"Icon of the year"

David Cleevely continues his vibrant story in part two of his Invested Investor podcast. David begins by discussing his reasons for setting up Cambridge Angels in 2001 and why his main focus now lies with his impressive investment portfolio. David co-founded Cambridge Wireless in 2001 and 3Way Networks acquired by Airvana in 2007, in the same year he co-founded and became Chairman of CRFS. David has a wealth of experience and insight to share including his links with the Centre for Science and Policy, the Cambridge Science Centre and the Raspberry Pi foundation before entertaining us with his take on the restaurant business and his successes, Bocca di Lupo and Gelupo. David has recently been recognised as “Icon of the Year” a Barclays award which celebrates the positive ways that entrepreneurs can change an industry, the economy and society.

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Dr David Cleevely, CBE FREng FIET, Chairman, Raspberry Pi

David Cleevely is an entrepreneur who has founded a series of companies including Abcam, Analysys, 3waynetworks and others. Dr Cleevely is the Chairman of Raspberry Pi, founding Chairman of the Cambridge Science Centre and the Founding Director of the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge as well as acting as a government advisor. He also co-founded Cambridge Network, Cambridge Wireless, Cambridge Angels and the award winning restaurant Bocca di Lupo.

Produced by Mark Cotton, Twitter.

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Podcast links:

“Icon of the Year” David Cleevely wins Barclays’ High Growth and Entrepreneurs ‘Icon of the Year’ award

Cambridge University Centre for Science and Policy



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Archive IT Interview with David Cleevely CBE - David is a telecoms and wireless expert, a serial entrepreneur, and adviser to Government on both a national and local level.  A businessman with strong links to academia, who vigorously promotes networking, collaboration and the City of Cambridge.  David is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.  In 2013 David was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire, CBE,  for his services to technology and innovation.