Speed up your Venture with our Biodiversity Lab

We offer a 7-week Venture Program for passionate entrepreneurs and ecological experts focusing on monetizing biodiversity in forests.

Speed up your Venture with our Biodiversity Lab

We offer a 7-week Venture Program for passionate entrepreneurs and ecological experts focusing on monetizing biodiversity in forests.

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

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.

Transform your idea into a biodiversity-boosting venture

Transform your idea into a biodiversity-boosting venture

Do you have an idea that entails:

  • Technology for protection/regeneration

  • Monitoring positive initiatives

  • Upgrading infrastructure to implement biodiversity projects at scale

  • Motivating communities to preserve forests

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 7 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.

The application submission period for 2023 closed in June.

The application submission period for the Venture Program 2023 concluded in June.

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!

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!