Build your venture, reduce humanity’s carbon emissions




Carbon13’s next Venture Builder is now open for new applications



Founder member Carbon13 is the venture builder for the climate emergency. Their role consists in selecting and supporting 1000 entrepreneurs over 5 years who will build scalable ventures with the potential to reduce carbon emissions by over 400 million tonnes.


Deadline: Applications will  close on 19 July  2021, but we encourage applications now as we assess on a rolling basis. The venture building process starts again on 21 September.


For: Carbon13’s Venture Builder is for founders who are pre-investment or pre-team or even pre-idea.




You bring your talent and commitment to reducing carbon emissions. Carbon13 will bring everything else you need to make progress on a venture. 


Carbon13’s Venture Builder is an eight month programme which you join as an individual entrepreneur. It proceeds through three phases:



Phase 1 – one month

Teaming | Problem storming | Emerging ideas | Carbon orientation



Phase 2 – three months

Team strengthening | Carbon intelligence | Rapid iterations of concepts | Business model forming | Prototype testing | Intellectual property Customer development Stakeholder development Behaviour change Governance Venture incorporation



Investment Committee

The Carbon 13 committee will review your progress and milestones achieved, your potential commercial viability, potential for scaling and for impact on CO2e emissions.  For more details click here.



Phase 3 – four months

Market demonstration Life cycle analysis | Product/service proof points | Business model focus | Team consolidation | Financial strategy | Scaling and growth strategies| Partnerships and contracts | Pitch development/practice


To see the programme in full click here


What’s the next step? 


Apply here to Carbon13’s Venture Builder.


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