Global super connectors Empact Ventures and Hays are set to expand their Super Connect Series initiative for tech start-ups and scale-ups with the launch of a new national initiative across the UK and Ireland called Super Connect For Good 2020.

The National Tech for Good competition seeks to discover, super connect and support the best emerging tech startups and scale-ups that bring positive social change and impact to enhance people’s lives through technology.

Applications are welcomed from tech start-ups and scale-ups that create positive social change in any part of society including education, healthcare, local communities, public services and more. Innovation in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), HealthTech, MedTech, Smart Cities and GovTech is welcomed.

Tech startups and scale-ups are welcome to apply from 8 regions of the UK and Ireland with applications judged by an expert panel of regional judging panels who will decide on the Regional Winners. The 8 regions include West (including Midlands and Wales), East England, North of England, South England, London, Scotland, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. These Regional Winners will compete to be crowned the National Winner to be announced during our Virtual Final on 17th November 2020 in Global Entrepreneurship Week UK.

Super Connect for Good 2020 is supported by our partners including Hays, Empact Ventures, OVH Cloud, Microsoft for Startups, the National Institute for Health Research, eOffice, PUBLIC,  Top Business Tech, GEN UK, Global Entrepreneurship Week UK, Linkilaw Solicitors, Young Enterprise and the Super Connect Series. These partners are providing an incredible amount of prizes for the National Winner, 8 Regional Winners and 6 Industry Winners of business support, access to funding opportunities, press coverage and potential partners.

Kosta Mavroulakis, Founder & CEO of Empact Ventures said:

“We are delighted to be launching Super Connect for Good 2020 with Hays UK & I at at time when Tech for Good is needed more than ever from education to healthcare to public services. At Empact Ventures, our mission is to create an aggregate social and economic impact by mobilising entrepreneurial networks to help people and organisations address their challenges, and this initiative will help to further that mission. We are proud to continue working with Hays UK & I to build on our national Super Connect Series over the past 2 years to bring to super connect tech startups and scale-ups with potential partners, clients and funders

For all those attending the Super Connect for Good Virtual Final on the 17th November 2020, the Empact Ventures team will make 5 free super connections after the day to potential partners, clients or funders according to their registered interests.

If you are a tech start-up or a scale-up owner and would like to apply to the competition, please submit your application at by 6pm on 30th September 2020

If you would like to attend the virtual final please register at

For enquiries, please contact