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VCs Increasingly Supporting Startups that Target Social Impact

The Covid-19 pandemic has further highlighted the need for innovative solutions to social problems, and we have seen many impact startups step up and adapt in response to the crisis in areas such as improving physical and mental health, fostering a greater level of financial inclusion, and eradicating education skill gaps. It is something the venture capital sector is starting to take seriously and, in recent years, we have seen it increasingly backing entrepreneurs that are trying to improve society. Growing interest in impact venture London is a global hub for tech and innovation and there are an abundance of…
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Dougie Sloan is an Investment Director at Big Society Capital, one of the UK's leading impact investors. Dougie leads Big Society Capital’s venture investment programme, which backs venture capital funds that invest in mission driven startups.
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