Oxford's oldest student newspaper

Independent since 1920

Business & Finance

On deglobalisation and the narrative of decline: are we really looking at a threat to global trade?

In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. It heralded the third era of globalisation. In terms of trade, the basic premise was that barriers between countries would go down, and...

Oxford Foundry Launches partnership with FMDQ Private Markets Limited

Last year, the Oxford Foundry (OxFo) announced that they were partnering with FMDQ Private...

Do Student VCs Make Sound Bets?

Innovation and Invention. One look at the popular press will show you the powerful...

A Glimpse at the Poonawalla Family’s Oxford Investments

In 1966, a prize thoroughbred horse, owned by the Poonawalla family, was bitten by...

Breaking down the Microsoft-Activision acquisition

Khusrau Islam explores the largest deal in the gaming industry to date and its...

On deglobalisation and the narrative of decline: are we really looking at a threat to global trade?

In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. It heralded the third era of globalisation. In terms of trade, the basic premise was that barriers between...

Oxford Foundry Launches partnership with FMDQ Private Markets Limited

Last year, the Oxford Foundry (OxFo) announced that they were partnering with FMDQ Private Markets Limited to accelerate Nigeria’s startup ecosystem. In December, they...

Do Student VCs Make Sound Bets?

Innovation and Invention. One look at the popular press will show you the powerful grip each has on the nation’s collective imagination and the...

A Glimpse at the Poonawalla Family’s Oxford Investments

In 1966, a prize thoroughbred horse, owned by the Poonawalla family, was bitten by a venomous snake. They sent the horse to the Haffkine...

Breaking down the Microsoft-Activision acquisition

Khusrau Islam explores the largest deal in the gaming industry to date and its potential ramifications On 18 January 2021 it was announced that Microsoft...

Cell-Based Meat: A Potential Boon for the UK Economy?

Winston Churchill once said, “We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing...

Startup spotlight: Bringing rocket science into cooking

“We are here for the long term. We want to build a brand that the ultimate customer can believe in.”

Money Diaries: Overdraft edition

"In this city, there are many side hustles to choose from. From tutoring private school kids how to get into Oxford PPE to life-modelling for art students and selling Union hacks oregano as marijuana, the options are unlimited. But this time, the solution was much simpler."

Oxford’s first ‘hacker house’: For the RICH, by the RICH?

I learned that everyone can be a Rebellious Intellectually Curious Hustler (RICH) with the right motivation, the right readings, and the right goals.

Money Talk: An Oxford DPhil student

It’s that time of the year again when final year students who have an appetite for research begin applying to PhD programs. This is...

Oxford’s economic impact: More than an academic cash cow?

"Initially it seems shockingly large how one single institution can contribute so much in one year. I could never imagine this amount of money, so much so that I had to double check the number of zeros you add on to a billion. It’s nine."

Money Talk: She who must not be named

Quid. Dosh. Smackers. Dough. We have numerous slang names for it, but we’re still afraid to talk about it. What is it? The intimidating, uncomfortable, best avoided m-word: money.

Oxford Nanopore IPO debut: In review

This method could enable DNA sequencing to become cheaper and more rapid by eliminating the need for multiple reagents and expensive equipment.

Money Diaries: A Fresher at Merton College, Oxford

For freshers having to deal with budgeting for the first time it can be a tricky topic to try and figure out.

Follow us

HomeInnovationBusiness & Finance