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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.