Mike Foster
Executive Chair, Venturefest Oxford

Mike is passionate about supporting businesses to help them start, develop, improve and grow their business.
Having owned, grown, franchised and sold his own businesses, Mike has worked as a business mentor and connector, where he strives to combine and share his experience and skills gained from past roles in management, finance, business development, health & safety, operations, training, sales and marketing.

Mike is a volunteer with OxLEP skills, having been appointed the first Enterprise Adviser in Oxfordshire over 4 years ago. He also runs three business networking groups in Oxfordshire.

Speaker sessions

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09:00 - 09:15

Welcome to Venturefest Oxford 2019

John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre

Hear from Mike Foster, Executive Chair of Venturefest Oxford and Neil Mendoza, Provost of Oriel College Oxford on the importance of innovation and the role it plays in supporting and encouraging both innovation and entrepreneurship.

What's On

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Rajat Gupta

Rajat Gupta

Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Climate Change

Mike Foster

Mike Foster

Executive Chair, Venturefest Oxford

Eileen Modral

Eileen Modral

Investment Manager, OION

Llewelyn Morgan

Llewelyn Morgan

Head of Innovation - IHub, Oxfordshire County Council

 

PARTNERS

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Now in its 21st year, Venturefest Oxford continues to bring together entrepreneurs, innovators and SMEs with investors, support services and a host of like-minded people who want to be part of the county’s business success.

All tickets include: complimentary bus travel to and from the event, access to all Venturefest Oxford sessions, exhibition, showcase, complimentary tea & coffee, lunch and closing drinks reception. Early bird tickets on sale from 23rd April!

Student entry is free of charge – valid ID will be required.

 

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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus