growing startups such as Feature Space and Repositive helping their engineers and scientists get from “no, it won’t work” to “yes, it could work if…”. Adelina has won numerous speaking competitions and speaks five languages fluently.

Hosted by The Bradfield Centre

The Bradfield Centre is a collaborative entrepreneurial community

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The Bradfield Centre, 184 Cambridge Science Park Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0GA

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