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Your essential ‘How To..’ podcast for all tech founders!
CUTalks is the podcast by the Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise club. In the podcast, we speak to founders, investors and experts to learn more about turning innovation into business.

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Your essential ‘How To..’ podcast for all tech founders!
CUTalks is the podcast by the Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise club. In the podcast, we speak to founders, investors and experts to learn more about turning innovation into business.

    Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate

    Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate

    This week on #CUTalks we are talking to Professor Muhammad Yunus, a social entrepreneur who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution in microfinance and Grameen Bank. He talked about the future of social business and his newest book, A World of Three Zeros.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ollie Phillips, Athlete and Businessman

    Ollie Phillips, Athlete and Businessman

    This week on #CUTalks we are talking to Ollie Phillips, former English professional rugby player and now a director at PwC, charity ambassador, motivational speaker, and founder of ‘Optimist Performance’, which helps businesses build a team culture to succeed. Ollie shared some lessons on teamwork, leadership and resilience that he has learned from both his sports and business career. He also talked about how to handle difficult conversations with fellow teammates.

    • 35 min
    Steve Blank, Lean Startup

    Steve Blank, Lean Startup

    This week on #CUTalks, we are talking to Steve Blank, an 8-time Silicon Valley entrepreneur and creator of the customer development and lean startup method. He teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford, Berkeley and Columbia. Steve is also the author of four books: The Four Steps to the Epiphany, Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost, The Startup Owner's Manual, and Holding a Cat by the Tail.

    • 56 min
    Monique Boddington, Judge Business School

    Monique Boddington, Judge Business School

    This week on #CUTalks we are talking to Monique Boddington, currently Interim Deputy Director of Cambridge Judge Launchpad at the Judge Business School. Monique is a teacher and researcher in entrepreneurship, and we look forward to hearing from her about the insights she has gained from working so closely with many startups in Cambridge through the EVER project. These include issues like pivoting strategy, team dynamics, gender and stereotypes in entrepreneurship. She brought up several real-life stories and challenges based on her interaction with startups in Cambridge.

    • 42 min
    Julia Rajnak, Swishi

    Julia Rajnak, Swishi

    We are talking to Julia Rajnak, founder and Service Designer of Swishi. Julia is a Service and Experiences Designer having previously studied at the Royal College of Art. She is now launching Swishi to revolutionise the circular economy, starting with Switzerland. Julia shares about her experience scaling up the company, and the importance of integrating service design methodology into her strategy.

    • 23 min
    Gita Wirjawan, Former Minister of Trade of Indonesia

    Gita Wirjawan, Former Minister of Trade of Indonesia

    How has covid-19 affected the Southeast Asian (ASEAN) economy, and how can Southeast Asian countries leverage on the China-US trade war? Who will be the champion? Hear from Gita Wirjawan, Indonesia's Minister of Trade from 2011 to 2014. He is also the Chairman of Ancora Group, an Indonesian business group which he founded in 2008 with interests in real estate, technology, education and natural resources. This is a recording from a live webinar event that took place on 17th July 2020.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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