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BUILDING A NEW GENERATION OF VENTURES

Building a new generation of ventures

OXFO Elevate

OXFO Elevate Accelerator 2021: Apply now for Cohort 4

Applications for the OXFO Elevate Accelerator are open from 12 January 2021 -12 February 2021. Open to all University of Oxford pre-seed and seed stage alumni and student-affiliated ventures. Join our global portfolio of ventures who are tackling world-scale challenges and shooting for the moon to create a better world.  

All-Innovate

Enter All-Innovate 2021!

All-Innovate is Oxford's inter-college competition run by the Oxford Foundry in partnership with Oxford colleges. Students (undergraduate, postgraduate and DPhil) pitch entrepreneurial ideas for a chance to win a top prize of £10,000 prize money, and two runner-up prizes of £5,000 each. Entries open 18 Jan- 14 February 2021. Delivered in collaboration with EY.

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OXFO Impact Report 2019-2020

Read about the impact of the Oxford Foundry and our ventures, including the OXFO Covid-19 Action Plan. 

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LAUNCH OF WHITE PAPER - Universities: Drivers of Prosperity and Economic Recovery

A white paper written by Ana Bakshi, Director of the Oxford Foundry, calls on government and the private sector to invest in scaling university entrepreneurship, technology and venture acceleration-focused centres nationwide in order to rebuild the economy and build back better.

The white paper is endorsed by leading Business CEOs, Founders, and Higher Education leaders of universities across the UK, with a foreword written by Reid Hoffman, Cofounder of LinkedIn. 

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JOIN OUR COMMUNITY- BECOME AN OXFO MEMBER - IT'S FREE

Our community includes 3000 students, staff and alumni from all Oxford's Divisions and Colleges, University of Oxford alumni, and a global network of leading entrepreneurs, advisors and investors.