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Oxford Capital and our portfolio companies

The future of venture capital in Europe?

By Oxford Capital November 21, 2013
This year’s Slush conference, held in Helsinki, brought some of Europe’s most promising start-ups together with technology giants including Spotify, Alibaba and Rovio. Oxford Capital attended the event, which highlighted the opportunities and challenges facing entrepreneurs and growth investors across Europe. Walking around Helsinki’s Kaapelitehdas building, it was hard not to be impressed by the…
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Oxford Capital Wins Venture Capital House Of The Year Award

By Oxford Capital October 9, 2013
Judges at the Unquote” British Private Equity Awards commend Oxford Capital’s innovation, customer services and successful exits. Oxford Capital has won the Venture Capital House of the Year Award 2013 at the Unquote” British Private Equity Awards. David Mott, Managing Partner collected the award at a glittering ceremony held at London’s Royal Garden Hotel on…
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Oxford Capital Exits Sirigen In Sale To Becton Dickinson

By Oxford Capital August 28, 2013
Venture capital backed High Sensitivity Fluorescence Business, Sirigen Group Limited, has been acquired by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2004, Sirigen uses Nobel-prize winning science to produce light harvesting polymers which have a wide range of applications in research, medical diagnostics and life…
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The growth potential for Cloud Computing

By Oxford Capital May 27, 2013
Following our investment in Abiquo, a Cloud management software developer, this month we examine the continued growth and investment potential of the Cloud industry. The Cloud Computing market includes many innovative, fast-growing businesses, each of which has a ready-made list of potential acquirers among the sector’s big Infrastructure providers. The global market increased from $20…
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Oxford Capital Leads Abiquo Funding Round

By Oxford Capital April 11, 2013
US$5 million growth capital investment positions enterprise cloud management software leader for accelerated commercial growth. Specialist growth capital investor Oxford Capital has led a US$5 million funding round into Abiquo an award-winning enterprise cloud management software provider. Oxford Capital joins existing investors Balderton Capital and Nauta Capital as major backers. The investment will enable Abiquo…
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Arieso Acquired By JDSU For $85m

By Oxford Capital March 8, 2013
Specialist growth capital investor Oxford Capital has exited mobile network optimisation business, Arieso, in an US$85 m deal, realising returns of up to 4.7x for investors. The sale to JDSU gives the US-headquartered communications network developer access to Arieso’s advanced technology that allows mobile operators to fine tune their phone networks to improve coverage and…
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Oxford Capital Named Best EIS Fund Manager

By Oxford Capital February 14, 2013
Top EISA award completes the hat trick for Oxford Capital. Specialist investment manager Oxford Capital has won the EIS Sponsor/Fund Manager of the Year award at the EIS Association (EISA) Awards held at the House of Lords in London on 13 February 2013. Oxford Capital is the first manager to win the EISA award three…
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Awards

  • BEST EIS
    FUND MANAGER
    2013,2012,2010 AND 2006

  • VENTURE CAPITAL
    HOUSE OF THE YEAR
    WINNER 2013 AND 2005

  • INVESTOR OF
    THE YEAR
    WINNER IN 2012 AND 2013

  • MOST IMPACTFUL
    INVESTMENT
    WINNER 2017

  • BEST ANGEL
    SYNDICATE
    WINNER 2018

  • BVCA Excellence in ESG
    GP CATEGORY
    COMMENDED 2020