The Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge has received £500k ($802k) from a private benefactor to fund startups emerging from its Accelerate Cambridge programme.

The programme is looking for startups looking for mentoring over handouts, and plans to invest £5k-£20k dependent on the strength of the team and their proposition.

Since starting 12 months ago, Accelerate Cambridge has taken in 30 teams, eight of which have survived.

Hanadi Jabado, director of the School, said: “We have something of…

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