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
Sifted, 6 December 2019, Sifted
🎓 Arlan Hamilton, founder of Backstage Capital, sets up a scholarship for black British students at Oxford University. The investor, known for backing underrepresented founders, made the decision after visiting the university’s entrepreneurship centre Oxford Foundry.
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.
FT, 19 November 2019
CONNECTIONS COUNT WHEN IT COMES TO START-UPS
Successful university incubators forge links across disciplines.
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
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.