Where do I start?

 
 Action  Who  Reference

complete spin-out questionnaire

  • researchers

  • our spin-out questionnaire

  • technology transfer manager

develop business plan

  • researchers /

  • putative CEO

  • technology transfer manager

  • advisers (eg accountant)

decide proposed equity split

  • researchers

  • University (IPAG)

Technology Transfer manager

possible appeal

University approvals (academic)

  • head of department

  • Pro-VC Research & Innovation

  • Policies on Outside Appointments and Conflict of Interest

  • we will assist with these if necessary

approach investors

  • Oxford University Innovation

  • researchers

  • Oxford Angels Network

identify management

  • researchers

  • investors

  • Oxford University Innovation

 heads of agreement

  • Oxford University Innovation

  • researchers

  • Investors

  • lawyers

Oxford University Innovation support and approval

  • Oxford University Innovation

  • researchers

  • investors

  • technology transfer manager

  • Oxford University Innovation managing director

University approval (commercial)

University finance director

prepare final legals

all parties

  • lawyers

sign off – ‘completion’

all parties

  • lawyers

Each of these steps is likely to take at least a week (although many steps, such as the business plan, are likely to take many more) and experience shows that the overall process is likely to take many months. In practice some of the earlier steps can vary in order and owner, and business planning is iterative.

 

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