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  • A telecommunications success story, and a chance for Manchester

    In this podcast, CW member TalkTalk (Neil McArthur) talks to Peter Cowley of The Invested Investor about his experiences from selling potatoes door-to-door as a child in his hometown of Salford to setting up his own business that would later become TalkTalk.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Owned, earned or paid? Content marketing in plain words

    What is content marketing? Tell stories that engage your audience, or risk losing them forever.

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • Digging deep into the RF spectrum: New CRFS toolkit for forensic spectrum analysis

    CRFS, an RF technology company, has today launched a new software tool called RFeye DeepView. DeepView is unique in two key ways. Firstly, it allows the user to analyze the RF spectrum in precise detail, to discover signals of interest that might be intermittent or hidden in the noise. It also enables the user to analyze vast data sets with unprecedented ease and speed; datasets that would normally take days to review can now be analyzed in minutes.

    added by CRFS 2 min Read
  • Allia partners with Cofinitive for Serious Impact

    Allia has chosen Cambridge communications consultancy, Cofinitive, to deliver the social media workshops as part of their Serious Impact programme.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • New opportunities for AgriTech in UK Life Sciences

    The global life sciences industry is forecasted to grow to more than $2trillion by 2023. The UK government has set out their industrial strategy for the sector, highlighting the need for collaboration and convergence, in order to ensure that the UK continues to be integral globally.

    added by SmithsonHill 1 min Read
  • Semi-final semantics: we need to belong – especially now!

    Why will half the nation watch the football on Saturday? It’s about a need to belong, a need to feel part of a community.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Chronos receives RIN's 2018 Duke of Edinburgh's Navigation Award

    Chronos Technology has been recognised by the Royal Institute of Navigation with the RIN’s 2018 Duke of Edinburgh’s Navigation Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in “Recognition of technical excellence and authority in satellite navigation and timing vulnerabilities and mitigations”.

    added by Chronos Technology 2 min Read
  • The secret art of early-stage investment

    In this podcast, CW member St Johns Innovation Centre (David Gill) talks to Peter Cowley of The Invested Investor about how his meandering investment journey has taken him from law, to corporate finance, to running fund operations at HSBC, to managing the highly successful tech incubator St John’s Innovation Centre, in Cambridge.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The Invested Investor are releasing their first book!

    Written by serial entrepreneur, seasoned angel investor, Cambridge Angel chair and EBAN President Peter Cowley, this book describes the key ingredients for becoming an Invested Investor and what it takes to work with an Invested Investor, whilst guiding you through the business journey. Co-founded and run by Peter’s son Alan, a resident of The Bradfield Centre, they are using war stories to educate the start-up ecosystem

    added by Invested Investor 1 min Read
  • How we get our news is changing – or is it?

    ‘Snacking’ news is huge, and LADBible claim to be a serious ‘social publisher’ reaching 1B people. But some things don’t change.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • AquaML - Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to analyze water usage

    Using the latest Artificial Intelligence technology, breakthrough innovation specialist Cambridge Consultants is bringing unprecedented insight into residential and industrial water usage.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • Technology in the classroom: 9 out of 10 teachers say it improves the quality of education

    75% of teachers are happy with the range of edtech available to them in the market. However, only 59 per cent are happy with the current level of innovation in their own school. KISS CEO discusses technology in the classroom.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • CW Community Ventured Beyond the Hype at CW International Conference 2018

    On 4 July over 400 delegates from the international technology community descended to the inspirationally beautiful Wellcome Genome Campus for a day of diverse networking, insightful track sessions and inspirational keynotes.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Not to be missed! Chamber Summer Garden Party to be held at Polo Club

    The Chambers’ annual garden party will this year be held at Cambridge County Polo Club.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 1 min Read
  • New app to demystify the neutrino

    Breakthrough innovation specialists, Cambridge Consultants, and leaders in theoretical particle physics, Durham University, have partnered to create an innovative iOS app that harnesses augmented reality to educate users on what neutrinos are, to visualise where they are produced and to emphasise why they’re so significant to modern science. The partnership aims to spark interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for students in secondary education and beyond.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • Cambridge B2B Exhibition open for exhibitor bookings

    Exhibitor bookings are now being taken for the Cambridge B2B Exhibition, providing the city’s businesses with a unique opportunity to network and raise their profile on a grand scale.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 1 min Read
  • Onespacemedia helps boost digital communication for pioneering biotech specialist

    Cambridge web design and development specialist, Onespacemedia, has launched a new website for early-stage biotechnology company, Exonate.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • Can Satellite Technology Connect The Unconnected in the Next Decade?

