Andrew Bathgate

Andrew Bathgate (UK)

Co-founder, Good Innovation

Andrew is co-founder of Good Innovation, a consultancy that works with charities and social enterprises to help them grow both their income and impact. Their vision is to transform how society does good.

Example recent projects have ranged from redesigning trade unions to make them work for young people to creating award winning new fundraising products to helping care home workers support people with dementia around the areas of sex and intimacy. 

Andrew is also leading Good Innovation’s work into helping charities explore commercial opportunities, from uncovering new ways to commercialise their assets and capabilities to spinning-out their social ventures so they can act like a true start-up.

Good Innovation has a venture studio designed to support these mission-first startups, and they’re currently supporting five startups who have between them raised nearly £2m in funding. 

Prior to Good Innovation, Andrew worked in the corporate world helping big corporates innovate and he also founded and raised funding for his own (doomed) internet startup which the Independent on Sunday listed as one of the ’50 greatest ideas of the 21st century’.


Learn more about Andrew’s IFC 2019 workshop –

Creating, testing, funding, and spinning out a new start-up business