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Tim Davies-Pugh joins Numbers for Good

Tim Davies-Pugh has joined has joined Numbers for Good to open our Newcastle office. Prior to joining, Tim was Acting Director England for the Big Lottery Fund where he was responsible for operational grant delivery and strategic programmes creating systemic change including building the social investment marketplace. He’s been a key figure in the development […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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walk with path

“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 […]

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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 […]

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