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Startup Tips Videos
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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.
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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Aarti Jagannath, Founder of Circadian Therapeutics
Aarti is the founder of Circadian Therapeutics
Steven Zimmer, CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics
Steven Zimmer is the CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics, a drug discovery company.
Nicholas Shekerdemian, Co-founder of Headstart App
Nicholas Shekerdemian is the Co-founder of HeadStart App, a revolutionary graduate recruitment platform.
Rajarshi Banerjee, CEO of Perspectum Diagnostics
Rajarshi is the CEO of Perspectum Diagnostics, detecting and quantitatively measuring of liver, gallbladder and pancreatic disease.
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.
Hugh Christensen, founder of BMLL Technologies
Dr Hugh Christensen is the founder of financial technology company BMLL Technologies.
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.
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.
Elizabeth Filippouli, CEO of Global Thinkers Forum
Elizabeth Filippouli is CEO of Global Thinkers Forum, facilitating accountable leadership, women’s empowerment and youth development.
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 ...
OUI Consultancy Services
Consulting activity is one of the most important ways that academic staff can make their expertise available to external organisations. .
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.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
An investment to help entrepreneurs create opportunities for education, capital and business support services.
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.
Dan Holloway, Founder of C
Dan is the Founder of Mycelium, a creative thinking training tool and game.
An Accidental Entrepreneur
Dan Holloway, founder of Mycellium, talks about embracing enterprise by chance.
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.
Supports Saïd Business School’s community in pursuing their entrepreneurial ambitions.
Hanna Armitage, founder of Winterbrook Garden Nurseries
Hanna Armitage founder of Winterbrook Garden Nurseries and Hanna Armitage Designs.
When can I call myself a science entrepreneur?
Holly Reeve's journey from research scientist to startup co-founder
Oxfordshire Business First
A not-for-profit organisation set up to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in Oxfordshire.
Andrew Rimmer, CEO of Opsydia
Andrew Rimmer is the CEO of Opsydia, set to bring significant security advances to the diamond gemstone market.
Empowering ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through knowledge and connections; to build a UK economy fit for the next generation.
Saïd Business School
The Business School of Oxford University, established in 1996. It's named after its chief benefactor, Wafic Saïd.
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 ...
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
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.
Libby Wood, Associate Director for Programmes, Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School
Libby Wood is the Associate Director for Programmes, Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School
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.
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.
Professor Kieran Clarke, Founder of T∆S®
Kieran Clarke is Professor of Physiological Biochemistry and runs T∆S®, a spinout company.
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.
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
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.
Ekaterina Damer, CEO of Prolific Academic
Ekaterina (Katia) is the CEO and co-founder of Prolific, a crowdsourcing platform for paid participant recruitment.
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.
Swati Kanoi, Co-founder of Wallaroo
Swati is co-founder of WALLAROO, a food company dedicated to challenging our idea of clean snacking.
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.
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.
Oxford Seed Fund
A student-led fund that provides capital to Oxford University’s most promising start-ups
Ali Cigari, Co-founder and lead engineer at Wattson Blue
Ali is the Co-founder and Lead Engineer at Wattson Blue.
Julian Jost, CEO of Spacebase
Julian Jost is the CEO of Spacebase, an online booking-platform for workshop spaces and meeting rooms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Independent organisation that sets out to make Oxford and Oxfordshire a global destination for digital business.
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.
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.
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
Monthly talks on User Experience in Oxford.
Maneesha Wijesinghe, Founder of Kola Project
Maneesha Wijesinghe, Founder of Kola Project, aiming to modernise consumer retail to be waste-free and customer-centric
Dr Yige Sun, Enterprise and Innovation fellow in the MPLS division
Dr Yige Sun, Enterprise and Innovation fellow in the MPLS division,
Maggie Chen, Co-founder of Girls in Charge Initiative
Maggie is a serial entrepreneur and a full-time Oxford student.
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
Lindsey Eynon, Founder of Start to Thrive
Lindsey Eynon is the Founder of Start to Thrive, coaching new leaders, senior managers and executives
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
Oxford Business Networks
OBNs alliances and groups exist to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge.
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.
Charlotte Hochman, Co-founder & Director of Wow!Labs
Charlotte Hochman is an empowerment and innovation expert
Ben Thompson, Founder of Thompson & Terry Recruitment
Ben founded Thompson & Terry Recruitment in 2014 with a innovative, refreshing outlook on the recruitment industry.
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.
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.
The ‘secret’ network that transformed my startup
An unusual type of network where you could build really good business relationships.
Aron Gelbard, CEO of Bloom & Wild
Aron Gelbard is the Co-founder and CEO of an online flower delivery company, Bloom & Wild.
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.
Alexander Koelbl, Founder of HEADING ON
Alex is the Founder of HEADING ON, described like a "Fitbit® for your car".
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.
Veena V, Founder of Oxford Creators CIC
Veena V, is the founder of Oxford Creators CIC, supporting teens who are at risk of exclusion
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
The business network for a low-carbon future
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.
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.
Humanities Business Engagement and Partnerships
Supporting the breadth of academic research interests in the Social Science and Humanities Divisions.
