Oxford Sciences Innovation

When Patient Capital Meets University Venture: OSI Gets Down to Business

When Patient Capital Meets University Venture: OSI Gets Down to Business

“Our shareholders are not like venture capital investors,” says Jim Wilkinson, the veteran CFO now steering the finances of Oxford Sciences Innovation, aka the largest university fund in the world. “This is a very different model which is all about encouraging patient capital.” Last month, FPB sat down with Jim to find out how OSI is putting that capital to work.