The latest news on Numbers for Good and social impact investing

Sign up to our newsletter

Get all the latest news on Numbers for Good and social impact investing by signing up for our monthly newsletter.

A photo by Sujan Sundareswaran. unsplash.com/photos/TBQXwj3DEOY

A helping hand to secure investment

Social investment can play an important role in the growth and sustainability of social enterprises and charities, but it’s not always plain sailing to secure a deal. Matt Black sets out some of the challenges and explains how advisers can help social organisations to secure investment on their terms. While the idea of social entrepreneurship […]

Read More
Crystal ball 1000px

The (un)mysterious art of financial forecasting

Mystified by financial modelling? Investment Associate Caroline Hickson explains why you shouldn’t be. On my CV, it says I was previously a financial analyst at a large investment bank. However, I prefer to say that actually I was something of a fortune teller. Men and women (well, mainly men – gender equality was somewhat lacking) […]

Read More
Telescope Adrian Scottow

How can you translate your vision into an investable proposition?

How do you go about exciting social investors with your investment idea? Having clear aims and a social impact are a must, as is a strong financial case, explains investment manager Sarah Chu. Start by writing down exactly what your social enterprise wants to achieve. Think it’s crystal clear? Try and explain it to someone […]

Read More
Unsplash fireworks cropped

Six new ventures join the Health Social Innovators Programme in London

The second cohort of social entrepreneurs tackling healthcare and wellbeing challenges in England have joined the accelerator in February 2016. Health Social Innovators, a pioneering accelerator programme for social ventures in health, has welcomed six exciting companies on to the second cohort. The programme is a collaboration between UCL Business PLC and Numbers for Good, […]

Read More
1160164929_73fa238325_b

North East Investment Readiness Breakfast

On Tuesday 15 March from 0830-1130 Northstar Ventures and Numbers for Good are hosting a morning event looking at the ‘investment readiness’ support available to VCSEs in the North East. The event is sponsored by the Big Lottery Fund. What is it? An opportunity to have your questions answered about how to become ‘investment ready’. In […]

Read More