We have a single purpose: to help Oxford’s outstanding scientists build and grow great businesses that can improve the world.

We partner earlier, stick around longer and do whatever it takes to support our teams. We value learning, partnership, ambition and creativity. We invest our time and our shareholders' capital.

Our Shareholders

OSI is guided and powered by some of the world’s leading organisations. We’ve raised £600M from a diverse group brought together by a commitment to build thriving science and technology companies from Oxford

Our Model

Science

Game-changing IP, not published business plans. We search Oxford’s Math, Physical, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Computer Sciences and Engineering divisions for ideas the world might not yet understand and for the seeds of entirely new possibilities. No idea is too early – our team will help you write business plans, create pitches, recruit the board and set up the company.

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Capital

Funding For The Future

We’ve raised over £600M to build the ecosystem that brings Oxford’s ideas to the world. We partner early and for the long-term, because we understand that it takes time to turn disruptive science into an enduring business. With investments that span transition, seed and follow-on funding, and range from £100,000 to £10M, we ensure each spinout gets what it needs.

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People

Bringing Life to Ideas

We know that spinouts need more than capital to succeed. We combine our deep experience building successful businesses with our network of investors, entrepreneurs, industrialists, and experts from Silicon Valley to Shanghai to offer advice, experience, relationships and hands-on support.

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The Team

Gaelle Akkouche

Personal Assistant

Matthew Arnold

Principal

Lilly Bussmann

Principal

Martin Fiennes

Principal

Will Goodlad

Principal

Riwa Harfoush

Head of Network Intelligence

Jeanette Lovis

Office Manager

Lachlan Mackinnon

Principal

Andrew Mclean

Principal

Hazel Mulhare

Head of Talent

Dave Norwood

CEO

Kate O’Brien

Legal Counsel

Jack Strudley

Accountant

Rosie Thomas

Associate

Jim Wilkinson

CFO

Zach Yerushalmi

Principal