Experts in Conversation

Venturefest Oxford’s Experts in Conversation articles are dedicated to giving businesses a voice to converse about an area of their expertise to further our objective of supporting the innovation ecosystem in Oxfordshire.

Is there a perfect place to locate a business?

Is there a perfect place to locate a business?

If you run an innovative company you’re probably looking at more than price per square foot to ensure your business doesn’t just take ... READ MORE

Mastering your pitch

Mastering your pitch

This guidance seeks to develop your confidence in pitching to investors by helping you to avoid the pitfalls and mistakes often heard ... READ MORE

The crucial role of Theory of Mind (ToM) capabilities in developing a next generation, human-centric artificial intelligence

The crucial role of Theory of Mind (ToM) capabilities in developing a next generation, human-centric artificial intelligence

Emerging applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are raising awareness of the limitations of established machine learning (ML) ... READ MORE

Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Business

Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Business

Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data economy together form one of the four grand challenges in the UK Industrial Strategy. Many, ... READ MORE

Software as a Medical Device – the development process demystified

Software as a Medical Device – the development process demystified

Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is software intended to be used for one or more medical purposes without being part of a hardware ... READ MORE

Spin-Outs and Start-Ups: Common Pitfalls – Don’t Forget the Research & Development Tax Credit

Spin-Outs and Start-Ups: Common Pitfalls – Don’t Forget the Research & Development Tax Credit

Research and Development tax credits are a valuable company tax relief that can reduce a company’s tax bill, or, for some, provide a ... READ MORE

The Importance of Encryption

The Importance of Encryption

Names such as WannaCry, Petya and NotPetya have become all too familiar as those within the enterprise and public sector suffered ... READ MORE

2018 Changes to SEIS and EIS

2018 Changes to SEIS and EIS

The government is getting stricter with SEIS and EIS tax relief. Here are the changes you need to know about – 1.     HMRC are no ... READ MORE

Running a lean business

Running a lean business

Sometimes, it’s the things you don’t do that make the real difference. I’ve been working in website design and development for nearly ... READ MORE

Technology and growth – friends or foe?

Technology and growth – friends or foe?

In 2018, UK businesses could leave up to £72.5billion of untapped growth on the table. Companies need to become purpose-driven, ... READ MORE

How a cyber attack can kill a startup business overnight!

How a cyber attack can kill a startup business overnight!

“Startups are incredibly vulnerable to cyber-attacks in their first 18 months. If a business thinks that it’s too small to matter to ... READ MORE

Spin-Outs and Start-Ups: Common Pitfalls – Issue the Shares in the Right Order

Spin-Outs and Start-Ups: Common Pitfalls – Issue the Shares in the Right Order

There are some really quite surprising tax traps for the unwary when a new company is started up.  It is quite possible under certain ... READ MORE

So you want your new website to ‘pop’!?!

So you want your new website to ‘pop’!?!

Building a successful website is not just something that is desirable, it is more-often-than-not critical for the success of your ... READ MORE

Product acceptance in the health-care environment

Product acceptance in the health-care environment

Technology innovators in the health-care sector can benefit from the research and expertise of the Oxford Clinical Allied Technology ... READ MORE

PNO on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

PNO on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is part of the governments long-term strategy to increase funding in research and development by READ MORE

 

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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus