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Previous EO Newsletters
Want to see what we have sent out before? Lots of useful stuff!
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?
Keep the Cash Flow Flowing
Ways to keep the money coming once you've become a startup star.
How Entrepreneurs and Academics Are the Same
Academics and entrepreneurs are not as different as many people think. . .
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.
What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?
Being entrepreneurial is all about thinking innovatively and acting on that innovation.
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
Entrepreneur in Oxford: What it's Really Like
Real life entrepreneurs working in Oxfordshire. . . all the ups and downs!
How is Entrepreneurship Relevant to my Research?
Don't think that entrepreneurship can be used within an academic career? Think again.
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.
Hacking is Not Just for Computer Geeks
Don't know what a hackathon is? Read on to find out and get involved. . .
Startup Tips for Student Entrepreneurs
Have a business idea? Check out these startup tips before you, well, startup!
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
The Entrepreneur's Journey: Oxford Beginner
Here's where to go in Oxford, now and later, to explore entrepreneurship
The Startup Newsletters I Actually (Mostly) Read
Inundated by email newsletters? Here's the ones I find the most useful
Oxfordshire Startup Ecosystem
Get on the map! Pinpointing where it all happens in Oxfordshire. . .
Want to know more about entrepreneurship, but don't know where to start? Check out our handy Q&A
Are You Ready to Start a Business?
A quick checklist of signs which may indicate you should get going. . .
Intellectual Property (IP) Guide for Students
A students' guide to IP and where to find information and support
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!
There's No "I" in Startup
A successful startup needs much more than the person who came up with the idea. . .
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.
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Science division
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
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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Choose your Entrepreneurship Adventure
Social Impact Careers Conference
This is an opportunity for you to explore careers with a positive impact and learn from recent graduates
Oxford MFE open day - Thursday 16 February 2017
Find out more about the Oxford MSc Financial Economics
Quality & Productivity in the Office
This presentation will explore how Toyota actually conducts improvement/kaizen activities in its office area.
Enterprising Women Workshop - June 2017
A DAta scieNCE journey from statistical genetics to computational journalism with Denise Xifara, co-founder of Nupinion
Engaging with the Humanities: Katrin Kohl
Creative Multilingualism – the hidden value of linguistic diversity
Oxford Business Book Club - Mar16
Digital Remit helps leading brands create a great digital presence, by focusing on their business instead of the technology
Oxford Business Book Club: Originals by Adam Grant
Adam looks at how people can drive progress – whether that's creative, moral or organisational
Deadline: Kreya Innovation project
Kreya is a pilot project which provides students with the space and resources to explore and test innovative ideas submitted
Project Soup January 2017
New year, more soup!