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 £3,000,000 revenue and reached over 15,000 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.

  • Pivot

    Pivot is a brand with a difference. We hand-make British goods in hostels, creating meaningful employment to those experiencing homelessness.

  • Curo

    Curo is the only on-demand support for carers in the workplace – providing information, networks and respite care.

  • Impactful.

    Impactful is a social innovation agency that unlocks the social impact potential of commercially driven businesses in the technology sector.

  • InCommon

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

  • Breakthrough

    Breakthrough is the UK’s first apprenticeship provider to recruit from prison. We break the cycle of re-offending through meaningful employment.

  • Appt

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

  • Chatti

    Chatti is a digital service inspiring parents everywhere to build the habit of high-quality interactions with their preschool children.

  • 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.


    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.

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