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Autumn Dinner 

Details of our Autumn Dinner will be announced shortly.
Registration is not yet open.


Summer Dinner - 21st May 2015

Sushovan HussainWe were delighted to welcome  Sushovan Hussain, who talked about his experiences and the lessons he has learnt in "Turning New Tech into Big Business"

In an excellent speech he outlined the key steps when starting out - striving for excellence from the off, controlling the cash, and how hiring the best talent brings the greatest dividends to a company with global ambitions.

Sushovan is a partner at Invoke Capital, a Cambridge-based investment fund that specialises in commercialising new European technologies. He has a strong track record in entrepreneurship and rapidly developing global technology businesses. 

Photos from our Summer event will be posted shortly.

Scroll to see photos from previous speakers and events 

            

                           Menu from the Summer Dinner

Our Spring Dinner Feb 2015


Fran Brosan and our Chairman in conversation. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Spring Dinner. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Prioress's Room. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Pre-dinner networking. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Prioress's Room. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Post Dinner conversation. Photo: timbonddesign.com

Our most recent speakers 

November 2014: Quintus Travis, CEO Red Balloon Learner Group. How a small Cambridge tech company attracted a global giant (or "the stuff I know now that I wish I'd known then") - a talk by Quintus Travis, CEO, Red Balloon Learner Centre Group. Sold Out

September 2014: Dr Ian Lewis, Director of Infrastructure Investment, Cambridge University Computing Service as our speaker for the evening.

Ian covered the aspirations to be 'world class' in research within both the university and the region,

May 2014: David Cushman, world renowned speaker on social media, talked about the 10 Principles of Open Business and how this new approach will change the way we do business, a way which major companies are already adopting.

March 2014: Prof Alan Barrell, presided over a lively panel discussion following a presentation on the emergence and explosive growth of crowdfunding, as a credible alternative to bank finance for businesses, by Goncalo de Vasconceles and Bryan Zhang, recognised experts in the field of crowdfunding. We were delighted to have Julian Huppert, MP, attend.

November 2013: Dr Christoph Wiesner, CEO TWI, described the challenges TWI faced from the start, helping Steve Jobs with flat screen technology to school children learning about engineering through collaborative programmes.


More photos from previous Dinner 












Pre-dinner drinks in the Prioress's Room. Photo: ferrucci.gmx.de


Pre-Dinner drinks on the Orchard Lawn, Jesus College 


Listening to our Speaker

Cambridge 100 Spring Dinner - guests











Photo: ferrucci@gmx.de



Drinks on the lawn. Photo: ferrucci@gmx.de

Listening to the after Dinner talk



Cambridge 100 guests in conversation


Cambridge 100 After Dinner Networking


Some of our past Speakers 

March 2015. Fran Brosan. Chairman Omobono. “Digital in the Workplace”

November 2014: Quintus Travis, CEO Red Balloon Learner Gp. “What I know now I wish I'd known then" working with Microsoft

September 2014: Dr Ian Lewis, Director Infrastructure Investment. “IT Strategy in the Modern Age”

May 2014: David Cushman, World renowned speaker on social media. “10 Principles of Open Business”

March 2014: Prof Alan Barrell, Goncalo de Vasconceles and Bryan Zhang. “Crowdfunding”. We were delighted to have Julian Huppert, MP, in attendance.

November 2013: Dr Christoph Wiesner, CEO TWI. “Learning through Collaboration”

May 2013: Dr Andy Richards, Biotechnology entrepreneur. “The personalisation” of medical treatment”

February 2013: Prof Sir Mike Gregory. Head IoF."The role of manufacturing in the modern economy"

November 2012: Dr David Hall. Founder Ideas Centre. "When engineering and forensics collide”

September 2012: Dr Gerald Avison, Chairman TTP. "Managing Innovation Success"

May 2012: Dr Tim Coombs “Superconducting motors" & Dr Jim Haselof "Standardising "genetic building blocks"

February 2012: Prof Alan Barrell and Dr Brian Cox. “Enter the Dragon, A China Evening”

November 2011: Graham Budd, COO ARM Holdings plc. “Computing in the post-PC era”

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Our Spring Dinner this year. Photo: timbonddesign.com

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Our Spring Dinner 2015. Photo: timbonddesign.com
                      
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Our  Spring Dinner - March 2015 


Pre-dinner conversation. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Prioress's Room. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Post Dinner conversation. Photo: timbonddesign.com


Chairman in conversation. Photo: timbonddesign.com

Photos of our previous speakers 











Quintus Travis (left) and our Chairman. Photo: ferrucci@gmx.de


Dr Ian Lewis (second left). Photo: ferrucci@gmx.de


Prof. Alan Barrell (right) Photo: ferruccci.gmx.de


Dr.Vasconcelles & Bryan Zhang. Photo: ferrucci@gmx.de


David Cushman (centre)


Dr.Weisner (centre). Photo: ferrucci@gmx.de


Dr Andy Richards (left)


Prof. Mike Gregory (centre)


Dr. David Hall (right)


Dr Gerald Avison (right)



   






               


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