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Crowdfunding in the classroom: Before the crowd, the gaggle

A new Digital initiative at Surrey Business School’s Entrepreneurship MSc The question: how can Surrey Business School support student crowdfunding projects more effectively? The solution: a clever initiative called Gaggle Connect. Gaggle Connect is an interactive forum to develop project ideas through crowdsourcing– whether business, community, funding or just fun.  Instead of raising money, the site raises support for project ideas: […]


Student reaches top 3 at Bloomberg’s Investment Challenge 2017

A postgraduate student, Imran Beeharry studying for an MSc in Corporate Finance has come 3rd in Bloomberg’s Investment Challenge 2017, open to participants from all UK universities. The competition ran from 13th March – 28th April and attracted approximately 140 participants from universities across the UK. Each participant invested a notional sum of £50m and […]


Two New Student Start-ups Receive Social Enterprise Funding

The Wates Social Enterprise Programme is designed and delivered by and Ben Shenoy, Surrey Business School’s Director, Business Insights Lab, Centre for the Digital Economy and brought about together with the University’s Student Enterprise (Tracy Hampton). The final panel presentations for the second year of the Wates Family Enterprise Trust (WFET) Social Enterprise programme were held […]


Access to Business Funding Forum 2017: Targeting Growth for SME’s

    Join us on 18 October 2017 for advice on the best funding options for your business Panel debates Round-table discussions 1:2:1 meetings with lenders With the shifting economic climate, many small and medium-size enterprises (SME’s) are faced with daunting challenges about choosing the appropriate funding source for targeting growth. Funding is typically a […]


Strategy in a Digital World: Have the Basic Principles Changed?

The work we’re collectively doing in Surrey Business School’s CoDE (Centre for the Digital Economy) raises serious questions about strategy and the basic assumptions we make.  If you relax these assumptions, then the prescriptions they’re advocating make less and less sense. We look into how you can interpret the principles of strategy into a new digitally […]


Dublin Tech Summit 2017

Recently three Surrey Business School students Vova Fedoriv, Serik Nurasyl and Vjaceslav Horbac had a chance to present their startup app company – Felix Math at Dublin Tech Summit 2017. Dublin Tech Summit was a collaboration of global leaders in innovation, technology and business from Ireland and around the globe. It was spread over a period of […]


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