Oxford Entrepreneurs So Far…

Oxford Entrepreneurs is the society for student entrepreneurs at Oxford University. It was launched in 2002 and in just over 11 years, we have achieved a great deal:

  • Featured by the Department of Trade and Industry as one of the top 3 organisations promoting entrepreneurship/innovation in the Country
  • Largest student entrepreneurs society in Europe with over 10,000 members, 80% of whom are from the University of Oxford (including undergraduates, graduates and MBA students)
  • Run by a full-time sabbatical presidents and over 20 dedicated student committee members
  • Website created as the hub of the organisation, attracting over 1 million hits per annum and a significant social media presence with over 7,500 followers on Twitter and over 2,200 likes on Facebook 
  • Featured in The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, regular student and local press articles, on BBC News Online, BBC Radio interviews and in the University magazine, read by over 140,000 people worldwide
  • Our speaker events has included Sir Alan Sugar (Amstrad), the late Dame Anita Roddick (Body Shop), James Dyson, Lord Karan Bilimoria (Cobra Beer founder), Stelios (Easyjet), Luke Johnson (Pizza Express & Chairman, Channel 4), Charles Dunstone (Carphone Warehouse), Sir Tom Hunter (Hunter foundation), Richard Reed (Innocent) and Matt Mullenweg (WordPress)
  • We have also been responsible for setting up a nationwide student entrepreneurship movement, rolling out the Oxford Entrepreneurs model to The London School of Economics, Imperial College London, Oxford Brookes, Kings College London, and Trinity College Dublin
  • Spun out numerous companies through several initiatives such as our Ideas2Market, six have received angel funding and one recently sold for over $5 million