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Impact Companies Tag: UnLtd Big Venture Challenge Winner 40

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Arrival Education


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

AE has designed and built a ground breaking 4 year talent development/social change programme called Success for Life which develops young people from challenging backgrounds in the real skills knowledge personal attributes and ways of thinking needed to be highly successful in work and in life. Through the programme students develop the qualities and abilities that will enable them to compete with those who have been to the top fee paying schools. S4L is delivered in partnership with some of the UK s leading businesses who see the value in delivering combined CSR/L&D that develops their own people in the skills and attributes needed to be exceptional leaders.

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B4Box Ltd


B4Box is building for the community, through building up communities assets. We know that for regeneration of a local community to be successful it is about more than the buildings alone.

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Beyond Youth


Beyond Youth is a Community Interest Company originally set up to give support to young offenders to enable them to lead positive, fulfilling lives. We make available a higher standard of therapeutic intervention through the delivery of our Chance 2 Change programme. Our programme has been so successful, producing non re-offending results of around 75%, three times that of the national average, that Beyond Youth are now pleased to be able to offer our services to a wider market of people in need. Our programmes are now available to adult offenders in the community and in custody.

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Blue Sky Development & Regeneration


Blue Sky\'s mission is to reduce re-offending and challenge negative perceptions about people with a criminal record. To achieve this we win commercial work and offer the resulting jobs solely to ex-offenders along with training and housing support.

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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.

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CyberMentors


Canada

Cybermentor is an online mentoring program aimed at girls 11 18 to influence them at a formative stage in their development. The program matches girls with women who are studying science and engineering or with professional women scientists and engineers

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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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Franchising Works


FranchisingWorks is a social enterprise that tackles unemployment by helping the workless create new businesses and jobs through franchising. SEA change is a new programme that extends FranchisingWorks to young people through a dedicated outreach and support programme. It addresses three groups of stakeholders.

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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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Insane Logic


MyChoicePad was created by Insane Logic. Chief Juggler, Zoe Peden was a former senior manager at The Makaton Charity and she formed a partnership with software developer, Andrew Jackman. Together they came up with the idea for MyChoicePad.

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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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Moodscope


We were the first of our kind to offer the opportunity for companies to engage with students and teachers. - a big deal – this helped us bag awards.

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MyKindaCrowd


MyKindaCrowd was founded in 2011 and quickly became known as a ground breaking social enterprise.

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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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Patients Know Best


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Patients Know Best (PKB) created the world s first patient controlled medical records system. It is used by clinicians at Great Ormond Street Hospital UCL Hospital St Mark s Hospital Torbay Hospital and other institutions with patients across the UK. It is also powering medical research funded by pharmaceutical companies like Novartis. By using the software the NHS lowers costs raises quality and puts patients in control of their health.

Human health & social work

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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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Rackety's, Ltd


Rackety’s is a branded range of high street quality clothing designed for disabled children and adults. The clothing is all designed to help with specific problems but blend in with the customers regular clothing.

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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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REDS10 Training


Whatever our role on a project, whether we’re Consultants, Installers, Removers or Site Managers, we’re committed to providing an outstanding and professional service.

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Ripplez CIC


Ripplez CIC is an independent, not-for-profit social enterprise commissioned by the NHS to deliver Family Nurse Partnership (FNP). FNP is an evidence-based programme for vulnerable first time mothers. It offers intensive and structured home visiting, delivered by specially trained nurses, from early pregnancy until the child is two years old.

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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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Spacehive Ltd


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Spacehive is the world's first funding platform for civic projects. They make it easy for lots of people companies and councils to fund things that make places better like new playgrounds or spruced up parks. For people with great project ideas Spacehive allows to build support direct from your community. For everyone else it's an effortless way to transform where you live just find a project love and pledge a contribution. If enough others do too it gets built!

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Sports Traider


ST sell a mixture of donated second-hand and new sportswear and equipment at discount prices. The money raised allows us to provide the local community with a wealth of outcomes;

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Squease


Squease is an award-winning therapeutic garment that helps individuals with autism better deal with anxiety. As opposed to competitors, Squease is useable for long periods of time, mobile, fashionable and educational in teaching wearers to self-manage anxiety. Using patent pending inflatable technology, Squease allows the wearer to self administrate a sensation of Deep Pressure, which is scientifically shown to help individuals with sensory integration issues manage anxiety.

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Student@Home


Student@Home 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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The SWEET Project


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

The sweet project has two distinct and interrelated areas of activities. We are a learning and training organisation for student social workers and a family support and child protection organisation. Our services emerged out of matching the growing need for high quality student work placements and supervision with an increasing shortage of direct support to families in need which fall out of the priority category for social care departments.

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Under the Stars, Ltd


United States of America

Under The Stars is a not for profit arts organisation. They run proper club nights for people with learning disabilities and their friends so they can have a good time in a safe environment. They run weekly music workshops where people can write their own songs compose music and play all of the instruments themselves.They also run drama workshops and our groups devise original shows based on their own ideas.

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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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