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Unlocking capital for impact startups solving the world's biggest problems

Who we are

At Village Capital, we fuel the growth of sustainable and impactful businesses by unlocking capital for early-stage entrepreneurs who are building emergent solutions for social, economic, and environmental challenges around the world.

How we work

We support early-stage startups across thematic areas in emergent sectors including: Climate Innovation & Adaptation, Economic Mobility, and Equitable Access to Essential Services. Learn more about our programs → 

We unlock capital: In addition to our investment-readiness accelerator programs, we invest capital, directly and indirectly in innovation. Learn more about our impact investing→ 

We reimagine the systems for supporting impact startups. Learn how we're working to democratize entrepreneurship→

How to get involved

Learn more about our programs

We’ve run 150+ accelerators. We equip founders with unique tools to increase their efficiency, sustainability, impact, and inclusiveness.

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Meet our alumni

We’ve supported 1,400+ startups around the world. 90% are located outside San Francisco, New York and Boston; 45% are women-led. We've helped over 20,000 entrepreneurs improve their investment readiness through our network of entrepreneur support organizations and our platform, Abaca.

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Mentor our founders

Join our growing network of more than 10,000 mentors and 1,400 entrepreneurs from 40+ countries.

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Our results & insights

Our goal is to be at the cutting edge of innovation tackling big global issues – while reinventing and challenging our systems, and driving more inclusive innovation.

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Meet our team

We’re a decentralized but globally coordinated team. We have regional teams that cover six parts of the world.

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News & Insights

Village Capital partners with Standard Chartered to catalyze capital to African women in tech

Village Capital is partnering with Standard Chartered to use its startup acceleration and peer selection model to level up the capital available to Women in Tech participants.

Village Capital y MetLife buscan startup con innovación social para proceso de aceleración

The second iteration of ADAPT: Social Innovation for a More Resilient Future in Latin America will support impact-driven startups developing bold solutions that enable equity, democratize access, and strengthen communities and individuals in the face of climate change, inequality, and other challenges to individual and community wellbeing.

Consistent Questions From Investors Minimize Gender Bias

New research findings from two academic researchers and accelerator pioneer Village Capital: When investors treat men and women the same, using consistent, similar assessments, women fare a lot better than they do otherwise.