CUE Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Workshop 3
- Business & Professional
- LR4, Cambridge University Engineering Department, CB2 1PX Cambridge
In conjunction with Enterprise Tuesday, CUE will be hosting an exclusive discussion group!
Only 30 places are available. Sign up now!
Luck or Hard Work? Which is more important to a successful entrepreneur?
Led by Dr Tony Raven, CEO of Cambridge Enterprise
Time: Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 20:00-21:00
Venue: Board Room (2nd floor) University of Cambridge's Department of Engineering
Refreshments will be provided.
Following the Enterprise Tuesday on 27 November, CUE will be hosting a one-hour tremendously inspiring opportunity for 30 attendees. The topic is "Luck or Hard Work? Which is more important for a successful entrepreneur?".
Led by the CEO of Cambridge Enterprise, Dr Tony Raven, we will be discussing the key aspects of exploiting a business idea and the roles that serendipity and sheer hard work have to play during the commercialisation process.
Tony brings with him a wealth of experience, both as an entrepreneur and a consultant. Apart from his current role, he was the founder of Summit Technology, the market leader in laser refractive surgery, co-founder of Sagentia Group, a technical and management consultancy listed on the London Stock Exchange, and founder of Diomed Inc, world-leader in therapeutic medical diode lasers. He also played a role as Director of Research and Innovation Services at the University of Southampton.
We will also be making a special note of the role of the CUE business plan one of the most successful business plan competitions in the world where free training courses and mentoring are provided just to help you turn your idea into reality - all within less than a year!
Cambridge University Entrepreneurs is the UK's oldest student entrepreneurship society and is known to organize one of the most successful student-led business planning and creation competition in the World. Since 1999, CUE has had over 450 entries and has awarded over £0.5m in seed funding to more than 40 business ideas. These companies have raised more than £33m further funding and are currently valued at more than £100m. Our competitions help you create global companies.
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