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
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.
Christoph Birkl, Co-founder and CEO of Brill Power
Christoph is Co-founder and CEO of Brill Power, developing game-changing battery control technology.
Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society
A network to help both Oxford students and startups grow.
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.
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
Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?
Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!
María Zubeldía, Head of the Entrepreneurship Centre, Said Business School
María Zubeldía leads the Entrepreneurship Centre at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
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.
Alex Froom, Co-founder of Zipabout
Alex Froom is the Co-founder of Zipabout, an Intelligent Mobility project.
John Miles, Founder of InkPath
Dr John Miles is the Founder of Inkpath, a skills tracking and career planning app.
Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society
Oxford Entrepreneurs is the largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.
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.
The Oxford Character Project
A new generation of wise thinkers and good leaders
Spyridon Pavlos, Co-founder of IRmage
Spyridon Pavlos is the Co-founder of IRmage, an affordable remote sensing vision system.
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.
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
A non-profit partnership promoting diversity in Venture Capital.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Female Entrepreneur Resources
A list of support groups and resources for female entrepreneurs in the UK, compiled by Startups.co.uk
Equality and Diversity at Oxford
If you're looking for networks, opportunities, and resources, check out the Oxford EDU website.
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.
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.
Montana Butsch, Founder of Spotivity
Montana Butsch is Founder of spotivity, a marketplace that supports after school programs to increase enrolment and participation rates
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging
Trang is currently working as the interim COO at Archangel Imaging.
Innovation Forum Oxford
The Innovation Forum seeks to promote innovation by building bridges between academia, industry and government.
Jamie Dundas, CEO of The Refinery London
Jamie is the CEO of The Refinery London, a collection of workspaces across London.
EIT is an independent EU body striving to nurture entrepreneurial talent and supporting new ideas.
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.
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 ...
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
OUI – Engaging with Humanities
Supporting the Humanities Division research, through enterprise, entrepreneurship and consultancy.
Susan Burton, Founder of Classlist
Susan is the founder of Classlist, a vertical social network and platform for school parents.
Professor Hagan Bayley, Founder of Oxford Nanopore and OxSyBio
Hagan Bayley is a Founder of Oxford Nanopore
Membership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries.
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
An international non-profit organisation that brings together student, academic and business leaders.
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.
Peter Dobson, Founder of Oxonica, Oxford Biosensors, and Oxford NanoSystems
Peter Dobson is the Co- founder of Oxonica, Oxford Biosensors, and Oxford NanoSystems.
The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)
TORCH provides a range of training and development opportunities for early career researchers in Humanities.
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.
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.
Julie Macken, Co-founder of Neve’s Bees
Julie Macken is Co-founder of Neve's Bees and a Sales and Marketing Specialist
Simon Breese, Founder of Ground Data
Simon Breese founded Ground Data in 2017 to produce remote autonomous sensors for agricultural and other uses.
RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’
The RisingWISE programme helps women researchers thrive, as its alumnae have experienced firsthand.
Elspeth Briscoe, CEO Founder Learning with Experts
Elspeth Briscoe is the CEO and Founder of Learning with Experts.
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.
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.
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
Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama
Bethan is a tea expert, and the Founder of HotTea Mama.
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.
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.
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.
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
OBN is the Membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors.
Dr Alexandra Paddock, Co-Director of LitHits
Dr Alexandra Paddock, Co-Director of LitHits, connecting readers with powerful, enduring, unabridged extracts of literature
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.
Oxford Internet Professionals
This is a great opportunity to meet other locals who earn their living from the Internet.
The largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.
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.
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)
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.
Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify
Lilia Stoyanov is Chief Executive Officer and Angel Investor at Transformify.
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
Alex Barnes, Co-founder of Lanterne
Alex is the co-founder of Lanterne, an online platform showing the safest routes in conflict zones.
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.
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.
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
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.
Startup Tips: What to do with your idea
Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups
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.
Sian Gaskell, Managing Director of CubanEight
Sian Gaskell is the Managing Director of award-winning & fast-growing PR agency CubanEight.
The Liber Project
Liber is a new endeavour addressing the numerous business challenges brought on by the Covid-19 crisis.
Olivia Sibony, Head Of Impact Investment at Seedtribe
Liv is an award-winning entrepreneur, founder of a food-tech startup, GrubClub.
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.
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.
Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, founder of LitHits
Kirsten is founder of LitHits, a digital reading venture that aims to break down barriers to reading
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.
Charly Cox and Zoe Greenwood, Co-Founders of Climate Change Coaches
Charly Cox and Zoe Greenwood are the Co-Founders of Climate Change Coaches
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.
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.
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.
Professor Dame Carol Robinson, Co-founder of OMass
A company studying proteins in their native folded states.
Oxford University coding society.
Alex Caccia – CEO of Animal Dynamics
Alex Caccia is a serial entrepreneur, with start-ups in hardware and software, as well as sports equipment.
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”.
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.
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
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
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.
Oxford Case Studies – Albus Health
An University spinout determined to combat this with a radical approach to asthma care.
