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The ideas and conclusions in this blog are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Oxford Capital Partners. They are for general interest only and should not be taken as investment advice or as an invitation to purchase or sell any investment.

State of the tech market - two sides of the same coin

David Mott - Monday, June 29, 2015

Are we in a new tech bubble, or are things different this time?   Read more ›

The “Sub-mega” Infrastructure Investment Opportunity

Rachel Guest - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

 As featured in Portfolio Institutional – Friday View article on 12 June 2015 - By Sachin Bhatia, Institutional Investor Relations, Oxford Capital   Read more ›

European unicorns - more common than you might think...

David Mott - Monday, June 22, 2015

A new report shows that Europe has produced 40 $1bn companies since 2000, nearly half of which were British businesses.   Read more ›

Who needs pinhole cameras?

Barney Rhys Jones - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Unfazed by cloud cover in Oxford, our Infrastructure team took in last week's eclipse by observing the impact on our portfolio of solar panels.  Read more ›

Rise of the wearables?

Will Orde - Monday, March 23, 2015

The tumbling cost of hardware development and manufacture is helping start-ups enter the wearable technology market in droves, and rapid growth is expected. But there are still other technological limitations for the wearables sector to overcome.  Read more ›

Crystal Ball 2015 - tech predictions for the year ahead

Will Laws - Friday, January 23, 2015

Each January, technology journalists and industry commentators are keen to share their predictions for the year ahead. What will be the big tech trends and developments in 2015? Here is our round-up of the best of the pundits’ guesses.  Read more ›

European VC is alive and well

Martyn Holman - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The general perception of the European VC landscape is often held to be that of a distant poor relation to the freneticism, ambition and volume of the US West Coast.  Read more ›

Will you love your Apple Watch, or keep it in a drawer?

Will Laws - Friday, September 26, 2014

The noise surrounding ‘wearable technology’ has built to a crescendo with the announcement of the Apple Watch, due to hit the shelves in early 2015. But will this be the moment that wearable technology finally hits the mainstream, or will most consumers decide they just don’t need any more gadgets in their lives?  Read more ›

Oxford Capital Infrastructure EIS - still open for investment

Will Laws - Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Oxford Capital Infrastructure EIS is open for new subscriptions, investing in a range of renewable energy and other infrastructure assets.   Read more ›

Ready, set, wait...

David Mott - Friday, June 27, 2014

A friend in a large PE house recently told me they listed one of their portfolio companies, "in just six weeks". Such boasts are frequent in the private equity world when stock markets are buoyant. But the claim hides the huge amount of hard work needed to get a business ready for a flotation.  Read more ›


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State of the tech market - two sides of the same coin

David Mott - Monday, June 29, 2015

Are we in a new tech bubble, or are things different this time?   Read more ›

The “Sub-mega” Infrastructure Investment Opportunity

Rachel Guest - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

 As featured in Portfolio Institutional – Friday View article on 12 June 2015 - By Sachin Bhatia, Institutional Investor Relations, Oxford Capital   Read more ›

European unicorns - more common than you might think...

David Mott - Monday, June 22, 2015

A new report shows that Europe has produced 40 $1bn companies since 2000, nearly half of which were British businesses.   Read more ›