• Venture Capital

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Who are we?

Oxford Capital has been making venture capital investments since 1999. Our London-based ventures team has more than 70 years of combined experience, gained at leading investors including Qualcomm, HG Capital, DN Capital, Draper Esprit and Arma Partners.

What do we look for?

We invest in early-stage businesses and we want to back entrepreneurs who are trying to solve big problems in innovative ways.

We are looking for –

  • The UK’s best technology companies and tech-enabled businesses.
  • Talented and driven founders with whom we can partner effectively. We have a long track-record of working with both serial entrepreneurs and first-time founders.
  • Innovative products and services with the potential to create, grow and re-make markets.

Where do we invest?

We invest across the UK. Our current investments are in cities including London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Swindon and Oxford.

What sectors do we specialise in?

We aim to invest in sectors where the UK has the potential to lead the world.

Current areas of interest include Software-as-a-Service, marketplaces, mobility, gaming, fintech, digital health, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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Co-Investor Circle

Make direct investments alongside Oxford Capital into EIS-qualifying companies.

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Growth EIS

Building a portfolio of EIS-qualifying companies with fast-growth potential.

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Our Ventures team

Tom Bradley

Tom leads the Ventures team with responsibility for all investment and portfolio activities. He has

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Robin Lincoln

Robin works in the Ventures team with responsibility for portfolio management. He has over 15 years

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Miles Kirby

Miles works in the Ventures team, leading investments in the technology space.

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Will Orde

William is part of the Ventures team at Oxford Capital, he is involved in sourcing and screening pot

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Nadim Lahoud

Nadim sources venture investments and supports due diligence efforts.

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Meriwether Beckwith

Meriwether joined Oxford Capital as part of the Ventures team, where he sources potential investment

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Rachel Guest

Rachel assists our Ventures team and provides office management support.

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Simon Mansfield

Simon is an Adviser to Oxford Capital.

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