Companies

We work with founders building category-defining consumer technology companies that positively shape the world, making it more sustainable, healthy and inclusive.

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Urban Jungle

Socially responsible insurance.
WebsiteLinkedIn
Impact
Urban Jungle uses data to target and profitably underwrite customer segments that have traditionally been excluded from accessing insurance.
Description
Urban Jungle has developed proprietary insurance products to make them accessible and fair.

Their initial product is a monthly contents insurance product focused on the renters market which has traditionally been underserved.
First investment date
Q2-20
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Founders
Jimmy WilliamsGreg Smyth

Paired

Personal relationship improvement platform.
WebsiteLinkedIn
Description
Paired helps couples improve their relationships through a daily interaction focused on healthy communication.
Impact
Paired is a stigma free way of improving relationships. Relationship quality has been proven to be correlated with better physical and mental health and childhood development.
First investment date
Q2-21
Founders
Kevin ShanahanDiego Lopez

Sourceful

End-to-end platform for sustainable sourcing
Website
Description
Sourceful's platform enables clients to find, customise and design sustainable packaging and offset their carbon footprint.
Clients can use real-time data to understand the impact of every choice and make informed decisions about their business.
Impact
Sourceful is developing the tools, data and products needed to make supply chains more sustainable.
First investment date
Q4-20
Founders
Wing ChanSharon Chan

Hived

Zero-emissions parcel delivery
Website
Description
Hived is a parcel delivery company that is using a combination of software, data science and model innovation to build a zero-emission, low cost but high-quality service.

The result is a parcel delivery service that works better for businesses, customers and for the environment.
Impact
Hived are re-designing parcel delivery from the ground up to reduce air and noise pollution within cities.
First investment date
Q3-21
Founders
Murvah IqbalMathias Krieger

Believe in Science

Producing healthier bakery products.
Website
Description
Believe in Science is an R&D focused food company, using a combination of in-house research and the application of cutting edge food technology to reduce the fat and sugar content in mass market bakery.

Their first brand is Urban Legend, a new donut brand with half the fat and sugar but same taste and cost of the incumbent brands.
Impact
Believe in Science's mission is to help tackle rising obesity level through producing healthier alternatives to current bakery products.
First investment date
Q3-21
Founders
Anthony Fletcher

Unannounced.

Empowering consumers to shop sustainably.

Unannounced.

Empowering consumers to shop sustainably.

Urban Jungle

Socially responsible insurance

Paired

Personal relationship improvement platform

Sourceful

Sustainable sourcing platform

Hived

Zero-emissions parcel delivery

Believe in Science

Producing healthier bakery products

Hylo

Producing sustainable sportswear

Again

Scaling reusable packaging

Unannounced.

Coming Soon.

Empowering consumers to shop sustainably

Unannounced.

Coming Soon.

Decarbonising steel using AI

Unannounced.

Coming Soon.

Watch this space.

Urban Jungle

Socially responsible insurance.
WebsiteLinkedIn
Impact
Urban Jungle uses data to target and profitably underwrite customer segments that have traditionally been excluded from accessing insurance.
Description
Urban Jungle has developed proprietary insurance products to make them accessible and fair.

Their initial product is a monthly contents insurance product focused on the renters market which has traditionally been underserved.
First investment date
Q2-20
Read more about it
Founders
Jimmy WilliamsGreg Smyth

Paired

Personal relationship improvement platform.
WebsiteLinkedIn
Description
Paired helps couples improve their relationships through a daily interaction focused on healthy communication.
Impact
Paired is a stigma free way of improving relationships. Relationship quality has been proven to be correlated with better physical and mental health and childhood development.
First investment date
Q2-21
Founders
Kevin ShanahanDiego Lopez

Sourceful

End-to-end platform for sustainable sourcing
Website
Description
Sourceful's platform enables clients to find, customise and design sustainable packaging and offset their carbon footprint.
Clients can use real-time data to understand the impact of every choice and make informed decisions about their business.
Impact
Sourceful is developing the tools, data and products needed to make supply chains more sustainable.
First investment date
Q4-20
Founders
Wing ChanSharon Chan

Hived

Zero-emissions parcel delivery
Website
Description
Hived is a parcel delivery company that is using a combination of software, data science and model innovation to build a zero-emission, low cost but high-quality service.

The result is a parcel delivery service that works better for businesses, customers and for the environment.
Impact
Hived are re-designing parcel delivery from the ground up to reduce air and noise pollution within cities.
First investment date
Q3-21
Founders
Murvah IqbalMathias Krieger

Believe in Science

Producing healthier bakery products.
Website
Description
Believe in Science is an R&D focused food company, using a combination of in-house research and the application of cutting edge food technology to reduce the fat and sugar content in mass market bakery.

Their first brand is Urban Legend, a new donut brand with half the fat and sugar but same taste and cost of the incumbent brands.
Impact
Believe in Science's mission is to help tackle rising obesity level through producing healthier alternatives to current bakery products.
First investment date
Q3-21
Founders
Anthony Fletcher

Hylo

Producing sustainable sportswear.
Website
Description
Hylo combines product design, material science and model innovation to create more sustainable sportswear items.

Their first product is a running trainer which has a carbon footprint of 6.56kgCO2e, which is 51% less than the industry standard.
Impact
By setting the standard for what is possible and combining that with their influencer led education, Hylo has an opportunity to change the behaviours of the sportswear and fashion market as a whole to be more sustainable.
First investment date
Q4-21
Founders
Michael DoughtyJacob GreenJohn Prescott

Again

Scaling reusable packaging.
Website
Description
Again is using data science, robotics and model innovation to empower brands to be able to use reusable packaging for the same price as single use.
Impact
Accelerating the adoption of reusable packaging has the potential to significantly reduce carbon emissions, water use and plastic waste of FMCG packaging.
First investment date
Q1-22
Founders
Matt Kennedy

Unannounced

Empowering consumers to shop sustainably

Unannounced.

Empowering consumers to shop sustainably.

Unannounced.

Empowering consumers to shop sustainably.
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