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University of Oxford support

Looking for e’ship support at the University of Oxford? Here’s the shortlist.

Enterprising Women

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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Entrepreneurship @ Oxford

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Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society

Oxford Entrepreneurs Student Society

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

Innovation Forum Oxford

Innovation Forum Oxford

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

Oxford Startups

Oxford Startups

Oxford Startups is a meetup for startups and people interested in the startup scene in Oxford.

Jennings Business Mentors

Jennings Business Mentors

A free mentorship service for business owners to business owners.

Oxfordshire Business First

Oxfordshire Business First

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

Venturefest Oxford

Venturefest Oxford

An annual event that brings together innovators, investors and entrepreneurs within the high-tech sector.

Digital Oxford

Digital Oxford

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

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 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 ...

Panacea Innovation

Panacea Innovation

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

Oxford Internet Professionals

Oxford Internet Professionals

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

OBN

OBN

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

Oxford Town Chambers Network

Oxford Town Chambers Network

Founded as a network of Oxfordshire’s chambers of commerce, OTCN (The Oxfordshire Town Chambers Network) now covers town chambers, ...

Brookes Entrepreneurs

Brookes Entrepreneurs

Brookes Entrepreneurs cultivates and encourages an enterprising community for Oxford Brookes University students.

Entrepreneurship Centre

Entrepreneurship Centre

Bringing together thought leaders from academia, industry and government.

IET Present Around the World

IET Present Around the World

An opportunity for Young Professionals to win cash prizes, develop their skills and network with peers.

OUI Startup Incubator

OUI Startup Incubator

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

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 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.

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.

Emerge Conference

Emerge Conference

Bringing together a community of those who are driving social change, and those who want to get involved.

Skoll World Forum

Skoll World Forum

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

Oxford Angels Network

Oxford Angels Network

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

The Oxfordshire Project

The Oxfordshire Project

Helping local businesses to support each other, by providing them with knowledge and opportunity.

Blue Ventures

Blue Ventures

An award winning marine conservation charity and social enterprise.

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. .

Science Innovation Union

Science Innovation Union

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

The Hill

The Hill

A healthcare ideas lab, situated at the heart of Oxford’s medical, academic, digital and entrepreneurial communities.

The Oxford Seed Fund

The Oxford Seed Fund

A University fund run out of the Entrepreneurship Centre with up to £50k to allocate to Oxford based start-ups annually.

OUI – Engaging with Humanities

OUI – Engaging with Humanities

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

Social Impact Oxford Business Network

Social Impact Oxford Business Network

Using business to create social impact, in Oxford.

Oxford Business Networks

Oxford Business Networks

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

Marmalade

Marmalade

An inclusive platform for social change.

Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI)

Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI)

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

Enactus Oxford

Enactus Oxford

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

CodeSoc

CodeSoc

Oxford University coding society.

The Oxford Foundry

The Oxford Foundry

A new entrepreneurial centre for the University of Oxford, supporting students to become more entrepreneurial people.

Knowledge Exchange & Impact Team (KEIT)

Knowledge Exchange & Impact Team (KEIT)

KEIT supports, promotes and coordinates knowledge exchange and impact activities across the University of Oxford.

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

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 Entrepreneurs

Oxford Entrepreneurs

The largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.

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.

Oxford Gateway to Europe

Oxford Gateway to Europe

This Gateway gives guidance on European funding-related activities and support at Oxford.

University of Oxford Entrepreneurship Support

University of Oxford Entrepreneurship Support

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

Oxford Case Studies: Boresha Technologies

Oxford Case Studies: Boresha Technologies

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

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.

Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin

Oxford Case Studies: VeriVin

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

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.

Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium

Oxford Case Studies: Mycelium

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

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.

Oxford Case Studies: Rhodes Incubator

Oxford Case Studies: Rhodes Incubator

Social impact and entrepreneurship can go together.

Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?

Startup Tips: Why is Oxford a good place?

Young, Oxford entrepreneurs answer the question!

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

Startup Tips: Lessons from our students

Startup Tips: Lessons from our students

Oxford student and alumni entrepreneurs give insightful advice about their startups

Oxford Case Studies – Marulin

Oxford Case Studies – Marulin

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

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.

Oxford Case Studies – Albus Health

Oxford Case Studies – Albus Health

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

Oxford Case Studies – OxyClot

Oxford Case Studies – OxyClot

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

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

What is an Entrepreneur?

