Social Tech Seed
- SOCIAL TECH SEED -
KEY DRIVER: Social Tech Seed is an open grant-funding programme that offers entrepreneurial organisations early-stage investment to develop innovative projects harnessing the power of the internet and digital technologies
Funding Body Nominet Trust
Funding Amount Up to £50,000
Next Deadline 25 October 2016
Social Tech Seed is an open grant-funding programme that offers entrepreneurial organisations early-stage investment to develop innovative projects harnessing the power of the internet and digital technologies to deliver significant social change. The programme supports projects tackling pressing social challenges such as the environment and sustainability, education, employment and healthcare. Social Tech Seed will provide funding and support to help companies demonstrate the social, user and financial value of their existing digital prototype.
Social Tech Seed provides funding and support that enables entrepreneurial organisations with a basic, but functional, digital prototype to develop it into a more robust product or service and demonstrate its value to intended users and other stakeholders.
Social Tech Seed work with entrepreneurial organisations that share their belief in the potential of the internet and digital technology to offer new approaches to tackling pressing social challenges including environment and sustainability, education, employment, wellbeing and healthcare.
You can apply if you:
- Have a clear and demonstrable social purpose
- Are UK-based, though the benefits of your work may extend globally
- Are a registered legal entity, or prepared to become one
- Have in house tech expertise (or can bring a tech expert on board).
- Have an understanding of the marketplace your digital product or service is entering
- Have developed a basic digital prototype and undertaken some feasibility testing
If you think you could benefit from this funding, or would like to know more about other funds you might be eligible for, please do not hesitate to contact us, on: