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Posted by: on August 27, 2021

A lawyer’s path to the Oxford MBA

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Here, inaugural Laidlaw Scholar Ifeoluwa Ogunbufunmi tells us what led her to the Oxford MBA. “What made you so confident to try something so unconventional […]

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Posted by: on August 25, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Sara Sabisch

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Financial Services Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Financial Services Country […]

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Posted by: on August 9, 2021

My experience as Oxford Seed Fund Managing Director

It’s only a few weeks to the end of my MBA experience, and I cannot believe how quickly time flew by. I reflect on the excitement of the first term of Michaelmas, the intensity of Hillary a.k.a “Hellary,” and the culmination of the final term, Trinity, and in retrospect, applying to the Oxford Seed Fund […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2020

Get to know Maria Rotilu, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I’m a former management consultant turned venture builder who helped startups like Uber and Branch.co scale in Sub-Saharan Africa. I enjoy helping technology businesses reach global scale. On a lazy day, you’ll find me writing, reading or watching a TV show. I am a little obsessed with cyberpunk dystopian movies or […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2020

Get to know Tiffany Liu, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Prior to MBA, I worked in the hedge fund industry for several years. Most recently, I am an entrepreneur aspired to turn boring corporate IR documents into exciting webtoons so that small-and-mid-size fund analysts can better understand a company’s business model and moat. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Finance/Media Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on August 18, 2020

Interviews with Alumnae: Gerisha Nadaraju

I currently work as a Product Operations Lead at TrueLayer (an Open Banking fintech startup) in London. TrueLayer was my first job post Oxford MBA and I joined the company over 2 years ago as a Business Operations Analyst when there were only 10 other employees. We’ve now grown to about 150 people and I’ve […]

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Posted by: on June 8, 2020

Interviews with Alumnae: Winnie Tuang

My post-MBA journey has seen me join Revolut in the capacity of Senior Manager of Strategy and Operations, as part of the Singapore office. Prior to commencing my MBA, I worked for several consulting firms specialising in financial services. I found the experience invaluable and enriching but decided to pursue an MBA to gain deeper […]

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Posted by: on January 17, 2020

If you can’t measure it, does it even exist?

For quite a while now, in the world of ‘impact’, there have been many opinions on whether impact can be measured. Even more contentious views exist on how it should be measured and if there is scope for these measurement metrics to be standardized. To address this specific topic, the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship […]

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Posted by: on January 14, 2020

My journey from Bangladesh to Oxford

It was a hot summer afternoon in 2014. A group of middle-aged women were sitting under a tree, giving me and my colleague a very skeptical look as we were trying to explain how mobile payments could possibly make their lives easier. They did not seem to be convinced at all, for good reasons; at […]

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Posted by: on December 17, 2019

Slush, Saunas, the Seed Fund, oh my!

Stepping into the Helsinki Expo and Convention Center the morning of November 21st felt like stepping into an alternate universe of tech startups and Venture Capital (VC) firms ready to intermingle at an indoor music festival. The venue had been transformed by neon pink and blue lights, trendy food stalls, and even an indoor garden […]

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