Oxford’s tech sector attracted almost £170m ($219m) of venture capital investment in 2019, according to the latest government data released today. The city’s tech hub ranked fifth in the UK […]read more...
A new scheme aimed at boosting social enterprises and businesses looking to scale-up, has launched. The eScalate programme offers grants of up to £25,000.
Oxford Science Park will be ‘turning on the development taps’ for firms in big pharma and healthtech, according to the park’s chief executive Piers Scrimshaw-Wright. At a gathering of property […]
The shortage of skilled technicians is a major challenge for Oxfordshire’s burgeoning technology companies. The new Oxford Advanced Skills Centre (OAS) at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Culham campus goes a long way to addressing this shortfall by offering local companies specialist courses for their apprentices.
Digital innovation studio Venture Harbour recently needed to recruit a marketing manager and a lead software developer. But despite spending three or four-times more on advertising the software role, it received a tenth as many applications.
Crossref is a membership association of scholarly publishers which makes it easier to find, cite and link to academic content. “The company doesn’t hold the content but has a unique […]
As his name suggests, Tholstrup has a Danish background, so it seemed appropriate we meet in Ole & Steen in Oxford’s Westgate Centre. As one of the county’s key strengths […]
Facebook's accelerator programme is seeking fast-growing startups with 'a positive impact on the world' and working in areas including AI, AR/VR, blockchain.
Oxford-based LegalShield is aiming to disrupt the UK legal sector with its ‘lawyer in your pocket’ apps which offer instant legal advice from £7-19 a month .
Oxford Technology & Media New Year Event – Hope for the world As Greta Thunberg becomes Time Magazine’s person of the year, many wonder what we can do to address the climate change issues facing us. Could we find inspiration and practical steps closer to home? Serial entrepreneur and engineer Vinay Gupta, CEO and Founder of Mattereum and Hexayurt, will be in conversation with clean air consultant Alex Bigham. Vinay will explore the development of Hexayurt, his work with the world’s second largest blockchain Ethereum and how Mattereum addresses the excesses of human consumption and opens the door to a sustainable future. Part of Oxfordshire Technology & Media’s 10 Years to Save The World series. 6 to 9pm at Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1BP. Details
Cyclox. Patrick Lingwood, Active and Healthy Travel Officer at the county council, will be showing the draft Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIP) for input and presenting the results of the survey on cycle journeys in Oxford to which Cyclox members contributed. 7.30pm, St Michael’s at the Northgate Church (access via Ship Street). Details.
Oxford Digital Workers Union: Online underdogs Headline speaker Helen Pollitt, Head of Digital at Avenue Digital, will be presenting: “SEO underdogs: Winning against your competition no matter their size.” With over ten years’ experience in digital marketing and SEO, Helen works with international corporates, small local businesses and start-ups to develop SEO strategies. She frequently appears on stage at conferences such as BrightonSEO, Learn Inbound and SearchLeeds and is a regular contributor to industry publications. 7 to 9pm at The Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton St, Oxford OX1. Details