What is an Entrepreneur?

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

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.

Innovation Support for Business (ISfB)

Innovation Support for Business (ISfB)

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

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.

An Accidental Entrepreneur

An Accidental Entrepreneur

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

Rhetorical marketing: ancient persuasion for modern businesses

Rhetorical marketing: ancient persuasion for modern businesses

Discovering the art of rhetoric.

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.

Dr Michalis Papadakis, CEO and Co-founder of Brainomix

Dr Michalis Papadakis, CEO and Co-founder of Brainomix

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Steven Zimmer, CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics

Steven Zimmer, CEO of MitoDys Therapeutics

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

Charlotte Stacey, Film Maker & Video Journalist

Charlotte Stacey, Film Maker & Video Journalist

Charlotte is a freelance film-maker, journalist and media trainer based in Oxford.

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.

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.

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.

Dominique Piche, Co-Founder of UPROSA

Dominique Piche, Co-Founder of UPROSA

Dominique is the Co-founder and Creative Director of UPROSA, a brand that aims to bring real science into the consumer market.

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.

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 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.

Jessica White, VP of Meet’n’Learn

Jessica White, VP of Meet’n’Learn

Jessica White is the VP of Meet'n'Learn, a platform for online & offline tutoring.

James Nettleton, Founder of the Central Research Laboratory

James Nettleton, Founder of the Central Research Laboratory

James Nettleton is the Founder of the Central Research Laboratory (CRL) Programme.

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.

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.

Professor Hagan Bayley, Founder of Oxford Nanopore and OxSyBio

Professor Hagan Bayley, Founder of Oxford Nanopore and OxSyBio

Hagan Bayley is the Founder of Oxford Nanopore and OxSyBio.

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.

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.

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.

Rowan Gardner, CEO of Ozo Innovations Ltd

Rowan Gardner, CEO of Ozo Innovations Ltd

Rowan Gardner is the CEO of Ozo Innovations Ltd (OZO), a company which develops oxidative solutions.

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.

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.

Lucy Gadkari – CEO of MooDoo

Lucy Gadkari – CEO of MooDoo

Lucy is the Co-founder of moodoo, an app that lets you know which friends are nearby and what they’re in they're in the mood to do.

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.

Abhinav Jain – CEO of PowerMarket

Abhinav Jain – CEO of PowerMarket

Abhinav Jain is the CEO of PowerMarket, an online renewable energy assessment and marketplace.

Agne Milukaite – Founder of Cycle.land

Agne Milukaite – Founder of Cycle.land

Agne Milukaite, is the Founder of cycle.land, a peer-to-peer bike sharing social marketplace.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Erik Abrahamsson, Founder and CEO of Digital Fineprint

Erik Abrahamsson, Founder and CEO of Digital Fineprint

Erik is the Founder and CEO of Digital Fineprint, a fintech startup that is turning social data into insurance data.

Alex Froom, Co-founder of Zipabout

Alex Froom, Co-founder of Zipabout

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

Elizabeth Filippouli, Founder and CEO of Global Thinkers Forum

Elizabeth Filippouli, Founder and CEO of Global Thinkers Forum

Elizabeth is the Founder & CEO of Global Thinkers Forum (GTF), an international organization that works as an agent for positive change.

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.

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 Oswel, ATDBio and PrimerDesign

Professor Tom Brown, Co-founder of Oswel, ATDBio and PrimerDesign

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

Simon Hombersley, CEO of Oxford Flow

Simon Hombersley, CEO of Oxford Flow

Simon Hombersley is the CEO of Oxford Flow, an engineering innovation business developing industrial technologies.

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.

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.

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.

Samuel Conway, CEO of Zegami Limited

Samuel Conway, CEO of Zegami Limited

Samuel Conway is the Co-founder and CEO of Zegami Limited, an intuitive data discovery image technology platform.

Dr Les Russell, CEO of OrganOx

Dr Les Russell, CEO of OrganOx

Les has been the CEO of OrganOx, a University of Oxford spinout company, since its formation in 2008.

Jose Miguel Alfaro Gomez, Founder of s.e.e.d

Jose Miguel Alfaro Gomez, Founder of s.e.e.d

José Miguel Alfaro Gómez is an Attorney at Law in Costa Rica and Founder of s.e.e.d, a boutique law firm targeted to social impact ventures.

