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Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth
Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.
CZI Announces Partnership With Four Historically Black Medical Colleges
CZI announced a partnership with the nation’s four Historically Black Medical Colleges to advance genomics research.
Twelve to Deploy World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Transformation Platform
Twelve raised $130 million in Series B funding to accelerate its industrial-scale carbon transformation technology for creating products with a lower carbon footprint.
Supercharging Plants and Soils to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere
CZI supports carbon removal research at the Innovative Genomics Institute
Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Thei... Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Their Yields
CZI partners with Apollo Agriculture to support food security, economic development, and sustainable agriculture in Africa.
CZI Invests in Promising Climate Change Solutions
CZI supports organizations that are advancing promising climate change solutions, including carbon dioxide removal.
CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty
CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.
Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers
CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.
2021 CZI Ventures: Investing in Progress
Our portfolio continues to evolve, but we remain committed to supporting companies that use technology to build an inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities
CZI will commit $7 million in grants to 75 organizations working in San Mateo County through the fifth annual Community Fund.
Supporting Diversity and Strong Teacher-Student Connections in Schools
Dr. Priscilla Chan joins the 49th annual conference for the National Association of Black School Educators to share more about CZI’s work and commitment to racial diversity.
Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County i... Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County in Response to Pandemic
CZI is committing $400,000 to support seven San Mateo County local mental health organizations as they continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lovevery Launches Mobile App With Resources for Parents and Caregivers
CZI participates in a $100M Series C financing round to support Lovevery’s continued growth as a provider of resources tailored to a child’s developmental stage.
Delivering the Holistic Support Students Need Right Now
In her Council of the Great City Schools keynote, CZI co-founder and co-CEO, Priscilla Chan, discusses the importance of delivering the holistic support students need right now.
CZI Awards $10M to Breakthrough Energy Fellows and $23M to Advance Carbon Dioxide Removal
CZI announced funding for the Breakthrough Energy Fellows — entrepreneurs and researchers who will work to develop and scale the most promising decarbonization technologies.
CarbonBuilt Closes $10 Million Series A Financing
CarbonBuilt has raised $10 million in Series A funding to expand its team, further enhance its ReversaTM technology, and develop its first commercial projects.
Andela Secures $200 Million Series E Financing to Grow Global Engineering Marketplace
CZI joins latest funding round in support of Andela’s growing network of engineers.
Nerdy Positioned for the Future of Personalized Instruction
Nerdy becomes the first publicly traded CZI Ventures portfolio company, appearing on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2021.