Founded by our Fellows, our ventures have been backed by Nesta, WeWork, Bethnal Green Ventures and The Mayor of London – plus they’ve been featured in The Financial Times, The Guardian, VICE, The Evening Standard and many more.

Collectively, they have generated over £1,000,000 revenue and reached over 3000 beneficiaries – from gang members and homeless teens to isolated older people and refugee women.



  • Cracked It

    Cracked It trains young people who are involved in gangs or are at risk of school exclusion to fix cracked iPhones, as an entrepreneurial route away from gang crime.

  • Supply Change

    Supply Change is a digital marketplace that helps social enterprises to win public sector contracts – so that public money has maximum impact in local communities.

  • Birdsong

    A fashion brand selling clothes handcrafted by women’s groups, from elderly knitters to migrant seamstresses, with a ‘no sweatshops, no photoshop’ ethos.

  • Fat Macy’s

    Fat Macy’s trains homeless Londoners to run supper clubs and cater events, with profits going into a savings scheme helping them raise a deposit for their first flat.

  • Chatterbox

    Chatterbox is a tech platform training refugees as foreign language tutors and connecting them with students and professionals across the UK.

  • Migrateful

    A cookery school led by refugees, who teach their traditional cuisines to the public. Migrateful celebrates migrants as they make their journey towards integration.

  • InCommon

    A resident-powered welcome programme building community in sheltered housing for older people.

  • Appt

    An SMS platform that uses behavioural economics to help patients manage their long-term conditions –and GPs to hit their NHS targets. 

  • Kitchenette Karts

    A street food truck selling sandwiches inspired by the East End – and creating pathways into entrepreneurship for unemployed young people.

  • Settle

    A homelessness charity that trains and supports vulnerable young people to move out of temporary housing and into their first home.

  • Critics’ Club

    Critics’ Club gets young people from low-income and diverse backgrounds into theatre and the arts. They become bonafide critics, boosting their written and critical thinking skills along the way.

  • Routes

    Routes uses theatre and a mentorship programme to build connections and improve spoken English for refugee and asylum-seeking women.

  • Career Accelerator

    A careers programme helping school students from underrepresented backgrounds prepare for jobs in the tech sector.

  • EVERYBODY

    Connecting families of kids with additional needs to have everyday fun, in everyday places, alongside everybody else.

  • Ally

    A chatbot that gives vulnerable young people the information and tools they need to escape the cycle of homelessness.

  • Tranquiliti

    Tranquiliti is a digital service building responsive school environments that promotes the flourishing and learning of all students.

  • Split Banana

    Split Banana is a social enterprise that delivers creative relationship and sex education programmes in schools.

  • Square Circle

    Square Circle helps employers learn from and hire underestimated young people. They tackle bias in the recruitment process and tokenistic diversity in the workplace.

  • Lemonade

    A social enterprise supporting young people on waiting lists for mental health services. Lemonade bridges the gap between the community and the clinical world.

  • Plastic Shed

    Plastic Shed is a recycling workshop bringing people together to make beautiful and useful things out of plastic waste.

  • Curiosity Club

    An after school club for disadvantaged young people in London, Curiosity Club connects students to professionals they’re curious about.

  • Untold

    Untold is a creative programme for residents in temporary accommodation, supporting participants to create pieces of art about the things that matter to them.

  • Telescope

    Telescope is the insights programme linking the policy and social sectors. They aim to build understanding and collaboration between people making policy and those tackling issues on the frontline.

  • Pomegranate Workshops

    Pomegranate Workshops supports asylum seekers & refugees, by using creative, expressive art classes to help their wellbeing.

  • Juta

    Juta (জুতা), meaning shoe in Bengali, makes and sells upcycled leather espadrilles with socially marginalised women in East London.

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