MSc Enterprise and Business Creation take on Sync The City 2017

The fourth edition of Sync The City was run from 23rd to 25th of November 2017 at Norwich Cathedral, it was an event organized by SyncNorwich and UEA which had the objective to bring together entrepreneurs with business mentors and technology expertise to develop a start-up in just 54 hours. At the event were five…

NBS Team ‘Room Halo’ at Sync The City 2016

On 18th and 19th November, I was lucky enough to attend the Sync the City event organised by tech and business start-up community SyncNorwich and UEA, which has been run for the third time at the King’s Centre in Norwich. It’s more than a hackathon – it’s a real opportunity to test, design and build a…

NBS Health Hackathon – By Courtney Petry

With many thanks to Courtney Petry, MSc Enterprise and Business Creation Student for contributing to the NBS Blog. 6:30 am, the time I started walking to Centrum to prepare for Norwich’s first health hackathon. During the 30-minute early-morning jaunt, I reflected back on the last 8 weeks of the highs and lows of planning and implementing…

Syncing The City with NBS, CMP and Aviva – A Reflection from Steve Jones

Starting a new business… surely its not difficult right? That’s a question asked often and the answer can be easily summed up with the Guardian’s headline “You are never prepared for how much hard work it is” (Walsh, 2012). Nevertheless, this did not stop 122 people, including students and industry professionals descending on the Kings…

Google Project Glass – the Globe Gone Gaga??

Last week I was fortunate enough to get to go to an event at EPIC studios called “Engaging Customers” as an intern on behalf of Norwich Business School – a set of lectures and a workshop by some of Norwich’s brightest business people. The talks ranged from King of Shaves and social media to online…