Investment readiness: one-size-doesn’t-fit-all
It’s a term used often in the social investment sphere, but what does investment readiness really mean? Sarah Chu, investment associate at Numbers for Good decodes the jargon and offers helpful tips and advice for enterprises considering taking on social investment. Investment ready. A seemingly innocuous pair of words that have taken on great weight […]
What is the secret of the social investment illuminati?
It seems that social investors are human – even those who used to work for vampires. Matt Black, Head of Community at Numbers for Good, offers some straight talking advice on how to approach these strange creatures For the uninitiated, social investment is bewildering. Awash with jargon, confusing acronyms, complicated financial structures and interminable terminology, […]
“The key to medical design is to design for everybody”
Following Path’s successful appearance at the Health Social Innovators (HSI) Challenge Day on 25 June, we caught up with the inventor of the product, Lise Pape, to find out about her journey from investment banker to health-tech entrepreneur, the biggest challenges in healthcare today, and some of the advantages of living in the more insalubrious areas of […]
Green walls, musical aids and electronic insoles – the HSI Challenge Day
From ‘’green walls” designed to provide ecotherapy to help ease mental distress to wearable technologies and platforms for increasing physical exercise, the HSI Challenge Day on 24 June, hosted by Numbers for Good’s Andy Maud, showcased a fascinating variety of potential solutions to a range of long-term health conditions. Seven ventures took the opportunity to […]
Meet the team!
The past year has been brilliant for Numbers4Good. We helped bring two new social impact bonds to market, we launched the Health Social Innovators accelerator for social entrepreneurs tackling health inequality, and we raised £6m for the social enterprises and charities we work with. Since then we’ve welcomed a whole new team of people to Numbers4Good […]