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Why startups fail ? Cambentrepreneurs with British Computer Society

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Cambentrepreneurs and British Computer Society Entrepreneurs meeting

Following the success of our sold out London launch event in February and our follow up Spring meeting , we are now hosting our second Cambentrepreneurs with the British Computer Society Entrepreneurs Group.

Cambentrepreneurs are happy to partner with organisations that have similar values and goals.


When: 25th Sep 2017, 18:00 - 25th Sep 2017, 21:00
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: Joint Cambentrepreneurs and BCS Entrepreneurs Specialist Group
Price: Open to BCS members and non-members. £5 registration fee (including VAT)

Many thanks to Stuart Hall and Shakeeb Niazi for making the meeting happen

BCS has decided on a GBP5 fee . whcih pays for the venue, drinks and snacks.

This means as well as signing up here on Eventbrite - to keep our database intact - you need to pay GPP5 here
https://events.bcs.org/book/2686 . sorry for the double registration process.


Richard Lucas
Founder Cambentrepreneurs

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You are warmly invited to our autumn thought leadership and networking event, co-hosted by Cambentrepreneurs and BCS Entrepreneurs, at BCS Covent Garden.

In the words of startup guru David Skok, the main reasons startups fail, is that they run into the problem of there being little or no market for the product or service they have built, or they are too optimistic about how easy it will be to acquire customers. Other factors include weak management teams, and simply running out of cash. The list goes on.

For answers on how to avoid these pitfalls, we are delighted to welcome our expert speakers, who will to share their experience of advising and running startups.

Asaf Navot - Founder - Home Made (LinkedIn Profile)

Asaf’s focus on startup success draws directly on his experience as the founder of Home Made, the UK's leading residential property marketplace.

As well as his startup expertise, Asaf has extensive experience in strategy and operations, having previously advised blue chip corporations as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company and Wilson Perumal, and as a Captain in the Israeli Air Force.

Oren Greenburg - Owner - Kurve (LinkedIn Profile)

Oren’s expertise comes from running specialist growth consultancy, Kurve.

In his contribution to the discussion on the success or failure of startups, Oren will be drawing on his experience in managing a scalable network of experts, responsible for tailoring solutions for established large companies and high-velocity startups internationally.

Sean Lydon - Owner - Sean Lydon Sales (LinkedIn Profile)

Sean will be reflecting on his mission to equip business owners with a structured selling methodology, tailored to their specific value proposition, and what this means for startups.

In many B2B markets, whether for startups or established businesses, even with a compelling demonstration of value, people do not volunteer buying decisions: the value proposition must be sold.

Our speakers’ talks will be followed by a Q&A Panel Discussion, then networking over drinks and eats.

For information on future Cambentrepreneurs events:

Cambentrepreneurs is an alumni group set up to support business and social entrepreneurs among Cambridge University alumni, current students and others.

We hope you will be able to join us.


About Cambentrepreneurs

The purpose of Cambentrepreneurs is to support business and social entrepreneurship among Cambridge University alumni, current students and others.

We aim to bring together positive minded alumni and others who want to work together on a voluntary basis to support enterprise, whether as entrepreneurs, investors, students or service providers.

The group is officially recognised by Cambridge University Alumni Association as per here

We have a Facebook Group here , a Facebook page here and a Linkedin group here - please join them and spread the word!

If you want to run Cambentrepreneurs events in London in the future, please fill in this form

If you want to help with Cambentrepreneurs events but not lead them fill in this form

Information about our goals and values, and starting a new branch are here

About BCS Entrepreneurs

BCS Entrepreneurs vision is that “everyone can be a successful entrepreneur”.

They write

"We offer an expert Tech Mentoring Programme to support entrepreneurs on their journey, and a forum for them to network with experts from established and emerging technology enterprises, accelerators and other start-up bodies, academic institutions and fellow entrepreneurs.

We are committed to engaging with entrepreneurial start-ups and communities to enable successful entrepreneurship and innovation for the benefit of society and business.

Our group’s mentoring and learning resources already serve an influential community of over 70,000 BCS members, as well as non-members, whose views and experiences are shaping digital innovation and helping to ensure that the IT profession plays a major role in economic growth in the UK and around the world."





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