Downing LLP

Downing LLP is an investment firm that has invested over £1bn helping investee companies grow. Downing Ventures is a division of Downing LLP, investing venture capital into early- and growth-stage technology businesses. It is headed up by Matt Penneycard, a UK and US experienced venture capitalist.


MVM is a life science venture capital firm that was founded in 1998 and manages over $650m. MVM invests in medical devices, biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, health IT and typically allocates $5-20m per company.


Oxford Investment Opportunity Network Ltd (OION) is a highly successful investment network group. The three angel groups are OION, TVIN and OEI focusing on companies with high growth potential across most sectors. Recently closed first SEIS fund, investing in seven companies alongside our Angels.

Oxford Capital

We work closely with talented entrepreneurs to provide the capital, expertise and support they need to turn outstanding innovation into highly-successful businesses. We have invested in more than 40 companies, operating in industries ranging from digital media to sustainable agriculture and medical technology.

Oxfordshire Business Support

OxLEP’s Oxfordshire Business Support (OBS) service can “help you find your way through the maze of grants, vouchers and other financial support available to Oxfordshire businesses”.

Oxford Technology Management

Oxford Technology Management specialises in making and managing investments in start-up and early stage technology-based businesses with high growth prospects. We construct a portfolio of investments with the following characteristics: Unlisted, UK based, technology businesses; investments typically in the range of £100,000 – £2,000,000; located within easy reach of Oxford to allow a more ‘hands on’ management strategy.


The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership is a business-led organisation actively supporting local businesses, helping them to grow and create jobs.

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