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Opportunities for enterprising women, from working with industry, starting a startup or being an intraprenurial.

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Startup Tips Videos

Lessons from our students about their entrepreneurial journeys.

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The "secret" network that transformed my startup

Former TV producer Grace Gibbons, explains how The Big Gig network helped launch her business.

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Oxford Case Studies: Sociability

SociAbility is an app that could make disabled people’s lives infinitely more social – and not just in Oxford.

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Jake Backus, Co-founder of Common Ground Cafe and Study Space

Jake Backus, Co-founder of Common Ground Cafe and Study Space

Jake Backus is a Visiting Senior Member of Linacre College, Managing Director of Empathy Sustainability, and co-founder of Common Ground.

Stephen Barnett, Founder and CEO of Util

Stephen Barnett, Founder and CEO of Util

Stephen Barnett is the founder and CEO of Util, a company which seeks to lead the next generation of company assessment and valuation.

Sara Fernandez, CEO of Oxford Hub

Sara Fernandez, CEO of Oxford Hub

Sara Fernandez is CEO of Oxford Hub, a local charity that brings people and organisations together to make Oxford a better place.

Nara Orban, Chief Operating Officer of Phaim Pharma Ltd.

Nara Orban, Chief Operating Officer of Phaim Pharma Ltd.

Dr Nara Orban is the Chief Operating Officer of the Phaim Pharma Ltd and is responsible for the regulatory, tax, compliance, communication and accounting aspects of Phaim Pharma Ltd.

Nancy Mudenyo Hunt, founder of The Nasio Trust

Nancy Mudenyo Hunt, founder of The Nasio Trust

Nancy Mudenyo Hunt, founder of The Nasio Trust.

Mehak Mumtaz, Co-founder and COO of Intelligent Lab on Fiber (iLoF)

Mehak Mumtaz, Co-founder and COO of Intelligent Lab on Fiber (iLoF)

Dr Mehak Mumtaz is Co-founder and COO of Intelligent Lab on Fiber (iLoF), a platform using artificial intelligence and photonics to build a cloud-based library of diseases biomarkers and biological profiles

Paula Skokowski, CMO at Incognia and Co-Founder of Oxford Angel Fund

Paula Skokowski, CMO at Incognia and Co-Founder of Oxford Angel Fund

Paula Skokowski is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Incognia, and a co-founder and investment manager of the Oxford Angel Fund.

Naveen Sharma, CEO of Connido

Naveen Sharma, CEO of Connido

Naveen is the CEO of Connido, a UK-based start-up which develops products to help parenting and baby monitoring experience.

Julia Mallaby, Co-Founder & CEO of Bimble

Julia Mallaby, Co-Founder & CEO of Bimble

Julia Mallaby is the co-founder & CEO of Bimble, a digital platform for listing the places you love.

Diversity VC

Diversity VC

A non-profit partnership promoting diversity in Venture Capital.

Oxford Case Studies: Rhodes Incubator

Oxford Case Studies: Rhodes Incubator

Social impact and entrepreneurship can go together.

Daisy Allington, co-founder of Cognitant

Daisy Allington, co-founder of Cognitant

Daisy Allington is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Cognitant – a health-technology start-up that aims to improve patient education.

Independent Oxford

Independent Oxford

One-stop guide to Oxford's independent businesses.

Innovation Forum Oxford

Innovation Forum Oxford

The Innovation Forum seeks to promote innovation by building bridges between academia, industry and government.

Kezia Susanto, Zheqing Zhang & Wanlin Xiao, co-founders of i-Opto

Kezia Susanto, Zheqing Zhang & Wanlin Xiao, co-founders of i-Opto

Kezia, Zheqing and Wanlin are the team behind i-Opto, a tele-optometry app.

Julian Jost, CEO of Spacebase

Julian Jost, CEO of Spacebase

Julian Jost is the CEO of Spacebase, an online booking-platform for workshop spaces and meeting rooms.

R. A. Williams, Founder of RWilliamsCoaching

R. A. Williams, Founder of RWilliamsCoaching

R. A. Williams is the founder of a Business Coaching practice, RWilliamsCoaching.

Dr Nicola Nice, Founder and CEO of Pomp & Whimsy

Dr Nicola Nice, Founder and CEO of Pomp & Whimsy

Nicola Nice is Founder of Pomp & Whimsy, a classically distilled gin updated for a contemporary palate that is inspired by women, for women.

Noam Angrist, Founder of Young 1ove

Noam Angrist, Founder of Young 1ove

Noam Angrist is the Founder of Young 1ove, a Botswana based not-for-profit organisation, providing evidence-based sex education.

ROBIN

ROBIN

A network of like-minded people from businesses and public sector bodies in Oxfordshire.

Dr Yige Sun, Enterprise and Innovation fellow in the MPLS division

Dr Yige Sun, Enterprise and Innovation fellow in the MPLS division

Dr Yige Sun, Enterprise and Innovation fellow in the MPLS division,

Libby Wood, Associate Director for Programmes, Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School

Libby Wood, Associate Director for Programmes, Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School

Libby Wood is the Associate Director for Programmes, Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School

Oxford Business Networks

Oxford Business Networks

OBNs alliances and groups exist to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge.

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity includes gender-related news, a networks directory, calendar of events and conferences, returnships, business schools, inspirational women profiles, HeForShe interviews, giving back and jobs.

Chau-Jean Lin, Co-founder of Marulin

Chau-Jean Lin, Co-founder of Marulin

Chau-Jean Lin is the Co-founder and Director of Marulin, a London-based company that sources tea from Taiwan.

Rebecca Gingell, Finance and Operations Director of Meshworks

Rebecca Gingell, Finance and Operations Director of Meshworks

Rebecca Gingell is the Finance and Operations Director of Meshworks, a subsidiary of an advanced materials and 3D-printing company

Equality and Diversity at Oxford

Equality and Diversity at Oxford

If you're looking for networks, opportunities, and resources, check out the Oxford EDU website.

Chibugo (Chi) Okafor, Founder and CEO of Kendake Honey

Chibugo (Chi) Okafor, Founder and CEO of Kendake Honey

Chibugo Okafor is the founder and CEO of Kendake Honey, a social enterprise focused on utilising the apiculture sector to provide job opportunities for women and youth

Oxford Case Studies – Marulin

Oxford Case Studies – Marulin

Read how an Oxford alumna went from science to tea business.

Kathy Harvey, Associate Dean at Saïd Business School

Kathy Harvey, Associate Dean at Saïd Business School

Kathy Harvey is the Associate Dean of MBA and Executive Degrees at the Saïd Business School in Oxford.

Dr Alexandra Paddock, Co-Director of LitHits

Dr Alexandra Paddock, Co-Director of LitHits

Dr Alexandra Paddock, Co-Director of LitHits, connecting readers with powerful, enduring, unabridged extracts of literature

Riham Satti, CEO and Co-founder of MeVitae

Riham Satti, CEO and Co-founder of MeVitae

Riham is the Co-founder and CEO of MeVitae, a cognitive recruiting system that makes intelligent and personalised hiring decisions.

Saïd Business School

Saïd Business School

The Business School of Oxford University, established in 1996. It's named after its chief benefactor, Wafic Saïd.

Oxford Garage

Oxford Garage

A community that provides aspiring founders the opportunity to gain access to Oxford Garage’s network of mentors, partners, entrepreneurs, VCs, Oxford faculty, and alumni.

Rajarshi Banerjee, CEO of Perspectum Diagnostics

Rajarshi Banerjee, CEO of Perspectum Diagnostics

Rajarshi is the CEO of Perspectum Diagnostics, detecting and quantitatively measuring of liver, gallbladder and pancreatic disease.

Ed Rosser, Founder of NX Magazine

Ed Rosser, Founder of NX Magazine

Ed Rosser is the founder and creative director of NX Magazine, which strives to inspire and educate by showcasing and engaging members of the next generation through interviews, articles and features.

Oxford Foundry COVID-19 Action Plan

Oxford Foundry COVID-19 Action Plan

The Oxford Foundry has launched an OXFO COVID-19 Action Plan to rapidly scale ventures who are fighting COVID-19, and build and implement entrepreneurial solutions to future challenges.

Barbara Hammond, CEO of the Low Carbon Hub

Barbara Hammond, CEO of the Low Carbon Hub

Barbara Hammond is the CEO of the Low Carbon Hub, a group of social enterprises that all work together in Oxfordshire

Innovation Support for Business (ISfB)

Innovation Support for Business (ISfB)

A new three-year £5.2m programme to support innovative Oxfordshire entrepreneurs and businesses.

Chris Daniels, COO of Flare Bright

Chris Daniels, COO of Flare Bright

Chris Daniels, COO of Flare Bright and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Maths Institute.

Susan Burton, CEO of Classlist

Susan Burton, CEO of Classlist

Susan Burton is the CEO and founder of Classlist, a rapidly expanding community app for school parents

Jenni Sacks, Founder of Impakt It

Jenni Sacks, Founder of Impakt It

Jenni is the Founder of Impakt It which aims to re-imagine the broken market of business transformations and strategy

Jemma Phibbs and James Lloyd – Co-Directors of School Space

Jemma Phibbs and James Lloyd – Co-Directors of School Space

Jemma and James started School Space while running events in high school.

Creative UK

Creative UK

Membership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries.

Alasdair Harris, Founder of Blue Ventures

Alasdair Harris, Founder of Blue Ventures

Alasdair Harris is the founder of Blue Ventures, an award winning marine conservation charity and social enterprise.

Adjoa Adjei-Twum, Founder and CEO of EBII group

Adjoa Adjei-Twum, Founder and CEO of EBII group

Adjoa Adjei-Twum is the Founder of EBII group, offering education and expert consulting services, supporting diversification and growth in emerging markets.

Oxford Case Studies – Oxford Hub

Oxford Case Studies – Oxford Hub

Sara Fernandez, CEO of the Oxford Hub, discusses its success and encourages current students to use the freedom uni life provides to volunteer.

Nicola McConville, Partner at Taylor Vinters

Nicola McConville, Partner at Taylor Vinters

Nicola is a Partner at Taylor Vinters, an international law firm focusing on innovation and disruption with offices in Oxford, London, Cambridge and Singapore.

Skoll World Forum

Skoll World Forum

A three day event gathering 1000 delegates from the social, finance, private and public sectors, in Oxford.

Asha Vettoor, Founder of SwaraVOW

Asha Vettoor, Founder of SwaraVOW

Asha Vettor is founder of social enterprise Swara Voice of Women.

Working Flexibly: Ask Me Anything with Sarah Haywood

Working Flexibly: Ask Me Anything with Sarah Haywood

Sarah Haywood talks about her experiences with flexible working

Dr Zsuzsa Mayer, Co-founder of EcoSync

Dr Zsuzsa Mayer, Co-founder of EcoSync

Dr Zsuzsa Mayer, is the Co-founder of EcoSync, a company which is revolutionising energy saving for large organisations.

Martine I. Abboud, Founder of Creo Incubator

Martine I. Abboud, Founder of Creo Incubator

Martine is the founder of Creo Incubator; a start-up that provides gamified and interactive entrepreneurial and business know-how education.

Oxford Case Studies – Hutano Diagnostics

Oxford Case Studies – Hutano Diagnostics

A start-up developing a diagnostic, tracking and surveillance platform for dangerous infectious diseases in Africa.

Elspeth Briscoe, CEO Founder Learning with Experts

Elspeth Briscoe, CEO Founder Learning with Experts

Elspeth Briscoe is the CEO and Founder of Learning with Experts.

Joy Foster, Founder of TechPixies

Joy Foster, Founder of TechPixies

Joy Foster is Founder of TechPixies, upskilling women with tech for returning to the world of work, changing careers, or starting a business.

Grace Gibbons, Founder of Bounce Video

Grace Gibbons, Founder of Bounce Video

Grace Gibbons is the founder/creative director of Bounce Video, a film and marketing company based in Oxford.

Danae Maragouthakis, Founder and CEO of Yoxly

Danae Maragouthakis, Founder and CEO of Yoxly

Danae is the CEO of Yoxly, which provides a range of remote sexual health services designed to give users more convenience, privacy, accessibility, and control.

Oxford Seed Fund

Oxford Seed Fund

A student-led fund that provides capital to Oxford University’s most promising start-ups

Ella Barrington, Founder of Corse Concierge

Ella Barrington, Founder of Corse Concierge

Ella Barrington is Founder of Corse Concierge, a project management and business support consultancy based in Greatworth, North Oxfordshire.

Professor Elleke Boehmer, Founder of Writers Make Worlds

Professor Elleke Boehmer, Founder of Writers Make Worlds

Professor Elleke Boehmer is the founder of Writers Make Worlds, an open access educational resource hub for Black and Asian writing in Britain today

Sally Dear, Founder of Ducky Zebra

Sally Dear, Founder of Ducky Zebra

Ducky Zebra, a sustainable, gender neutral children’s fashion brand, for children aged 0-6, set up in 2021.

Rosie Jacobs and Anna Munday, Founders of Independent Oxford

Rosie Jacobs and Anna Munday, Founders of Independent Oxford

Rosie Jacobs and Anna Munday set Independent Oxford up in 2015 and showcase the best indie businesses in Oxford.

Dr Shisong Jiang, CTO of Oxford Vacmedix

Dr Shisong Jiang, CTO of Oxford Vacmedix

Shisong Jiang is the CTO of Oxford Vacmedix, which has developed a technique to grow overlapping peptides in bacteria, for vaccines.

Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society

Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society

A network to help both Oxford students and startups grow.

Halimah Omogiafo, Founder and CEO of Koody

Halimah Omogiafo, Founder and CEO of Koody

Halimah Omogiafo is the Founder of Koody, an online marketplace for financial advice making it cheaper and more accessible.

Hugh Christensen, founder of BMLL Technologies

Hugh Christensen, founder of BMLL Technologies

Dr Hugh Christensen is the founder of financial technology company BMLL Technologies.

Ben Waterman, Co-Founder of Strabo

Ben Waterman, Co-Founder of Strabo

Ben Waterman, 2021 Said Business School alumnus, is the co-founder of Strabo, a personal finance platform for internationals.

Lily Elsner, co-founder of Jack Fertility

Lily Elsner, co-founder of Jack Fertility

Lily Elsner is the co-founder and CEO of Jack Fertility, a postal male fertility test company revolutionising male reproductive healthcare.

So you think you want to be a director of a company…

So you think you want to be a director of a company…

Top questions you need to know the answers to before you become a company director. Whether you have never been a director before, or not there are some questions you should ask about yourself before you take on the responsibility

Dr Cathy Hua Ye, co-founder of Ivy Farm Technologies

Dr Cathy Hua Ye, co-founder of Ivy Farm Technologies

Dr Cathy Ye, an Oxford alumna (DPhil, 2005), is an Associate Professor in Engineering Science as well as the co-founder of Ivy Farm Technologies.

Rhetorical marketing: ancient persuasion for modern businesses

Rhetorical marketing: ancient persuasion for modern businesses

Discovering the art of rhetoric.

Aspect

Aspect

Aspect (A SHAPE Platform for Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Transformation) is a network for organisations looking to make the most of commercial and business opportunities from Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SHAPE) research.

Aneeta Madhavan, Co-founder of Talking Cranes

Aneeta Madhavan, Co-founder of Talking Cranes

Aneeta Madhavan is the co-founder of Talking Cranes, a Diversity & Inclusion start up working with companies to develop, advance and retain talent from diverse backgrounds and experiences,

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

The centre aims to maximise the impact of social entrepreneurship to transform unjust systems around the world.

Oxford Entrepreneurs

Oxford Entrepreneurs

The largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.

Oxford Internet Professionals

Oxford Internet Professionals

This is a great opportunity to meet other locals who earn their living from the Internet.

Kannan Ganga, Founder and CEO of YellowNest

Kannan Ganga, Founder and CEO of YellowNest

Kannan Ganga is Founder of YellowNest, an early years education business providing affordable high quality education to all in the UK.

Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging

Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging

Trang is currently working as the interim COO at Archangel Imaging.

