Top 16 socially impactful start-ups

Top 16 socially impactful start-ups

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Summary

In this first part of the series, we’ll be looking at our top 16 socially impactful start-ups!

Many of these companies are hiring right now on movemeon – take a look by heading to our dedicated jobs page for all roles on movemeon.

  1. 360 Learning
  2. Active Minds
  3. AllBright
  4. ASI
  5. Babylon Health
  6. Bubble
  7. Busuu
  8. First circle
  9. FundingCircle
  10. Howto:Academy
  11. Justgiving
  12. Lantum
  13. Owkin
  14. Oxehealth
  15. Patient
  16. Supercarers

We’ve been busy compiling a list of our top start-ups at movemeon – based on popularity among our members – and the results are finally in! 

In this first part of the series, we’ll be looking at our top 16 socially impactful start-ups. Recently we wrote a start-up stats based article, based on how much employers should be paying based on industry and seniority.

All of these companies hire on movemeon, with some roles live on movemeon even now – take a look by heading to our dedicated jobs page, where you can see all roles on movemeon.

 

 

Our top socially impactful start-ups 

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360Learning

Website: https://360learning.com/

Industry: Ed-Tech

Founder: Nicolas Hernandez

Founded: 2010

360learning.com is a MooC-based platform that enables businesses to create and manage e-training courses for their employees. The platform consists of a universal authoring tool, an LMS platform which maximizes interactions between trainers and learners; and public channels for massive online open courses.

Active Minds

Website: https://www.active-minds.org/uk/

Industry: Design

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Ben Atkinson-Willes

Founded: 2010

Active Minds hopes to alleviate the problems of depression, boredom and isolation associated with dementia. It grew from experience, knowledge and a desire to improve the quality of life and relationships for people living with dementia, and those caring for them. Clients now include many individual carers, the NHS, Age UK and Bupa, with products selling across Europe and North America.

Allbright

Website: https://www.allbrightcollective.com/

IndustryCivic & Social Organization

Team size: 1-10 employees

Founder: Anna Jones and Debbie Wosskow

Founded: 2016

AllBright is a funding and education network that provides the support and finance needed for female-led businesses to launch and scale. 

Growing and adapting to cater for the diverse and varying needs of working women in the UK, AllBright developed the AllBright Collective, an ecosystem designed to deliver capital, business skills, connections and confidence.

Ambulatory Surgery International

Website: http://www.asi.healthcare/

Currently hiring for: Strategy Operations Manager and a Business Development Manager

Industry: Hospital & Health Care

Team size11-50 employees

ASI aims to be the leading global specialist day surgery provider – driving adoption of day surgery practices with superior quality and efficiency, benefiting patients, clinicians and health organisations alike. We enjoy a close working relationship with AmSurg, the world’s leading operator of standalone day surgery centres. We are able to leverage AmSurg’s proven day-surgery model, vast experience and robust infrastructure to support our partnerships.

Babylon Health

Website: https://www.babylonhealth.com/

IndustryHospital & Health Care

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founder: Ali Parsa

Founded: 2013

Babylon delivers high-quality healthcare via your mobile phone. Babylon employs only the very best doctors and provides them with rigorous industry-leading training. During video visits, doctors listen and look carefully to diagnose you or your family member and then write prescriptions or refer you to a specialist if required. Patients rate each visit to ensure quality.

Bubble

Website: https://bubble.is/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 2-10 employees

Founder: Josh Haas and Emmanuel Straschnov

Founded: 2012

The consumer Internet industry started over 20 years ago, but application creation is still inaccessible to people without technical training. Our goal is to change this. We want to bridge the gap between applications – which everyone can use – and the tools that build them – which are challenging and obscure. We want to empower people to be creators of technology, instead of consumers. Too many projects don’t happen because of a shortage of engineering talent. The Internet should be an open space that everyone can participate in. That’s the mission that gets us up every morning.

Busuu

Website: https://www.busuu.com/

Industry: E-Learning

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founder: Bernhard Niesner and Adrian Hilti

Founded: 2008

With more than 50 million users globally, Busuu is the world’s largest platform for language learning. Through a website and mobile apps, the business offers free and premium paid-for access to interactive courses for 12 languages. Uniquely, the platform encourages collaborative learning by offering users the unique opportunity to learn the language and practice their listening, writing, reading and speaking with assistance from a rapidly growing community of native speakers.

