A landmark study published today by Nesta points to a new digital divide: showing that for every child learning to make things using digital technology, over 60 are being left behind.
Four ventures tackling issues such as elderly care, poor educational standards and financial exclusion have received backing from Nesta Impact Investments.
Nesta is supporting NCT with £225,094 funding to scale the Birth and Beyond Community Supporters programme to at least five new locations
Nesta is supporting Home-Start UK with £214,805 funding to scale the UK pilot of the LENA Home model to 21 new areas
Nesta is supporting Family Lives with £249,990 funding to bring the US-based Parent Child Home Program to the UK