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Hanadi Jabado

Hanadi Jabado

Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Centre, Judge Business School


Office Phone: 01223 339700

Biography:

Hanadi is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. A serial entrepreneur herself, she has a strong understanding of the needs of early stage ventures and entrepreneurs.  Her areas of interests cover a wide range of industries, covering traditional sectors such as education, and more cutting-edge technology sectors such as Biotech.

In 2012, Hanadi was the inspiration and driving force behind the creation of Accelerate Cambridge, enhancing the contribution of Cambridge Judge Business School to the Cambridge entrepreneurial cluster. Since its creation, Accelerate Cambridge has supported over a hundred companies and Hanadi has personally been involved in raising 10 million pounds of equity and grant funding for the Accelerate Cambridge startups.

Early in 2016 Hanadi was appointed the Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge. The Centre's mission is to develop practical and academic entrepreneurship programmes supporting budding entrepreneurs and fledging companies from pre-idea all the way to growth. 

Hanadi sits on the advisory board of several startups at various stages of development and growth, is a Fellow at Lucy Cavendish College and is a director of Pitch@Palace CIC.

Born in Lebanon and raised in France, Hanadi is fluent in English, French and Arabic and speaks another four languages. She lives in Cambridge with her four children.

Departments and Institutes

Judge Business School:
Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Centre

Research Interests

Hanadi's aim is to develop practical and academic entrepreneurship programmes supporting budding entrepreneurs and fledging companies from pre-idea and pre-intent, though venture creation, all the way to growth.

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