Course is 'best ever'


13-07-2001

Entrepreneurship in Cambridge remains undaunted by sentimental fall-out in the tech sector.

Twenty budding entrepreneurs took part in last week's Cambridge Entrepreneurship Centre's summer school, and reports are so positive, nobody would think the sector was in free-fall on the stock market.



Peter Hiscocks, CEC boss, said: 'People went away saying it was the best course they had ever attended, they were so enthusiastic that the dinner at Corpus Christi on the final night was something of a 'love-in'.'



Mr Hiscocks gives all praise to Shai Vyakarnam, visiting professor from Nottingham, who has been preaching entrepreneurship in a professorial role for the past six years.



This year's summer school attendees, eight more than last year, ranged in age from 19 to 38, with 26 the average.



All had to have an idea with them and these ranged through IT and biotech, with half the intake sponsored by their employers and the other half true go-it-aloners.

 

The Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School aims to inspire, enable and research entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship Centre, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge