£1.3m tech for good boost
Startups working to deliver tech for good have a major boost this week, with the confirmation of £1.3m in new investment into Bethnal Green Ventures, alongside news of the latest ventures accepted on to the impact investment start-up accelerator’s next programme. (more…)
Can tech be a friend of the low paid?
With 6m workers earning less than the living wage and jobs in the ‘gig economy’ on the rise, there’s a real need for a new generation of pro-worker tech innovation to curb insecurity and make ‘flexibility’ beneficial for all. Gavin Kelly of the Resolution Trust explains a new ‘WorkerTech’ partnership with Bethnal Green Ventures. (more…)
BGV fields 11 good players
More than 80 startups have now come through the respected Bethnal Green Ventures tech-for-good accelerator programme. With a 65% survival rate way higher than the wider market, it looks clear that BGV is a good route to sustainable social innovation. As the east London accelerator hosts its latest demo day, Julian Blake looks at the teams and tech coming through. (more…)