Better Ventures backs mission-driven founders leveraging technology to solve the world’s biggest problems. We provide funding and support to early-stage companies harnessing innovations in software, data science, and the life sciences to address the challenges of our time, from narrowing the opportunity gap to improving healthcare to reversing climate change.


With 81% of Americans living in cities, and two-thirds of the world's population urbanizing by 2050, there are a growing number of challenges facing urban dwellers. The Urban Innovation Fund provides seed capital and regulatory support to startups creating scalable solutions to these challenges.


Invest in building an economy based on principles of soil fertility, sense of place, care of the commons, and economic, cultural and biological diversity.