Susan Burton, Founder of Classlist

Susan Burton, Founder of Classlist

Susan is the founder of Classlist, a vertical social network and platform for school parents.

Julia de Boinville, co-founder, The Anti-Slavery Collective

Julia de Boinville, co-founder, The Anti-Slavery Collective

Julia de Boinville is the co-founder of The Anti-Slavery Collective, raising awareness of human trafficking

Oxford Case Studies – OxyClot

Oxford Case Studies – OxyClot

Training the next generation of global leaders in digital health innovation.

Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto

Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto

Mariana is Founder and Director of Fruto, a digital experience design studio.

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

TORCH provides a range of training and development opportunities for early career researchers in Humanities.

Lily and Violet Adams, Co-founders of Nerd Pirates

Lily and Violet Adams, Co-founders of Nerd Pirates

Lily and Violet Adams are twin sisters and Co-founders of Nerd Pirates, a creative agency.

Leslie Kenny, Founder & CEO, Oxford Healthspan

Leslie Kenny, Founder & CEO, Oxford Healthspan

Leslie is the Founder and CEO of Oxford Healthspan, a nutraceutical company based on Oxford research into healthy aging compounds.

Daniel McMahon, CEO of 1715 Labs

Daniel McMahon, CEO of 1715 Labs

Daniel McMahon is CEO of 1715 Labs, taking the technology behind the citizen science project Zooniverse.org to commercial applications.

Jessica Leitch, Founder of Run3D

Jessica Leitch, Founder of Run3D

Jessica Leitch is Founder of Run3D, who has developed a powerful and scientifically accurate way to analyse and prevent running injuries.

Jake Schofield – CEO and Co-Founder of Labstep

Jake Schofield – CEO and Co-Founder of Labstep

Jake Schofield is the CEO and Co-Founder of Labstep, a platform to help scientists capture and record their research experiment steps.

Christer Holloman, CEO and Co-founder of Divido

Christer Holloman, CEO and Co-founder of Divido

Christer Holloman is the CEO and Co-founder of Divido, a startup that lets consumers spread the cost of any purchase over a period.

Harriet Lester, founder of VitaeGUM

Harriet Lester, founder of VitaeGUM

Harriet Lester is the founder of VitaGUM, a vitamin infused chewing gum that provides essential nutrition and improves oral healthcare in refugee populations

Professor Hagan Bayley, Founder of Oxford Nanopore and OxSyBio

Professor Hagan Bayley, Founder of Oxford Nanopore and OxSyBio

Hagan Bayley is a Founder of Oxford Nanopore

Robyn Fukumoto, Strategic Design Lead at BCG Digital Ventures

Robyn Fukumoto, Strategic Design Lead at BCG Digital Ventures

Robyn Fukumoto is Strategic Design Lead at BCG Digital Ventures and Co-founder of Lani & Kai, a sustainable sunscreen.

Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP)

Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP)

OSEP has been set up to help existing and prospective social entrepreneurs plan, develop and grow their businesses across Oxfordshire.

The ‘secret’ network that transformed my startup

The ‘secret’ network that transformed my startup

An unusual type of network where you could build really good business relationships.

Interview with Professor Linda Scott

Interview with Professor Linda Scott

Professor Linda Scott is interviewed on topics including women's empowerment, gender disparities in academia and women-led entrepreneurship after COVID-19.

Jasmine Richards, founder of StoryMix

Jasmine Richards, founder of StoryMix

Jasmine Richards is the founder of StoryMix a children's book incubator with a social purpose that creates stories with inclusive casts of characters.

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network

The Oxford AHSN brings together the NHS, universities, business, patients and the public to promote best health for the population and prosperity in Oxfordshire.

Simon Yates, Founder of DigiVue

Simon Yates, Founder of DigiVue

Simon Yates is the Founder of DigiVue aiming to address attendance and engagement issues in students and make a positive impact.

Ali Cigari, Co-founder and lead engineer at Wattson Blue

Ali Cigari, Co-founder and lead engineer at Wattson Blue

Ali is the Co-founder and Lead Engineer at Wattson Blue.

Alexander Wankel, founder of Rooted Quinoa MilQ

Alexander Wankel, founder of Rooted Quinoa MilQ

Alexander Wankel is the Founder of Rooted Quinoa MilQ that creates milk-free "MilQ" made with peruvian quinoa.

The Liber Project

The Liber Project

Liber is a new endeavour addressing the numerous business challenges brought on by the Covid-19 crisis.

Alex Froom, Co-founder of Zipabout

Alex Froom, Co-founder of Zipabout

Alex Froom is the Co-founder of Zipabout, an Intelligent Mobility project.

Charlotte Hochman, Co-founder & Director of Wow!Labs

Charlotte Hochman, Co-founder & Director of Wow!Labs

Charlotte Hochman is an empowerment and innovation expert

Ekaterina Damer, CEO of Prolific Academic

Ekaterina Damer, CEO of Prolific Academic

Ekaterina (Katia) is the CEO and co-founder of Prolific, a crowdsourcing platform for paid participant recruitment.

Oxford Case Studies: Language Amigo

Oxford Case Studies: Language Amigo

Language Amigo is a new way for students to improve their spoken Spanish by providing an income to LATAM youngsters, too.

Dr Colin Story, Co-founder and CEO of OxSonics

Dr Colin Story, Co-founder and CEO of OxSonics

Dr Colin Story is the Co-founder and CEO of OxSonics, an Oxford University spinout company developing a new generation of ultrasound devices.

OBN

OBN

OBN is the Membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors.

CodeSoc

CodeSoc

Oxford University coding society.

Sarah Barratt Ball, Director of Oxford’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL)

Sarah Barratt Ball, Director of Oxford’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL)

Sarah Barratt Ball is the Director of Oxford’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), a global programme that mentors massively scalable, seed stage, science and deep-tech ventures.

Tami Majeed, CEO of Nigelle de Crѐte

Tami Majeed, CEO of Nigelle de Crѐte

Tami Majeed is the CEO of Nigelle de Crѐte, a new luxury skincare start up taking consumers back to nature.

Alexander Koelbl, Founder of HEADING ON

Alexander Koelbl, Founder of HEADING ON

Alex is the Founder of HEADING ON, described like a "Fitbit® for your car".

Michelle Miles, Founder of Sustainable Wedding Alliance

Michelle Miles, Founder of Sustainable Wedding Alliance

Michelle Miles is the founder of Sustainable Wedding Alliance: a purpose driven organisation driving sustainable change in the wedding industry.

Peter Dobson, Founder of Oxonica, Oxford Biosensors, and Oxford NanoSystems

Peter Dobson, Founder of Oxonica, Oxford Biosensors, and Oxford NanoSystems

Peter Dobson is the Co- founder of Oxonica, Oxford Biosensors, and Oxford NanoSystems.

Head-to-head with Katie Bedborough of Oxford VR

Head-to-head with Katie Bedborough of Oxford VR

A company to watch, OCFI-based Oxford VR has just raised £10m Series A funding. The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Katie Bedborough, their COO, to find out more about how their VR technology is being used in mental health treatments.

Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify

Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify

Lilia Stoyanov is Chief Executive Officer and Angel Investor at Transformify.

Zinc

Zinc

Zinc brings together the brightest minds to build and scale a brand new way to solve the most important societal problems faced by the developed world.

Charly Cox and Zoe Greenwood, Co-Founders of Climate Change Coaches

Charly Cox and Zoe Greenwood, Co-Founders of Climate Change Coaches

Charly Cox and Zoe Greenwood are the Co-Founders of Climate Change Coaches

Ishveen Jolly, Founder of OpenSponsorship

Ishveen Jolly, Founder of OpenSponsorship

Ishveen Jolly is the founder and CEO of OpenSponsorship, the largest two-sided marketplace for sports sponsorship which helps connect brands to athletes.

Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?

Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?

Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!

University of Oxford Innovation Fund

University of Oxford Innovation Fund

Investing across all areas of technology and intellectual property from Oxford including new Oxford-based software companies.

Oxford Case Studies: Boresha Technologies

Oxford Case Studies: Boresha Technologies

Providing reliable and low-cost sources of working capital for small farmers.

