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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.

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.

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

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.