A project which uses mobile phone technology to transmit data on handpump use in rural Kenya.
Kezia, Zheqing and Wanlin are the team behind i-Opto, a tele-optometry app.
Office area set up specifically to support small, start up charities, social enterprises & local businesses.
Nick Greenhalgh is a Co-founder & CEO of Luca, a mental health screening and prevention startup for professional and elite university athletes.
Alex McCallion is Co-founder of Greater Change, helping to provide a way of giving to the homeless.
A page where to find all the details about grants and support to social enterprises.
Six different steps listed to starting a business in the UK.
Diego is co-founder and CEO of PasanaQ. a fintech product helping financially excluded communities save.
Tom Fryer is the Founder of Write on Point, a social enterprise that’s working to increase access to university.
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.
Alexander Wankel is the Founder of Rooted Quinoa MilQ that creates milk-free "MilQ" made with peruvian quinoa.
Through social enterprise, OUI now offers a business model that is adaptable, dynamic and supports all University Divisions equally.
Let's shed some light on the definitions and relations between the three.
Oxford's first start-up incubator programme designed by student entrepreneurs, for student entrepreneurs, which does not take equity or IP.
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.
Organisations and student groups providing opportunities to explore entrepreneurship in the University.
Using business to create social impact, in Oxford.
Generation Medics named the ‘Most Socially Minded Business’ at Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) Business Success Awards.
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.
Green Leaves Group is a social enterprise dedicated to helping individuals be more sustainable through tailored workshops and online campaigns.
Julia de Boinville is the co-founder of The Anti-Slavery Collective, raising awareness of human trafficking
Patrick is currently developing Redbird Health Tech, a medical diagnostics distributor expanding access to health care in Ghana.
Since 2013, over 40 different ventures have been supported, from a community cafe to a soap recycling enterprise.
Richard is the CEO of Oxford Wood Recycling Ltd, a social enterprise recycling wood waste.
Theophina Gabriel is the Editor-in-Chief at onyx magazine; an independent publication dedicated to publishing talented Black creatives: writers, artists and poets.
A network of like-minded people from businesses and public sector bodies in Oxfordshire.
Makespace Oxford is building new kinds of working and making space.
Nancy Mudenyo Hunt, founder of The Nasio Trust.
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
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Aspect’s new flagship four-month social sciences student and alumni accelerator hosted by LSE to support and scale socially-responsible student and alumni ventures is now open for applications.
Finding, funding, and supporting social entrepreneurs.
Enterprising Oxford brings you the latest #StartedInOxford Demo Day!
Supporting social entrepreneurs, enterprising charities and other purposeful businesses in Oxfordshire.
Paula Skokowski is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Incognia, and a co-founder and investment manager of the Oxford Angel Fund.
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.
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.
An initiative that aims to promote equality and empowerment by providing quality higher education opportunities to students from poor socio-economic backgrounds.
Looking for ventures that get to the root of some of the significant issues affecting our world.
Asha Vettor is founder of social enterprise Swara Voice of Women.
One of the UK’s largest student and graduate business pitching competitions.
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We are a dedicated centre for social entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford.
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.
Alasdair Harris is the founder of Blue Ventures, an award winning marine conservation charity and social enterprise.
Noam Angrist is the Founder of Young 1ove, a Botswana based not-for-profit organisation, providing evidence-based sex education.
Aunnie Patton Power is an academic, advisor, and angel investor.
The micro-internship programme offers short-term work placements with organisations based in Oxfordshire and Greater London.
Harriet Lester is the founder of VitaGUM, a vitamin infused chewing gum that provides essential nutrition and improves oral healthcare in refugee populations
Connecting communities for a better Oxfordshire.
Irina is a Weidenfeld Hoffman Trust scholar, and Co-founder of a social enterprise named Kindness Collective.
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The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.
A shared workspace and café in Jericho, Oxford.
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
A UK endorsement scheme for those wish to stay in the UK to develop their business ideas.
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.
Organisation offering professional development, valuable connections and meaningful influence.
A competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges.
