Press and media kit

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

Company Information

Description

Bethnal Green Ventures is an early stage investor for founders using technology to change people’s lives for the better.

We help talented teams launch and grow tech for good ventures that significantly improve millions of lives and deliver great returns for investors.

Twice a year we run our 12-week accelerator programme, where we select 10 teams and provide intensive mentoring and support, £20,000 investment in exchange for 6% equity plus access to a further £50,000 and co-working space in London.

 

Facts

  • Since 2012 BGV has run 10 accelerator programmes, supporting 95 tech for good ventures, of which 56 are still active (June 2017).
  • Of the total number of ventures we’ve supported 39% have been addressing problems in health, 22% in education, 28% in democracy and society and 11% in sustainability (June 2017)
  • The active ventures have 220 employees between them, of which 42% are female (June 2017)

BGV runs the London Tech for Good meetup group (in partnership with CAST), which has now over 6000 members. We are a certified B Corp, committed to standards of social and environmental performance.

 

Office address

14-22 Elder Street,
London E1 6BT

 

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: 16 November 2017