Alexandra Littaye, Founder of Azure

Alexandra Littaye, Founder of Azure

Alexandra Littaye is the Founder of Azure, the first distributor of a Mexican superfood made of blue corn called 'pinole'.

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.

Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta

Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sergiu Matei, Co-founder and CEO of TRAVOD

Sergiu Matei, Co-founder and CEO of TRAVOD

Sergiu is the Co-founder of Travod, a leading on-demand translation service platform.

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.

Max Inglis, Co-founder of Tekcapital

Max Inglis, Co-founder of Tekcapital

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

Fujia Chen, Co-founder of Oxford Space Structures

Fujia Chen, Co-founder of Oxford Space Structures

Revolutionising baby products by using space technologies.

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.

Alessandra Sollberger,  Founder and CEO of Evermore Health

Alessandra Sollberger, Founder and CEO of Evermore Health

Alessandra Sollberger is the Founder & CEO of Evermore Health, revolutionising the functional nutrition space with iconic products.

Ben Wilkins, Co-founder of Fluid Motion

Ben Wilkins, Co-founder of Fluid Motion

Ben Wilkins is the Co-founder of Fluid Motion, a water-based rehabilitation programme designed to be fun and beneficial.

Sylvester Lewis, Co-founder and CEO of Suppa

Sylvester Lewis, Co-founder and CEO of Suppa

Sylvester is Co-founder and CEO at Suppa, a social eating app that enables users to network with new people at restaurants, bars and cafes.

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.

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.

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 the founders of Language Amigo, connecting language ’Learners’ with native speaking ‘Amigos’.

Dan Holloway, Founder of Mycelium

Dan Holloway, Founder of Mycelium

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

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.

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.

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.

Deqian Jia, Co-founder of Schema

Deqian Jia, Co-founder of Schema

Deqian Jia is the Co-founder of Schema, a web-based note taking application.

Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto

Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto

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

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".

Emily (Man Ting) Kwong, Co-founder of InVent

Emily (Man Ting) Kwong, Co-founder of InVent

Emily Kwong is a biomedical engineer and a co-founder of InVent, a solution for weaning hospital patients off mechanical ventilation.

Prof. David Edwards, Founder of Oxford Enhanced Medical

Prof. David Edwards, Founder of Oxford Enhanced Medical

Prof. David Edwards currently serves as Founder Director and Chief Technology Officer for Oxford Enhanced Medical Limited.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Prabh Simran Badal, Founder of Chirrup Foods

Prabh Simran Badal, Founder of Chirrup Foods

Prabh Simran Badal is the Founder of Chirrup Foods, an insect flour based cookie company.

Dr Andy Woods, CTO of Flying Fish Research

Dr Andy Woods, CTO of Flying Fish Research

Dr Andy Woods is CTO of Flying Fish Research, which helps companies + startups use the crowd to make smart decisions.

Tabitha Whiting, Founder of Jarfull

Tabitha Whiting, Founder of Jarfull

Tabitha Whiting is the Founder of Jarfull, helping people start making changes to reduce their personal plastic waste.

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.

Salma Khattab, Founder of Let’s Play Coworking

Salma Khattab, Founder of Let’s Play Coworking

Providing tech enabled child-friendly work solutions.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cristina de Sus, Founder of Miss Frida

Cristina de Sus, Founder of Miss Frida

Cristina de Sus is the Founder of Miss Frida, a social startup.

Harry Hall, Founder of UniCups

Harry Hall, Founder of UniCups

Harry Hall is the Founder of UniCups, a startup aiming to eliminate single-use coffee cups and food containers on university campuses.

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.

Ben Davison, Founder of Salient

Ben Davison, Founder of Salient

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

Dong Xie, Founder of CodeRobin Ltd

Dong Xie, Founder of CodeRobin Ltd

Dong Xie is the Founder of CodeRobin Ltd., a small software company based in Oxford.

Kate Nightingale, Founder of BackApper

Kate Nightingale, Founder of BackApper

Kate is currently working on her start-up, BackApper, a social media app designed to help solo-travellers meet others when abroad.

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.

