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Previous EO Newsletters
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University Entrepreneurial Successes
Some great case studies of how research has combined with entrepreneurship to create successes.
Find the answers to some very common questions about startups and entrepreneurship
Key Characteristics of an Entrepreneur
The word “entrepreneur” is often used in conjunction with startups and fast moving technology. But it doesn’t have to.
10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently
Is entrepreneurship just a mindset? If you do any of these things, you might just be an entrepreneur. . .
Why entrepreneurship at university could be a good thing
What's the Difference Between Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses?
Are you an entrepreneur or a small business owner? Here's how to tell the difference.
I Have a Great Idea. . . Now What?
You finally found a great idea for a new business. . . but what are the next steps?
I Have an Idea Related to Research… Now What?
What do you do if your research creates an opportunity to develop a business? What routes can you take to commercialise your research?
How Entrepreneurs and Academics Are the Same
Academics and entrepreneurs are not as different as many people think. . .
Keep the Cash Flow Flowing
Ways to keep the money coming once you've become a startup star.
Social Entrepreneurship is . . .
If you think social entrepreneurship means charity or volunteering, take a look at this.
The Many Faces of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship comes in many forms. It's not just about starting your own business.
Why You (As a Student) Need to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills
Think entrepreneurship is for others? Here's why you need it.
How Can I Find a Good Startup Idea?
The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It's to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.
Entrepreneurship, Bicycles & Fear of Failure
If you fall when riding a bicycle, you must always get back on. . .
How Do I Know if My Idea is Good?
Dave Fletcher, from White October, talks about idea validation, from the 2014 Building a Business series
What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?
Being entrepreneurial is all about thinking innovatively and acting on that innovation.
How is Entrepreneurship Relevant to my Research?
Don't think that entrepreneurship can be used within an academic career? Think again.
Entrepreneur in Oxford: What it's Really Like
Real life entrepreneurs working in Oxfordshire. . . all the ups and downs!
What Does it Mean to Be Enterprising?
Being enterprising is not only a big part of being an entrepreneur, but also a student, a researcher or an employee.
The Startup Newsletters I Actually (Mostly) Read
Inundated by email newsletters? Here's the ones I find the most useful
Hacking is Not Just for Computer Geeks
Don't know what a hackathon is? Read on to find out and get involved. . .
Want to know more about entrepreneurship, but don't know where to start? Check out our handy Q&A
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Social Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Social Sciences division
There's No "I" in Startup
A successful startup needs much more than the person who came up with the idea. . .
The Entrepreneur's Journey: Oxford Beginner
Here's where to go in Oxford, now and later, to explore entrepreneurship
Startup Tips for Student Entrepreneurs
Have a business idea? Check out these startup tips before you, well, startup!
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Science division
Oxfordshire Startup Ecosystem
Get on the map! Pinpointing where it all happens in Oxfordshire. . .
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Medical Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Medical Science division
Are You Ready to Start a Business?
A quick checklist of signs which may indicate you should get going. . .
A-Z of Business Jargon to Stop Using
Don’t know your entrepreneurship from your elbow? Have no fear – we’re here to help the alcluistic!
Intellectual Property (IP) Guide for Students
A students' guide to IP and where to find information and support
Register now for Building A Business 2016
Building a Business is a six-week lecture series designed to teach the fundamentals of developing a business.
10 Rules for a Great Start Up Idea
Follow these rules to ensure your idea is sound (infographic)
The Oxford Social Entrepreneur's Journey
Here's where to go in Oxford, now and later, to explore social entrepreneurship
Top Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Newsletters
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Oxford Business Book Club Mar17
We hope you can join us for another great evening over a glass of wine.
Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies 1: Dr Stephen R. Barley
The Clarendon Lectures are designed to inform a general academic audience of important issues in management and the social sciences.
Entrepreneurship and Business Seminar
The second seminar in this series from the Department of Pharmacology
Science Education: Board Games and Videos (2)
This workshop showcases innovative approaches of multimedia and gamification which are becoming increasingly popular for today’s generation
Oxford Solopreneur Informal drinks
Just an informal gathering to chat about our work and all the joys and woes of being an entrepreneur.
Guest Speaker: Frugal Innovation by Jaideep Prabhu
Explains the principles, perspectives and techniques behind frugal innovation, a way that companies can develop high-quality products
MPLS Enterprise: Making an Impact
Innovation, enterprise and developing your ideas for funding
MPLS Enterprise: Being part of an Effective & Enterprising Team
**Postponed to April**
McKinsey Venture Academy hosted by Oxford Enrepreneurs
Turn your social enterprise idea into a fully-fledged business plan with the support of McKinsey &Company consultants.
Coding Workshops - Sept 2016
Our highly-skilled teachers offer a comprehensive workshop to enable you to learn how to code in just one day.