Christer Holloman




United Kingdom




Jan 2014 - Sep 2015



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Posted by: on October 15, 2015

The Entrepreneurial Finance Module in Palo Alto

Having just raised $1.5m USD for my own fintech start-up, Divido (, this was the most topical of all the subjects we’d studied since the start of the EMBA some 18 months ago. What made it extra special was the fact that it was taught in the heart of sunny Silicon Valley, in Palo Alto, […]

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Posted by: on October 9, 2014

Why you should launch a start-up during your EMBA

Four months into my Executive MBA I left my previous job to start an online payments business. Five months later we closed our first round of funding from Europe’s leading early stage syndicate, Seedcamp, representing investors like Fidelity Growth Partners, Index Ventures and the European Investment Fund. This is a short story about why starting […]

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Posted by: on May 27, 2014

How to get active in Oxford University sport clubs

When reporting from Sochi earlier this year, Mashable reporter Kurt Wagner remarked, ‘The Olympic Village has long been identified as a place overflowing with sexual tension, considering it brings together mostly young, fit, stressed out athletes from all over the world in one place;’ in order words, it was just like Oxford. Joking aside, all […]

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Posted by: on April 8, 2014

How to choose your Oxford college

Oxford University is a little bit different from other universities in many ways, one of which is the fact that you are not just a member of the University and a member of your department or faculty, but also a member of a College. Once you have paid your deposit you will be sent a […]

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