Kyle C Grant, Founder of OXWASH

Kyle C Grant, Founder of OXWASH

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

Ronit Kanwar, CEO and Co-founder of Empower Energy

Ronit Kanwar, CEO and Co-founder of Empower Energy

Ronit Kanwar is the CEO and Co-founder of Empower Energy, a social enterprise start-up which provides electricity in India.

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.

David Jackson, Founder and CEO of Oxtex

David Jackson, Founder and CEO of Oxtex

David is the Founder and CEO of Oxtex Limited, an early stage medical device company that was spun out from the University of Oxford in 2011.

Nicolai Thomson, Founder of Tosca Money

Nicolai Thomson, Founder of Tosca Money

Nicolai Thomson is the Founder of Tosca Money, an app which allows you to grow your savings faster by sharing your goals with friends.

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.

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.

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.

Nix Ticehurst, Founder of Nixercise – a breath of fresh air

Nix Ticehurst, Founder of Nixercise – a breath of fresh air

Nix is the Founder of Nixercise, a refreshingly realistic approach to health, fitness and nutrition.

Vitor Kneipp, Founder of Banco Maré

Vitor Kneipp, Founder of Banco Maré

Vitor is a social entrepreneur, Co-founder of Banco Maré.

Tobias Halloran, Co-founder of Pidge

Tobias Halloran, Co-founder of Pidge

Toby is the co-founder of Pidge, a software platform for the sports, fitness and wellbeing ecosystem.

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.

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.

Danae Maragouthakis, Co-founder of Pod Health

Danae Maragouthakis, Co-founder of Pod Health

Danae is a medical doctor and Co-founder of Pod Health.

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.

Bhavini Patel, Co-founder of Beam Data

Bhavini Patel, Co-founder of Beam Data

Bhavini Patel is the co-founder of BeamData, a civic tech venture that improves the data capacity of social enterprises and local government.

Bunmi Ayeh, Co-founder of The Loop

Bunmi Ayeh, Co-founder of The Loop

Bunmi Ayeh is a University of Oxford alumna, and fashion entrepreneur.

Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama

Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama

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

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.

Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging

Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging

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

Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify

Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify

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

Tom Shopland, Co-founder of Trail Unknown

Tom Shopland, Co-founder of Trail Unknown

Tom is a co-founder of Trail Unknown, providing adventure tours for mountain bikers.

Toby Staveley, Co-founder of Edplus

Toby Staveley, Co-founder of Edplus

Toby Staveley is the Founder of Yellow Submarine and Edplus.

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.

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.

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.

Tiancun Xiao, Co-founder of Oxford Sustainable Fuels

Tiancun Xiao, Co-founder of Oxford Sustainable Fuels

Tiancn co-founded Oxford Sustainable Fuels with Prof. Peter Edwards, based on their research in chemical recycling of waste plastics.

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.

EIT Innovation

EIT Innovation

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

Humanities Business Engagement and Partnerships

Humanities Business Engagement and Partnerships

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

Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society

Oxford Venture Capital Network – Student Society

A network to help both Oxford students and startups grow.

ImagineIF Accelerator

ImagineIF Accelerator

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

Zinc VC

Zinc VC

A network of leading experts and insights from social science and venture capital.

Aspect

Aspect

A network of organisations to support innovation, entrepreneurship and research commercialisation in social sciences.

ROBIN

ROBIN

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

Oxford Innovation Society

Oxford Innovation Society

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

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.

Tata Varsity Pitch Competition

Tata Varsity Pitch Competition

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

Wadham Entrepreneurs

Wadham Entrepreneurs

Wadham entrepreneurs discuss the challenges and opportunities, sharing their experience and advice.

Social Enterprise Mentorship

Social Enterprise Mentorship

Providing direct support to enable social entrepreneurs to reach their goals.

OxLEP

OxLEP

Championing Oxfordshire’s economic potential, acting as a catalyst and convener to drive a dynamic, sustainable and growing economy.

Brookes Enterprise

Brookes Enterprise

Enterprise Support offers exceptional opportunities for students, staff and recent graduates.

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.

OUI Angels

OUI Angels

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

Young Trustees

Young Trustees

Gain skills and experience by joining the trustee board of a local charity.

Changemakers

Changemakers

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

UX Oxford

UX Oxford

Monthly talks on User Experience in Oxford.

Social Enterprise UK

Social Enterprise UK

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

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.

Independent Oxford

Independent Oxford

One-stop guide to Oxford's independent businesses.

