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Tech for Good Live

Stagnation Nation

  • S16E6
  • 42:25
  • August 31st 2022

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Tech for Good Live podcast, a podcast for the curious minds out there who are intrigued by the prospects of using technology for people and planet. More often than not it’s a space for us to come together weekly to discuss what’s going on in the tech and civil society world.

In this episode we discuss the stagnation of the UK economy and a startup hoping to disrupt the VC experience.

Host Dama Sathianathan is joined by TFGL podcast regular Greg Ashton.

Our special guest for this episode is Louise Marston from Resolution Ventures, the venture arm of the Resolution Foundation.

Stat of the week 

The Resolution Foundation delivered their interim Economy 2030 report.

Stagnation Nation - The interim report of The Economy 2030 Inquiry

Charity news of the week

The next wave of dormant assets will unlock around £740m worth of new funding for England. 

Matt Leach and Seb Elsworth: Dormant assets distribution – two complementary approaches - Civil Society

The Prince of Wales Foundation will not be investigated for accepting £1 million from Bin Laden family

Regulator rules out action against Prince of Wales charity over bin Laden donation - ThirdSector 

Tech news of the week

Startup, Landscape, is trying to disrupt the VC experience with a Glassdoor style reviews platform for founders. And now they are launching a new platform for VC scouting.

Shaking up the early-stage Landscape - Preseed Now

And finally

The England women's team win the Euros and Football Rebooted are going to capitalise on the renewed interest by giving people the chance to Freeport unused football boots so they can distribute them to those who can't afford them:

‘A milestone’: Euro 2022 helps reboot campaign to break down barriers - 


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