bags

The Times, 23 November 2020

Oxwash, the ‘Ocado of laundry’, ready to take its chance to clean up

The Oxford Foundry and Director Ana Bakshi are regularly featured in local, national and international press.

The Hill, Changing America, 22 October 2020

How the COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented innovation

The Times, 5 October 2020

Starting a business is easier when you’re among friends

Guardian, 5 September 2020

This isn't an outdated ivory tower': how Oxford university leapfrogged its rivals

The Sunday Times, 16 August 2020

Campus start‑ups cram for recovery

Poets & Quants, 13 August 2020

Good News For Oxford On The Job Front As It Prepares For A Year Unlike Any Other

Fast Company, 29 July 2020

Introducing the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators

explica, 29 July 2020

These are the most innovative workplaces (and not headed by Google or Amazon).

Oxford Mail, 23 July 2020

Oxford start-up iLoF receives £1m from Microsoft's venture fund.

Forbes, 21 July 2020

Balancing Oxford’s Business School: More Women, More Africans

Sifted, 20 July 2020

Today’s students want to become startup founders.

Business & Innovation magazine, 17 July 2020

OXFORD DEEP TECH COMPANY WINS MICROSOFT’S GLOBAL FEMALE FOUNDERS COMPETITION

Sifted, 14 July 2020

Ana Bakshi, Director, Oxford Foundry, Opinion: Our big university challenge: University startup ecosystems could help speed up our recovery from the pandemic.

Express, 8 July 2020

Novoic seeks a million volunteers to cough up and help curb Covid-19

TechTribe, 6 July 2020

App designed by caregivers combats loneliness in care homes.

Mobile Health news, 2 July 2020

Roundup: Touch free entry range to help NHS return to normal, study on VR training for care workers and more briefs

LSE blog, 26 June 2020

‘Never let a crisis go to waste’: entrepreneurship in the age of coronavirus

The Grocer, 26 June 2020

How to make supermarket shopping feel safer and more normal

The Evolving Enterprise, 17 June 2020

Oxford Foundry selects innovations for COVID-19 recovery

MedTech Innovation news, 16 June 2020

Oxford Foundry launches £120k grant fund for start-ups responding to COVID-19  

 

Mobile Marketing Magazine, 15 June 2020

Oxford Foundry grants £120,000 to startups aiding economic recovery 

Design Products and Innovation, 10 June 2020

Oxford Foundry launches four new innovations for COVID-19 recovery 

 

OxLEP blog, 4 June 2020

GUEST BLOG: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Oxford Foundry

BBC South TV news, 4 June 2020

The Oxford Foundry and Crowdless app for Covid-19 recovery

CompanynewsHQ, 2 June 2020

Oxford Foundry announces four new innovations for COVID-19 recovery

India Education Diary, 1 June 2020

Oxford Foundry backs four new COVID-19 recovery innovations

TechTribe, 1 June 2020

Oxford eco-laundry service pivots to support health professionals in Covid-19 pandemic.

Electronics Weekly, 29 May 2020

Oxford Foundry announces Coronavirus products

Cherwell, 17 May 2020

Oxford student launches app to help social distancing

OxLEP, 10 May 2020

BLOG: Entrepreneurs stepping forward to tackle COVID-19

Oxford Mail, 1 May 2020

Crowdless app tracks supermarket lockdown queues.

TechTribe, 1 May 2020

Covid-19: Oxford Foundry action plan helps tech ventures fight coronavirus challenges.

Express, 23 April 2020 

NYE HEALTH: Free call and video service brings patients and their doctors safely together.

Oxford University Medium, 20 April 2020

COVID-19: Oxford Foundry, an entrepreneurship centre at Oxford, accelerates innovative solutions

Medtech News, 20 April 2020

Oxford Foundry launches two-part plan to accelerate COVID-19 solutions.

BusinessBecause, 16 April 2020

Oxford University launches plan to solve COVID-19 crisis

DigitalHealth, 3 April 2020

New digital service ‘to allow every UK GP surgery to offer remote consults’.

Business & Innovation magazine, 19 Feb 2020

OXFORD UNI STUDENTS WIN PRIZE FOR IDEA TO REDUCE POLLUTION FROM WORLD’S SHIPPING INDUSTRY

SUNDAY TIMES, 9 FEBRUARY 2020

Oxford and Cambridge remain the gold standards for generating ideas

BUSINESS LEADER, 30 JANUARY 2020

IS THE PATHWAY FROM EDUCATION TO BUSINESS WORKING WELL ENOUGH?

How can businesses best integrate college/university leavers and apprentices into their business? Ana Bakshi, Director of Saïd Business School’s Oxford Foundry

Forbes, 17 January 2020

The Company Making Tutors Into Influencers. After closing a $760,000 pre-seed round from Biz Stone and joining University of Oxford’s accelerator Oxford Foundry, Scoodle now boasts 100,000 users.