Ben Thompson, Founder of Thompson & Terry Recruitment

Ben Thompson, Founder of Thompson & Terry Recruitment

Ben founded Thompson & Terry Recruitment in 2014 with a innovative, refreshing outlook on the recruitment industry.

Amazon Small Business Accelerator

Amazon Small Business Accelerator

Join the #AmazonAccelerator to access a catalogue of more than 15-hours of online training anytime, led by leading business experts. The e-learning is tailored to individuals just starting their entrepreneurial adventure, as well as those looking to go for growth!

Female Founders Fund

Female Founders Fund

The leading source of institutional capital for female founders raising seed capital with over $3B in enterprise value.

Head-to-head with Rupert Wilkinson at Oxford Product Design

Head-to-head with Rupert Wilkinson at Oxford Product Design

The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Rupert Wilkinson, MD of Oxford Product Design – based at OCFI, they are only product design consultancy working out of central Oxford. Their mantra is “making things better by making better things”.

Zeenith Ebrahim, Founder of Jamiilife

Zeenith Ebrahim, Founder of Jamiilife

Zeenith Ebrahim is the founder of Jamii Life, a technology platform that connects health workers with people that can’t care for themselves in low-income South African and African communities

Science Innovation Union

Science Innovation Union

A training platform, bridging the gap between academia, industry, and government.

ImagineIF Accelerator

ImagineIF Accelerator

A programme of innovators across our branches worldwide, tailored mentoring and access to the Innovation Forum professional network.

Ashley Cavers, Founder of The Wonky Food Co

Ashley Cavers, Founder of The Wonky Food Co

Ashley is a co-founder of The Wonky Food Company, which makes products from imperfect and surplus fruit and veg.

Oxfordshire Business First

Oxfordshire Business First

A not-for-profit organisation set up to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in Oxfordshire.

Nick Henry, founder of Nick Henry Consulting Ltd

Nick Henry, founder of Nick Henry Consulting Ltd

Nick is director of Nick Henry Consulting Ltd, and works with entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs to help them turn innovative ideas into technical and commercial reality.

Social Enterprise UK

Social Enterprise UK

National body for social enterprise – business with a social or environmental mission.

Ani Haykuni, Founder and CEO of VANN

Ani Haykuni, Founder and CEO of VANN

Ani Haykuni is Founder of VANN, a digital health platform providing cancer patients with the tools to self-monitor vital information and mental health states.

Steven Zimmer, CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics

Steven Zimmer, CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics

Steven Zimmer is the CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics, a drug discovery company.

Oxford University Innovation (OUI)

Oxford University Innovation (OUI)

A wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Oxford, it manages the University's technology transfer and consulting activities.

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, founder of LitHits

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, founder of LitHits

Kirsten is founder of LitHits, a digital reading venture that aims to break down barriers to reading

Leon Rodin, CEO and Co-Founder of MyMynd

Leon Rodin, CEO and Co-Founder of MyMynd

Leon is CEO of MyMynd, a digital mental health platform built around a holistic individual assessment of mental health and wellbeing for individuals.

Professor Kylie Vincent, NED of HydRegen

Professor Kylie Vincent, NED of HydRegen

Kylie Vincent is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Oxford and a cofounder and Non-Executive Director of spinout company HydRegen

Professor Dame Carol Robinson, Co-founder of OMass

Professor Dame Carol Robinson, Co-founder of OMass

A company studying proteins in their native folded states.

Angela Hobbs, CEO of Wilkinson Hall

Angela Hobbs, CEO of Wilkinson Hall

Angela Hobbs is the CEO of Wilkinson Hall, a consultancy business based in Oxford

Jane Jasmine Saword and Tanya Nyadzayo, Co-founders of Her Packages

Jane Jasmine Saword and Tanya Nyadzayo, Co-founders of Her Packages

Jane Jasmine Saword and Tanya Nyadzayo are Co-founders of Her packages providing women in sub-Saharan Africa and migrant women in Europe with sanitary products and hygiene equipment.

Don’t Want to Be All By Yourself? Find a cofounder

Don’t Want to Be All By Yourself? Find a cofounder

Finding a co-founder can be very tricky.  It's often hard enough to find someone who you can work with, let alone finding someone you ...

IDEA Corporate Membership with Women on Boards

IDEA Corporate Membership with Women on Boards

If you're a University of Oxford member, you can sign-up for free access to Women on Boards NexGen Membership. Register using your ...

Selma Studer, Founder of GONG

Selma Studer, Founder of GONG

Selma Studer is the founder of GONG, a wellness venture aimed at helping people to relax and find a sense of calm through gong baths.

Maria Rotilu, MD of the Oxford Seed Fund

Maria Rotilu, MD of the Oxford Seed Fund

Maria Rotilu is the current MD of the Oxford Seed Fund, a student-led VC (Venture Capital) body that invests in Oxford-affiliated startups every year.

Aron Gelbard, CEO of Bloom & Wild

Aron Gelbard, CEO of Bloom & Wild

Aron Gelbard is the Co-founder and CEO of an online flower delivery company, Bloom & Wild.

Richard Snow, Co-founder and CEO of Oxford Wood Recycling

Richard Snow, Co-founder and CEO of Oxford Wood Recycling

Richard is the CEO of Oxford Wood Recycling Ltd, a social enterprise recycling wood waste.

Dr Michalis Papadakis, CEO and Co-founder of Brainomix

Dr Michalis Papadakis, CEO and Co-founder of Brainomix

Dr Michalis Papadakis is Cofounder of Brainomix, which automates the assessment of stroke damage on CT scans.

Startup Tips: Lessons from our students

Startup Tips: Lessons from our students

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

Avery Bang, President and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity

Avery Bang, President and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity

Avery Bang is Founder of Bridges to Prosperity, providing infrastructure to connect over 1.2 million rural people with education, healthcare and job opportunities.

Diego Rojas Arancibia, co-founder and CEO of PasanaQ

Diego Rojas Arancibia, co-founder and CEO of PasanaQ

Diego is co-founder and CEO of PasanaQ. a fintech product helping financially excluded communities save.

Simon Breese, Founder of Ground Data

Simon Breese, Founder of Ground Data

Simon Breese founded Ground Data in 2017 to produce remote autonomous sensors for agricultural and other uses.

What is an Entrepreneur?

What is an Entrepreneur?

Academia, entrepreneurship and . . . motorcycles? Dr Katie Jennings talks about what she thinks an entrepreneur is.

Maggie Chen, Co-founder of Girls in Charge Initiative

Maggie Chen, Co-founder of Girls in Charge Initiative

Maggie is a serial entrepreneur and a full-time Oxford student.

Kyle C Grant, Founder of OXWASH

Kyle C Grant, Founder of OXWASH

Kyle C Grant, a Synthetic Biology student, founded OXWASH in 2017.

Liz Moore, Founder of Refills by Beez

Liz Moore, Founder of Refills by Beez

Liz Moore is the founder of Refills by Beez, offering doorstep deliveries and refills of household cleaning products

Katerina Spranger, CEO and Founder of Oxford Heartbeat

Katerina Spranger, CEO and Founder of Oxford Heartbeat

Dr Katerina Spranger is an Oxford alumnus who is now CEO and Founder of Oxford Heartbeat, making cardiovascular surgeries safer and more accurate.

Renee Watson, Founder of The Curiosity Box

Renee Watson, Founder of The Curiosity Box

Renee is the Founder and Head of Explosions at The Curiosity Box, the UK's first STEM subscription box.

Oxford Science Enterprises

Oxford Science Enterprises

A preferred partner of the University of Oxford to provide capital to, and develop science spin-out companies.

Karl Loo, Co-Founder and CEO of ServisHero

Karl Loo, Co-Founder and CEO of ServisHero

Karl Loo is the Co-founder and CEO of ServisHero, a mobile application that links consumers with local service providers.

Christopher Kong, co-founder of Better Nature

Christopher Kong, co-founder of Better Nature

Christopher Kong is the co-founder of Better Nature, a leading tempeh brand.

