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    Nesta is a charity foundation. It financially supports and develops innovative ideas in education, health, government, economy, and culture areas. The company provides Rocket Fund, an online crowdfunding platform empowering schools to raise money from businesses and their community.
    HQLondon, GB
    Employee Ratings3.1

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    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)359(+2%)
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    Key People/Management at Nesta

    Geoff Mulgan

    Geoff Mulgan

    Chief Executive Officer
    Halima Khan

    Halima Khan

    Executive Director, Health, People and Impact
    Sonja Dahl

    Sonja Dahl

    Director, Innovation Skills
    Vicki Sellick

    Vicki Sellick

    Chief Partnership Officer
    John Loder

    John Loder

    Investment Director
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    Nesta Office Locations

    Nesta has an office in London
    London, GB (HQ)
    58 Victoria Embankment, Temple
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    Nesta News and Updates

    Nesta unveils 10-year strategy to harness innovation for good of millions

    Nesta has this week launched a ten-year strategy with the aim of harnessing innovation to change the lives of millions. Nesta will work in partnership with government, industry, academia and the public, private and voluntary sectors to design, test and scale innovations, focusing on three defining s…

    Nesta names Rapid Recovery Challenge winners

    Fourteen organisations, including several not-for-profits, have today secured £125,000 each in funding to develop innovative solutions that help people access jobs and financial support during the COVID-19 pandemic, in part due to additional funding from the Department for Work and Pensions.

    Nesta names Open Banking challenge winners

    UK innovation agency Nesta has named Mojo Mortgages, Moneybox, Plum and Wagestream as the winners of its £1.5 million open banking competition.

    Nesta launches £2.8m Covid-19 response challenge to help people recover their jobs and finances

    The Rapid Recovery Challenge is a 12-month programme looking for organisations who can provide tools to help those worst hit access jobs and financial support. Nesta launches £2.8m Covid-19 response challenge to help people recover their jobs and finances

    £2.8m Nesta challenge seeks fintech answers to help workers hit by Covid-19

    Nesta, the innovation foundation, is launching the £2.8 million Rapid Recovery Challenge to find and support tools and solutions that improve access to jobs and money for people across the UK.

    Nesta promotes Open Banking apps to support mental health

    To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May), new research from the Open Up 2020 Challenge revea...
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    Nesta Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Nesta founded?

      Nesta was founded in 1998.

    • Who are Nesta key executives?

      Nesta's key executives are Geoff Mulgan, Halima Khan and Sonja Dahl.

    • How many employees does Nesta have?

      Nesta has 359 employees.

    • Who are Nesta competitors?

      Competitors of Nesta include SaverLife, CrowdTeam and Community Sourced Capital.

    • Where is Nesta headquarters?

      Nesta headquarters is located at 58 Victoria Embankment, Temple, London.

    • Where are Nesta offices?

      Nesta has an office in London.

    • How many offices does Nesta have?

      Nesta has 1 office.