We're delighted to announce two things today. Firstly we can now tell you about the six teams selected for the Summer 2012 Bethnal Green Ventures programme. They are:FairPhone- Bas van Abel, Miquel Ballester Salva, Sacha van TongerenCreating the first fair mobile phone in the world, from the raw materials all the way through the supply chain to when the handset is recycled.GNERGY - Martin Gogov, Anton Gavrailov, Miroslav Bratanov and Vladimir DimchevCreate software for easy, fast and powerful energy auditing of buildings.Mastodon C- Francine Bennett and Bruce DurlingMake cloud computing massively greener, by sending work to the most carbon-efficient location at any given time.Municipality Tools - Martin Sookael and Raido AasojaBuild apps that help citizens and businesses connect and communicate with local government.Pad Partners - Jamie Young, Seb JunemannHelp people who want to make their homes more energy efficient find advice and support from their social networks.Semantic Health - Tom Whicher, Perran Pengelly and Rinesh AminChanging the way patients communicate with the NHS, putting them in control of their appointments and increasing choice.The second thing is that we're very pleased to announce that Google have very kindly provided us with our own space. It's at Google Campus in Shoreditch and all the teams will be working here from for the next three months. We moved in today and already we love it.
The next decade holds much promise. With that in mind, we decided it was time to give BGV a new look and feel. One that does our reputation justice, embodies our ambitions, and helps us continue to lead the charge on tech for good.
Dubbed as ‘Lifeline meets Lord of the Rings’, Betwixt takes a radically different approach to helping solve the mental health crisis. Unlike traditional mental health apps, Betwixt is an interactive smartphone game that focuses on prevention over cure.
A new batch of brilliant tech for good ventures joining our portfolio. These teams make up our Spring 2022 cohort. The solutions they’re building are diverse as ever, spanning from accessible home ownership to speech therapy. Meet them here.