Lauren Xie, Co-Founder of Lively Worlds

Lauren Xie, Co-Founder of Lively Worlds

Lauren Xie is co-founder of Lively Worlds, a think-and-do tank that engages in research, education in order to create a regenerative future.

Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA

Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA

Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA, aims to end discrimination, making learning and work environments more inclusive.

Montana Butsch, Founder of spotivity

Montana Butsch, Founder of spotivity

Montana Butsch is Founder of spotivity, a dynamic marketplace platform and personal utility app., aiming to change the way teens live, work, and play.

Lampson Leung, inventor and founder of Clipmatic

Lampson Leung, inventor and founder of Clipmatic

Lampson Leung is the Founder of Clipmatic, a company that specialises in spiral notebook accessories.

Matt Pierri, CEO and Co-founder of SociAbility

Matt Pierri, CEO and Co-founder of SociAbility

Matt Pierri is the CEO and Co-founder of SociAbility.

Oliver Cox, Creator of Thames Valley Country House Partnership

Oliver Cox, Creator of Thames Valley Country House Partnership

A way of linking entrepreneurial ideas in the heritage sector with researchers.

Ros Deegan, CEO of OMass Therapeutics

Ros Deegan, CEO of OMass Therapeutics

Ros Deegan is the CEO of OMass Therapeutics, using biophysical technology to push drug discovery for genetic diseases and immunology

Mira Kassouf, co-founder of Innovation Forum, Oxford

Mira Kassouf, co-founder of Innovation Forum, Oxford

Mira Kassouf co-founded the Innovation Forum Oxford, a platform that offers inspiration, education and support for entrepreneurially-minded/curious scientists

William Cotton, Founder and Managing Director of TrustonTap Ltd

William Cotton, Founder and Managing Director of TrustonTap Ltd

William Cotton, is the Founder and Managing Director of TrustonTap Ltd.

Richard Benjamin Allen, executive director of PalaeoPi Ltd.

Richard Benjamin Allen, executive director of PalaeoPi Ltd.

Richard is Executive Director of PalaeoPi Ltd, a small lean spin out company originating in the School of Archaeology, Oxford.

Dr llana Wisby, CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC)

Dr llana Wisby, CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC)

Ilana Wisby is the CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits, an early stage Oxford University spin-out company founded by Dr Peter Leek.

Sarah Haywood, Managing Director for Advanced Oxford

Sarah Haywood, Managing Director for Advanced Oxford

Sarah Haywood is the Managing Director for Advanced Oxford, a membership group bringing together Oxfordshire companies, institutions and organisations focused on innovation and knowledge-related business.

Veena V, Founder of Oxford Creators CIC

Veena V, Founder of Oxford Creators CIC

Veena V, is the founder of Oxford Creators CIC, supporting teens who are at risk of exclusion

Matthew de la Hey, Co-founder and CEO of inploi

Matthew de la Hey, Co-founder and CEO of inploi

Matthew is Co-founder & CEO of inploi, a London-based employment marketplace for the service economy.

An Accidental Entrepreneur

An Accidental Entrepreneur

Dan Holloway, founder of Mycellium, talks about embracing enterprise by chance.

Andrea Stykkert, EO at NABIO, co-founder of Vitaegum

Andrea Stykkert, EO at NABIO, co-founder of Vitaegum

Andrea is the executive director at NABIO, a non-profit working to support women groups into commercial agriculture.

Oxford Case Studies – Uncomfortable Oxford

Oxford Case Studies – Uncomfortable Oxford

Are you sitting comfortably? Then it’s time to get up and take a bumpy walk through Oxford’s past.

Marmalade

Marmalade

Marmalade is a platform for collaboration, focussed on relationships, power and place.

Stephanie Lesage, founder of Oxford Silk Phage Technologies

Stephanie Lesage, founder of Oxford Silk Phage Technologies

Stephanie Lesage founder of Oxford Silk Phage Technologies, an antimicrobial biomaterial technology comapany.

Professor Kieran Clarke, Founder of T∆S®

Professor Kieran Clarke, Founder of T∆S®

Kieran Clarke is Professor of Physiological Biochemistry and runs T∆S®, a spinout company.

Stephen Patrick, CEO of Wireless Excellence

Stephen Patrick, CEO of Wireless Excellence

Stephen Patrick is the Founder and CEO of CableFree: Wireless Excellence, a leading Oxford based wireless telecommunications company.

OUI – Engaging with Humanities

OUI – Engaging with Humanities

Supporting the Humanities Division research, through enterprise, entrepreneurship and consultancy.

Wendy Stone, CEO of Global Academy Jobs

Wendy Stone, CEO of Global Academy Jobs

Wendy is the CEO of Global Academy Jobs, advertising university jobs to recruit from the global talent pool

Alex McCallion, Co-founder of Greater Change

Alex McCallion, Co-founder of Greater Change

Alex McCallion is Co-founder of Greater Change, helping to provide a way of giving to the homeless.

Mike Piddock – Founder of Glisser

Mike Piddock – Founder of Glisser

Mike Piddock is the Founder of Glisser, a presentation software business designed to engage audiences and gather data at live events.

Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Associate Dean for Research & Knowledge Exchange, Oxford Brookes University

Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Associate Dean for Research & Knowledge Exchange, Oxford Brookes University

Simonetta Manfreddi, of Oxford Brookes University, leads a project that focusing on the underrepresentation of women scientists in spin-outs

Oxford Case Studies – Albus Health

Oxford Case Studies – Albus Health

An University spinout determined to combat this with a radical approach to asthma care.

Carolyn Hicks, CFO of Brill Power

Carolyn Hicks, CFO of Brill Power

Carolyn Hicks is the Chief Finance and Operations Officer at Brill Power, a spin-out company from the University of Oxford specialises in limiting battery wastage by extending the life-time of lithium-ion battery packs.

Stephen Ringler, Founder & CEO of Space Store

Stephen Ringler, Founder & CEO of Space Store

Stephen Ringler, Founder of Space Store, an experiential retail store and café which aims to bring space to everyone, everywhere, every day.

Nessa Carey, Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Oxford

Nessa Carey, Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Oxford

Nessa Carey is a Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at Oxford University who facilitates the route to impact through scientific research.

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.

Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin

Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin

Smart technology for identification and classification of complex liquids in sealed containers.

Dr Samantha Decombel, CSO and Co-founder of FitnessGenes

Dr Samantha Decombel, CSO and Co-founder of FitnessGenes

Dr Samantha Decombel is the Co-Founder and CSO of FitnessGenes Limited.

Helen Wright, Founder and director of 9-2-3

Helen Wright, Founder and director of 9-2-3

Helen Wright is the Founder of 9-2-3, specialising in placing high quality professional candidates into jobs with flexible hours.

Natalia Efremova, Co-founder of Deep Planet

Natalia Efremova, Co-founder of Deep Planet

Natalia Efremova is co-founder of Deep Planet, a company which applies machine learning and satellite imagery for precision agriculture

Sanoma Jean, Founder of Aya Therapy

Sanoma Jean, Founder of Aya Therapy

Sanoma Jean is the founder Aya Therapy an intelligent patient management platform reducing burnout for mental health care practitioners.

Oxfordshire Community Foundation

Oxfordshire Community Foundation

Connecting communities for a better Oxfordshire.

MSD Partnerships

MSD Partnerships

Together we are transforming healthcare through scientific excellence and ground-breaking collaborations to help address the challenge of reducing cost and deliver real benefits to UK patients.

Louis Wright, Founder of OxBikes

Louis Wright, Founder of OxBikes

Louis Wright is the co-founder of OxBikes creating a circular economy, reducing waste and making bicycles more affordable in Oxford

Oxford Case Studies: Project SOUP

Oxford Case Studies: Project SOUP

Enjoying a simple bowl of soup for an evening can be the first step to making a number of positive changes in your community.

Nathania Aritao, Founder of TAYO

Nathania Aritao, Founder of TAYO

Nathania Aritao is Founder of TAYO International, providing financial education and management tools made for migrant workers.

OUI Startup Incubator

OUI Startup Incubator

The Startup Incubator helps entrepreneur-driven ventures that are not University spinouts.

Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society

Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society

Oxford Entrepreneurs is the largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.

Tata Varsity Pitch Competition

Tata Varsity Pitch Competition

A national early stage business pitching competition for businesses coming out of colleges and universities.

Ruthe Farmer, Co-Founder of Last Mile Education Fund

Ruthe Farmer, Co-Founder of Last Mile Education Fund

Ruthe Farmer built and scaled up NCWIT Aspirations in Computing, a multifaceted programme for women and girls in computer science.

Lucinda Scharff, Clinical Specialist at Google

Lucinda Scharff, Clinical Specialist at Google

Lucinda Scharff is a Clinical Specialist at Google, working in the health product area to build safe, first-class medical products,

Oxford Innovation Society

Oxford Innovation Society

A forum for open innovation, bringing together researchers, inventors, and investors.

Olivia Sibony, Head Of Impact Investment at Seedtribe

Olivia Sibony, Head Of Impact Investment at Seedtribe

Liv is an award-winning entrepreneur, founder of a food-tech startup, GrubClub.

Iva Fattorini, founder of Artocene

Iva Fattorini, founder of Artocene

Iva Fattorini is the founder of Artocene, a company that integrates the healing power of the arts with medicine.

Liz Eden, Co-founder of OpenBenches.org

Liz Eden, Co-founder of OpenBenches.org

Liz Eden is the Co-founder of OpenBenches.org, a way to record and celebrate the existence of memorial benches across the world.

Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2019

Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2019

Presented every year to Oxford University students who show exceptional achievement and commitment to positive social change.

Panacea Innovation

Panacea Innovation

A biotech communication platform aiming at bridging the gap between industry, academia and government.

Head-to-head with Jessica Dillon at the Social Tech Trust

Head-to-head with Jessica Dillon at the Social Tech Trust

The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Jessica Dillon at the Social Tech Trust, one of OCFI’s latest residents, to find out how they transform lives with tech.

Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium

Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium

It is better to be extraordinary and fail, then try to be ordinary and succeed.

Zhanet Zaharieva, co-founder of Quantum Dice Ltd

Zhanet Zaharieva, co-founder of Quantum Dice Ltd

Dr Zhanet Zaharieva, a St Cross College, Oxford alumna (DPhil, 2018), is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Quantum Dice Ltd. Founded in 2019

When can I call myself a science entrepreneur?

When can I call myself a science entrepreneur?

Holly Reeve's journey from research scientist to startup co-founder

Arts at the Old Fire Station

Arts at the Old Fire Station

An arts centre in the heart of Oxford, showcasing the best of local and international performance and artwork, which takes a risk and entertains.

Aunnie Patton Power , Angel Investor and author

Aunnie Patton Power , Angel Investor and author

Aunnie Patton Power is an academic, advisor, and angel investor.

Hema Vallabh, Co-Founder and CEO of WomEng

Hema Vallabh, Co-Founder and CEO of WomEng

Hema Vallabh is the CEO of WomEng and WomHub, assisting women in engineering and across STEM fields in order to combat gender discrimination.

Napala Pratini, Co-founder of Habitual

Napala Pratini, Co-founder of Habitual

Napala Pratini is co-founder of Habitual, a behavioural change technology company

Nicholas Shekerdemian, Co-founder of Headstart App

Nicholas Shekerdemian, Co-founder of Headstart App

Nicholas Shekerdemian is the Co-founder of HeadStart App, a revolutionary graduate recruitment platform.

Nick Pinks, CEO of Covatic

Nick Pinks, CEO of Covatic

Nick is the Founder of Covatic, a company that helps broadcasters and publishers deliver the content their viewers want, when they want it.

Anna Richards, Founder of Maymessy

Anna Richards, Founder of Maymessy

Anna Richards is the founder and Director of Maymessy, a social enterprise which supports young people in need through bespoke cookery classes and wellness activities

Elizabeth Filippouli, CEO of Global Thinkers Forum

Elizabeth Filippouli, CEO of Global Thinkers Forum

Elizabeth Filippouli is CEO of Global Thinkers Forum, facilitating accountable leadership, women’s empowerment and youth development.

Ludmila Milla, founder of UJJI

Ludmila Milla, founder of UJJI

Ludmila Milla is the founder of UJJI, a platform supporting its users in actively but securely working towards their goals

Donna Ward-Higgs, Founder of DWH Coaching and Consultancy

Donna Ward-Higgs, Founder of DWH Coaching and Consultancy

Donna Ward-Higgs is the founder of DWH Coaching & Consultancy, helping managers and leaders build their coaching capabilities

Sian Gaskell, Managing Director of CubanEight

Sian Gaskell, Managing Director of CubanEight

Sian Gaskell is the Managing Director of award-winning & fast-growing PR agency CubanEight.

Montana Butsch, Founder of Spotivity

Montana Butsch, Founder of Spotivity

Montana Butsch is Founder of spotivity, a marketplace that supports after school programs to increase enrolment and participation rates

Rafael Guper, Co-Founder of UJJI

Rafael Guper, Co-Founder of UJJI

Rafael Guper is Co-Founder of UJJI, a gamified, personal growth mobile tool combining the latest research and advances in neuroscience & AI.

Trudie Lang, CEO of The Global Health Research Accelerator

Trudie Lang, CEO of The Global Health Research Accelerator

Trudie Lang is Professor of Global Health Research and CEO of The Global Health Research Accelerator

Fiona Reid, Founder of Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Fiona Reid, Founder of Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Fiona Reid is the founder and former Executive Director of the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Saïd Business School.

Raghav Agarwal, founder of FIREUP

Raghav Agarwal, founder of FIREUP

Raghav Agarwal is a cookware insider, entrepreneur, and former MBA student who founded FIREUP, which produces innovative and aesthetic cookware

Startup Tips: What to do with your idea

Startup Tips: What to do with your idea

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

UX Oxford

UX Oxford

Monthly talks on User Experience in Oxford.

Jamie Dundas, CEO of The Refinery London

Jamie Dundas, CEO of The Refinery London

Jamie is the CEO of The Refinery London, a collection of workspaces across London.

Shawn McQueen-Ruggeiro, Co-Founder of CareerPoint

Shawn McQueen-Ruggeiro, Co-Founder of CareerPoint

Shawn McQueen-Ruggeiro is the founder of CareerPoint; the very first online career advancement platform aimed at young professionals 5-10 years after graduating university.

Changemakers

Changemakers

A global network of social entrepreneurs, business leaders, and policy makers.

Noël Duan, Founder and CEO of Argos & Artemis

Noël Duan, Founder and CEO of Argos & Artemis

Noël Duan is founder of Argos & Artemis, the first global community and lifestyle platform designed to inform and inspire dog parents.

Hult Prize

Hult Prize

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.

Patrick Beattie, Founder of Redbird Health Tech

Patrick Beattie, Founder of Redbird Health Tech

Patrick is currently developing Redbird Health Tech, a medical diagnostics distributor expanding access to health care in Ghana.

Jack Replinger, Founder of Positive Physics and One Classroom

Jack Replinger, Founder of Positive Physics and One Classroom

Jack Replinger is founder of Positive Physics, an online learning platform aiming to make physics accessible to students of all backgrounds.

Spyridon Pavlos, Co-founder of IRmage

Spyridon Pavlos, Co-founder of IRmage

Spyridon Pavlos is the Co-founder of IRmage, an affordable remote sensing vision system.

Alex Caccia – CEO of Animal Dynamics

Alex Caccia – CEO of Animal Dynamics

Alex Caccia is a serial entrepreneur, with start-ups in hardware and software, as well as sports equipment.

Olivia Durand and Paula Larsson, Co-founders of Uncomfortable Oxford

Olivia Durand and Paula Larsson, Co-founders of Uncomfortable Oxford

Olivia Durand and Paula Larsson are co-founders of Uncomfortable Oxford, a social enterprise that runs 'uncomfortable' history tours, workshops and events.

Henry Majed, Co-founder of MyMynd

Henry Majed, Co-founder of MyMynd

Henry Majed is a co-founder of MyMynd, a digital health platform tackling the rising challenge of mental health & wellbeing.

