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Our Sponsors

Shaw Gibbs

Shaw Gibbs’ team of talented professionals are capable of meeting all accountancy, tax and financial requirements for their long standing clients, which range from successful individuals and to large corporates.

Knights Professional Services

Knights Professional Services, the leading regional professional services business.

Changing the way in which legal and professional services are delivered in the UK is our passion.

Knights is one of the UK’s top-70 law firms and employs more than 375 professionals across six locations. Knights was founded in 1759 in Staffordshire. Its head office is in Newcastle-under-Lyme with further offices in Oxford, Cheltenham, Derby, Chester and Hale. Knights is the first professional services firm in the UK to have attracted private equity investment giving our business sufficient capital, and a management structure, to make commercial decisions quickly in the interests of our clients and the business as a whole.

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Apply For a Start Up Loan With BizBritain
Up to £25,000 to launch your new business
BizBritain are an official delivery partner of the government’s Start Up Loans scheme, so we can work with you to maximise your chances of success. Applying for a Start Up Loan is really easy, and it only takes a few moments. Start Up Loans are available up to £25,000 at a fixed 6% interest p.a, repayable over a maximum of 5 years. Slide or tap the loan calculator sliders on the website to see an illustration* of the amounts repayable on a Start Up Loan.


With a strong emphasis on building connections, Enterprising Oxford pulls together and clearly signposts to university and community stakeholders and resources in Oxfordshire, with the aim of showing users that entrepreneurship can be for anyone. EO is being developed at the University of Oxford as a way of promoting and supporting entrepreneurial thinking and skills, and to help users explore entrepreneurship opportunities both in the university and community.


Big agency results, small agency prices
We’re a small but mighty design studio specialising in branding, websites and digital marketing. We’re a team of 4. We’ve all worked together for more than 10 years and between us we’ve designed and built hundreds of brands and hundreds of sites for companies of all sizes – from start-ups to multinationals. We work smartly and quickly, meaning we can deliver big agency work at small agency prices. Whether it’s a brand, a brochure, a website or some digital marketing, just tell us what you need and we’ll create beautiful results quickly and affordably.

We love start-ups

When you’re starting out it’s tough to get an affordable and consistent brand together. It’s even more difficult when you have to deal with one person for design, one person for your website and another for hosting. To make things easier, quicker and cheaper for you, we’ve put together an awesome little package with big impact to help you kick start your business, all in one place, with one point of contact. You can find out more here: https://www.weareherd.co.uk/startup


Fab accelerator is thrilled to announce the launch of its partnership with hubspot for start-ups. In our continued effort to provide founders with the essential tools for their success, we are now able to offer hubspot’s marketing and sales software at a 90% scholarship for the first year — an average savings of £13,300! Hubspot is the leader in inbound marketing and sales, and its world-renowned crm, sales, and marketing toolset can now be leveraged by our current start-ups and alumni to grow. Of course you have to be a fabicorn to take advantage of this offer.


Taking best-in-class print into the digital world. Inspiring, creative design of unrivaled quality. All prepared with great care and commitment to our relationship with you


The elegance of Oxfordshire SOUP is in its simplicity.

With a reduction in government funding and grants available for small businesses, Oxfordshire Soup aims to fill a gap in this area in the county. Through Live crowdfunding meets Dragons Den SOUP enables communities to disrupt the status quo and raise small scale investment for new businesses or ideas they collectively vote for.

As well as delivering a unique support pathway for business enabling them to develop sustainable growth, Oxfordshire SOUP serves as a networking event with a purpose.


Venturefest provides the premier platform in Oxfordshire for entrepreneurs and innovators to connect with those who have money to invest, skills to mentor and services to support their growth and success


The Wheelhouse

Local Friendly Coworking

Millions of people are living sub-optimally; commuting for hours every day, isolated in home offices or putting up with cramped coffee shops. We want you and your business to flourish, that’s why we’re big on community and low on cost. You’ll find The Wheelhouse in reinvigorated locations, so you’ll be plugged into a buzzy local place with like-minded people. We run events to get people connected and offer plenty of perks. Find out more at thewheelhouses.com


URBANOID WORKSPACE provides high quality, innovative and affordable co-working serviced office space in central Oxford.
They offer dedicated workstations and hot desking, and more for an all-inclusive monthly fee with uniquely flexible terms for a diversity of new and established small businesses and organisations.

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