UCL and Tech City UK is launching the Digital
Business Academy, the world’s first government-supported online learning
platform to provide digital and business skills for anyone aspiring to start,
grow or join a digital business. The programme is open to all UK residents and
requires no pre-qualification.
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Enterprise Case Studies
18 November 2014: Worldbeating cybersecurity from SQR Systems Ltd
By late 2012, Dr Nithin Thomas, founder and CEO of SQR, knew that his cyber security technology had game-changing potential. Its pioneering software platform combines encryption and compression to provide the best and most secure user experience, regardless of the quality of network connection. It has application across sectors – from defence and critical infrastructure to technology, media and telecoms. More...
18 November 2014: Coaching, innovation and the cloud
Bob Griffiths has been working as a coach for over two decades, with clients in the UK, Europe and the United States. After having achieved a high level of success with his conventional coaching programmes, he came to UCL Advances for help with something specific: to develop a coaching software programme which would be hosted in the cloud. More...
31 October 2014: Flat Club
Flat-Club, co-founded by Nitzan Yudan, is an online marketplace to help alumni and students of top universities find short-term accommodation by leveraging existing social networks and creating a strong trust for the person renting the room or property. Based in London, Flat- Club grew in its first year from five flats in London to 2,000 in 20 cities. Flat-Club is a member of the London Business School Incubator Program. More...
31 October 2014: snowcarbon
Having won an Innovation Central London bursary award in February 2011, Daniel Elkan, founder of snowcarbon, was looking to increase traffic to his site, www.snowcarbon.co.uk; and boost his business.Turning to SMILE, Daniel was linked to mentor Emmanuel Baltyde, and is still reaping the benefits. More...
Anyone who’s ever been to a summer festival or outdoor event in the UK will know that two things are essential – an umbrella and making sure your mobile phone is charged before setting off. More...
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