Posts tagged Abcam
The original digital architect

David Cleevely, Chair of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and co-founder of Cambridge Angels joins the Invested Investor podcast this week with an impressive story. David shares his early career highlights with us in part one of his fascinating journey. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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The Invested Investor 2018 year end edition

In this edition we cant offer you the full turkey dinner with all the trimmings but we can bring you some seasonal cheer with our 2018 year end special edition. This podcast brings together a collection of serial entrepreneurs and seasoned invested investors, it focuses on some of our highlights from 2018. You can hear more by listening to the podcast…

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Being tenacious and walking through walls

Jonathan Milner's second Invested Investor podcast details his experience as a Cambridge Angel. Since he began in 2002 he has invested in forty different companies, very often leading deals as well. In this episode he shares his most important tips learned from an extensive entrepreneurial and investing history: from shouldering the burden of turning around a company in dire straits, to simplifying the decision of who to invest in. 

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From a bucket of ice to a world leading life sciences innovator

Jonathan Milner was working as a postdoc in a Cambridge oncology lab when he was struck by an 'entrepreneurial seizure'. Inspired by his father, an engineer who ran a small company, he set up a venture to manufacture antibodies for biology research. Having come close to bankruptcy, Abcam is now worth £2.3 billion and renowned for its positive company culture. In this podcast, the first of two podcasts featuring Jonathan Milner, he takes us through this journey, and explains how lessons learned - as well as a single bucket of ice - turned a failing company into a world leader.

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