Michelle Miles is the founder of Sustainable Wedding Alliance: a purpose driven organisation driving sustainable change in the wedding industry.
10 sections that could be included in your business plan.
Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA, aims to end discrimination, making learning and work environments more inclusive.
Sara Fernandez is CEO of Oxford Hub, a local charity that brings people and organisations together to make Oxford a better place.
Wendy is the CEO of Global Academy Jobs, advertising university jobs to recruit from the global talent pool
Some thoughts about this increasingly more prevalent term.
Providing reliable and low-cost sources of working capital for small farmers.
Oxford Healthtech Labs builds on years of experience running needs-driven innovation training programmes at the University of Oxford.
A £300,000 pilot fund offering loan-grant packages to charities and social enterprises working in communities in England.
Jemma and James started School Space while running events in high school.
Matt Pierri is the CEO and Co-founder of SociAbility.
TED Talks are a great source of information, advice and experience to help you with any idea you have, no matter what stage you are at.
Find your social or environmental passion - and take action
A variety of co-curricular courses aimed at providing high potential, socially-minded graduate students across the University of Oxford.
Social impact and entrepreneurship can go together.
Avery Bang is Founder of Bridges to Prosperity, providing infrastructure to connect over 1.2 million rural people with education, healthcare and job opportunities.
A global network of social entrepreneurs, business leaders, and policy makers.
OSEP has been set up to help existing and prospective social entrepreneurs plan, develop and grow their businesses across Oxfordshire.
A three day event gathering 1000 delegates from the social, finance, private and public sectors, in Oxford.
The programmes equips University of Oxford students with consulting skills to help local businesses, charities and community organisations.
Two young Oxford entrepreneurs have launched a reusable coffee cup scheme in the city.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Oxford, it manages the University's technology transfer and consulting activities.
Common Ground is a vibrant social enterprise café & workspace/social space, that also supports student mental health
Shrochis is the Founder of Samaanta Foundation, an initiative that promotes equality and empowerment to poor students in Nepal.
Alexa Virdi is co-founder of Super Sapiens, a social enterprise creating fun and educational inclusive card games.
Nathania Aritao is Founder of TAYO International, providing financial education and management tools made for migrant workers.
Matt Pierri is the CEO and Co-founder of SociAbility, whose main aim is to map the accessibility of social spaces within Oxford’s 44 colleges and halls, as well as a broad sweep of social venues, including cafes, restaurants and bars in a dedicated app.
Barbara Hammond is the CEO of the Low Carbon Hub, a group of social enterprises that all work together in Oxfordshire
Ashley is a co-founder of The Wonky Food Company, which makes products from imperfect and surplus fruit and veg.
Sara Fernandez, CEO of the Oxford Hub, discusses its success and encourages current students to use the freedom uni life provides to volunteer.
Montana Butsch is Founder of spotivity, a dynamic marketplace platform and personal utility app., aiming to change the way teens live, work, and play.
This course provides a solid introduction to the financial risks and opportunities arising from man-made climate change.
Prime Advocates is a London-based not-for-profit corporate law firm and social finance consultancy. Its Social Finance Hot Desk connects pioneering social enterprise initiatives with free specialist legal advice.
The course is designed for who wants to gain valuable tools to make an impact on the lives of others.
Invests in new ideas to fix social and environmental problems through an intensive three-month programme.
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
One-stop guide to Oxford's independent businesses.
Presented every year to Oxford University students who show exceptional achievement and commitment to positive social change.
Sheen Gurrib is the Co-founder of ReShape Co, one of the world’s largest non-profit consulting groups catering to SMEs.
Brigit is the co-founder of Second Day, a talent matching platform.
The centre aims to maximise the impact of social entrepreneurship to transform unjust systems around the world.
Jake Backus is a Visiting Senior Member of Linacre College, Managing Director of Empathy Sustainability, and co-founder of Common Ground.
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.
A charity that supports initiatives in the UK to transform lives with the help of technology.
National body for social enterprise – business with a social or environmental mission.
Marmalade is a platform for collaboration, focussed on relationships, power and place.
The Startup Incubator helps entrepreneur-driven ventures that are not University spinouts.
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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