Arts at the Old Fire Station

Arts at the Old Fire Station

Openness, inclusion, looking forward and different thinking. The Old Fire Station acts as a bridge between sectors, organisations and people.

Creative Industries Federation

Creative Industries Federation

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

Institute of Directors (IoD)

Institute of Directors (IoD)

Organisation supporting, representing and setting standards for business leaders nationwide.

Oxfordshire space industry wins at Oxford Trust 2019 awards

Oxfordshire space industry wins at Oxford Trust 2019 awards

This year’s winner is Opsydia, a spin-out from Oxford University. They create practically invisible structures inside transparent materials.

Leah Spasova, Founder and CEO of LIFESEXPERTS

Leah Spasova, Founder and CEO of LIFESEXPERTS

Leah is a social psychologist and educator, specialising in sex and relationships education for adults. She is the Founder and CEO of ...

Cedric Maforimbo, Founder of Weed2Pesticide

Cedric Maforimbo, Founder of Weed2Pesticide

Cedric is the Founder and Lead of Weed2Pesticide, a University of Oxford social enterprise working towards building a rural ...

Nicholas Russell, Entrepreneur-in-Residence on the Conception X programme.

Nicholas Russell, Entrepreneur-in-Residence on the Conception X programme.

Nicholas Russell is Entrepreneur-in-Residence on the Conception X programme. Conception X creates deep tech startups from PhD research.

Hannah Pye, Founder of Hello Hann Photography

Hannah Pye, Founder of Hello Hann Photography

Hannah is an Oxford-based freelance photographer & designer with a passion for social enterprise and sustainable business. 

OxWEST (Oxford Women in Engineering, Science and Technology)

OxWEST (Oxford Women in Engineering, Science and Technology)

We promote gender equality in STEM subjects by supporting women studying or working in these fields

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.

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

#StartedinOxford Demo Night 2020

#StartedinOxford Demo Night 2020

Enterprising Oxford brings you the latest #StartedInOxford Demo Day!

Kabir Bali, Co-founder of Jumpstart

Kabir Bali, Co-founder of Jumpstart

Kabir Bali is an Oxford alumnus, having graduated from Magdalen College in 2016. Kabir joined Monitor Deloitte as a Strategy Consultant

Oxford firm launches AI-powered interactive graphic novel app

Oxford firm launches AI-powered interactive graphic novel app

TechTribe Oxford met Guy Gadney CEO of Charisma.ai.

Puja Balachander & Katherine Tredinnick, Co-founders of Devie

Puja Balachander & Katherine Tredinnick, Co-founders of Devie

Puja Balachander & Katherine Trendinnick are both University of Oxford Alumni (Puja, MBA, St Catherine’s College & ...

Oxford Garage

Oxford Garage

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

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 ...

Creative Destruction Lab

Creative Destruction Lab

Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a seed-stage programme for massively scalable, science-based companies.

Ella Barrington, Founder of Corse Concierge

Ella Barrington, Founder of Corse Concierge

Corse Concierge is a project management and business support consultancy based in Greatworth, North Oxfordshire. With a founding team ...

Mofe Binitie, Co-Founder of The Oxford Green Partnership Ltd

Mofe Binitie, Co-Founder of The Oxford Green Partnership Ltd

Mofe Binitie is the co-founder of the Oxford Green Partnership (“OGP”).  OGP is an Oxford MBA spinout that leverages data ...

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

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

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

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.

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

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 ...

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity includes gender-related news, a networks directory, calendar of events and conferences, returnships, business schools, ...

TechTonic

TechTonic

A diverse Oxford network for aspirational women who deliver

Diversity VC

Diversity VC

A non-profit partnership promoting diversity in Venture Capital.

Female Entrepreneur Resources

Female Entrepreneur Resources

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

Female Founders Fund

Female Founders Fund

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

Julian Cottee, cofounder of OxGrow, Cultivate and Good Food Oxford

Julian Cottee, cofounder of OxGrow, Cultivate and Good Food Oxford

Julian Cottee is the cofounder of OxGrow, Cultivate and Good Food Oxford

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

Marja Verbon, cofounder of Jump

Marja Verbon, cofounder of Jump

Marja is co-founder of Jump, an online platform and marketplace helping jobseekers find the right employment, and businesses find the ...

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, ...

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

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