• Zinc, the company builder tackling societal problems, picks up £3M backing from LocalGlobe, Atomico, and LSE

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Zinc , the London-based company builder tackling various societal problems, has picked up £3 million in seed investment as it readies its second cohort and mission. Backing the round is LocalGlobe , Niklas Zennström's Atomico, U.K. university LSE, and a number of angel investors.
    Launched late last year , Zinc helps build startups almost from scratch. Somewhat similar to Entrepreneur First , it focuses on recruiting potential founders - in this instance, experts in social science, technology, design and business - who through the 9-month programme form new companies.
    Each Zinc cohort is...
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