Venturefest 2016

2016 was the 18th Venturefest event in Oxford, taking place on Wednesday 29th June, at the King’s Centre, Osney Mead. Thank you to all the speakers, partners, exhibitors and attendees that made the event possible.

Venturefest 2016


In 2016, Venturefest’s exhibition brought together partners and supporters as well as Oxfordshire’s business networks and commercial businesses, to provide a useful range of contacts for networking.

Venturefest 2016

Innovation showcase

Venturefest Oxford celebrates all that is enterprise and innovation, and promotes the commercialisation of innovation.

In 2016, the Innovation Showcase welcomed the most innovative and exciting business innovations from across the region, companies looking for funding, partners or new customers.

Venturefest 2016

Pitching for Success

Thank you to all the companies that took part in Pitching for Success at Venturefest Oxford on 29th June. From the record 50+ applications to the fantastic 20 companies that were put forward on the day.

The morning session featured: Booking Live, DryGro, EnzBond, Justo, Utonomy, Bibliotech, Green Sea Guard, Hustle, Informatics Matters, TrustonTap

The afternoon session featured: Capillary Film Technology, Copernicus, Green Unit, Hip Impact Protection, Oxford Learning Solutions, Figr, Hoxy Tronic, LawyerFair, Meteor Power, The Curve

The winners of the two sessions were DryGro and Green Unit. With the £1,000 prize, voted for by the audience in a final vote went to DryGro. With runners up UtonomyCapillary Film Technology and Meteor Power.

Thank you also to all the Pitching for Success supporting companies that provide valuable prizes for our winners and runners up!

Make connections that lead to new investments, new businesses and new ideas in the high-tech sector in Oxfordshire.