Author Archives: Belinda Bell

The Social Ideas Podcast: happy birthday, Cambridge Social Ventures!

The Social Ideas Podcast: happy birthday, Cambridge Social Ventures!

The Social Ideas Podcast The Social Ideas podcast shares the impact of social innovation, its necessity and its capacity to challenge the status quo. Throughout this series, highly committed change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia will talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards to a more equitableRead more

Mentors: hindrance or help for entrepreneurs?

Mentors: hindrance or help for entrepreneurs?

Recently we noticed a blog from the well-established incubator programme Village Capital explaining why they no longer hold demo days. The author, Ross Baird, points out that “I’ve never seen an investor make an investment decision, ever, as a result of a pitch”. This statement is self-evidently true. And at Cambridge Social Ventures we have never heldRead more

Incubating social ventures in Cambridge

Incubating social ventures in Cambridge

Cambridge Social Ventures was launched in spring 2014 and ran two Social Venture Weekends at the Cambridge Judge Business School which attracted 120 delegates and 25 ventures were selected to receive up to a further 12 months support. Solving social problems through business methodology All of the ventures are trying to solve a social problemRead more

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