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


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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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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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


Lilly Bussmann


Charles Conn


Martin Fiennes


Will Goodlad


Riwa Harfoush

Head of Network Intelligence

Jeanette Lovis

Office Manager

Lachlan Mackinnon


Andrew Mclean


Hazel Mulhare

Head of Talent

Kate O’Brien

Legal Counsel

Jack Strudley


Rosie Thomas


Ollie Waterhouse

Entrepreneur in Residence

Jim Wilkinson


Zach Yerushalmi