Bethnal Green Ventures Autumn 2019 Programme for Tech Startups (Up to £20,000)

Bethnal Green Ventures Autumn 2019 Programme for Tech Startups (Up to £20,000)

Deadline: June 18, 2019

Applications are open for the Bethnal Green Ventures Autumn 2019 Programme for Tech Startups. BGV is an early-stage investor in tech for good ventures. Twice a year, they run an intensive three-month programme and provide investment and access to a vast support network for ambitious startups on a quest to use technology to radically improve millions of lives.

The thematic focus of the programme are:

  • Health: Affordable, accessible health and social care
  • Civic engagement: Civic participation, maintenance and advancement of democracy
  • Sustainability: Climate change, resource efficiency and conservation of the environment
  • Tech to support young people: In partnership with the Children’s Society
  • Education: Effective education and employability
  • WorkerTech: In partnership with the Resolution Trust and Accenture UK

Benefits

  • £20,000 in cash for 6% equity in your venture
  • A tailored three-month programme of workshops, talks and 1:1 mentoring
  • Life-long support and the opportunity for follow-on funding
  • Valuable support from a community of 200+ tech for good founders
  • Regular connections with our network of 90+ mentors and advisors
  • Additional support from our expert partners
  • Introductions and 1:1 meetings with investors and industry experts
  • A creative working environment and free office space in London during the programme

Eligibility

  • You have an innovative idea that uses technology to address challenges in one of the impact areas
  • You make your team available to participate in the three-month programme
  • You have a strong and ambitious team (or are actively building one) with the necessary skills to execute your idea
  • You are looking to turn your idea into a successful for-profit business
  • You are motivated to radically improve millions of lives for the better
  • You have the right to work in the UK (Unfortunately, you cannot take part in the programme on a tourist visa)

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Bethnal Green Ventures Autumn Program.

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