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The hottest event in town – Venturefest Oxford

Yesterday was the hottest day in 40 years but that didn’t stop over 600 people coming together for this year’s Venturefest Oxford.  It was a great day – with a real focus on innovation, showcasing emerging talent within the business community as well as providing advice from business experts – everything from growing a team, […]

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Rough Runner 2017 – we smashed it!

On Saturday, we – a team of six eager ‘CubanEighters’ – descended on the Great Tew Estate, in deepest Oxfordshire, ready to start Rough Runner! This year we decided to enter to raise money to support Oxford Children’s Hospital’s 10th Anniversary Appeal, our chosen charity for 2017, so we were all in great spirits. Resplendent […]

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Big Sister watching you…? We look at the new Echo Look

*image credit: Amazon Echo Look  With an estimated 4 billion selfies already floating around our digital world, news of a new device capable of taking full-length photos or short videos so people can get a 360-degree view of themselves should appeal to the fashion-conscious social media user. Amazon has unveiled its latest innovation – Echo […]

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Oxford Children’s Hospital, our charity of the year for 2017

As part of the CubanEight CSR programme for 2017, we have nominated Oxford Children’s Hospital as our charity of the year. It was a team decision to choose this charity, as it is local and some of us have had personal experiences benefiting from the specialised care it offers. This year the hospital is celebrating its […]

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April Fool’s Day brings a breath of fresh air

Perhaps the Spring sunshine that many of us have been enjoying of late has brought with it a lightening of mood. Or, perhaps a little carefree pranking is just the antidote needed to lift the spirits of the nation amidst the otherwise relentlessly gloomy media headlines dominated for months by political wrangling and terrorist attacks. […]

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We’re searching for new talent…

Senior Account Executive Are you an experienced Account Executive ready to take the next step or an existing Senior Account Executive looking for a new challenge? CubanEight is currently recruiting for a Senior Account Executive to join its dynamic and growing team.   We are an award-winning, fast-paced agency, delivering exciting creative work for our clients. […]

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Carpe diem, cyber security businesses are urged

“There are huge economic benefits in cyber security,” said director of operations at the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Paul Chichester, yesterday as he urged British businesses to take advantage of the growing industry in tackling online crime. The new NCSC in London was officially opened by the Queen last month, and is backed […]

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Nostalgia & smartphones dominate MWC

If you’re a tech-fanatic like me, you would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed one of the biggest announcements to dominate at Mobile World Congress this year – the relaunch of the Nokia 3310. Released 17 years ago, the Nokia 3310 is to this day one of the best-selling […]

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In love with Oxford

Although I spent the first four and a half years of my life in Jakarta in Indonesia, Oxford has always been (and will always be) my true home. I spent most of my childhood here, went to university at Oxford Brookes, and fairly recently got my first grad job at Oxfordshire-based CubanEight, so I have […]

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