About us

We are Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good VC. We back ambitious founders using technology to tackle big social and environmental problems that aim to radically improve millions of lives.

BGV in numbers

years of unrivalled experience and track record

127 tech for good ventures backed

£80m of follow on investment raised by our portfolio 

12.3m users of BGV portfolio companies’ products and services

362 people employed by portfolio companies (46% of which are women – well over double tech sector average)

Our investment thesis

We believe that:

  • social and environmental challenges need better solutions
  • technology is the best way to deliver positive impact at scale
  • there’s growing demand for businesses to be a force for good 
  • diverse teams deliver better impact and returns

The BGV team

With both breadth and depth of experience across the startup, impact, and venture investment sectors, our uniting passion can be found in tech for good.  

Meet the team

Building a movement

We are recognised as a pioneer of the tech for good movement. In 2012 we founded the Tech for Good London meetup group which has now grown to over 9,000 members, we also run the techforgood.global platform.

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Our principles

Our principles reflect our values and guide how the BGV team works with founders and our wider community.

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Our history

From running social innovation hack weekends to launching a pioneering impact accelerator to becoming Europe’s first early stage tech for good fund.

Read about our journey

A proud B Corp

As a founding UK B Corp member we’re proud to meet the rigorous social and environmental standards required for this certification. We were also named as a ‘Best for the World Honoree 2017’, scoring in the top 10th percentile of all Certified B Corporations for governance.