Tag: UnLtd Big Venture Challenge 2013 201422

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Active Minds


Active Minds grew from experience knowledge and a desire to improve the quality of life and relationships for people living with dementia and those caring for them. Through the development of suitable activities Active Minds hopes to alleviate the problems of depression boredom and isolation associated with dementia by helping family and friends reconnect with their loved ones.

Human health & social work

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Apnee Sehat


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Apnee Sehat provides education screening and one to one medical consultant services about diabetes to South Asians in the UK (population over 4.2m).Through this service they improve the lifestyle habits and wellbeing of many South Asian communities lessening the burden on the NHS.Through community based specialist clinics education and consultancy we aim to improve the health outcomes of the 350000 South Asians with poorly managed diabetes.Designed by leading clinicians and academics in diabetes care our innovative services have been independently evaluated and are proven to deliver cost savings and improved outcomes to the community.

Human health & social work

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Arc Work Hubs


Work Hubs are award winning community based work place solutions for the most disadvantaged people that are farthest from the labour market. Work Hubs bring work directly to the many people eager to work but often excluded from employment by lack of skills and confidence. The core support services offered are listed below although they are constantly updating this with the feedback and demands of the ever changing business landscape. So if there is a service you require that is not listed below then let us know.

Information, communication & technology

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Buddy App


United States of America

Buddy App empowers people with mental health illnesses to manage their condition by enabling them to see and understand the relationship between the things that they do in their daily life and the impact this has on their mental health taking control of their own recovery in collaboration with their professional. Buddy App is an innovative digital tool which uses simple everyday technology to add value to service users and their professionals and to help transform therapy services by moving into the digital age. It provides a daily text messaging service linked to a web application to help service users and professionals have a better experience and achieve better outcomes more efficiently from the care they receive. The tool is designed to complement and enhance services whilst providing greater empowerment to users by harnessing the power of mobile phones to encourage them to make positive changes in a way which wraps around their daily lives beyond formal care.

Professional & technical services

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Eagle and Child


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

EAT Pennines supports disadvantaged young people into employment through food sector training and employment opportunities in an award winning gastropub. The focus is on those who struggle to gain work due to disability academic limitations or from an offending background.

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Eco Communities


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Eco Communities is a social enterprise specializing in the reuse and recycling of all types of computer equipment. Established in 2007 we hold all the required licenses from the Environmental Agency to handle unwanted computer equipment and adhere to the WEEE directive.Eco Communities is a social enterprise with a focus on community libraries in South East London as well as re education computer recycling digital inclusion bookshops and cafes.

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Elaros 24/7


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

The Elaros 24 7 service is centred on a hand held recording device (the UroDiary) that enables patients to monitor their own health at home and on the move. Information gathered from the UroDiary is then uploaded remotely to our UROCONNECT that provides an immediate clinical diagnosis and recommended clinical action.

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EqualEyes


EqualEyes is an adjustable mobile platform that adapts the user interface of mobile phones to suit a range of disabilities. Offering highly customized options for font size, colours, navigation and much more, EqualEyes bring the benefits of smartphones to a much wider audience. - See more at: http://unltd.org.uk/2013/05/04/tine-postuvan-equaleyes-2/#sthash.lRGKiBsX.dpuf

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Guess2Give


Guess2Give is a brand new fundraising tool for UK charities that taps into Britain’s love of a good ol’sweepstake.

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Know Maths


Know Maths have developed a learning platform that connects a network of specialist maths tutors, based in India, to schools across the UK – providing a scalable, affordable and expert solution to deliver one-to-one support to those students with the greatest social and academic need. - See more at: http://unltd.org.uk/2013/05/04/tom-hooper-know-maths-2/#sthash.qiOo7Ubl.dpuf

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Latimer Group


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Latimer works with the best in youth talent to produce cutting edge film and digital media. They obtain investment for projects run live events and give placements in large media organisations providing opportunities for youths where unemployment is highest.

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Makerble


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Makerble adds gamification to the experience of funding and reporting social impact. Donors start a monthly subscription to fund projects matching their cause interests and earn points according to the impact reported by those projects. Donors receive notifications of increases to their points via social media which encourages their friends to subscribe too. See more at http//unltd.org.uk/2013/05/04/matt kepple makerble 2/#sthash.5Wm1knLK.dpuf

Information, communication & technology

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Night Zookeeper


Night Zookeeper is an online creativity platform aimed at the primary school market. It creates digital experiences for children rich in creative possibilities – turning them from passive consumers of online entertainment into a community of creators: painting, writing, and interacting. - See more at: http://unltd.org.uk/2013/05/03/joshua-davidson-night-zookeeper-2/#sthash.wyxxrS3p.dpuf

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Oomph


Oomph provides wellness and exercise classes, services and products across the care sector that make a difference to people’s daily lives. They offer a range of classes based on proven medical and physiological research and methodology to over 500 care homes in the UK. - See more at: http://unltd.org.uk/2013/05/05/ben-allen-oomph-2/#sthash.ldscfin7.dpuf

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Parents 1st


Parents1st operates volunteer-led community parent programmes in deprived communities. Their well-structured and proven model enables a better start in life for infants, increased emotional wellbeing and healthier lifestyles for new parents and pathways to employment for volunteers. - See more at: http://unltd.org.uk/2013/05/03/celia-suppiah-parents1st-2/#sthash.FWKfFL1a.dpuf

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Patchwork People


Italy

Patchwork People have created a presence on the High Sreet with a difference. Labelled that is run by young people for young people. Labelled support young people who are furthest from the job market by creating opportunities for self employment and skill development.

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Pictures to Share


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Pictures to Share C.I.C. designs publishes and distributes specialist books films and pictures for the 250000 people in the UK who have the most severe dementia and whose serious cognitive impairments limit their ability to communicate and so enjoy life.

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Rapanui


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Rapanui is a fantastic eco fashion brand that makes sustainable casual wear for 18 35 year olds. Social impact is at the core of the organisation s principles with a commitment to use the functions and profits of the business to deliver social change.

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Roots Homes & Dev Centre


Roots Homes will provide supported accommodation to individuals and families as part of re-settlement for victims of domestic abuse, homeless and ex-offenders. This is providing not just a safe home but holistic education and social development programmes to complex families in order to rebuild their lives. - See more at: http://unltd.org.uk/2013/05/03/liz-douglas-roots-homes-dev-centre-2/#sthash.jd0JcGKu.dpuf

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[email protected]


[email protected] is a home IT solutions service that creates employment opportunities for IT students by connecting them with members of the community in need of IT support

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The Reader


The Reader Organisation is a charitable social enterprise working to connect people with great literature through shared reading. - See more at: http://www.thereader.org.uk/who-we-are.aspx#sthash.dfxM7gf7.dpuf

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WorkHero


WorkHero connects students with relevant volunteering opportunites nationwide. This work is then verified and recorded on their WorkHero account and then presented in their Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) and social networking profiles. See more at http//unltd.org.uk/2013/05/04/robbie frazer workhero 2/#sthash.uzrlCcmT.dpuf

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