    This blog is contributed by Lewis Davies of TTP, the dinner sponsor at the CW International Conference 2018

    6 min Read
  • Crisis communications: how the Philadelphia 76ers survived #ColangeloGate

    Chase, one of our account execs, discusses crisis comms and how the 76ers survived #ColangeloGate

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Could machines take over public relations?

    What does the future hold for PR?

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • CW Unplugged - Tech for Water

    CW Unplugged events bring together innovative start-ups, impact investors, designers and engineers who won’t be scared to ask the tough questions and who discuss solutions. Our most recent Unplugged event on Tech for Water was no exception!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 10 min Read
  • Peter Cowley : First the WBAF World Best Angel in the World 2017, now the new European Business Angel Network’s President!

    The European Business Angel Network (EBAN), which is the pan-European community for the early stage investors covering over 150 member organizations in more than 50 countries announced its new President today. Peter Cowley, serial entrepreneur, invested investor and UK Angel of the Year 2014-15, has been appointed by the association to take the lead of the organisation for the next two years.

    added by Invested Investor 2 min Read
  • Cannes Lions: have the Lions lost their roar?

    Find out what was different about this year's Cannes Lions awards:

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Advertisers add to World Cup feel good vibes

    The World Cup buzz is contagious, and advertisers have begun to jump on the feel-good bandwagon.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Beyond the Hype: Business Risk in Cryptocurrency

    La Playa, a CWIC supporter, look beyond the media hype in blockchain's most prominent use case, cryptocurrency, and explore the insurance risks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • World Cup 2018: too negative for brands or top sponsorship opportunity?

    Is the special relationship between football and big brands over, or are we just seeing new players on the field?

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Cambridge debates gender equality and priorities in education

    We attended the Wo+Men's Leadership on Saturday to discuss gender diversity and evolving workplace dynamics. We left feeling truly inspired! Here's what we learnt:

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Speaking another language: how to communicate with web developers

    KISS’s Senior Web Developer Baz explains how something as simple as a misplaced comma can cause major implications further down the line.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • CW seeks innovative start-ups connecting the digital world

    Today CW (Cambridge Wireless) announces the launch of its annual Discovering Start-Ups competition. Now in its 9th year, this event connects promising technology entrepreneurs to the investor community in an event that nurtures the next generation of technology business talent and identifies solutions that will define the connected world of the future.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Pitchfest gains an experienced ally

    St John’s Innovation Centre is delighted to announce its partnership with The Invested Investor for the 2018 Pitchfest series.

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Job hunting? Your search could be over

    Cambridge Network’s next Recruitment Evening on Wednesday July 4th (6pm-9pm) promises jobseekers the opportunity to meet with leading local employers – and to seek advice on your job search from careers experts.

    added by Cambridge Network 1 min Read
  • Learn to communicate with confidence

    Whatever job you're doing, communication skills are vitally important. Take advantage of a new opportunity to fine-tune your abilities at a one-day workshop this summer, organised by Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration.

    added by Cambridge Network 1 min Read
  • #OnetoWatch initiative showcases innovation

    After months of research, Cofinitive’s #OnetoWatch initiative launched last month and has got off to a flying start. As an entrepreneurial company itself, Cofinitive is compiling THE list of Ones to Watch.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • CW’s new Special Interest Group is open for business

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) today announces the launch of a new Special Interest Group (SIG) that will deliver business growth by providing a forum for discussion topics such as:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • London’s Tech Week kicks off seven days of technological events in the capital

    Today marks the start of London Tech Week. Take a look at what will be grabbing the headlines over the next 7 days.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Onespacemedia launches brand identity and website for government-led programme, UK5G

    Onespacemedia are proud to have launched a new brand identity and website for UK5G - a government-led programme designed to provide a large scale boost to the development and communication of the UK’s 5G ecosystem.

    added by Onespacemedia 2 min Read
  • Networking comes of age as Cambridge Network turns 21

    The Cambridge Network celebrates its 21st birthday this year, proving its success as one of the world’s most effective and best-established business networking organisations.

    added by Cambridge Network 3 min Read
  • Are Investors and Entrepreneurs species ahead of their time?

