Use your skills to create positive social impact - apply now!


Are you thinking of starting up your own business? Are you looking for a brilliant co-founder? Do you want to ​use your skills to create something that has positive social impact?

Zinc runs a 9-month full-time programme where individual entrepreneurial people come together to build scalable, commercial, tech-enabled businesses that draw on research and evidence to​ tackle the toughest social issues in the world. 

In October, ​Zinc​ will kick off its second mission: to unlock new opportunities for people in places that have been hard-hit by globalisation and automation.

Who is Zinc for?

Zinc is looking for 50 people who want to create new solutions in areas like social mobility, health, employment, business, education, and geographical mobility. Their 9-month full-time programme, starting in London on October 1st, 2018, will help these 50 entrepreneurs to ​find a co-founder and ​build a brand-new tech business from scratch.

How does it work?

Zinc takes people on 'pre-idea' and 'pre-team', so this is a great opportunity for people with ambition, passion, and expertise to find their co-founder, work with experts, design and test new ideas, launch their new business and access investment, surrounded by like-minded co-founders and world-class leaders. 

What are the benefits?

  • Access to potential co-founders
  • £12,000 Stipend over 9 months
  • Intensive 9 month programme to build a business from scratch
  • Free services and resources (shared workspace, credits with top tech companies)
  • Access to leading experts from academia, business, design and technology

A full explanation of the mission and programme and the application process are available on the website at:

Apply asap as applications close within the next two weeks.



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