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  • proper n. the area of high-tech businesses around Cambridge, England


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  • Silicon Fen has experienced fantastic growth in the past 30 years, with technology born in the same labs as the BBC Micro found in 98% of the world's mobile phones.

    Letters: From little Acorns

  • It looks as if War on Terror - The Boardgame, handmade by a couple of techies from Silicon Fen and described by A Customer as “Risk + Monopoly + political satire” is just our sort of thing.

    Actually, there IS something else…

  • Both Mr Hauser and Mr Richards are Cambridge-based and have been involved in launching and funding a string of tech and biotech companies in Silicon Fen and around the UK.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Silicon Fen and other would-be British clusters can seriously compete with their Californian namesake for funding and investment, the rest is all window-dressing. report into the subject has told them so.

    The Guardian World News

  • Devised and engineered in Silicon Fen, it cost the company dear, causing it to lose Nigel Street, the MD who had championed the idea, and to get substantial re-financing from Hanover Investors.

    The Register


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