Metabolic Ventures

Leveraging the power of ventures to solve systemic challenges

We are commited to bringing more systemic ventures into the world – ventures that tackle the highest leverage points in order to create the social, environmental, and economic transformations necessary for a fair and sustainable society. We build homegrown ventures that address key system tipping points, rethink the governance and financing structures around ventures to empower the underlying purpose, and help others leverage the power of ventures to solve critical problems.

Our Activities

Systemic Venture Building

Building new organizations from the ground up that can have a transformational impact on society.

Fresh is our inaugural venture studio aimed at addressing systemic challenges in the food system.

Systemic Entrepreneurship Lab

Building the capacity of the venture ecosystem to create systemic change through research and development, piloting and testing, and knowledge dissemination. Our white paper outlines our approach to building ventures for systemic impact.

Who We Work With

We collaborate with actors in the venture ecosystem to achieve systemic impact

Venture builders

Guiding venture builders and related stakeholders to deepen the impact of their programs, processes, and curricula


Advising investors and philanthropies to construct systemic venture strategies and improve the impact of their portfolios


Cooperating with local and national government entities to launch new initiatives to spur systemic entrepreneurship and solve key regional challenges


Assisting educational institutions to augment their curriculums and initiatives to train the systemic leaders of the future

Our First Venture Studio

Transitioning the agrifood system

Apply to Fresh

Fresh launched in 2021 and is now working with its first cohort of passionate entrepreneurs. Sign-up to receive information about the second cohort, Spring 2023

Partner with Fresh

Fresh brings together knowledge institutions, investors, corporates, and other key stakeholders to transition the food system to a regenerative food system.

News & Content

Systemic Venture Framework

At Metabolic Ventures, we believe that addressing our shared societal challenges will require evolving our…
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Ventures Program Lead


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