Allia Ltd

Allia Ltd

Allia is a charity that supports individuals and organisations who create social benefit.

Address: Future Business Centre Cambridge, King's Hedges Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB4 2HY
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)

Allia amplifies impact for people, place and planet

Allia is an independent not for profit with a social mission, dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through inspiring workspaces, effective support and innovative social finance.

Allia has been at the forefront of impact since its foundation in 1999 finding innovative ways to tackle unemployment, enterprise and social housing with pioneering products. Our work has helped 1000s of people into work, out of debt and to establish enterprises driven by more than profit. But we can’t create change alone.

Our world needs effective solutions and new thinking to solve the most pressing global and local challenges. Organisations and individuals that aim to make positive change and address these challenges – impact ventures and impact entrepreneurs – can transform peoples’ lives. Allia recognises that they need the right kind of support and we are dedicated to helping them set up, grow and develop through inspiring workspaces effective support and innovative social finance. We call it amplifying impact.

We are dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through:

  • Inspiring workspaces at our Future Business Centres – the UK’s leading spaces for impact entrepreneurs
  • Effective support through our Serious Impact programme – helping impact entrepreneurs innovate, start up, grow and scale
  • Innovative social finance through Allia Impact Finance – innovative investment and social finance to help charities and organisations deliver greater impact

Find out more about what we do or contact us to learn more.

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Startups: join the next Serious Impact Accelerator in Cambridge

Startups with ideas to make a positive impact on people, planet or place, are being offered the opportunity to join Allia’s next cohort for the Serious Impact Accelerator in Cambridge. Successful applicants will receive up to 10 weeks structured advice and support to launch and develop their ventures.

20 April 2017Read in full

Allia Future Business Centre

As Article 50 is triggered - FBC hosts 'BREXIT & Beyond' event

As Article 50 is triggered, Allia Future Business Centre hosts a special event for the business and start up community: BREXIT & Beyond.

4 April 2017Read in full

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Inspiration, advice and hopes for the future: #InternationalWomensDay #BeBoldforChange

Six impact ventures, lead by eight inspiring female entrepreneurs, share the changes they would like to see in 2017 and the advice they would offer other women thinking about starting a business.
Here’s what they had to say...

8 March 2017Read in full


Cambridge based AGRIinsight secures contracts to map agribusiness landscape in East Africa

AGRIinsight Ltd announced that it had successfully secured two significant contracts with clients to deploy its online mapping tool to support agribusiness growth in East Africa.

2 March 2017Read in full

Mike Greene, Entrepreneur in Residence, Allia Serious Impact

Failure breeds success: Mike Greene's guest blog for Allia

In the second of a series of Guest Blogs for Allia Serious Impact, Mike Greene talks about a topic, and a piece of advice, that has helped define his career. Borrowing the title from his book Failure breeds success, here Mike shares advice for aspiring entrepreneurs on facing failure, and growing from the experiences.

27 February 2017Read in full

Tech for Good education

What is the future of technology in the Education sector?

Come along to Tech for Good at Allia Future Business Centre Cambridge this Wednesday (1 March, 6.30-8.30pm) - a free, informal meetup for everyone interested in using technology to create positive impact.

27 February 2017Read in full

Diverted traffic sign - Cambridge Hack

Cambridge Hack - 2 days, 1 problem: how do we reduce congestion in Cambridge?

City traffic, congestion, roadside air quality and lack of parking are problems that have plagued Cambridge residents for years. From the City Deal to underground roads, it’s hard to imagine a solution that hasn’t already been suggested.

21 February 2017Read in full

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Keep your start-up costs low with a virtual office

Allia Future Business Centre explains why a virtual office is a good place to build a start-up.

17 February 2017Read in full

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TECH for GOOD returns to Cambridge

The first Cambridge TECH for GOOD of 2017 will take place on Wednesday 1 March, from 6.30pm, at Allia Future Business Centre Cambridge. This time the popular meetup will tackle the question: what does TECH for GOOD look like in the Education Sector?

8 February 2017Read in full

Learn how to make the most of your data

Data data data. Most of us collect it, some of us report on it, but how many of us can really say we are making the most out of it?

8 February 2017Read in full

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Commercial Director

Hours: We will consider applicants for this role 0.6 up to FTE position (21-35 hours per week) Salary: Up to £50,000 pro rata (...

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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Director of Ventures

Hours: We will consider applicants for this role 0.6 up to FTE position (21-35 hours per week) Salary: Up to £50,000 pro rata (...

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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