The Oxford Foundry (OXFO), is a student- and alumni-focused Entrepreneurship Centre at the University of Oxford. Every donation will enable the Foundry to deliver on its mission of building a new generation of leaders and high-impact, world-changing ventures amongst all 24,000 students and all alumni at Oxford.

The Foundry’s work includes:

  • addressing the global technology and skills deficit through practical experiential student workshops led by expert speakers and mentors
  • empowering students to engage in multidisciplinary solution-building to address real-world problems through the All-Innovate idea competition and the AI Impact Weekend
  • supporting high-potential, high-impact ventures and teams across healthcare, data, environment, culture and multiple sectors through the OXFO L.E.V8 Accelerator, creating new jobs, increasing the potential of evolving start-ups into scale-ups, and achieving deep and far-reaching inclusive global economic and social impact
  • supporting women entrepreneurs and leaders through the L.E.V8 Women pre-accelerator, and building and championing diversity and inclusion
  • creating a multi-disciplinary convening ground for a global network of leading entrepreneurs, investors, student talent, government leaders and experts to co-create and collaborate

3000+ members | 103 nationalities | 38 colleges | 4 divisions | 32 ventures supported so far | 70+ jobs created by ventures | £11m+ raised in venture funding


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