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Oxford Technology Management

Oxford Technology Management

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, Oxford


Oxford Technology Management is the renowned VC, which was created in 1983. The VC's location is in Europe, United Kingdom. The primary office of this VC is located in Oxford.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Information Technology, Electronics. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United Kingdom. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. Gripable, Azellon Cell Therapeutics, Oxis Energy are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 other investors. Along with Oxford Technology Management, start-ups are often financed by Innovate UK, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, Simon Murdoch as well as 10 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, Oxford Capital Partners, IP Group Plc, the total number of co-investors is 13. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Oxford Capital Partners, Hygea VCT, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, as well as 17 other investors.

This VC was founded by Lucius Cary. We also identified another 3 core personnel in our database.

Oxford Technology Management is involved in 17 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2005. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 15 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

95.8% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

21.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.3 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.4 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Innovate UK, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund

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