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From academic to successful software entrepreneur – a guide for researchers

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Guidance and support on how to to form your own startup company

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Thinking of starting your own company, or looking to join an agile, growing startup?

As part of the Industrial Seminar Series from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge Enterprise shall be hosting this lunchtime talk to help researchers and students at the University of Cambridge, understand what support is available to them, providing real world, practical advice on how to get started as an entrepreneur.

This session will focus mainly on software-based start-ups, but much of the advice will be applicable across a range of sectors.

What's included:

Advice from an academic founder.

  • Hear from Dr Steve Brierley, former Senior Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics at Cambridge, and now Founder and CEO of the quantum simulation start-up Riverlane. Steve will be talking about his journey with Riverlane so far, including making the jump from being a University academic to successful entrepreneur.

Guidance from Cambridge Enterprise staff

  • James Thomas, Senior Investment Associate at Cambridge Enterprise, will speak about what support is available for those wishing to form their own start-ups, including: investment, mentoring and training programmes.

*Pizza and drinks shall be made available from 12.30pm, with an opportunity to meet with the speakers once the talks have concluded.

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