Sheen Gurrib, Co-founder of ReShape Co

Sheen Gurrib, Co-founder of ReShape Co

Sheen Gurrib is the Co-founder of ReShape Co, one of the world’s largest non-profit consulting groups catering to SMEs.

Peter Ashby – publishing entrepreneur – OpenClinical CIC and SeraCares

Peter Ashby – publishing entrepreneur – OpenClinical CIC and SeraCares

Peter is an Oxford based entrepreneur, who has worked in publishing and multimedia for many years.  His 2 innovative companies are in ...

Enactus Oxford

Enactus Oxford

An international non-profit organisation that brings together student, academic and business leaders.

EIT Innovation

EIT Innovation

EIT is an independent EU body striving to nurture entrepreneurial talent and supporting new ideas.

Maneesha Wijesinghe, Founder of Kola Project

Maneesha Wijesinghe, Founder of Kola Project

Maneesha Wijesinghe, Founder of Kola Project, aiming to modernise consumer retail to be waste-free and customer-centric

Shrochis Karki, Founder of Samaanta Foundation

Shrochis Karki, Founder of Samaanta Foundation

Shrochis is the Founder of Samaanta Foundation, an initiative that promotes equality and empowerment to poor students in Nepal.

Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama

Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama

Bethan is a tea expert, and the Founder of HotTea Mama.

Irina Fedorenko, Co-founder of the Kindness Collective

Irina Fedorenko, Co-founder of the Kindness Collective

Irina is a Weidenfeld Hoffman Trust scholar, and Co-founder of a social enterprise named Kindness Collective.

Professor Tom Brown, Co-founder of ATDBio

Professor Tom Brown, Co-founder of ATDBio

Tom Brown is Professor of Nucleic Acid Chemistry at the University of Oxford, and Co-founder of several biotech companies.

Digital Oxford

Digital Oxford

Independent organisation that sets out to make Oxford and Oxfordshire a global destination for digital business.

Alice Curry, founder of Lantana Publishing

Alice Curry, founder of Lantana Publishing

Alice Curry is founder and CEO of Lantana Publishing, a company promoting diversity and inclusion in children’s literature.

Generation Medics wins big at Oxfordshire Business Success Awards

Generation Medics wins big at Oxfordshire Business Success Awards

Generation Medics named the ‘Most Socially Minded Business’ at Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) Business Success Awards.

Bronwyn Dugtig, Programme Manager at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Bronwyn Dugtig, Programme Manager at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Bronwyn Dugtig is the Programme Manager for Developing Talent at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Said Business School.

Marthe Naudts, CEO & Founder of Oxford Business Review

Marthe Naudts, CEO & Founder of Oxford Business Review

Marthe Naudts is the CEO and Founder of the Oxford Business Review, aiming to provide all students with the insights, skills and community needed to thrive in business

Anna Cleland, Founder of Work-Happy

Anna Cleland, Founder of Work-Happy

Anna Cleland is the founder of Work-Happy, a platform which equips individuals to take control of their happiness at work

Aarti Jagannath, Founder of Circadian Therapeutics

Aarti Jagannath, Founder of Circadian Therapeutics

Aarti is the founder of Circadian Therapeutics

Enterprising Oxford’s Inaugural Pitch @ the Pub

Enterprising Oxford’s Inaugural Pitch @ the Pub

Changing the world, one pair of pants and a radiator at a time.

Mike Karim, CEO and co-founder of Oxford Endovascular Ltd

Mike Karim, CEO and co-founder of Oxford Endovascular Ltd

Mike Karim is CEO of Oxford Endovascular Ltd, a spinout from Oxford University developing a revolutionary medical device to cure brain aneurysms.

Institute of Directors (IoD)

Institute of Directors (IoD)

Organisation offering professional development, valuable connections and meaningful influence.

Head-to-head with Low Carbon Hub

Head-to-head with Low Carbon Hub

The Oxford Trust went head-to-head with Barbara Hammond, CEO of The Low Carbon Hub – a small social enterprise with big aims, now based at WCFI in Headington. They are working on the ground-breaking Project LEO, an ambitious and innovative smart grid trial.

Priya Oberoi, Founder of Oberoi Capital Partners Ltd

Priya Oberoi, Founder of Oberoi Capital Partners Ltd

Priya Oberoi is the founder and Managing Partner of Oberoi Capital Partners Limited, a boutique firm providing third-party fundraising and positioning expertise in the Middle East.

#StartedinOxford Demo Day

#StartedinOxford Demo Day

Enterprising Oxford brings you the latest #StartedInOxford Demo Day!

Jasmine Schembri and Jo Goodall, Co-Founders of Luna

Jasmine Schembri and Jo Goodall, Co-Founders of Luna

Jasmine Schembri and Jo Goodall are the Co-Founders of the Luna App, disrupting the way puberty is taught, talked about and experienced

Kabir Bali, Co-founder of Jumpstart

Kabir Bali, Co-founder of Jumpstart

Kabir Bali is Founder of Jumpstart, a graduate scheme for top Russell group students, providing graduates with an alternative to the traditional graduate programmes.

Melinda Kenneway, Founder & CEO of Kudos

Melinda Kenneway, Founder & CEO of Kudos

Melinda Kenneway is the founder & CEO of Kudos, a platform which enables researchers to share their research outside of the academic sphere.

Candice Hampson, CEO  Co-Founder of Liminal Health

Candice Hampson, CEO Co-Founder of Liminal Health

Candice Hampson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Liminal Health which connects people affected by chronic conditions to remote health coaches and personalised content, providing them with the support needed for better outcomes.

Academic Champion for Women in Entrepreneurship 

Academic Champion for Women in Entrepreneurship 

I am delighted to announce that Professor Kylie Vincent from the Department of Chemistry has been appointed as the first Academic ...

University of Oxford Entrepreneurship Support

University of Oxford Entrepreneurship Support

Organisations and student groups providing opportunities to explore entrepreneurship in the University.

Andrew Beale, Co-founder of Finden

Andrew Beale, Co-founder of Finden

Prof. Andrew Beale is the Co-founder of Finden, a scientific consultancy company.

Dr Alexander Reip, CEO of Oxford nanoSystems (OnS)

Dr Alexander Reip, CEO of Oxford nanoSystems (OnS)

An innovative nanotech biz developing coatings to improve heat transfer in two phase systems.

Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta

Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta

Georgina Atwell is the Founder Toppsta, a children’s books website.

Alastair Sussock, Co-Founder of SafeBoda

Alastair Sussock, Co-Founder of SafeBoda

Alastair Sussock is the Co-Founder of SafeBoda, an innovative solution to motorcycle taxi transportation in Africa.

Hanna Armitage, founder of Winterbrook Garden Nurseries

Hanna Armitage, founder of Winterbrook Garden Nurseries

Hanna Armitage founder of Winterbrook Garden Nurseries and Hanna Armitage Designs.

How a Degree Can Help You Run Your Startup

How a Degree Can Help You Run Your Startup

Three members of Bloom&Wild discuss how their degrees have helped in their entrepreneurial life

Dr. Candice Danielle Carpenter, Co-Founder of The Boston Congress of Public Health

Dr. Candice Danielle Carpenter, Co-Founder of The Boston Congress of Public Health

Dr Candice Carpenter is Co-Founder of The Boston Congress of Public Health (BCPH)

Laura Johnson Blair, Chief Strategy Officer of Farmforce

Laura Johnson Blair, Chief Strategy Officer of Farmforce

Laura Johnson Blair is chief strategy officer of Farmforce, enabling transparent sourcing from smallholder and medium-scale farmers in developing markets.

Julie Macken, Co-founder of Neve’s Bees

Julie Macken, Co-founder of Neve’s Bees

Julie Macken is Co-founder of Neve's Bees and a Sales and Marketing Specialist

María Zubeldía, Head of the Entrepreneurship Centre, Said Business School

María Zubeldía, Head of the Entrepreneurship Centre, Said Business School

María Zubeldía leads the Entrepreneurship Centre at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Tech Nation

Tech Nation

Empowering ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through knowledge and connections; to build a UK economy fit for the next generation.

