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Rebecca White, CEO of Your Own Place CIC talking about her organisations’ experience of taking on social investment from Sumerian Partners, just before the COVID-19 hit. Listen to hear more about her patient equity investment deal that has allowed Your Own Place to scale up activity and employ a new member of the team.

Duration 
Up to 10 years
Cost of capital 
Equity
Turnover 
£252,360
Amount invested 
£100,000

Together TV inspires social change through entertaining content – by showing real-life stories, activities and social issues that promote participation in national campaigns and causes. By encouraging people to get involved in causes and initiatives that offer relevant, practical and achievable things to do, the channel promotes healthier lifestyles, improved mental wellbeing and increased social connections amongst its viewers.

Turnover 
£822,783 (pre-investment)
Amount invested 
£128,000

RCBS provide a range of services in London and across England and Wales for blind and partially sighted children and young people, their families, and the professionals who work alongside them.

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
0% first year, 6.5% from year 2
Turnover 
£4,100,000
Amount invested 
£250,000

With now 13 nurseries across 3 countries, the Acorn Early Years Foundation continues to grow it's mission in inspiring and leading the early childhood sector.

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
0% first year, 6.5% from year 2
Turnover 
£5,900,000
Amount invested 
£100,000
Book of You social enterprise

Book of You acts as a reminiscence therapy, to help people living with dementia to connect to their memories but soon realised that we could help all sorts of people, including older people living in assisted accommodation and young adults with learning disabilities. They've now developed a digital story book helps the user to build a familiar picture and story of someone’s life, filled with precious life events and memories.

Duration 
4 years
Cost of capital 
0%
Turnover 
£50,000
Amount invested 
£20,000

Our Digital Marketing Officer Festus spoke with the creative Faith Johnson who founded Caramel Rock. In this podcast we talk about her social enterprise supporting young and vulnerable people in London through fashion and employability. We look into the importance of lived experience but also how Faith valued inexperience when it came to turning her idea.. into a reality.

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
9.5%
Amount invested 
£75,000