Spring has sprung in London and at BGV that means one thing: 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.
Building for: A Sustainable Planet
Founders: Maria Yavorskaya, Ilya Lebedev
Zipsale is an innovative software which enables you to crosslist secondhand items across multiple marketplaces, and helps you manage your inventory in one place. Instagram | LinkedIn | Facebook | LinkedIn
Founder: Alex Crawley
Delve is a carbon footprint solution. It connects to your bank accounts using secure Open Banking APIs to effortlessly track and reduce the emissions of your purchases and lifestyle.
Founders: Nina Evangeli, Vlad Niculescu
Desyr is a fashion review platform. They show clothes that have been rated and reviewed by other users to reduce the amount of clothes being returned and sent to landfill. Twitter | Instagram | TikTok | Facebook | LinkedIn
Founders: Matt Pollen, Ian Thompson, Miguel Enguica
Litta is a platform that gamifies the collection of any type of crowdsourced data, starting with urban litter. Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn
Building for: A Better Society
Founder: Temi Akindele Barker
Inclusion Labs offer a custom programme for schools, with corresponding tools to embed diversity, equity and inclusion into every young person’s education. Twitter | LinkedIn
Founders: Liz Laurence, John Cleary
MaryR is making buying as easy as renting, and helping people get on the property ladder, by enabling the buying and selling of shares in a private home.LinkedIn
Founders: Ally Munn, Stephanie Hayden
Market Movers are building iRecruiit, a comparison platform for job seekers and hiring managers alike to research and compare recruiters, allowing them to make an informed decision about who to work with. Instagram | Facebook | LinkedInMarket Movers joins us as part of our WorkerTech partnership with the Resolution Foundation.
Founders: Elliot Lumb, Tom Carney
PeerRef is a journal-independent peer review service. Using AI and open-source software, they organise peer review for researchers who post work online. Twitter | LinkedIn
Building for: Healthy Lives
Founders: Andre Hallack, Yun Bing, Dongli Li
Beautiful Voice is transforming how speech therapy is delivered - empowering speech language therapists and users alike with time-saving tools and interactive biofeedback.Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn
Founder: Pete Beckett
Ethiot is developing products to make it easier for people with limited mobility and speech to develop independence and autonomy in their homes. Instagram | LinkedIn
Founders: Gabriel Corbett, Rish Chowdhry
Nuriu analyses restaurants on food delivery platforms to provide reliable nutritional information.