Speed up your Venture with our Biodiversity Lab

We offer a 10-week Venture Program starting this April, for passionate entrepreneurs and ecological experts focusing on monetizing biodiversity in forests.

Speed up your Venture with our Biodiversity Lab

We offer a 10-week Venture Program starting this April, for passionate entrepreneurs and ecological experts focusing on monetizing biodiversity in forests.

Attend Our Info Sessions

Attend Our Info Sessions

🚀 We're launching a series of info webinars about our upcoming Venture Program!

📅 Mark your calendars and join us to learn more about how our Venture Program can catapult your ideas into reality.

This is your chance to get a comprehensive overview, understand the application process, and have your burning questions answered by our expert team.

Sign up now to secure your spot and be part of this exciting journey! 🌱🚀

Transform your idea into a biodiversity-boosting venture

Transform your idea into a biodiversity-boosting venture

Do you have an idea that entails:

  • Reduction of industries (agriculture, mining, logging) impact on forest biodiversity

  • Soil enhancing technologies

  • Technologies or solutions for traceability of supply chains to prevent biodiversity loss or deforestation

  • Financial solutions for improved community incentives and transparency into forest biodiversity

  • Other technologies or solutions to accelerate positive biodiversity benefits in nature-based solution projects

Timeline for our Venture Program.

For passionate (or aspiring) entrepreneurs and ecological experts who want co-develop their idea into a robust business proposal.

Application

Accepting applications until the 15th of March, 2024.

Cohort Selection Process

During a 45-minute idea sharing session, the best ideas will be selected for the 10-week program.

10 Week Program

10 weeks will be given to develop the concept with us. The objective will be to prepare a full pitch for Brainforest's panel of experts.

Final Selection

The participants will pitch their venture idea to Brainforest’s panel of experts. The jury will select 1 to 2 projects which will be integrated into Brainforest as the next Biodiversity Lab venture!

What's in it for you?

What's in it for you?

Individual Coaching

Individual Coaching

Get a taste of a priviledged relationship with a Brainforest venture builder during our 10 week program to get your idea off the ground.

Access to our network

Access to our network

Our experts include unicorn founders, Nobel prize winners, multi-national NGOs and leading corporates.

Initial Funding

Initial Funding

Upon successful incorporation of a venture, Brainforest provides initial capital and together, we raise impact investment funds.

Founder Compensation

Founder Compensation

If selected as our next venture, you will become an Entrepreneur In Residence (EiR) with a living stipend for 6 months to get a high-impact venture off the ground.

Forests hold 80% of Earth’s biodiversity. Yet, wildlife populations have plunged 69% in 50 years. To combat this, Brainforest, Somaha and Frey Charitable Foundation founded the Biodiversity Lab, focusing on market solutions to benefit local communities and promote biodiverse agroforestry.

Why focus on
forest Biodiversity?

Why focus on
forest Biodiversity?

Environmental crises are interconnected through our societal systems. By studying rainforest systems, we aim to pinpoint small changes with significant impacts on biodiversity preservation.

Check out our

Check out our

Biodiversity Systems Map

Biodiversity Systems Map

Timeline for our Venture Program.

Get notified for our next project call, to co-develop your idea into a robust business proposal.

Application

Last Ideas were submitted before June 30th 2023.

Cohort Selection Process

During a 45-minute idea sharing session, the best ideas will be selected for the 8-week program.

7 Week Program

8 weeks will be given to develop the concept with us. The objective will be to prepare a full pitch for Brainforest's panel of experts.

Final Selection

The participants will pitch their venture idea to Brainforest’s panel of experts. The jury will select 1 to 2 projects which will be integrated into Brainforest as the next Biodiversity Lab venture!