Mind Foundry is a technology spin-out from the University of Oxford’s Machine Learning Research Group (MLRG). Mind Foundry refines a foundation of principled academic research, developing new Machine Learning capabilities to solve real-world problems at scale and speed.

Our clients are global leaders at the leading edge of exploiting the full value of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning to address operational challenges and service growth opportunities. They come from diverse areas – Industrial, Consumer and Finance – and all looking to exploit the full potential of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning to transform and reinvent their existing business models and end-to-end processes.

Our platform removes many of the obstacles that data scientists face when trying to solve real world problems, allowing our clients to reduce the time to value. Our platform enhances data, both structured and unstructured, with state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms to deliver better and faster insight without compromise.


  • Paul Reader CEO

    Paul is an experienced technology start-up builder and business growth strategist. He was Chief Strategy Officer and EMEA GM for silicon valley VC-backed digital marketing platform Wayin. Before that he was Global Head of Strategy and Organisation Development for $6BN worth of start-up technology assets united… More…

  • Michael Osborne Co-founder and CSA

    Mike Osborne is the Dyson Associate Professor in Machine Learning at the University of Oxford. Back in 2013, he co-authored a highly-cited paper (with economist Carl Frey) that used machine learning to estimate that 47% of US jobs are at risk of being automatable through advances in artificial intelligence and robotics. More…

  • Stephen Roberts Co-founder and CSA

    Stephen Roberts is the Royal Academy of Engineering / Man Group Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Statistical Society, the Institute of Physics and the Alan Turing Institute. Stephen is Director of the Oxford-Man Institute… More…


Mind Foundry is a portfolio company from the University of Oxford. We are part owned by the University, as well as a small number of institutional and private investors. These include Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI) the Oxford Technology and Innovations Fund (OTIF) the University of Oxford Innovation Fund (OIF) and Parkwalk Advisors.

As an early growth stage company, we welcome dialogue with potential investors that can support us in achieving our ambitious technological and commercial plans.

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