    The Invested Investor, a social enterprise aiming to increase the success rate of early-stage start-ups, recently interviewed two key figures in the investment world. Rajat Malhotra, Managing Partner of Wren Capital and former UKBAA Angel of the Year, and Modwenna Rees-Mogg, the dynamic CEO/Founder of Angel News.

    added by Invested Investor 3 min Read
  • Speak Up!

    The Institute for Fiscal Studies report further highlights the gender pay gap between men and women. KISS MD shares her view!

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Onespacemedia supports Anglia Ruskin University degree show with Digital Media Award

    Onespacemedia has lent support to the Anglia Ruskin University end-of-year degree show, judging and presenting the Digital Media Award for the third consecutive year.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • CRL's specialist, hardware Accelerator open for applications! Start-ups, join us to #MakeHistory

    The Central Research Laboratory (CRL) is once again open for applications to its specialist, hardware Accelerator. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the 6 month, London based programme supports the next generation of product-focused entrepreneurs, helping them to develop crucial areas of their business to help ‘accelerate’ growth and production.

    added by Central Research Laboratory 1 min Read
  • Entries now open for the 2018 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards

    The awards recognise and rank the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK. Last year’s winner Deliveroo achieved a record average four-year revenue growth rate of 107,117%.The average four year growth rate recorded for the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 companies was 3,756% in the year 2016/17. Last year’s Fast 50 companies generated combined revenues of almost £1bn 2016/2017 and employed more than 9,000 people.

    added by Deloitte LLP 6 min Read
  • How working with micro-influencers can yield impressive results

    Micro-influencers can often make the best brand advocates. We explore what makes a micro-influencer, and how to yield the best results

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Fighting fit thanks to technology

    The time when those seeking to improve personal fitness levels only had options such as jogging on the street or taking up a sport is long gone. Today technology and innovation offer a highly accessible gateway to a new kind of personalised data and knowledge-led fitness experience.

    added by MPA Group 3 min Read
  • Learn how to be more effective in business

    Two courses coming up later this month from Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration are designed to help you become more effective in business. The first will teach you how to take meeting minutes with confidence, while the other introduces coaching - putting it into context, explaining its place in an organisation and the role it plays in helping people to learn, grow and stay motivated under stress.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • Connected Devices: what is the future of blockchain?

    The CW (Cambridge Wireless) Connected Devices SIG teamed up with the Cambridge IoT Meetup along with Toby Simpson, the Co-Founder and CTO of Fetch AI, Amy Cameron of STL Partners and Dr Antony Rix, CEO of Granta Innovation, to mull over the question “Is blockchain a waste of resources, or is it the future of networking?”

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Demand grows for in-house courses as businesses choose to upskill staff

    With recruitment becoming more challenging for local businesses, many companies are choosing to upskill their staff. And there has been a surge in requests for in-house courses from Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration, reports the team.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • KISS goes from strength to strength with two new appointments

    KISS welcomes two digital and strategic experts to the team!

    added by KISS 1 min Read
  • Increasing Physical Activity Most Important for Heart Disease Patients

    The study revealed that people who are physically active live longer than those who are not. Sustained and consistent physical activity over time was associated with substantially lower mortality risk from coronary heart disease.

    added by Aseptika (Activ8rlives) 1 min Read
  • Regius Chair Awarded to Founder of the 5G Innovation Centre

    Professor Rahim Tafazolli has been honored for work done as Professor of Mobile and Satellite Communications at the University of Surrey, Director of Surrey’s Institute for Communication Systems and the Founder and Director of the 5G Innovation Centre.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Momentum grows as AgriTech Cluster converges in Cambridge

    Cambridge needs to act now to ensure that the interest in AgriTech and exciting developments move forward in a way that benefits our region. SmithsonHill’s ARC facility is the response to that vision to be the home of this new cluster locally and globally.

    added by SmithsonHill 1 min Read
  • We take a peek at Mary Meeker’s hotly anticipated 2018 Internet Trends Report

    Our Account Director takes a look at what will be trending this year.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Presentation Skills courses help build your confidence

    If standing up to speak in front of an audience is your worst nightmare, consider learning how to overcome your fears at an upcoming course run by Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration. And if you already present regularly, an advanced course will help you hone and enhance your skills.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • Onespacemedia launches brand and website for the Bennett Institute for Public Policy

