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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.

8 signs your business is exit ready

  • Private Clients
  • Robin Lincoln

Almost as soon as a business secures investment, all eyes turn to getting ready for an exit - even if it’s not expected to happen in the immediate future. Portfolio Director Robin Lincoln explains some of the most important things for a business to...

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Digital Media. Continued relevance for investors?

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • Oxford Capital

The Venture Capital industry's interest in digital media has cooled off recently. But there are still good reasons to be interested in the sector. Digital media, encompassing advertising and marketing technologies ('adtech' and 'martech'), has lon...

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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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Rise of the wearables?

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • Will Orde

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. ...

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Budget 2014 - how it affects EIS investments

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • Will Laws

How will changes introduced in this year's Budget affect investments like the Oxford Capital Infrastructure EIS? IMPORTANT UPDATE TO THIS BLOG POST: The Finance Bill 2014 came into force on 17th July 2014. The Oxford Capital Infrastructure EIS no ...

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Top 6 predictions for 2014

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • Will Laws

As ever at this time of year, many journalists, industry commentators and other pundits have been busily writing their predictions for the year ahead. Here are six predictions that caught our eye. Impact investing grows up. Impact investing (inve...

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The growth potential for Cloud Computing

  • Private Clients , Ventures
  • Will Laws

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, eac...

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