Zinc is an early-stage investor, which back Founders who want to build a new mission-driven business, even if they don’t yet have a team or an idea. Their Venture Builder program supports Founders to build brand new commercial businesses by providing access to co-founders, investment, experts, in-house R&D support and a proven process to launch a new venture. Since 2017, Zinc has backed almost 300 entrepreneurs and supported them in building over 60 brand-new ventures from scratch.
Their next Venture Builder is focused on eliminating environmental threats to our health and they are looking to invest in 70 innovative individuals who want to redirect their careers and build a mission-driven business from scratch. Successful founders will be tackling the harmful impacts of chemical pollution, climate change, and biological hazards on our health and well-being.
The program is designed to launch you as a Founder, and you will be joining the 12-month Venture Builder full-time from October 2023 and matched with a co-Founder from a curated cohort of world-class talent. You will receive up to £250k in early funding and gain access to mentorship & support from expert Fellows and coaches, investors, and Zinc’s in-house R&D team.
Find out more about the program and how to apply here.