Our Social Entrepreneurs

Each of these socially impactful businesses have received mentoring from one of our Experts.

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Acorn Aspirations

Acorn Aspirations

Elena Sinel

We offer young people around the world the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to become change makers of tomorrow.

Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

Glenn Cummings

We make durable balls in Africa. We print them with messages. we play. We educate about health. We are Alive and Kicking.

Art Below

Art Below

Ben Moore

Art Below uses billboard space in underground stations to display artworks in London and overseas. The group has nurtured an international community of artistic talent and has displayed the works of over 3,000 artists in London, Tokyo, Berlin and Los Angeles.

ASAP Water Crafts ltd

ASAP Water Crafts ltd

Ross Kemp

Asap is an electric power assisted water craft for beach lifeguards - a cheaper alternative to a jet ski. A one person launch rescue or patrol craft, which can be solar charged.

Be Inspired Films

Be Inspired Films

Ravinol Chambers

Powerful visual storytelling for charities, social enterprises & CSR Depts to raise funds, engage & inspire customers & staff.

Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings

Alison Baum

Best Beginnings is a charity working to give every child in the UK the best start in life.Working to give every baby in the UK the healthiest start in life. 

Bite The Ballot

Bite The Ballot

Michael Sani

Empowering young people to become active change-makers.

Bio-Bean

Bio-Bean

Arthur Kay

bio-bean ® is an award-winning clean technology company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels.

Bilingual Beats

Bilingual Beats

Almudena Vieitez

The best spanish learning programme for babies, toddlers and pre-school children.

BlastBeat

BlastBeat

Robert Stephenson

Blastbeat Education UK Is a registered UK charity (no 1136121) that has developed a multi-award winning social enterprise programme that leverages young people’s interest in Music & Sport to engage them in learning life skills and more.

Brothers We Stand

Brothers We Stand

Jonathan Mitchell

Shop ethical men's clothing, selected with style.

Callaly

Callaly

Thang Vo-Ta

Callaly is an innovative new tampon delivering enhanced leakage protection with more convenient and hygienic insertion & removal.

Care Scudo

Care Scudo

Sam van Rood

Care Scudo gives you that peace of mind. It’s a smart wearable device that links you and your loved one 24/7.

Change Please

Change Please

Cemal Ezel

With the support and power of The Big Issue, we have empowered homeless people with the skills, equipment and speciality beans they need to become fully-fledged baristas.

Chatterbox

Chatterbox

Mursal Hedayat

Chatterbox offers online and in-person language tutoring delivered by trained refugee tutors.

Charity Checkout

Charity Checkout

Chester Mojay-Sinclare

Charity Checkout is a charity payment solution that enables small and medium size charities to accept donations online.

Citizen Coaching CIC

Citizen Coaching CIC

Martin Hogg

Citizen Coaching CIC helps adults and young people lead better lives through access to; jargon free and affordable counselling, anger management, personal development coaching.

Circle Collective

Circle Collective

Turly Humphreys

A social enterprise helping unemployed young people acquire and develop the workplace skills, confidence and self-discipline needed to secure life-changing permanent employment.

Class Careers

Class Careers

Christos Orthodoxou

Class Careers aims to end inequality in careers education. We serve to bridge the disconnect between young people in schools and employers.

Commonplace

Commonplace

Mike Saunders

Commonplace's comprehensive online consultation platform offers planners and developers a richer source of opinion data, insight and analysis.

ConnectSport

ConnectSport

Simon Lansley

ConnectSport is a free and independent news service, which has been showcasing and sharing the best of sport CSR (corporate social responsibility), grassroots and social inclusion since April 2011.

Common Cause

Common Cause

Aroon Dougan

For Common Cause is a giving and volunteering site where everyone can donate skills, equipment and money to help underserved entrepreneurs build small businesses, livelihoods and financial independence.

CPD Bee

CPD Bee

Niall Alcock

Founded by teachers, CPDBee is on a mission to support teacher development by building a marketplace for Teaching School courses in London to make them simpler to find and more affordable to access.

CrowdSkills

CrowdSkills

Iman Fadaei

 CrowdSkills is a freelance platform for talented young professionals. We help connect youth with businesses who are looking for affordable digital services.

Decarbon Capital

Decarbon Capital

Daniel Saunders

Decarbon® is an independent specialist investment manager and advisor providing project finance for energy and resource efficiency initiatives.

Difficult Conversations

Difficult Conversations

Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders

Difficult Conversations communications training workshops help healthcare professionals deliver bad news.

Do Nation

Do Nation

Hermione Taylor

At Do Nation, we're all about action. Through our clever pledging platform, we help people adopt new behaviours that help to create a happier, healthier, more sustainable world.

Doctors of the World UK

Doctors of the World UK

Leigh Daynes

Doctors of the World is an independent humanitarian movement working at home and abroad to empower excluded people to access healthcare.

Dom Education Group

Dom Education Group

Debbie & Di Dominican

We are experts and lead providers of Financial Capability courses through our ‘Domeg Money Matters TM' programmes.

Dreamlearners

Dreamlearners

Lucy Rome

Dream Learners are educators with a passion for storytelling and have developed a teaching tool to revolutionise curricular learning for young children.

DrDoctor

DrDoctor

Tom Whicher

DrDoctor is a digital outpatient platform, which puts patients at the centre. Used by Hospitals across the country & over 4 million NHS appointments a year.

EduKit

EduKit

Andrew Collins

...EduKit is an innovative social enterprise committed to ensuring that all students can achieve their potential with particular focus on those from disadvantaged or difficult backgrounds.

Elephant Branded

Elephant Branded

James Munro Boon

Ethically made upcycled products supporting education in Africa and Asia.

Emerge Venture Lab

Emerge Venture Lab

Jan Matern

Emerge Education is a 3-month, London based accelerator programme for startups aiming to improved educational outcomes worldwide.

Entocycle

Entocycle

Keiran Whitaker

We turn waste food into organic insect based animal feed for the agriculture and aquaculture industries.

Equal Education

Equal Education

Paul Singh

Our expert tutoring will help you support looked after children to improve their opportunities through education.

eSolidar

eSolidar

Marco Barbosa

eSolidar is an all-encompassing platform where you can support the charities you love through charity shops, auctions, donations and volunteering.

Evenbreak

Evenbreak

Jane Hatton

Jobs for disabled people - Evenbreak matches disabled job seekers with employers looking to build a diverse workforce.

Fire Tech Camp

Fire Tech Camp

Jill Hodges

UK holiday camp and tech course provider, empowering young people to make the future.

Fixflo

Fixflo

Rajeev Nayyar

Fixflo is the leading repair reporting software in the UK. Fixflo makes reporting repairs easy for agents and tenants, available in 40+ languages.

Fidler Music

Fidler Music

Dave Fidler

Growing talent and a passion for music in primary schools and individuals across the UK.

Fluency

Fluency

Sinead Mac Manus

A digital skills startup getting young people into jobs.

Food for Kids

Food for Kids

Vicky Charlesworth

...Heaps of inspiration for you to create simple healthy food for kids. Snacks, lunch box, family food and more - Come and have some fun!

Football Beyond Borders

Football Beyond Borders

Jasper Kain

Football Beyond Borders uses the power of football as an educational tool to inspire young people to achieve their goals and make their voices heard.

Gather

Gather

Ed Maklouf

Gather creates apps for improving democratic communication.

Gingersnap

Gingersnap

Marc Goodchild

The perfect treat for digitally-savvy children: Pick a story-app - Personalize it - Then send it to the kids....

Global Giving

Global Giving

Eleanor Harrison

GlobalGiving connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. We help local nonprofits access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to become more effective.

Goldfinger Factory

Goldfinger Factory

Oliver Waddington-Ball

Goldfinger Factory is an award-winning design, build and teaching platform centred around upcycling that creates bespoke furniture and interiors, whilst helping artisans and artisans-in-the-making become self-sustaining through craft and in turn saving materials from landfill.

Goodwill Solutions

Goodwill Solutions

Mike Britton

Goodwill Solutions CIC (GWS) is a social business that offers third party logistics by providing warehousing and distribution services for national supermarket groups and overseas furniture manufacturers.

Good Gym

Good Gym

Ivo Gormley

Do Good, Get Fit. We're a group of runners that combines regular exercise with helping our communities.

Grow Movement

Grow Movement

Claire Jenkins

Grow Movement unlocks the potential of entrepreneurs in Uganda, Rwanda and Malawi by matching them with volunteer business consultants from around the world.

Grub Club

Grub Club

Olivia Sibony

Grub Club curates the best Pop Ups and Supper Clubs in London. Try exciting menus from hundreds of Top Chefs while dining in Unique Spaces.

Harry Specter

Harry Specter

Shaz Shah

Dedicated to crafting the most delicious chocolates that create employment for young people with autism.

Hastings Works

Hastings Works

David Hinton

We work with businesses to find great people for great jobs whilst putting our profits and expertise back into communities to help people have better working lives.

Hive Manchester

Hive Manchester

Damian Payton

Hive Manchester helps organisations create digital making activities for young people.

Hotpod Yoga

Hotpod Yoga

Max Henderson

Hotpod Yoga have a simple mission: to make the benefits of hot yoga accessible in as many ways (and places) as they can think of.

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Emily Murdoch

The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in east London and the org behind Hoxton Monster Supplies, purveyors of quality goods for monsters of every kind, established 1818.

Hubbub Enterprise

Hubbub Enterprise

Rebecca Dove

A social enterprise taking ideas of how to engage the public in environmental change into scaleable businesses. 

Infused Learning

Infused Learning

Natalie Sharpe

We aim to break down barriers to offer qualifications that fit in with life style.

Internews Europe

Internews Europe

Mark Harvey

Internews, an international nonprofit organization, works to ensure access to trusted, quality information that empowers people to have a voice in their future and to live healthy, secure, and rewarding lives.

Inspirational Youth

Inspirational Youth

Eamonn Madden

We improve the behaviour, attitude, attendance and academic attainment of young people through innovative game based trainings.

Isentropic Ltd

Isentropic Ltd

James Macnaghten

Isentropic Ltd is a technology development company that is looking to change the way that the world approaches energy generation, storage and use.

Kausar Bags

Kausar Bags

Kausar Bibi

Listen to Kausar tell you about Kausar bags and where she plans to take the company over the next five years in this short video. ...

Karisma Kidz

Karisma Kidz

Erika Brodnock

Karisma kidz offers children online Superheroes toys games for boys and girls to improve child self esteem, emotional intelligence and positive attitude....

LemonAid

LemonAid

Julian Warowioff

Organic soft drinks from Fairtrade ingredients. Every bottle sold supports social projects.

Life Psychol Ltd

Life Psychol Ltd

Dr Miriam Silver

Lifepsychol is an easy-to-use, patient-driven system which is bringing meaning to quality of life.

Lingoing

Lingoing

Sadaqat Ali

Bringing together d/Deaf clients, agencies, commercial organisations and sign language interpreters so they can work together efficiently.Sadaqat tells us about Lingoing, what they are doing, why and where they are going to be in 5 years time in this short video.

LRTT

LRTT

Simon Graffy

A highly effective leadership development opportunity for teachers. Lead inspiring teacher training in places where teachers receive little or no training.

Mastodon C

Mastodon C

Francine Bennett

Mastodon C are big data and data science specialists. Our open source data platform, applications, and expert team unlock the power of your data for a better future....

MADEtv

MADEtv

Blaise Singh

Make A Difference Entertainment (MADE) is a social enterprise dedicated to creating brighter futures for London’s diverse communities through the co-production of innovative and engaging digital content.

Makers Academy

Makers Academy

Ruben Kostucki

Makers Academy is Europe's leading Web Developer bootcamp. We've graduated over 1000 students into their dream jobs as junior developers.

MOM Incubators

MOM Incubators

James Roberts

mOm is a low cost inflatable infant incubator for premature babies.

MTArt

MTArt

Marine Tanguy

MTArt is a visual artist agency and fund. We invest in the best up and coming art and visual artists in London and internationally.

Mucho

Mucho

Juliana Zarate

Like a personal stylist, for your tastebuds. Shop recipes & products, chosen just for you. 

Museum of Architecture

Museum of Architecture

Melissa Woolford

The Museum of Architecture (MoA) is a charity that creates pop-up exhibitions and programming to help the public better engage with architecture and supports architects to be more entrepreneurial.

My Help At Home

My Help At Home

Patrick Bartley

My Help At Home are revolutionising the homecare system by making it easy to find and keep the perfect carer for you and your loved ones.

Nice & Serious

Nice & Serious

Ben Meaker

An ethically-driven creative agency based in London and New York.

Notifyed

Notifyed

Suzanne Ashman

FREE secure one-way group messaging from Teachers to Students and Parents! Listen to Suzanne explain what Notifyed does and where they'll be in the next five years in this short video. ...

Now>Press>Play

Now>Press>Play

Alice Lacey

Fusing wireless technology, drama and sound to create unique educational experiences that bring the curriculum to life.

Ohyo Ltd

Ohyo Ltd

Guy Jeremiah

Ohyo is the handy, collapsable water bottle that’s easy to take anywhere.

Open Utility

Open Utility

James Johnston

Open Utility have developed a new type of energy marketplace, built for customers and decentralised energy.

Open Cinema

Open Cinema

Christoph Warrack

Open Cinema is a film studio for excluded communities.

Pavegen Systems Limited

Pavegen Systems Limited

Laurence Kemball-Cook

Pavegen Systems is a technology company that has developed paving slabs to convert energy from people's footsteps into small amounts of electrical power.

Peppy Pals

Peppy Pals

Paulina Olsson

Peppy Pals is a series of award-winning, research-based apps and e-books designed to teach kids 2-8 years old about emotions, empathy and friendship through storytelling and humor.

PiC

PiC

Henry Morris

Use data to give you a competitive advantage in recruitment. 

Playlab London

Playlab London

Simon Fox

Playlab London makes and measures social impact.
We are a design and research agency which solves big problems with playful design.

Pledgster

Pledgster

Stan Lewry

Pledgster is a fun new way to turn your crazy ideas into cash for charity....

Policy in Practice

Policy in Practice

Deven Ghelani

Policy in Practice makes the benefit system simple to understand.
We help people and organisations to make the decisions that are right for them.

Provision Tracker

Provision Tracker

Matt Juniper

Provision Tracker is a web-based tool that allows you to manage and assess the provisions, financials and flight paths for pupil progress and outcomes in all calibre of students.

Provenance

Provenance

Jessi Baker

We enable great businesses to build trust in their goods and supply chain. Provenance powered data helps shoppers choose your product.

Readingwise

Readingwise

Jamie Fries

The literacy intervention that jump-starts reading.

Using a broad range of innovative techniques, we've developed a groundbreaking literacy intervention with amazing results. 

Reason Digital

Reason Digital

Matt Haworth

We're an award winning social enterprise that uses digital to make a difference. This is why we only work on projects that do social good.

Role Models

Role Models

Hugo Shephard

We nurture character in children because we believe 'soft skills' are as important as academic attainment and support them through their formative years.

Ruby Moon

Ruby Moon

Jo Godden

The sustainable swimwear brand that whilst being ethically manufactured, also helps women set up and grow businesses across the globe.

Rubies in the Rubble

Rubies in the Rubble

Jenny Dawson

Rubies in the Rubble is a sustainable food brand, making high quality relishes and jams out of surplus produce that would otherwise go to waste.

School Space

School Space

Jemma Phibbs

We’re creating thriving schools at the centre of thriving communities
We help schools generate extra income by letting out their facilities to local community groups.

Settle

Settle

Rich Grahame

Settle supports vulnerable young people moving into their first home.

Seniors Helping Seniors

Seniors Helping Seniors

Christian Wilse

Seniors Helping Seniors® award winning in home elderly care services.

SHAPE History

SHAPE History

Mike Buonaiuto

A social change company in LDN>NYC. Working together with change makers, we create compelling campaigns that amplify good causes, inspiring audiences to take action....

Possibilize Academy

Possibilize Academy

Ronald Ligtenberg

Possibilize Academy provides corporate clients with training in how to read and use body language. The twist? The trainers are deaf, which has made them experts in reading body language.

Skin Analytics

Skin Analytics

Neil Daly

Skin Analytics helps you watch your moles for change using your phone. It's putting you at the centre of your own healthcare.

Smart Schools Council

Smart Schools Council

Greg Sanderson

The Smart School Councils Community (SSCC) is a charity that aims to make school councils more fun, inclusive and powerful.

Spark Inside

Spark Inside

Baillie Aaron

London-based charity pioneering the use of professional coaching in prisons to tackle violence, promote rehabilitation and reduce re-offending.

Speakset

Speakset

Adi Kasliwal

SpeakSet is the world's simplest remote care service. We provide a video connection from a health professional to a patient's TV in their own home.

Specialisterne

Specialisterne

Tom Brundage

Specialisterne works to enable one million jobs for people with autism through social entrepreneurship, corporate sector engagement and a global change in mindset. 

Studentfunder

Studentfunder

Juan Guerra

StudentFunder aims to improve access to education by providing new ways for students to finance their studies. 

Talentino

Talentino

Jenny Connick

An organisation passionate about providing innovative, high quality career development so ALL young people make smart career decisions and become work-ready.

Talent Cupboard

Talent Cupboard

Adam Ball

Design, development & digital marketing for your business.
A new kind of agency, powered by the digital generation....

Take Ten Programme

Take Ten Programme

Fintan Connolly

Take Ten is a stress control training app that’s designed to give you a head start. By training your body and mind to work together to become more resilient to stress, you can improve your performance in work, in school or in life, a little every day.

Textocracy

Textocracy

Elizabeth Shassere

Textocracy is the fast, easy, and affordable addition to your consultation or feedback process, giving people a simple, free way to text their comments to your organisation using any simple mobile phone.

Tech Mums

Tech Mums

Dr Sue Black

We help mums to harness the power of technology. Learn about social media, online safety, coding and more in our free workshops.

The Brilliant Club

The Brilliant Club

Jonathan Sobczyk

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities.

The Alternative School

The Alternative School

Kirsty Anne Pugh

The Alternative School offers a new and exciting alternative KS4 curriculum for all those young people who are not engaging with main stream education.

The Hive

The Hive

Caroline Leroi

The Hive's unique concept offers an innovative Forest School setting to explore, create, experiment and play in the outdoors.

The Accountability Lab

The Accountability Lab

Blair Glencorse

A movement for young people to build accountability in their societies....

The Dusty Knuckle

The Dusty Knuckle

Max Tobias

Lovingly made, artisan bread and baked goods. We are a social enterprise offering employment to the young people that need it most.

The Hackney Pirates

The Hackney Pirates

Catriona Maclay

We support young people in developing literacy, confidence and perseverance by delivering motivating learning projects in a dynamic environment using the resources in our community.

The Gravity Light Foundation

The Gravity Light Foundation

Caroline Angus

GravityLight Is An Innovative Device That Generates Light From The Lift Of A Weight....

The Spend Network

The Spend Network

Ian Makgill

Open spend data for citizens and business.

The Employability Trust

The Employability Trust

Bill Marley

The Employability Trust is a charity based in Peterlee which seeks to help the NEET's of the North East to prepare for work. 

THE-ACEY

THE-ACEY

Holly Allenby

Shop women's ethical clothing online at The Acey. Independent and honest womenswear. We like to call it Style with Purpose....

Thames Deckway

Thames Deckway

Anna Hill

An innovative floating cycle path proposed for the river Thames.

The Exponentials

The Exponentials

Anton Chernikov

We support entrepreneurs and organisations that have the potential to make a massive positive impact in the world.

The Girls Network

The Girls Network

Charly Young

We inspire and empower girls from the least advantaged communities by connecting them with a mentor and a network of professional female role models.

Third Space Learning

Third Space Learning

Tom Hooper

Third Space Learning are maths specialists who provide online maths interventions for KS1 & KS2 pupils.

Tictrac

Tictrac

Jeremy Jauncey

The personalised health and wellness platform designed to generate lasting engagement and empower people to live healthier lives.

Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go

Jamie Crummie

EAT WELL. SAVE MONEY. SAVE THE PLANET.
Enjoy delicious takeaway food from local restaurants, cafes bakeries & other stores from as little as £2.

Trading Times

Trading Times

We're an online skills dating service that matches over 50's with the flexible resource needs of local businesses - for the purposes of paid work. 

 

Tutors United

Tutors United

Joel Davis

Tutors United makes private tutoring accessible to disadvantaged young people, who would are in desperate need of extra academic help and cannot access private tutoring at normal market rate.

Two Fingers Brewing Co

Two Fingers Brewing Co

Matt Sadler

Two Fingers Brewing Co. is the only beer brand that gives back to the men that drink it, by giving all of its profits to Prostate Cancer UK.

Unifrog

Unifrog

Alex Kelly

The easy way for students to choose the best Universities and Apprenticeships for them, and for teachers to track their progress.

WeFarm

WeFarm

Kenny Ewan

Sharing vital information that improves lives around the world… Even without access to internet.

Working Knowledge

Working Knowledge

Dr James Lott

Working Knowledge exists to bridge the gap between education and the workplace.

We connect ambitious businesses with young talent locally and teach colleges to do the same.

Yes Futures

Yes Futures

Sarah Wallbank

Yes Futures specialises in extra-curricular personal development programmes, improving young people's confidence, resilience and access to successful futures.

_SocialStarters

_SocialStarters

Andrea Gamson

We are _SocialStarters a volunteer organisation for professionals who want to share skills, travel with purpose and do something different.

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