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Oxford Capital and our portfolio companies

Oxford Capital named one of the most active seed VCs in the UK

By Oxford Capital October 6, 2021
We were thrilled to be named one of the most active seed VCs in the UK by the UK Business Angels Association – our portfolio companies have shown a huge amount of resilience and growth over the last 18 months and there’s so much to be excited about within the UK early stage tech sector.
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A VC’s period of maximum influence

By Oxford Capital September 28, 2021
Mark Bower-Easton, Business Development Manager, Oxford Capital When an entrepreneur launches a new business, two things are essential – a good idea, and enough capital to bring that idea to fruition. In the initial stages, most of the money will come from their own savings, family members and friends. However, they will arrive at a…
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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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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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Bower Collective raises £2.1 million in seed stage funding – Oxford Capital led round

By David Mott 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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When Can I Claim EIS Tax Relief? 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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IFA magazine interview with Richard Roberts, Director, Investor Relations

By Oxford Capital June 23, 2021
Our Investor Relations Director, Richard Roberts recently sat down with IFA magazine to discuss investing in the current environment, the opportunities for start ups and to give an overview of the Oxford Capital portfolio.
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