Twelve months ago Limitless Travel applied for Nominet Trust's Social Tech Seed grant-funding and we were very fortunate to have been awarded it in April 2016. After seeing the quality of the other organisations that were also awarded funding in our cohort, I realised how competitive the process must have been.
On Saturday 23rd July 2016 BAFTA hosted a special awards ceremony to celebrate the winners of the annual BAFTA Young Games Designers (YGD) competition, in association with Nominet Trust, at their London HQ.
Four talented young people were awarded for their entries in the following categories: Game Concept Award (10-14 years and 15-18 years categories) and Game Making Award (10-14 years and 15-18 years categories).
We caught up with Melissa Phillips, BAFTA’s YGD Event Producer to find out more about the initiative.
To help celebrate Carers Week here in the UK, we’re shining a light on a Social Tech Seed funded project Konnektis, which harnesses digital technology and the internet to enable integrated, personalised care for older people living in their own homes.
Mark Howells, Founder of Konnektis, shares their story…
Last month, we caught up with our October 2015 cohort of Social Tech Seed funded ventures to hear about their experiences, six months into their Nominet Trust funding.
From developing life-saving heart rate monitors to gamified learning apps, it’s safe to say this group of social tech ventures are doing some incredibly inspiring work and learning a lot along the way. We thought it would be useful to share some of their key insights to help other social tech startups just starting out.
On Saturday 25th July 2015, in partnership with Nominet Trust, BAFTA hosted a special Awards Ceremony to celebrate the winners of the annual Young Games Designer Competition at their London HQ.
Four talented young people were awarded winners for their entries in the following categories: Game Concept Award (10-14 years & 15-18 years categories) and Game Making Award (10-14 years & 15-18 years categories).
From Airbnb to Uber to Crowdcube, sharing economy companies are transforming rigid industries and handing power back to consumers. James Johnston, CEO of Open Utility, explains how the energy industry could be next on the sharing economy agenda.
When you think of storytelling, I’m guessing that your first thoughts are more about the emotional potency of stories to enrich our lives and expand our awareness, and less about rigour. But over the years GlobalGiving has developed an approach to storytelling that allows organisations to map much more of the complexity of any social problem or conflict than they could do with surveys and old-school evaluations.