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Cambridge Judge Business School

November 21st to November 23rd

Your Mission: You have only 54 hours of high octane customer development and pitching to transform the FinTech World. Are you be up to the challenge? We’re really excited to invite you to the next Cambridge Startup Weekend! Spend a weekend kickstarting the next FinTech Revolution in the company of awesome people like you. We’ve got a great line up of Mentors, Coaches and Judges for you. We’ll be bringing along the best of the FinTech world to help you get your new venture off the ground. You’ll be in the company of outstanding attendees who, like you, want to create an exceptional business in a weekend, shake things up and have fun while doing it.

Schedule

Friday

Nov 21
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday

Nov 22
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday

Nov 23
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • FINAL PRESENTATIONS
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
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Speakers

Simon Stockley

Director of the MoTI Programme

Simon is a Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School and Deputy Director of Accelerate Cambridge, the School’s new enterprise accelerator. Prior to his recent appointment at Cambridge, Simon spent 10 years at Imperial College Business School as director of the full-time MBA programme and a principal teaching fellow. His MBA course in entrepreneurship was ranked 3rd in the world by the Financial Times. Outside work, Simon is a social entrepreneur and an advocate for trafficked women in which capacity he has advised Parliament. He holds several non-executive directorships and has advised well over 100 technology start-ups.

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Hanadi Jabado

Director of Accelerate Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business School   |   LinkedIn

Hanadi is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. She has founded and built businesses in several industries, including education, online retail and property, and has used her multicultural background and experience with new technologies to cofound Ecamb, a business accelerator aiming at helping entrepreneurs to succeed globally. Hanadi has driven the creation of Accelerate Cambridge, the new accelerator at the Cambridge Judge Business School, and is currently its director.

Hanadi has been closely involved with over 100 start-ups over the globe and across industries over the last three years.

Organizers
Brice Fernandes
Luther Phillips
Stephen Parkes
Hanadi Jabado
Laurie Harrison
Nick Robinson
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