Have a browse of the companies at Grassroots.

1715 Labs Limited

We are a venture-backed startup spun out of the University of Oxford, commercialising the fantastic work of the Zooniverse team.

1715 Labs will continue to support the work of the Zooniverse and other citizen science projects through the 1715 Association, a grant awarding body. For more information, take a look at the Zooniverse blog.

digi Yeah!

Digi Yeah! was spun off from Marketing Yeah!, a digital marketing company whose team has helped clients as diverse as the Financial Times, Thomson Reuters, Benefit Cosmetics, Wagestream and Protect Your Bubble.

Today we create SaaS platforms


Allelica is working with health systems in the US and Europe to build fast, scalable computational tools that translate genomic information into precision risk assessments for common disease.

Future Planet Capital

Future Planet is a global innovation platform connecting the world’s largest investors to the best minds in order to address global challenges. It is an investor-led, co-investment platform giving the world’s largest investors scale-efficient access to innovation. Investing in top university clusters we aim to address and profitably impact the world’s biggest challenges.

Green Shoots

Green Shoots market intelligence was founded by Mike Kelly in 2018 as an independent market research company with a mission to provide high level insight and consultancy services to the education sector.


gaitQ is developing a wearable, smart medical device aimed at restoring mobility in people with Parkinson’s. Our system helps people with Parkinson’s overcome gait-freezing episodes and maintain their levels of activity for longer.

Hoare Lea

We are engineers of human experiences.

Problem solvers who care how a space makes you feel when you step inside – who bring buildings to life. We overcome every challenge with ingenuity, determination, and pride.

We take personal responsibility to achieve a shared vision, combining strong relationships with technical excellence. When we embark on a project journey, we are making a commitment to the client and to each other.

MICA Architects Ltd

MICA Architects is a RIBA Chartered practice. We work at all scales and levels, from a regional urban and landscape level to individual buildings, interiors and the furniture and equipment of living.

Our approach is analytical and perceptive, with an emphasis on engaging with and solving problems within specific contexts.

MoA Technology Ltd

At MoA Technology our ambition is to discover the next generation of sustainable herbicide chemistries with new modes of action from both natural and synthetic sources.

Oxford Capital

Based in Oxford and London, we are at the heart of Europe’s most exciting technology clusters. We offer private investors and family offices the opportunity to invest in a portfolio of unquoted UK companies that have the potential to grow rapidly and become valuable.


Oxford Ionics

Specialists in delivering leading innovations to create powerful, accurate and reliable quantum computers.

Pepgen Ltd

PepGen’s ambition is to harness the power of peptide conjugation technologies in order to address the delivery challenge associated with nucleic acid therapeutics and thus realise the clinical potential of these transformative therapeutics. There is a deep need for a paradigm shift in genomic medicine, and PepGen’s innovative peptides are ideally positioned to effect this change for patients, families and the broader healthcare community.


VirdisGroup provides International Executive Search services for ever-changing life-science organisations.

We bring specialist insight and a track record of successful delivery; building trust through a genuine commitment to each of our clients and our candidates.


Zegami combines advanced analysis tools with a unique visualisation interface and allows you to rapidly categorise, label and clean large image datasets, invaluable for many applications including training machine learning models.