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Beam

The Winner of Winner’s Award is chosen by the audience at the Awards ceremony. The audience makes the very difficult decision by voting with the power of glowsticks! Find out … Read more

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MeeTwo

All of this year’s finalists were given the opportunity to run a Crowdfunder campaign hosted by Award sponsor Crowdfunder.co.uk, and they each had four weeks to generate as much support … Read more

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Dr Sue Black, OBE

A technology Evangelist and Digital Skills Expert, Sue was awarded an OBE for “services to technology” in the 2016 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. She is now a UK government … Read more

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Lost Voice Guy (Lee Ridley)

Lee Ridley is an English stand-up comedian, performing under the stage name of Lost Voice Guy. Disabled since early life, and unable to speak, he is the first stand-up comedian … Read more

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Bright Little Labs

Bright Little Labs is building a kids media giant for the 21st century. They make interactive stories to promote critical thinking, computer science and equality for kids aged 5+. Currently, … Read more

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WhiteHat

WhiteHat is a tech startup on a mission to create a diverse group of future leaders and they are doing this by building an outstanding alternative to university through apprenticeships. … Read more

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WeWalk

Arikovani UK Limited’s primary focus is to develop innovative technologies for visually impaired people to increase their inclusion in economic and social life and promote diversity in society. The team … Read more

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Foundervine

Foundervine is a social enterprise founded by technologists and professionals who believe in a fairer tech industry. Frustrated by a lack of diversity, they are on a mission to build … Read more

Hello World

Hello World uses academic research, off-the-shelf products, track record and user-centred design to reach children in Africa who currently have no access to education. There are 69 million too few … Read more

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Jangala

Jangala was developed as an internet solution to help refugees living in the Jungle refugee camp in Calais.  Since this first implementation, it has developed into a social enterprise to … Read more

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Saide’s African Storybook

Saide’s African Storybook (ASb) uses an open licence digital publishing model with web-based tools for users to create and translate storybooks in their own languages – free of charge, and … Read more

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bibimoney Global Limited

bibimoney Global Limited is a UK based fintech company that provides highly differentiated mobile money services to increase financial inclusion and enable economic growth in developing countries – through partnering … Read more