Diversity in Entrepreneurship

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Showcasing and supporting Oxfordshire entrepreneurship

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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.

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Be entrepreneurial

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

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.

What's on

Application Deadline – Bright Sparks

Application Deadline – Bright Sparks

Vodafone is looking to partner with disruptive early-stage start-ups to join us in creating digital societies of the future in the second edition of its Bright Sparks start-up support programme. Learn more

#ChooseToChallenge: International Women’s Day virtual networking event

#ChooseToChallenge: International Women’s Day virtual networking event

Join us in our virtual world for the biggest IWD networking event and the opportunity to hear from 100 incredible women. #ChooseToChallenge Learn more

OxLEP Business webinar: How to create an effective Business Investment Fund application

OxLEP Business webinar: How to create an effective Business Investment Fund application

Following the launch of its new Business Investment Fund, scheduled for 2 March, OxLEP Business will be holding a special webinar, ... Learn more

Latest news

RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’

RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’

The RisingWISE programme helps women researchers thrive, as its alumnae have experienced firsthand. Learn more

Oxford MBA candidate Diana Wangari recognised in Management Today’s 35 under 35

Oxford MBA candidate Diana Wangari recognised in Management Today’s 35 under 35

The annual awards were setup in 2000 with the purpose of highlighting the contributions of Britain’s young businesswomen. Learn more

Aspect launch new Accelerator!

Aspect launch new Accelerator!

Aspect’s new flagship four-month social sciences student and alumni accelerator hosted by LSE to support and scale socially-responsible student and alumni ventures is now open for applications. Learn more

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