A Google VC explained why Cambridge has the edge over Oxford on tech startups
The universities of Oxford and Cambridge have one of the longest-running rivalries in the world. They compete every year in The Boat Race (rowing), The Varsity Match (rugby), and of course, in the academic league tables.
But today there’s another battleground where the centuries-old institutions are going head to head: technology startups.
Cambridge currently has the edge over Oxford when it comes to spinning out successful technology companies, according to tech investor Tom Hulme, who has invested in startups in both cities.
Hulme, a partner at GV (formerly Google Ventures), which has over $2.4 billion (£1.9 billion) at its disposal, told Business Insider: …read more
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