Inward Investment
Global Growth

Venturefest Oxford is an annual event that brings together innovators,
investors and entrepreneurs to make connections that lead to new investments,
new businesses and new ideas in the high-tech sector. It’s a gateway for
entrepreneurs and innovators to connect with investors and advisors.

 

Venturefest Oxford 2019 took place on Wednesday 11th September
at Oxford Brookes University.

2019 Event

2019 Highlights

Engaging Programme

Building on the success of last year, Venturefest 2019 focussed on Inward Investment Global Growth.

Pitching for Success

Pitching for Success was to an audience that includes investors, support organisations and individuals. 

The 2019 competition was sponsored by Freeths Solicitors. 

Latest Technology  & Innovations

Venturefest Oxford celebrates all that is enterprise and innovation, and promotes the commercialisation of innovation. The Innovation & Technology Showcases featured some of the most innovative and exciting business innovations from across the region.

Venturefest Oxford 2019

Programme

Inward Investment Global Growth

Building on the success of last year, Venturefest 2019 focussed on Inward Investment Global Growth.  This broadened the programme to include special sessions on three of the areas targeted by the new UK Research and Innovation body; USA, China and India. 

Alongside this, there were sessions and a technology showcase around the four Grand Challenges identified by the UK Industrial Strategy; Artificial Intelligence & Data, Ageing Society, Clean Growth and the Future of Mobility.

Venturefest Oxford 2019

Exhibition

Venturefest brings together partners and supporters as well as Oxfordshire’s business networks and commercial businesses, to provide a useful range of contacts for networking.

The exhibition is an excellent opportunity to increase your exposure to a diverse audience that includes directors of large blue-chip companies, business managers who run innovative businesses, SME owners, researchers, industry specialists, innovators and enterprising young people. 

Venturefest Oxford 2019

Company Showcase

Venturefest Oxford celebrates all that is enterprise and innovation, and promotes the commercialisation of innovation. This year there were two showcases at the event, the Innovation Showcase and Technology Showcase. 

Venturefest Oxford 2019

Pitching for Success

Pitching for Success 2019 was to an audience that included investors, support organisations and individuals. Companies pitched either in the morning or afternoon ‘Pitching for Success’ session.  After all the presentations were completed, the excitement continued as the audience voted to select a winning companies! Congratulations to all the winning companies.  

Pitching for Success 2019 was sponsored by Freeths Solicitors.

Latest news

Latest News

Venturefest is just days away…

Venturefest is just days away…

There is still time to buy the ticket that will open up a day full of stimulation, interest and surprise! read more

Interview with Harrison Hall, Founder of OneCup and Winner of Pitching for Success 2018

Interview with Harrison Hall, Founder of OneCup and Winner of Pitching for Success 2018

Eliminating single use coffee cups with a ‘borrow a cup’ model. read more

Finalists announced for the Trusts’s 2019 Enterprise Awards

Finalists announced for the Trusts’s 2019 Enterprise Awards

The judges for the Trust’s 2019 Enterprise Awards gathered on a hot July day at the new Wood Centre for Innovation at Stansfeld Park to read more

 

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