Our purpose

We enable financially vulnerable people to receive super fast support, recover from shocks and build lasting financial resilience. 


Our products

Financial Verification (in Beta)

Need to identify and verify people with a genuine need for financial support?

Our solution leverages open banking to do this within minutes, eliminating the paperwork involved in manually collecting and reviewing bank statements.

Currently in Beta

Why Lightning?

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Super quick, digitally enabled grant application processing and payouts (to come in future)

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Secure, modern platform with anti-fraud mechanisms, security and data protection

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Financial verification technology to identify and support those who need it most

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Transparent, data-driven analytics to understand real needs and measure impact

Our Partners

We are proud to be working alongside...


Lightning Social Ventures is backed by Innovate UK, the UK's innovation agency. Learn more.


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