We invest in meaningful new business for the common good, with respect for all humans and planetary boundaries, supporting entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to build future-proof businesses.
WorldStartup supports startups throughout their entire journey from idea to scaleup. We organise public and invitation-only labs to assist future founders with the first steps of their journey. In our labs you can refine your idea, meet strategic partners, find your co-founders and build your prototypes.
We offer market-ready startups tailored support with training, mentoring, experts and networking. In a 12 month validation programme we help you successfully present your solution in your market. You can apply and start anytime. Fill out our application form to learn whether you fit this or other WorldStartup support programmes.
Whether it's improving your sales, diversifying your product portfolio, raising series A rounds or expanding into new markets, startups keep running into new challenges once they have celebrated their first successes.
The upcoming decade humanity has to curb a great number of trends. Whether it's the rise of CO2, fall of biodiversity, increase of pollution or lack of critical resources, we have to act. We believe entrepreneurship is a crucial element for positive change. Our main focus areas for new business opportunities are energy, food, health and cities.
Towards an energy system with renewable resources and a fair market.
Feeding the city, with sustainable agriculture and transparent, fair supply chains.
Healthy living, through data-driven solutions and human-centred design.
Plan, design, build and manage sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities.
Help developing a more sustainable, resilient and inclusive world through impact-driven entrepreneurship.