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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.

The perfect investment completion?

  • Ventures
  • Rachel Guest

Before a Venture Capital investment completes, both sides of the transaction have to get through a lot paperwork. Rachel Guest explains how the right approach can make for a smooth completion process. There is no such thing as a perfect completion...

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Four reasons we like property tech

  • Ventures
  • Meriwether Beckwith

At Oxford Capital, we are a UK-focused early stage investor. We like to focus on the UK because we are a relatively small team of 8, but also because we believe in the UK's potential as an ecosystem for nurturing and building great tech businesses. ...

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Slush 2015 - Never a better time to be a European entrepreneur

  • Ventures
  • Oxford Capital

On the strength of this year's Slush conference, one of Europe's biggest tech investment events, it's clearly an exciting time for European entrepreneurs to be raising money. Welcome the dark. Embrace the cold. So implored the organisers of Slush....

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Dublin web summit shows a startup scene in rude health

  • Ventures
  • Will Orde

Web Summit is one of Europe's biggest gatherings of startup internet businesses and investors interested in backing them. Will Orde from Oxford Capital spent three days at the summit and couldn't help being struck by the vibrancy of the early stage s...

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

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • David Mott

Are we in a new tech bubble, or are things different this time? Is the US tech sector signalling the peak of the market and the coming of the next crash? Has the $50bn valuation of Uber caused the first reverberations that will hit the US tech mar...

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

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • David Mott

A new report shows that Europe has produced 40 $1bn companies since 2000, nearly half of which were British businesses. The chances are that you have actually seen several unicorns. In fact, you probably encounter them on a daily basis. When Ailee...

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European VC is alive and well

  • Ventures
  • Martyn Holman

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. Fig 1. The Finnish PM takes the stage at Slush 2014 for the first day opening a...

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The future of venture capital in Europe?

  • Ventures
  • Oxford Capital

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 ...

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