    Web design and development agency Onespacemedia has launched a new website and brand for the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, a newly established research centre which forms part of the University of Cambridge, to help build awareness of the institute’s work.

    added by Onespacemedia 2 min Read
  • Parallel Wireless is nominated for three Small Cell Forum Awards & WINS TWO 2018

    Parallel Wireless are thrilled to announce that we have won two Small Cell Forum awards! We would like to thank the judges for recognizing our innovation, our partners for believing in our vision, and our team whose work made this all possible!

    added by Parallel Wireless UK & EMEA 2 min Read
  • KISS culture: the importance of positive morale

    Our Account Executive Hannah takes a look at how KISS keeps their employees happy.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Win a free CWIC 2018 ticket in our Twitter Competition

    At CWIC 2018, 30 expert speakers will debate where the genuine opportunities for business growth lie across seven technology areas: blockchain, 5G, AI, industrial IoT, mobility, mixed reality and satellites. Re-tweet the post below to enter the competition for a free place at CWIC 2018!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Introducing Amphenol Procom

    We are pleased to announce that from May 15th, 2018 Amphenol Private Networks and their strong portfolio of brands (Procom, Jaybeam and Skymasts ) have been streamlined into one single brand and company, Amphenol Procom.

    added by antennaPRO 1 min Read
  • Cambridge ‘Networked for learning’ as Learning at Work Week draws to a close

    Cambridge Network, together with the National Campaign for Learning’s 'Learning at Work Week' partners, Jagex and Taylor Vinters, celebrated the end of the week with a fun ‘Bingling’ event. It brought to a close a series of events and courses to celebrate learning around this year’s theme of ‘Networked for learning’ between 14-18 May 2018.

    added by Cambridge Network 1 min Read
  • Special lunch will showcase business success

    The Chambers’ annual Leaders Lunch returns to Downing College, Cambridge next week welcoming the Executive Director of Mansion House and Central Criminal Court as guest speaker.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 1 min Read
  • RealVNC launches new service desk initiative

    VNC Connect integration to be demonstrated at SITS London on 5th-6th June

    added by RealVNC 2 min Read
  • Things Connected - Open Call for Watford

    Watford Borough Council is seeking cutting-edge startups and scaleups to help develop LPWAN-enabled solutions to solve challenges facing local authorities in the UK. Challenge winners will receive up to £20k investment to run a live trial.

    added by Digital Catapult 1 min Read
  • What can we expect from Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

    Our PR associate takes a look at what internet trends we should expect from Mary Meeker.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Paul Beastall appointed to UK5G Advisory Board

    Cambridge Consultants' Paul Beastall has been appointed to the Advisory Board of UK5G. A UK government funded group that brings together organisations across the ecosystem in order to drive the progress of 5G.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • The Tech Nation Report 2018

    UK tech continues to expand at faster rate than wider economy according to Tech Nation Report 2018

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • 5 ways to build faster and better connectivity

    Dominic Birch, Solutions Director at Capita, explores the value of network connectivity in the public sector.

    added by Capita 3 min Read
  • GDPR: How cyber liability insurance can protect your business

    Phil Thorpe, Director a S-Tech Insurance Services, explores how cyber liability insurance can help to protect your business against data breach - and how to find the right cover

    added by S-Tech Insurance Services 2 min Read
  • Action needed to sustain growth in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

    We invite interested parties to comment on the interim report. Any responses, views and supplementary evidence should be submitted to the Commission at evidence@cpier.org.uk by 1700hrs on Friday 8th June. The key questions the commission poses can be found at www.cpier.org.uk/contribute/

    2 min Read
  • Why Jobs in the Cambridge Technology Sector are Booming

    Why Jobs in the Cambridge Technology Sector are Booming In the past, London has traditionally been the place to be for the best jobs and salaries in the technology sector. However, a new era is upon us.  Jobs in Technology in Cambridge are growing rapidly, and business in the region is booming.

    added by Amazing Prospects 3 min Read
  • Kraydel's Head of Data discusses healthcare innovation

    In preparation for the Healthcare SIG's event on May 30, "Healthcare technology – a crystal ball into what is in our future", CW interviews Amer Fasihi, Head of Data at Kraydel.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read

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