Press and media

Materials for partners and portfolio ventures using our brand on their website and editorial publishing can be found in on this press page. Please contact dama@bethnalgreenventures.com with press queries, questions or requests related to media use.

Company Information

Description

Bethnal Green Ventures is Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good VC. We invest in ambitious founders using technology to tackle big social and environmental problems that aim to radically improve millions of lives.

BGV help talented teams launch and grow tech for good ventures through a bespoke three-month intensive programme and life-long support, providing workshops, mentoring, 1:1 support, free office space for the duration of the programme and connections to the wider tech for good community comprising leading impact investors, tech for good field-builders and more.

Facts

  • Since 2012 BGV supported 107 tech for good ventures, of which 55 are still active (December 2018).
  • Our ventures have gone on to raise £64m in further investment (December 2018).
  • 40% of venture employees in our portfolio are female (December 2018).
  • In 2018, we invested 44p out of every £1 into female-founded teams and 26p into mixed-gender teams.
  • We are a certified B Corp, committed to standards of social and environmental performance.
  • BGV runs the London Tech for Good meetup group (in partnership with CAST), which has now over 8,800 members (as of August 2019).

For more facts, please check our latest Learning and Impact Report.

 

 

Office address

Bethnal Green Ventures
20-30 Whitechapel Rd
E1 1EW London
United Kingdom

 

Founding supporters

BGV was initially funded by the Cabinet Office Social Incubator Fund, Nominet Trust, Nesta and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation. In March 2017 BGV received £1.3m investment from Big Society Capital, Nesta and Nominet Trust – see press release here.

 

Media resources

Brand assets

Logos

Below are links to our logos. We think they are pretty nice — if you need a bit of guidance on how to use them, then please get in touch.

For light backgrounds

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For dark backgrounds

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Last updated: 20 September 2019