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BUILDING A NEW GENERATION OF VENTURES

Building a new generation of ventures

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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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MICHAELMAS 2020 TERMCARD

All Oxford University students from any department or year - undergrad and postgrad are invited to our events and skills workshops. Be inspired and gain essential entrepreneurship and tech skills for your future.
 

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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. 

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OXFO venture iLoF receive $1m from Microsoft & Mayfield Fund for search to find Alzheimer’s cure

OXFO startup ILoF has received $1 million from Microsoft’s venture fund, Mayfield, and Melinda Gates’s Pivotal Ventures to reduce the cost and time of drug discovery for diseases including Alzheimer's. They are one of four teams chosen from female-led companies from around the world to receive a share of $6m investment, resources and mentoring through the Female Founders Program.

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OXFO COVID-19 HEROES

13 ventures in our portfolio are responding to the pandemic. They include a GP-to-patient remote platform that has scaled in three weeks to help hundreds of thousands of patients, fever detection cameras, sensors to monitor NHS hospital bed availability, a communication platform for care home residents and families to keep in touch, and a remote tutoring app for students.