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Bethnal Green Ventures Autumn 2020

Sep 16 - Dec 2 | London, UK

BGV is an early-stage investor in tech for good ventures. Twice a year, we 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.

About this Program

Through our programme we support great teams with ideas for using technology to tackle tough social or environmental problems. Being accepted onto BGV means that you join our portfolio - accessing life-long support and the potential for further investment.

Our impact themes are a Sustainable Planet, a Better Society, and Healthy Lives. We look for ideas that have the potential to impact the lives of millions of people and/or protect the planet.

Since 2012, we’ve invested in 127 ventures, of which 73 are still active. In 2019, we made 19 investments at through the programme, and made nine follow-on investments at the pre-seed and seed stage into our portfolio companies. Our ventures have gone on to raise a total of £80m in further investment post-programme.

The BGV network of portfolio companies, mentors and advisors is the strongest community of tech for good founders in Europe.

Before you start the application form, please have a look at our website, which includes information about what we are looking for (https://bethnalgreenventures.com/apply/) or get in touch with the BGV team to see if the BGV Tech for Good programme is the right fit for you.

Funding Information

  • Funds up to £30k per team
  • Takes up to 7.0% equity
  • Accepts 10 companies


Agriculture, Biotechnology, Clean Technology, Construction, Consumer Products + 15 more