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Stephen Tunnicliffe-Wilson

I’m an Engineer with experience as founder, CTO and CEO of a high-technology capital equipment manufacturer. I now advise start-ups on strategies for growth and exit. I have connections within the Cambridge start-up community and the University.

I can advise on:
– Creating value propositions
– Developing commercial strategies
– Business planning
– Growing your organisation
– IP Strategy
– Turning prototypes into scalable products
– Exit strategies

Cristina Penine

l offer guidance on Intellectual Property Strategy and work with start-ups to help them protect and commercialise their innovation.
I am an experienced Patent Attorney and have covered a variety of technical fields including computer implemented inventions, physics, electronics, engineering, and medical devices. Over the course of my career I have represented clients in opposition procedures before the European Patent Office, managed substantial international portfolios, and provided freedom to operate opinions as well as wider strategic IP advice.

I am also a member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) Britain & Ireland.

Geoff Dragon

I’m a Partner in the Emerging Companies Team at Taylor Vinters, supporting scaling tech companies throughout their life-cycle. I specialise in VC and Angel fundraisings, equity incentives (such as EMI option schemes), company structuring, and commercial and IP agreements.
I can offer support and guidance in relation to:
– preparing pitches to investors
– negotiating term sheets
– getting your company “investment ready”
– employee incentives
– IP protection