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UCL Enterprise Annual Review 2012/2013

Whether it's our working with corporations and assisting student entrepreneurs or spinning out research, I hope that you enjoy reading about all our enterprise activities from across UCL in this review.
Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise)

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28 March 2011: UCL to Lead StartUp Summer

YouGov and UCL, working with StartUp Britain and in collaboration with Imperial College London, will lead the development of a pilot “StartUp Summer” scheme to stimulate, encourage and support student entrepreneurs. The initiative is part of a package of support for new entrepreneurs launched today by Prime Minister David Cameron. More...

21 March 2011: CloudMade: Tools for Location-Based Mobile Applications

Nick Black, Co-Founder at CloudMade gave this week’s guest lecture. Black, who is UCL born and bred, studied Archaeology as an undergraduate and Geography Information Science (GIS) as a graduate. He then worked in R&D for one year and simultaneously gained valuable experience building websites. He then went on to found CloudMade which creates tools that allow app developers to build-in location services, and create location-based advertising. More...

21 March 2011: NACUE Launches Entrepreneurial University Membership Programme

NACUE is delighted to announce a unique membership package that is set to transform the delivery of enterprise education in the higher education sector. The Entrepreneurial University Membership is a holistic package that will invigorate entrepreneurship within UK universities by accelerating the dynamic growth of student enterprise societies and strengthening their role in their university strategy.
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9 March 2011: Collaborative partners sought for Abcodia, a newly launched modular diagnostic company

Abcodia, an innovative company engaged in the validation and discovery of molecular biomarkers for disease diagnosis and screening, was formally launched today. At the helm of the company is a team of Cambridge biotech entrepreneurs who are now seeking new collaborative partners. More...

8 March 2011: UCL team runners up in Latin MootCorp competition

TipGain (formerly BarGain) the winners of UCL’s e-Challenge 2010, gained third place in the prestigious Latin Moot Corp competition in Brazil judged by a panel of South America’s elite venture capitalists. More...

7 March 2011: You won’t be able to change anything, unless you change everything

Ali Parsa, who studied Civil Engineering at UCL as undergraduate and became head of the Student Union, gave this week’s guest lecture. Parsa returned to UCL later and received a PhD in Hydraulic Physics. During his PhD, Parsa became an entrepreneur by establishing his first venture in media promotion. Although the company started off disastrously, organising a trip to Greece for 3,000 students during the first Gulf War, he was later entitled entrepreneur of the year for it.
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7 March 2011: Hanse Ventures: Building Great Companies

Serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Hanse Ventures, Sarik Weber, gave this week’s guest lecture. Weber is a graduate student of European Business Studies from Osnabrueck, Germany, and also studied at Buckinghamshire Business School and Deusto, San Sebastián.
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