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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series

Publication date: Aug 28, 2012 2:11:21 PM

Start: Nov 22, 2012 5:15:00 PM

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Alex Macpherson - Managing Director, Octopus Ventures
As head of the Ventures division of Octopus Investments, a firm which manages investments worth over £2 billion, Alex Macpherson has built his professional reputation on identifying, assessing and nurturing talented young businesses.

His team specialise in identifying emerging businesses with the potential for market disruption.