Recent Lecture: The Journey of Demis Hassabis (Google DeepMind)

Thursday, 19 February 2015, Cambridge, UK Demis Hassabis – A well known scientist, innovator, and entrepreneur in the field of artificial intelligence and founder of Deepmind technologies (acquired by Google), delivered a talk at Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise Club. The talk was attended by more than 250 people from all over the UK (as […]

Recent Workshop: Understanding Financial Term Sheets (with Olswang)


We would like to thank Niall McAllister from Olswang for working with CUTEC on this excellent interactive workshop. Attendants were presented with a a financial term sheet sheet from a VC called “Rapacious Investor” (you can review it here: The Rapacious Venture Fund). The goal was (a) to understand all the terminology and terms, and […]

Recent Startup Support: Business Surgeries

As every year, CUTEC organized its “Business Surgeries”. For these sessions, young startups (including those at the idea stage) can apply to get on-the-spot advice from experts. During these free 1-on-1 sessions teams are able to discuss questions and issues regarding specific topics such as (1) marketing, (2) legal, (3) intellectual property, or (4) venture capital. We would like to thank our […]’s Screen Day in Cambridge

26/01/2015 organised an excellent event in Cambridge, giving fresh techy startups the chance to pitch and network. These were the teams that were presenting: Dexta Robotics, a system that revolutionizes Virtual Reality input Transmission Education, online tutoring with its own innovative platform. (CUE $5k Winner 2014) Uprosa, breakthrough scientific products for consumers (CUE $5k Winner […]

Recent Workshop: How to Fund Your Startup (with Silicon Valley Bank)


   CUTEC thank Nooman Haque from Silicon Valley Bank for coming to Cambridge for an exciting workshop on “How to Fund Your Startup”. Although he focussed on life science, the lessons and tips he gave were applicable to startups in general. What did we learn? Public investment into life sciences is booming Private investment into life […]

Recent Workshop: Intellectual Property & Startups – How to Target and Assess Valuable Ideas (with Mathys & Squire)


Together with Mathys & Squire we hosted a fantastic event on intellectual property (IP). All the different types of protection were discussed (patent, copyright, trademark, design), why they are important, and how you can create value out of them. During the second part of the event, we held a IP/idea creation challenge. Teams in the […]

Recent Lecture: The World in 2034 (with Silicon Valley comes to the UK)

Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) and CUTEC co-hosted a thought leadership event around “The World in 2034″. Experienced and inspiring entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley shared their perspectives on how the world will be in 20 years from now, and what technologists and entrepreneurs should be focussing on. For those who were not there, here is […]

Recent Workshop: The Most Common Mistakes Technical Graduates Make when Building a Startup, and How To Avoid Them (with Entrepreneur First)


We had an exciting “Skill Workshop” with Matt Clifford from Entrepreneur First, the leading pre-seed investment programme for Europe’s best technical founders. Here is what Matt had to say about CUTEC: “Our mission at EF is to support Europe’s most ambitious technology entrepreneurs to build globally scalable companies. This has made CUTEC a natural partner […]

CUTEC’s Launch Event 2014


We had great speakers lined up, who all gave their take on Technology Entrepreneurship. They all approached the topic from a very different angle, yielding heterogeneity in views and advise.   Here is what our speakers had to say: Shailendra Vyakarnam: “Use your time at Cambridge and your membership of CUTEC to learn as much […]