How our offer works

The journey of every portfolio company we work with starts on our Tech For Good Programme and our initial investment of £60,000 for 7% equity.

The BGV Platform is available to all our portfolio on an ongoing basis. We further invest into our most promising portfolio companies from pre-seed to Series A.

Supporting teams with all-things early-stage and impact is what we do best. We’ve also been told we’re pretty great to work with.

“100% my favourite people" — Aisling Byrne, Founder and CEO, Nuw

'100% my favourite people'
Aisling Bryne - Founder, Nuw
First 3 months

Tech For Good Programme

Helps you launch your early-stage venture with £60,000 of investment (for 7% equity) plus 6 weeks of intensive learning followed by 6 weeks of coaching tailored to your needs. The start for every BGV portfolio company.


The BGV Community

The BGV community consists of our private portfolio Slack of 200+ tech for good founders, our 50+ strong mentor network, and our regular community events. We have a strong network of investors and regularly host investor mentoring sessions for our portfolio.


The BGV Platform

All our portfolio ventures have ongoing access to The BGV Platform. Curated resources, guides such as Impact for Startups, partner discounts worth £200k+ savings per venture, monthly investor talks, online workshops and in-person events.

For our most promising ventures

Follow-on Investment

Further investment from pre-seed to Series A for 10-15 of our most promising portfolio companies each year. Alongside our additional capital we also provide specialist support with fundraising, impact, ESG and hiring.

Investment thesis

We believe that real world problems need better solutions. Pressing challenges like the climate crisis, inequality, and health. 

We also believe that better solutions aren’t just good for humanity, but are the biggest economic opportunity of the future. We look for founders who share that belief and have the ambition to prove it.

We invest in ideas that harness the functions of technology - speed, scale and affordability, and business models where positive impact is innate and integral. We exist for founders that want to build the world’s most successful tech companies not just for glory, but for good.

Investment themes

A Sustainable Planet

An Inclusive Society

Healthy lives

Apply for investment

Are you our next investment?

Not everyone can raise a first ‘friends and family’ round to help them launch a startup. But anyone with a tech for good idea can apply to BGV. We use a fair application process where no warm intro is needed.

“BGV took me seriously and for that I can’t thank you enough.” - Harrison, Earwig

The journey of every BGV portfolio company starts by applying to our programme. Find out more.

Support with all things early-stage, plus specialist expertise in impact, fundraising, hiring and ESG.


Our average programme net-promoter-score out of 100, ranking us as ‘world class’


Of portfolio companies believe their venture exists today because of BGV


Introductions made from BGV's network to our portfolio founders in 2021

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We think founders need less backseat drivers and more helpful navigators.

Newsletters, events, expert guides, slack channels and meetups. Take a look at our founder resources to help you start, launch or grow your tech for good venture. Open to all.

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