Bethnal Green Ventures

Bethnal Green Ventures

Careers at Bethnal Green Ventures

Bethnal Green Ventures is Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good VC. We invest in ambitious founders using technology to create positive impact at scale.

Our aim is to be the world’s best source of inspiration, investment and support for founders building technology ventures that will improve millions of lives.

Our Mission & Vision

We use investment and tech to improve people's lives!

Verified by Escape

Escape's take on Bethnal Green Ventures

Rounding out this year's Escape 100 is Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good venture capital firm. Their impact is mainly felt through the range of founders that they back. These founders are united in using technology to tackle social and environmental problems that aim to improve the lives of millions. Their credentials, having invested in over 100 ambitious tech for good startups since 2012, are impeccable. Among those startups? Fellow Escape 100 winner LettUs Grow. Keep an eye on opportunities here to be part of nurturing some of the most exciting tech for good ideas across the continent.

Stats we are proud of

  • 14M

    lives positively impacted by BGV portfolio companies.

  • 3.2x

    salary difference between highest and lowest paid employee.

  • 3.6

    years is the average tenure of BGV employee.

Behind the scenes

Team makeup

  • 11


  • Cycle-to-Work

    We are registered under the Cycle-to-Work scheme, so you can buy a bike and accessories tax-free.

  • Learning & development

    Each employee has an annual £1,000 learning and development budget.

  • Socials

    Team socials once a month. Anything from go-karting, board game nights, dinners, samba drumming and movie nights.

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave

    Well-paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave, which you're eligible for if you join more than 13 weeks before your expected date of childbirth or adoption.

  • Holiday

    25 days’ holiday a year (excl. UK public holidays), and we encourage you to use them all up!

  • Flexible working

    Whether your child's ill, you're waiting for a package, or you have some deep-focussed work to do, we all work from home (or café) from time to time. We encourage everyone to work from home when you need to.

  • Annual salary reviews

    In line with a team-created progression framework, to ensure everyone's performance is assessed fairly.

  • Monthly show and tells

    BGV team members share and celebrate their work with each other.

  • Spill

    All employees have access to mental health support and therapy via Spill.

  • Pensions

    Pensions, with a 5% employer contribution.

  • Mental health days

    4 mental health days per year to encourage the team to take the time to manage their mental health.

  • Weekly team lunches

    We order and eat lunch as a team once every week.