Finding your feet and your first customer

admin/ August 18, 2017/ Business/ 0 comments

Your first customer is critical. They don’t just bring in your first revenues but legitimise you’re offering and prove there’s a market for what you do. How well you do in the future depends on how good is your start. I was once employed in a high-tech industry where there were only two providers, one of which had 98% of

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Say ‘hi’ to Berenice, our newest member

admin/ August 17, 2017/ Community/ 0 comments

Q: Hi Berenice and welcome to CambridgeSpace – what made you want to try Coworking and would you recommend it to others? A: I am new in Cambridge and it seemed like the perfect timing to get a sneak peek of the co-working experience… I love it! So, yes, if given the chance… try it! It is always refreshing to be around people working in absolutely different things than you are and getting the chance to meet people you probably wouldn’t have

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Standing out from the pack

admin/ August 10, 2017/ Business/ 0 comments

As a freelancer or someone running a small business, your ability to stand out from the competing pack and be seen by the sort of customers you really want, can be quite a challenge. It’s not always easy to pick out, with confidence, exactly how you offer something that you worry might limit your opportunities or miss the audience you

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Say ‘hi’ to Matt Sullivan, our newest member

admin/ July 14, 2017/ Community/ 0 comments

Q: Hi Matt and welcome to CambridgeSpace – what made you want to try Coworking and would you recommend it to others? A:  I would always recommend co-working. I used Ideaspace before and not only is it great for getting you dressed and out of the house – you meet amazing people who can always bring a different perspective to

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Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

admin/ July 4, 2017/ Business/ 0 comments

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? It was a great session on Thursday 29th June, as I welcomed a panel of 5 successful business leaders to impart their words of wisdom to a packed crowd of budding entrepreneurs at CambridgeSpace. Since joining CambridgeSpace as a ‘Wizard’, I thought it would be great to understand the journey

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Cambridge’s new station – Cambridge North

admin/ May 27, 2017/ Transport/ 0 comments

Cambridge North opened to commuters on Sunday 21st May 2017, with the very first train being the 08:54 from Cambridge. But it wasn’t just the commuters, people arrived throughout the day on their on bikes and with their families, to get a peek at the design of the new station especially the metal cladding on the main building and footbridge

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CambridgeSpace team visit London co-working hubs

admin/ April 27, 2017/ Impact Hub/ 0 comments

Last week some of the CambridgeSpace wizards and founders had a day out visiting some of the London-based Impact Hubs. Impact Hub is a global organisation of co-working and community spaces with over 80 locations.  The first stop was in Impact Hub Brixton located in Brixton Pop development, an incredible urban area made almost entirely of shipping containers. Following a

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CambridgeSpace members’ lunch with a twist

admin/ April 11, 2017/ Community/ 0 comments

CambridgeSpace provides freelancers/small businesses with an alternative to working from home or a coffee shop. But building a community, collaboration, creativity and making an impact together are very important to us too. We also know that running a business and good eating habits don’t always go hand in hand. So we started thinking creatively about how we could make our

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It’s time to Change transport in Cambridge!

admin/ March 2, 2017/ Cambridgehack, Transport/ 0 comments

CambridgeSpace joined up with Cambridge University Technology Club (CUTEC) and Dawe Labs to present the Cambridge Hack on February 25th and 26th, addressing the challenge of transport congestion within Cambridge’s city centre. This community event was held at the Institute for Manufacturing(IFM) on the Cambridge University West Campus and attracted nearly 90 people of whom two-thirds were graduates or under graduates, supported by a group of experts, mentors and professional business people. Following presentations from the expert group, the students split into eight teams with

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