Will you be alive in 3 years?
Smaller companies have a challenge when dealing with larger established firms. The larger firm may not want to implement your new product or technology if there is a possibility that your company is unable to support the product, or indeed, will disappear the following year. Our topic in Office Hours this week is how as […]
Sanome, This week in Office Hours
Sanome are building a human digital twin to detect health changes as early as possible, based on combination biomarkers. To enable this, we have developed a multi-modal biomarker platform for data collection and an AI-tool that identifies combination biomarkers that can be turned into clinically actionable diagnostics. We are now looking to develop selected partnerships […]
Comments on valuations in 2022 by our member: Tomaž Slivnik
One of the Office Hours Group regular contributors, Tomaž Slivnik, has recently posted this thoughts on angel investing and Start-up valuations in the current geopolitical and economics conditions. Link to the post here What do you think? Please post your thoughts in the discussion group.
Cambridge Smart Plastics will be leading the discussion.
This week in the Office Hours Group we are talking about recycling and sustainable technology businesses . Andrew Terentjev of Cambridge Smart Plastics will be leading the discussion. Join us each Friday, all welcome. We meet at Makespace in Cambridge and on-line. You can RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/Makespace/events/285611146/ Cambridge Smart Plastics (https://www.smart-plastics.co.uk/) is a nascent R&D […]
Three things we learned in Office Hours this week:
1) Having prototypes manufactured in China is still a viable option. One of our members recently commissioned devices to be made as was the norm pre-pandemic. The significant change seems to be that the range of silicon chips available is much reduced and the price is 5 to 10 greater. We will check back in […]
This week in Office Hours
This week the discussion is lead by Marc Munier of Ditch Carbon. They are looking for a seed round and feedback about their proposition. As many of you have been in this position or will be soon it should be a very useful conversation for all. About Ditch Carbon Ditch carbon provides climate action data […]
Office Hours (11/3/22) Challenge – AR Shopping
This Friday, 11th March, we have a presentation from Muzahid Hussain in Germany who will be presenting his ideas for an augmented reality shopping experience that solve challenges currently posed by show rooming/web rooming and “leverages the future of omni-channel retail”. As always, we will be getting quick updates from members of the group. You […]
“Sizing the Market” – Office Hours (25/02/22)
In this session, our main topic of discussion, led by Dan Hagon, is all about methods for determining how big the market is for a given product or service. Focusing on B2B ventures, we’ll look at what questions we’ll need to answer about the market, where to find suitable data and how to formulate meaningful estimates that […]
Chinese Takeover of Taiwan: An Existential Threat to the West
Office Hours 17 December This week in Office Hours we have a contribution from a long standing member. Last week was going to be out last meeting of 2021 but, as we do we, a conversation started which we did not have time to finish. We added one more meeting to this year’s schedule. The […]