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Previous EO Newsletters
Want to see what we have sent out before? Lots of useful stuff!
University Entrepreneurial Successes
Some great case studies of how research has combined with entrepreneurship to create successes.
Find the answers to some very common questions about startups and entrepreneurship
Key Characteristics of an Entrepreneur
The word “entrepreneur” is often used in conjunction with startups and fast moving technology. But it doesn’t have to.
10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently
Is entrepreneurship just a mindset? If you do any of these things, you might just be an entrepreneur. . .
What's the Difference Between Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses?
Are you an entrepreneur or a small business owner? Here's how to tell the difference.
Why entrepreneurship at university could be a good thing
I Have an Idea Related to Research… Now What?
What do you do if your research creates an opportunity to develop a business? What routes can you take to commercialise your research?
I Have a Great Idea. . . Now What?
You finally found a great idea for a new business. . . but what are the next steps?
Social Entrepreneurship is . . .
If you think social entrepreneurship means charity or volunteering, take a look at this.
The Many Faces of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship comes in many forms. It's not just about starting your own business.
How Entrepreneurs and Academics Are the Same
Academics and entrepreneurs are not as different as many people think. . .
Keep the Cash Flow Flowing
Ways to keep the money coming once you've become a startup star.
Why You (As a Student) Need to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills
Think entrepreneurship is for others? Here's why you need it.
Entrepreneurship, Bicycles & Fear of Failure
If you fall when riding a bicycle, you must always get back on. . .
What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?
Being entrepreneurial is all about thinking innovatively and acting on that innovation.
How Can I Find a Good Startup Idea?
The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It's to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.
How Do I Know if My Idea is Good?
Dave Fletcher, from White October, talks about idea validation, from the 2014 Building a Business series
How is Entrepreneurship Relevant to my Research?
Don't think that entrepreneurship can be used within an academic career? Think again.
What Does it Mean to Be Enterprising?
Being enterprising is not only a big part of being an entrepreneur, but also a student, a researcher or an employee.
The Entrepreneur's Journey: Oxford Beginner
Here's where to go in Oxford, now and later, to explore entrepreneurship
Are You Ready to Start a Business?
A quick checklist of signs which may indicate you should get going. . .
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Social Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Social Sciences division
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Science division
Oxfordshire Startup Ecosystem
Get on the map! Pinpointing where it all happens in Oxfordshire. . .
Entrepreneurs and Startups from the Medical Sciences in Oxford
All these startups and entrepreneurs have a link to University of Oxford's Medical Science division
Intellectual Property (IP) Guide for Students
A students' guide to IP and where to find information and support
A-Z of Business Jargon to Stop Using
Don’t know your entrepreneurship from your elbow? Have no fear – we’re here to help the alcluistic!
Hacking is Not Just for Computer Geeks
Don't know what a hackathon is? Read on to find out and get involved. . .
The Startup Newsletters I Actually (Mostly) Read
Inundated by email newsletters? Here's the ones I find the most useful
There's No "I" in Startup
A successful startup needs much more than the person who came up with the idea. . .
Register now for Building A Business 2016
Building a Business is a six-week lecture series designed to teach the fundamentals of developing a business.
Want to know more about entrepreneurship, but don't know where to start? Check out our handy Q&A
Startup Tips for Student Entrepreneurs
Have a business idea? Check out these startup tips before you, well, startup!
10 Rules for a Great Start Up Idea
Follow these rules to ensure your idea is sound (infographic)
The Oxford Social Entrepreneur's Journey
Here's where to go in Oxford, now and later, to explore social entrepreneurship
Top Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Newsletters
If you want to learn more about entrepreneurship in any form, sign up for these newsletters
Enterprising Oxford Network
Enterprising Oxford Network consists of university programs and student groups providing entrepreneurial opportunities across the University
Oxford Business Book Club Oct 2016
It's a pleasure to have Michael Bayler with us, to talk about The Liquid Enterprise
POD Masterclass - Alternative sources of funding
Discover how you can raise money for your business the right way.
Getting Started: Laying Strong Foundations for Your Business
Explore your entire business strategy visually, using Mark's adapted Business Model Canvas
Impact Investing - Smoke, mirrors and business as usual
Geetha Tharmaratnam is a member of the Abraaj Group Growth Markets Health Fund, an innovative fund investing in health ecosystems
EC: Oxford Said Entrepreneurship Forum (OSEF)
An intensive and immersive experience for anyone interested in all things entrepreneurial
MPLS Enterprise: Pictorial Planning
Got a great idea? Then it will take careful planning of all the details to bring it into reality.
A Master Class in Writing a Digital Marketing Plan - Witney
This is a Morning Master Class for business owners who have no digital marketing background, and have recognised the potential and pitfalls
Oxford MBA Open Day - Friday 10 February 2017
Find out more about the Oxford MBA
The Athena Network - North Oxford Group Autumn 2016
Networking groups meet each month over a good lunch to make new contacts, develop valuable business expertise and explore visionary ideas.
Exploring how businesses can have a social impact: Mark Florman
During this talk, Mark will explore the role of business as a tool for changing society and achieving impact.