Fujia Chen, Co-founder of A little bit brilliant
Revolutionising baby products by using space technologies.
Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto
Mariana is Founder and Director of Fruto, a digital experience design studio.
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.
Ben Davison, Founder of Salient
Ben Davison is the Founder of Salient, a startup developing professional post workout clothing.
A programme of innovators across our branches worldwide, tailored mentoring and access to the Innovation Forum professional network.
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.
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.
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.
A biotech communication platform aiming at bridging the gap between industry, academia and government.
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’.
Innovation Support for Business (ISfB)
A new three-year £5.2m programme to support innovative Oxfordshire entrepreneurs and businesses.
Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium
It is better to be extraordinary and fail, then try to be ordinary and succeed.
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,
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
Oxford Innovation Society
A forum for open innovation, bringing together researchers, inventors, and investors.
Dr Alexander Reip, CEO of Oxford nanoSystems (OnS)
An innovative nanotech biz developing coatings to improve heat transfer in two phase systems.
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
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.
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.
University of Oxford Innovation Fund
Investing across all areas of technology and intellectual property from Oxford including new Oxford-based software companies.
Oliver Cox, Creator of Thames Valley Country House Partnership
A way of linking entrepreneurial ideas in the heritage sector with researchers.
Andrew Beale, Co-founder of Finden
Prof. Andrew Beale is the Co-founder of Finden, a scientific consultancy company.
Rhetorical marketing: ancient persuasion for modern businesses
Discovering the art of rhetoric.
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.
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.
Iva Fattorini, founder of Artocene
Iva Fattorini is the founder of Artocene, a company that integrates the healing power of the arts with medicine.
Max Inglis, Co-founder of Tekcapital
Max Inglis is an experienced entrepreneur and Co-founder of Tekcapital.
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
Chris Daniels, COO of Flare Bright
Chris Daniels, COO of Flare Bright and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Maths Institute.
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
Angela Hobbs, CEO of Wilkinson Hall
Angela Hobbs is the CEO of Wilkinson Hall, a consultancy business based in Oxford
Susan Burton, CEO of Classlist
Susan Burton is the CEO and founder of Classlist, a rapidly expanding community app for school parents
R. A. Williams, Founder of RWilliamsCoaching
R. A. Williams is the founder of a Business Coaching practice, RWilliamsCoaching.
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 Case Studies – OxyClot
Training the next generation of global leaders in digital health innovation.
How a Degree Can Help You Run Your Startup
Three members of Bloom&Wild discuss how their degrees have helped in their entrepreneurial life
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.
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.
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!
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
Female Founders Fund
The leading source of institutional capital for female founders raising seed capital with over $3B in enterprise value.
Christopher Kong, co-founder of Better Nature
Christopher Kong is the co-founder of Better Nature, a leading tempeh brand.
Dr Samantha Decombel, CSO and Co-founder of FitnessGenes
Dr Samantha Decombel is the Co-Founder and CSO of FitnessGenes Limited.
Enterprising Oxford’s Inaugural Pitch @ the Pub
Changing the world, one pair of pants and a radiator at a time.
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.
Napala Pratini, Co-founder of Habitual
Napala Pratini is co-founder of Habitual, a behavioural change technology company
Grace Gibbons, Founder of Bounce Video
Grace Gibbons is the founder/creative director of Bounce Video, a film and marketing company based in Oxford.
Oxford Science Enterprises
A preferred partner of the University of Oxford to provide capital to, and develop science spin-out companies.
Stephen Patrick, CEO of Wireless Excellence
Stephen Patrick is the Founder and CEO of CableFree: Wireless Excellence, a leading Oxford based wireless telecommunications company.
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.
William Cotton, Founder and Managing Director of TrustonTap Ltd
William Cotton, is the Founder and Managing Director of TrustonTap Ltd.
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.
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,
What is an Entrepreneur?
Academia, entrepreneurship and . . . motorcycles? Dr Katie Jennings talks about what she thinks an entrepreneur is.
Oxford Case Studies – Hutano Diagnostics
A start-up developing a diagnostic, tracking and surveillance platform for dangerous infectious diseases in Africa.
Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta
Georgina Atwell is the Founder Toppsta, a children’s books website.
Katherine French, Founder and CEO of BLUUMBIO
Katherine is Founder and CEO of BLUUMBIO, a company developing new bioremediation technologies.
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.
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.
Lampson Leung, inventor and founder of Clipmatic
Lampson Leung is the Founder of Clipmatic, a company that specialises in spiral notebook accessories.
Startup Tips: Lessons from our students
Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups
Oxford Case Studies – Marulin
Read how an Oxford alumna went from science to tea business.
A business angels network for investors and private companies interested in investing in spinout companies from the University of Oxford.
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
Science Innovation Union
A training platform, bridging the gap between academia, industry, and government.
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.
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.
Tata Varsity Pitch Competition
A national early stage business pitching competition for businesses coming out of colleges and universities.
Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin
Smart technology for identification and classification of complex liquids in sealed containers.
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.
EnSpire Oxford is a University of Oxford initiative to help connect people to the entrepreneurship resources they need, and to promote entrepreneurship across Oxfordshire.
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