changing the global face of entrepreneurship.
we help diverse founders build start-ups from scratch.
Foundervine is an award-winning social enterprise specialising in digital start-up and scale-up acceleration programs. Since launching in 2018, Foundervine has helped over 2,000 diverse, future leaders create, test and sustain entrepreneurial ventures globally.
We connect high-potential early stage ventures to mission-driven companies, both public and private, to utilise their talent in scaling early-stage ventures.
We’re proud to partner with world-leading companies to run start-up and scale-up acceleration programs that build the talent pipeline globally.
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creating start-ups run by diverse founders.
Less than 1 percent of VC funding goes to black founders globally. Only 2% to women. Our programs help early- and revenue-stage founders significantly grow investor networks, expand business operations and absorb cutting-edge knowledge.
building inclusive acceleration programs.
We partner with mission-driven organisations who share our mission to build entrepreneur-centric programs that have inclusion at their heart. We run acceleration programmes designed to help diverse start-ups and scale-ups solve real world problems.
helping organisations accelerate leaders.
Our experience running start-up programs shows us that enterprise skills are a force for good in all individuals - whether in school, startups or in the workplace. We have delivered training for organisations including Just Eat, University of London and PwC UK.
The vine fellowship
The Vine Fellowship develops outstanding leaders - leaders who understand the unique challenges diverse founders face and want to invest their time in helping founders grow.
The Vine Fellowship is a selected group of value-driven leaders in digital fields, entrepreneurs, and subject matter experts who collectively develop young entrepreneurs through skills development and mentoring. We offer our Fellows access to some of the most innovative start-ups in the digital tech ecosystem.
We recruit Fellows throughout the year. Our Fellows are investors, experienced entrepreneurs and professionals of all kinds.