Bethnal Green Ventures

Bethnal Green Ventures helps tech-for-good ventures launch and scale.

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Bethnal Green Ventures help tech for good start-ups delivering social or environmental impact launch and scale.

This direct investment will help the award-winning investor continue to run their flagship tech for good accelerator program which is helping to address the gap in investment and support for very early-stage tech-for-good ventures, as well as make follow-on investments as these organisations scale and seek further funding.

Our investment in Bethnal Green Ventures was increased from £1.3 million to £2.25 million in 2019.

  • Big Society Capital commitment

    £2.25 million

Key information

  • Geography

    UK wide
  • Investment type

    Enterprise equity
  • Fund manager

    Bethnal Green Ventures
  • Investment status

  • Investment date

  • Term

    10 years


  • 114

    Number of ventures supported

  • 8.7m users, 329 employees

    Number of people benefiting

  • £67m

    Follow on funding

Sustainable development goals

  • 1: No Poverty End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • 2: Zero Hunger End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  • 3: Good Health and Well-being Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • 4: Quality Education Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • 5: Gender Equality Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • 7: Affordable and Clean Energy Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • 10: Reduced Inequality Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • 12: Responsible Consumption and Production Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • 15: Life on Land Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  • 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Camilla Parke

Camilla Parke

Investment Director
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