First Circle

Website: https://www.firstcircle.ph/

Industry: Financial Services, Technology

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Patrick Lynch, Tony Ennis

Founded: 2015

First Circle is the first financial technology in the emerging ASEAN region to provide short-term trade credit to SMEs via an online platform for their growth and prosperity. The company exists to radically improve the course of opportunity for SMEs across South East Asia; to help business owners achieve growth beyond their wildest dreams; to expand their First Circle past their family and friends. They are creating great technology which allows them to bring together the best businesses, providing funding and support SMEs need to grow for many years to come.

 

Funding Circle

Website: https://www.fundingcircle.com/uk/

Industry: Financial Services

Team size: 201-500 employees

Founder: Alex Tonelli, James Meekings, Samir Desai, Sam Hodges, Andrew Mullinger

Founded: 2010

Funding Circle is the world’s leading lending platform focused exclusively on small businesses, matching established and creditworthy businesses who want to borrow with investors who want to lend in the U.S., the U.K., and Continental Europe.

How to: Academy

Website: http://www.howtoacademy.com/

Industry: Events Services

Team size: 2-10 employees

Founder: John Gordon, Frances Wilson, Paul Keegan 

Founded: 2013

The how-to: Academy has been created to offer innovative educational experiences to adults and teenagers. They provide live events and courses in London, with the involvement of leading scientists, business theorists and even Nobel Prize winners.

Just Giving

Website: https://www.justgiving.com/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founders: Zarine Kharas

Founded: 1999

Giving.com Ltd., doing business as JustGiving, operates the leading online platform for charitable fundraising and non-charitable crowdfunding for good causes. As the leading trusted online marketplace connecting people with causes and causes with people, JustGiving empowers more people to raise or donate more money to more causes simply safely.

LANTUM

Websitehttps://lantum.com/

Industry: Healthcare

Founders: Melissa Morris, William Hoyer Millar

Founded: 2012

Lantum makes it easier for healthcare providers and sessional doctors to connect and build long-lasting professional relationships – without the need for expensive and bureaucratic, third-party agencies. We started life as Network Locum in 2012.

OWKIN

Websitehttp://owkin.com/

Industry: Biotechnology

Founder: Gilles Wainrib Thomas Clozel

Founded: 2016

OWKIN addresses the problem of low efficiency of pharma R&D in cancer and chronic diseases. Developing new integrative and interpretable technologies of machine learning, OWKINpharma main program harnesses pharmaceutical data such as chemical or clinical trials measurements. Its innovative technology bring to treatments efficacy, toxicity, combination and repositioning the power of predictive analytics. From molecule to market, drug discovery and development is accelerated.

OXEHEALTH

Websitehttp://www.oxehealth.com/

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Lionel Tarassenko

Founded: 2012

Our software enables digital video cameras to monitor human activity & vital signs with medical grade accuracy. We partner with clinicians & carers to develop SaaS workflow solutions to care for the vulnerable, sick & elderly more effectively & efficiently. We work in police, mental health, hospitals and assisted living.

PATIENT

Websitehttps://patient.info

Industry: Health, Wellness and Fitness

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founder: Dr Tim Kenny & Dr Beverly Kenny

Founded: 1997

Patient is the web’s leading independent health platform, established for 20 years. With more than 18 million visits a month, it is a trusted source of information for both patients and health professionals across the globe.

SUPERCARERS

Websitehttps://supercarers.com/

Industry: Health, Wellness and Fitness

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Adam Pike & Daniel Pike

Founded: 2014

SuperCarers is an online platform helping families to find trusted carers living in their local area. We match families with vetted, reliable & compassionate carers.

We hope you enjoyed this first part of our start-up series, stay tuned for the 2nd part which will be ranking a different type of start-ups. If you’re interested in start-ups have a look at some of our start-up dedicated articles below

Working at a rapidly growing start-up – an interview with Heist studios 

6 tips on how to break into the start-up scene – by Pockit COO 

How to find a job in a start-up 

 

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