Brigit Goebelbecker, co-founder of Second Day

Brigit Goebelbecker, co-founder of Second Day

Brigit is the co-founder of Second Day, a talent matching platform.

Charley Darbishire – CEO and Founder of Educake

Charley Darbishire – CEO and Founder of Educake

Charley is the Founder and Managing Director of Educake, an online homework and revision application for secondary school science.

Dan Holloway, Founder of C

Dan Holloway, Founder of C

Dan is the Founder of Mycelium, a creative thinking training tool and game.

Oxford Case Studies: Pick Me Up Parcels

Oxford Case Studies: Pick Me Up Parcels

Emily Tench bagged a social enterprise award for Pick-Me-Up Parcels, a venture that does what it says on the parcel.

Natalya Vilyavina, UK Chapter Lead at the Oxford Entrepreneurs Network

Natalya Vilyavina, UK Chapter Lead at the Oxford Entrepreneurs Network

Natalya Vilyavina is the UK Chapter Lead and Executive Board member at the Oxford Entrepreneurs Network

Max Inglis, Co-founder of Tekcapital

Max Inglis, Co-founder of Tekcapital

Max Inglis is an experienced entrepreneur and Co-founder of Tekcapital.

Macarena Hernandez and Ana Maria Ñungo, Co-founders of Language Amigo

Macarena Hernandez and Ana Maria Ñungo, Co-founders of Language Amigo

Macarena Hernandez and Ana Maria Ñungo are connecting language ’Learners’ with native speaking ‘Amigos’.

Olivia Munk, Founder of Part of the Night

Olivia Munk, Founder of Part of the Night

Olivia is the founder of Part of the Night, a theatre company that supports people who identify as female, trans and non-binary.

Female Entrepreneur Resources

Female Entrepreneur Resources

A list of support groups and resources for female entrepreneurs in the UK, compiled by Startups.co.uk 

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

An investment to help entrepreneurs create opportunities for education, capital and business support services.

Humanities Business Engagement and Partnerships

Humanities Business Engagement and Partnerships

Supporting the breadth of academic research interests in the Social Science and Humanities Divisions.

Nikita Patel, Co-Founder & CEO of Fortify Health

Nikita Patel, Co-Founder & CEO of Fortify Health

Nikita Patel is the co-founder and CEO of Fortify Health, an evidence-driven nutrition organisation working in India aiming to address the issue of micronutrient deficiencies.

Mark S Thompson, Founder of OxVent

Mark S Thompson, Founder of OxVent

Mark Thompson is Founder of OxVent, a social venture with the object of making low cost ventilator technology available in low middle income countries.

Sarah Jordan, Co-founder of Y.O.U. Underwear

Sarah Jordan, Co-founder of Y.O.U. Underwear

Sarah Jordan is the Co-founder of Y.O.U Underwear, 100% organic cotton underwear where every purchase gives underwear to people in need.

Swati Kanoi, Co-founder of Wallaroo

Swati Kanoi, Co-founder of Wallaroo

Swati is co-founder of WALLAROO, a food company dedicated to challenging our idea of clean snacking.

Stephanie Gnissios, cofounder of Climate Risk Services

Stephanie Gnissios, cofounder of Climate Risk Services

Stephanie Gnissios is the cofounder of Climate Risk Services, which supports its clients in responding and adapting to the physical, technological, regulatory, and social impacts of climate change

Oxford Hub

Oxford Hub

A centre for social action that’s open to everyone, and that takes a collaborative approach to solving some of today’s most pressing issues.

Christoph Birkl, Co-founder and CEO of Brill Power

Christoph Birkl, Co-founder and CEO of Brill Power

Christoph is Co-founder and CEO of Brill Power, developing game-changing battery control technology.

The Oxford Character Project

The Oxford Character Project

A new generation of wise thinkers and good leaders

Fujia Chen, Co-founder of A little bit brilliant

Fujia Chen, Co-founder of A little bit brilliant

Revolutionising baby products by using space technologies.

Carrie Lomas, CEO of EYFSHome and Brand Conscience

Carrie Lomas, CEO of EYFSHome and Brand Conscience

Carrie Lomas runs two ‘purpose with profit’ companies, one in EdTech and the other in sustainability for retail.

Entrepreneurship Centre

Entrepreneurship Centre

Supports Saïd Business School’s community in pursuing their entrepreneurial ambitions.

Maria Pousa, Partner, Aletta Angels

Maria Pousa, Partner, Aletta Angels

Maria Pousa is a partner in Aletta Angels, an angel investment collective investing in early stage start-ups that empower women.

Martina Hadrovic Sinthalapadi, Programme Lead, Panacea Stars

Martina Hadrovic Sinthalapadi, Programme Lead, Panacea Stars

Panacea Stars is an innovative translation platform that helps sci-entreprenuers to transform their research findings into thriving companies

Justine Shaw, Co-founder of Literati & Light

Justine Shaw, Co-founder of Literati & Light

Justine Shaw is the co-founder of Literati & Light, creators of eco-friendly home fragrances inspired by great works of literature.

Satellite Applications Catapult’s Spin Scheme

Satellite Applications Catapult’s Spin Scheme

The Satellite Applications Catapult’s Spin-Up Factory is the only accelerator programme dedicated to achieving growth, at lower risk, for businesses delivering satellite applications, products or services.

Social Impact Oxford Business Network

Social Impact Oxford Business Network

Using business to create social impact, in Oxford.

Tom Fryer, Founder of Write on Point

Tom Fryer, Founder of Write on Point

Tom Fryer is the Founder of Write on Point, a social enterprise that’s working to increase access to university.

OUI Angels

OUI Angels

A business angels network for investors and private companies interested in investing in spinout companies from the University of Oxford.

Oxford Women In Business (OxWIB)

Oxford Women In Business (OxWIB)

A thriving student society providing a platform for opportunities for enterprising young women at the University of Oxford.

Alexa Virdi, Co-founder of Super Sapiens

Alexa Virdi, Co-founder of Super Sapiens

Alexa Virdi is co-founder of Super Sapiens, a social enterprise creating fun and educational inclusive card games.

Lindsey Eynon, Founder of Start to Thrive

Lindsey Eynon, Founder of Start to Thrive

Lindsey Eynon is the Founder of Start to Thrive, coaching new leaders, senior managers and executives

OUI Consultancy Services

OUI Consultancy Services

Consulting activity is one of the most important ways that academic staff can make their expertise available to external organisations. .

Katherine French, Founder and CEO of BLUUMBIO

Katherine French, Founder and CEO of BLUUMBIO

Katherine is Founder and CEO of BLUUMBIO, a company developing new bioremediation technologies.

Dr Martin-Immanuel Bittner, CEO of Arctoris

Dr Martin-Immanuel Bittner, CEO of Arctoris

Martin-Immanuel Bittner is the CEO of Arctoris, the world's first fully automated drug discovery platform, that he cofounded in Oxford.

Kate Thiers, Co-founder of I-Drop Water Holdings

Kate Thiers, Co-founder of I-Drop Water Holdings

Kate Thiers is co-founder of I-Drop Water Holdings, an innovative social impact company in the African retail drinking water market

Alex Barnes, Co-founder of Lanterne

Alex Barnes, Co-founder of Lanterne

Alex is the co-founder of Lanterne, an online platform showing the safest routes in conflict zones.

John Miles, Founder of InkPath

John Miles, Founder of InkPath

Dr John Miles is the Founder of Inkpath, a skills tracking and career planning app.

Oxfordshire Greentech

Oxfordshire Greentech

The business network for a low-carbon future

Ben Davison, Founder of Salient

Ben Davison, Founder of Salient

Ben Davison is the Founder of Salient, a startup developing professional post workout clothing.

Andrew Rimmer, CEO of Opsydia

Andrew Rimmer, CEO of Opsydia

Andrew Rimmer is the CEO of Opsydia, set to bring significant security advances to the diamond gemstone market.

Dr Mark Larkin – Founder and CEO of Vitaccess

Dr Mark Larkin – Founder and CEO of Vitaccess

Dr Mark Larkin is the Founder and CEO of Vitaccess, a digital health and strategic consultancy start-up based in Oxford.

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