Enterprising Oxford is a University of Oxford initiative to help connect our students, staff and alumni to the entrepreneurial people, places and programmes they need in Oxfordshire and beyond.
Enterprising Oxford connects all of the entrepreneurship initiatives and resources in Oxford in one place. Whether you are interested in developing your employability skills, or want to start or grow your business, Enterprising Oxford can help you find what you need at each stage of your journey.
Looking for something in particular? Choose your options below for your personalised resources.
So you’re interested in finding out more about how an entrepreneurial mindset could help. . . there are a wealth of activities and resources to enhance your skills, develop an idea, meet entrepreneurs and gain experience. The opportunities are only limited by the time you have. . .
Develop an idea
If you have an idea or are just starting up, check out the opportunities on offer to develop your skills, networks and business. There is something for everyone here, regardless of your background, type of business, or stage of development.
Grow a business
You have a business which is growing. . . the challenges you face at this stage are very different to when you were starting up. There are many useful resources and opportunities to help you with this next stage of development, including recruitment, marketing, investment and office space.
Kickstarter co-founder and former CEO, Yancey Strickler will share insights into his journey as an entrepreneur. Learn more
So you’ve done your market research, developed your new product or service and you’re ready to launch! Learn more
There's an amazing range of careers open to well-trained researchers, and shifting between and within sectors is a great way of ensuring professional longevity and a whole raft of exciting opportunities. Nessa Carey will share her experiences and insights from working in diverse environments, from big pharma to freelance, and from academia to start-ups, with a healthy dose of public engagement and supporting research councils on the side. Learn more