Who We Are

Founded during the pandemic, Lightning Social Ventures is a Tech for Good startup that helps people in financial hardship to receive super fast support and recover from shocks. We work with charities and public sector institutions to accelerate support to people in financial hardship - providing a quick and secure platform to easily verify financial need and process grant applications in days instead of weeks. We’re impact-driven and backed by Techstars, Innovate UK and Nesta.

Our Purpose

To break down financial barriers and create a world in which everyone has the opportunity to receive support, recover from shocks and build lasting financial resilience.

Our Values

Stay true

Care deeply and solve real problems

Move at lightning speed

Create delight and make magic

Take ownership and give support


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