If Autonomy’s multi-billion dollar sale to Hewlett Packard did not mark the end of an era then the announcement yesterday that founder Dr Mike Lynch is to be moved aside by his new employers officially closes a chapter in the history of Cambridge’s tech cluster once and for all.
Computer games middleware company, Geomerics has completed a corporate partnership with a mystery partner, unlocking the last tranche of a total investment of £2.3m.
Less than six months after launching its first product, a tool that allows multiple co-workers to collaborate in real time on Microsoft Office applications, the Amadeus Capital-backed oneDrum has been acquired by Californian firm, Yammer.
Knowledge Transmission (KT) has landed a major partnership agreement with the owner of the hugely successful 'Teach Yourself' language range on its move into bespoke mobile solutions.
In the same way that Facebook has positioned itself as the medium through which one in 10 of the population deliver their online social profile, Metail, a virtual fitting room service, aims to position itself as the medium through which people manage their online body identity. Read that again, if successful, this is going to be revolutionary.
Cedric Deur, creator of StuStu, an online student marketplace currently targeted at students in Cambridge, is a classic case of the entrepreneur underdog story in the making.