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Oxford Capital and our portfolio companies

Boehringer Ingelheim and Oxford BioTherapeutics Partnership Advances Second Oncology Drug Candidate into the Clinic

By Oxford Capital September 20, 2021
Positive news from portfolio company Oxford BioTherapeutics – it has announced today that it has achieved another milestone with Boehringer Ingelheim for the progress of a second oncology drug candidate.
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Oxford Capital appoints Stephen Hampson as Investment Director

By Oxford Capital September 20, 2021
Oxford Capital appoints Stephen Hampson as Investment Director  – Hampson has over 20 years of experience in building technology companies as both a CEO and investor – Created more than 30 deep-tech companies as founder and CEO of Powerhouse – Joins the investment team to manage the ventures strategy – focusing on early stage UK…
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IFA magazine interview – Building mental resilience

By Oxford Capital September 15, 2021
We’ve continued our conversations with IFA Magazine on the importance of building the mental resilience of our founders and guiding them through the ups and downs of building their businesses. A topic that may also resonate with advisers.  Read more in this month’s digital magazine (pages 42-43)
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Portfolio company, Red Sift announces expansion into Australia

By Oxford Capital August 26, 2021
Cyber security specialist, Red Sift has announced it is expanding into the Australian market and has opened an office in Sydney.
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Outplay Entertainment appoints Stefan Lampinen as new independent board member

By Oxford Capital August 25, 2021
Great news for portfolio company Outplay Entertainment Ltd – it has appointed industry heavywight Stefan Lampinen as a new independent board member. Stefan brings decades of video games industry experience, expertise and strategic insight to the Outplay board.
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EIS Tax Reliefs focus – Inheritance Tax Relief

By Mark Bower-Easton, Business Development Manager August 19, 2021
Mark Bower-Easton, Business Development Manager, Oxford Capital The government has been promoting private investment in to early-stage businesses via the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) since 1994, and it shouldn’t be underestimated just how important entrepreneurial businesses are to the UK economy. EIS are high risk, but also offer the potential of strong returns, along with…
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Growth Investor Awards 2021 finalist – Best Investment Platform

By Oxford Capital August 18, 2021
We’re thrilled to be shortlisted in this year’s Growth Investor Awards for Best Investment Platform for our Co-Investor Circle. Looking forward to the awards in November!
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Bower Collective raises £2.1 million in seed stage funding – Oxford Capital led round

By zestdigital July 22, 2021
Online retail platform for sustainable home and personal care products on a mission to eliminate plastic waste Oxford Capital and Doehler Ventures led the round alongside prominent angel investors Delivered rapid growth since its 2020 launch – 30% MOM revenue increase Built a highly engaged community of over 60,000 consumers Market for consumer subscriptions estimated…
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EIS Tax Reliefs – Capital Gains Tax Deferral Relief focus

By Oxford Capital July 8, 2021
Mark Bower-Easton, Business Development Manager, Oxford Capital The government has been promoting private investment in to early-stage businesses via the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) since 1994, and it shouldn’t be underestimated just how important entrepreneurial businesses are to the UK economy. While EIS are high risk investments – you are investing into companies based on…
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IFA magazine interview – utilising the EIS scheme to support entrepreneurs

By Oxford Capital July 5, 2021
In the second half of our Q&A with IFA Magazine, Investor Relations Director, Richard Roberts highlights the benefits of the EIS scheme in supporting entrepreneurial culture in the UK and the opportunities for advisers and their clients to achieve a diversified portfolio.
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