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Cally Robson – A Tribute

By on Jun 10, 2015 in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Featured, Finance, Gaming, Media, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Technology, Television & Film

Tony Henderson celebrates the life of our friend Cally: For my friend and fellow OTMFN board member Cally Robson who tragically died of cancer on Tuesday 19 May. The Invisible Force The Invisible Force that beset you That you fought and you never gave in Has lifted you up from beside us Though your presence remains here and within. We know you so well as our teacher...

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Calling businesses looking to expand in or to Oxfordshire

By on May 1, 2014 in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film

This is a guest post (hopefully the first of many) introducing the Invest in Oxfordshire service Invest in Oxfordshire is a free, confidential inward investment service. With partners, we support new companies to move into Oxfordshire; and existing companies to grow. To date we have focused predominately on three key sectors; life sciences, advanced engineering, and...

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Does Gaming Have A Perception Problem?

By on Nov 7, 2013 in Gaming, Technology

If you’re reading this, while the subject matter is Games, the chances are it’s filed in the Technology section (you might be surprised to find it filed under media) on the OTMFN site. Sure Games use technology – often the latest most bleeding edge types and there is a hardcore of gamers who want to water-cool their PCs and have graphics chips that are capable...

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Next step in the OTMFN journey

By on Nov 4, 2013 in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film

We’re quietly launching the new website for The Oxford Technology Media & Finance Network today at http://www.otmfn.co.uk. For the sake of transparency, this has not been funded, but set up as a ‘starter site’ to be a place to capture news about the network and its members. It has been developed by David Harris (who you may know as a marketing...

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Tech Strategy Board’s Creative Industries Investment Programme 2013-14

By on Oct 21, 2013 in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film

A heads up for you on the new Creative Industries Strategy and Investment Programme 2013-14 from the governments innovation agency the Technology Strategy Board – which includes upcoming project areas they’re looking to invest in – Cross-Platform Production in Digital Media Frictionless Commerce (as an online shopper, I do like that one 🙂...

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Oxfordshire Innovation Engine – Report and Recommendations For Our High Tech Future

By on Oct 17, 2013 in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Featured, Gaming, Media, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Technology, Television & Film

Sponsored by the Uni of Oxford, Science Oxford and the Local Enterprise Partnership, this 92 page report was published early October. Seems well researched to me (by SQW group) and includes some great recommendations and direction for the future of the county. Particularly around the need for stronger leadership and vision, and improved networking opportunities. The...

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