Vodafone Techstarter offers UK-based social tech ventures and charities the chance to secure funding and gain access to expertise to help take transformational ideas from start-up to scale-up.
The award comes with a prize fund of £300,000 and the potential for winners to receive guidance from expert teams and partners. This could be around key technologies such as Internet of Things, 5G, digital services and infrastructure or in areas such as commercial development.
- Urban Deprivation - postcode areas that are ranked within the most deprived 20% of the latest government Indices of Multiple Deprivation, within cities/towns with a population of more than 10,000 people.
- Small grants of £2,000 to £7,500 (open to charitable, not-for-profit and voluntary organisations with a total annual income under £250,000).
- Major revenue grants of £7,500 to £20,000 for one to three years (open to any charitable, not-for-profit and voluntary organisation in the UK with a total annual income under £500,000).
- Major capital grants of £7,500 to £60,000 for projects with a total cost of up to £2 million (open to any charitable, not-for-profit and voluntary organisation in the UK with a total annual income under £500,000).