 

TechCrunch, 10 January 2020

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone backs tutoring platform Scoodle

Scoodle is also the first ed tech company to join the University of Oxford’s accelerator, Oxford Foundry.

Intelligent Living, 20 December 2019

Entrepreneur Is Funding A New Oxford Scholarship For Black British Students

US entrepreneur, Arlan Hamilton, is funding Oxford’s first scholarship for disadvantaged black British students.

Guardian, 3 December 2019

US ENTREPRENEUR SETS UP OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP FOR BLACK UK STUDENTS 

Arlan Hamilton grant to cover costs for undergraduates from disadvantaged backgrounds.

USA Today, 3 December 2019

BLACK STUDENTS AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY TO GET SCHOLARSHIPS FROM BLACK AMERICAN TECH ENTREPRENEUR

Technology investor and entrepreneur Arlan Hamilton is funding a new scholarship for black undergraduate students at Oxford University, a first for the educational institution.

Medtech news, 28 November 2019

Oxford startup receives €2m through accelerator for Alzheimer's treatment

A ‘startup’ based at the Oxford Foundry, has received €2 million from an EIT Health acceleration programme to combat Alzheimer’s through artificial intelligence and photonics. 

 

Daily Hodl, 20 November 2019

Oxford Joins Ripple’s UBRI As Kyoto University Fires Up XRP Validator

An entrepreneurship center at the University of Oxford says it’s joining Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI).

FT, 19 November 2019

CONNECTIONS COUNT WHEN IT COMES TO START-UPS 

Successful university incubators forge links across disciplines.

National Technology News, 18 November 2019

Oxford partners Ripple to solve tech skills gap

The Oxford Foundry has announced plans to tackle the growing technology skills gap in the UK via a partnership with blockchain technology provider Ripple and its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI).
 

Forbes, 25 October 2019

BRITAIN'S BEST UNIVERSITIES FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS

Oxford is among the top three institutions, identified by Tide, as best for women's entrepreneurship

Fast Company, 17 October 2019

Here are the members of the Fast Company Impact Council

Business Matters, 15 September 2019

Oxford Foundry looks for new donors to help its entrepreneurial start-ups

SUNDAY TIMES, 15 SEPTEMBER 2019

Wanted: donors to leave mark on Oxford Foundry start-ups

THE SUNDAY TIMES, 18 August 2019

THE RISE OF STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS AT BRITISH UNIVERSITIES 

The site is now home to Oxford University’s entrepreneurship campus, known as Oxford Foundry. 

Forbes - 16 August 2019

INNOVATION PRIMER - HOW OXFORD UNIVERSITY IS PREPARING STUDENTS FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LIFE

The Foundry aims to support venture creation and growth, but it is not necessarily science and technology research-driven. 

Oxford Times - 16 August 2018

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SPIN-OUTS ARE ATTRACTING MORE CASH THAN EVER

Since 2011, Oxford companies have raised just short of £1.9bn in external fundraising and £506m of this has been generated over the past 12 months alone.

Business Because - 2 May 2018

OXFORD UNIVERSITY'S NEWEST START-UP ACCELERATOR WELCOMES ITS FIRST COHORT

The Oxford Foundry is showcasing the first cohort of start-up teams to join OXFO L.E.V8, the University of Oxford’s newest start-up accelerator.

 

Oxford Mail - 14 June 2018

PROGRAMME LAUNCHES AT FOUNDRY FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Start-up centre The Oxford Foundry is launching a programme to nurture women business leaders.

BBC News - 11 October 2017

APPLE BOSS TIM COOK OPENS THE OXFORD FOUNDRY

A new Oxford University facility aimed at developing the entrepreneurial skills of students has been launched by Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Financial Times - 10 October 2017

TIM COOK OF APPLE TO OPEN OXFORD UNIVERSITY START-UP HUB

High-profile backers for The Foundry endorse institution’s entrepreneurial credentials

TechCrunch - 12 October 2017

DON'T TRUST INVESTORS ASKING HOW YOU'LL EXIT TO APPLE, SAYS APPLE CEO

If you’re a budding entrepreneur and the VC you’re pitching switches gears and asks you about your exit strategy that’s your cue to get up and leave, says Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Cook was speaking to an audience of students and would be entrepreneurs at the opening of the Foundry startup hub in Oxford, UK yesterday. During a Q&A session at the end of a hour long conversation an audience member asked Cook how entrepreneurs should handle investors who seem to be trying to steer them towards a quick exit to a tech giant like Apple or Google.

Financial Times - 22 October 2017

OXFORD UNIVERSITY LOOKS TO RAISE ITS GAME WITH START-UP HUB

Push to set up Foundry is recognition that city needs to attract entrepreneurs

Eastern Eye - 21 December 2017

OXFORD FOUNDRY DIRECTOR PLANS TO HELP STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS

The director of a new entrepreneurial space for students at Oxford University said she aims to create a diverse community where people with “different” perceptions can come together.