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It’s time to revolutionise people's financial resilience. Take your first step with Zinc.

If you have lots of ideas about solving this problem, if you’re an innovator, or if you have deep domain knowledge that could make you a successful Founder on this mission - we’re keen to meet you. Our experienced team can share more about what it means to build your new venture with Zinc.

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It's time to empower middle-aged people to turn uncertainty into opportunity.

Zinc's sixth Venture Builder will begin in April 2023 with the mission to transform people's financial resilience and turn uncertainty into opportunity. 

Join us at one of our weekly virtual Meet & Greet sessions to find out more about the culture at Zinc, how the Venture Builder works, our financial resilience mission and how you could become the founder of a mission-led startup. We encourage you to attend before submitting your application to ensure the best chance of success.

These sessions happen virtually, twice a week, on Mondays & Wednesdays. We can't wait to welcome you.

If you have expertise and knowledge in: financial services, education, real estate, HR, pensions, assets, a clear understanding of one or more of our opportunity areas, a desire to co-found a commercial VC backed business and have the drive to have impact at scale - come and meet us.

Our next Venture Builder will begin in April 2023. Places are offered on a first come first serve, rolling basis, so we encourage interested applicants to apply as early as possible

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Diversity sparks innovation.

Zinc unites talented individuals from around the world to solve societies biggest problems, then supports them to build globally impactful businesses from scratch. For our sixth Venture Builder, we are searching for 70 people who will become the next wave of mission-driven entrepreneurs to lead change and solving the problems outlined in our manifesto. 

Our Founders come from a diverse range of personal, professional and educational backgrounds; you might attend a meet and greet with business and tech innovators, researchers and scientists, engineers, product specialists practitioners, public service professionals and creatives, all of whom are passionate about this mission.

Our next mission focuses on transforming people's financial resilience. This means we're particularly looking for people with experience in: financial services, education, real estate, HR, e-Commerce, a clear understanding of one or more of our opportunity areas, a desire to co-found a commercial VC backed business, and have the drive to have impact at scale..

Meet Anna

 

Cohort 1, improving the mental and emotional wellbeing of women and girls

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Meet Gary

Cohort 4, improving the mental and emotional health of every child and young person

Founder Profiles #1

Meet Deborah

Cohort 2, unlocking new opportunities for people in places hard hit by globalisation & automation

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Meet Alex

Cohort 2, unlocking new opportunities for people in places hard hit by globalisation & automation

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Useful Resources

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Mission Manifesto

Our Founders are driven to solve societies biggest problems. Read the manifesto for our next mission and learn about the areas where you could have impact.

View our Manifesto

The Zinc Team - Cohort 4 Launch Party

Meet our team

The Zinc team is here to support you to explore problems, think through solutions, and co-Found and build a business from scratch. Read more about us here.

Learn more about our team

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Apply here

This quick application form is the first step towards receiving up to £250,000 funding, finding a co-Founder, and helping hundreds of millions of people across the globe.

View the Application Form


Contact: venturebuilder@zinc.vc