initiatives

Supporting early-stage solutions addressing economic inequality

Our initiatives are fixed-term, cohort-based, and mentorship-driven. Applications are open to social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, movement builders, advocacy organizations, coalitions, and hybrid models.
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Economic Inequality

Economic Inequality Initiative

Supporting early-stage solutions addressing economic inequality in the United States.

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Future of Food

Chipotle Aluminaries

Reimagining the food system to be sustainable, equitable, and efficient.

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Mobile Tech

Visible Connect: Year Three

Supported ventures serving their communities with mobile tech.

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Economic Inequality

Economic Inequality Initiative

Supporting early-stage solutions addressing economic inequality in the United States.

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Future of Food

Chipotle Aluminaries

Reimagining the food system to be sustainable, equitable, and efficient.

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Mobile Tech

Visible Connect: Year Three

Supported ventures serving their communities with mobile tech.

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Safe Virtual Spaces

Facebook Community Accelerator

Equipped online communities with the training, mentorship, and funds to grow.

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Food With Integrity

Chipotle Aluminaries 2.0

Empowering the next generation of farmers.

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Food Access

At the Table

Food access and hunger relief efforts in the Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods.

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Food With Integrity

Chipotle Aluminaries 1.0

Helped growth-stage ventures take their businesses to the next level.

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Early Childhood

Futurebound Acceleration Lab

Supported breakthrough solutions to childhood development's greatest challenges.

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Mobile Tech

Visible Connect: Year Two

Supported ventures using mobile tech to create meaningful impact.

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Mobile Tech

Visible Connect: Year One

Supported ventures using mobile tech to create meaningful impact.

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Food Access

Food Access

Increased access to affordable, healthy food in low-income neighborhoods across Denver.

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Urban Poverty

Future Cities

Improving the lives of the poor and vulnerable in U.S. cities.

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Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Supported ventures improving the lives of low-income children ages 0 to 5 in the United States.

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Approach

We equip our ventures with the tools they need to succeed

  • We are laser-focused on economic inequality
  • We back early-stage ventures
  • Our initiatives are business model agnostic
  • We prioritize transformational change over incremental progress
  • We recognize that overlooked and underrepresented talent have unique insights into the problems we're trying to solve
  • Our initiatives provide clarity, capital, and connections
Our Approach
Entrepreneur writing in a notebook
Mentors

We've assembled a highly curated network of mentors and experts

Our ventures often find that the access they gain to our mentor network opens countless doors and opportunities. Here are a few featured mentors.
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Kimbal Musk
Kimbal Musk
Entrepreneur and Restaurateur
Ai-jen Poo
Ai-jen Poo
Co-founder and Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance
Minjae Ormes
Minjae Ormes
CMO at Visible
Ime Archibong
Ime Archibong
Vice President of Partnerships at Facebook
Justin Kang
Justin Kang
Co-Founder & General Partner, Visible Hands
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