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Join the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative at 2023 ASU+GSV Summit
CZI partners and leaders join panels highlighting the importance of educator and student well-being, leading impact investing, and imagining the classrooms of the future.
Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable... Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Food Production
CZI backs Sound Agriculture, a company developing solutions for sustainable, climate-smart food production.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2022 Racial Equity Grants
CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.
CZI Ventures: 2022 in Review
CZI Ventures portfolio expanded to new areas of impact; companies across the portfolio earned recognition for their efficacy, innovation and leadership.
Beep Saúde Secures New Funding to Expand Access to High-Quality Healthcare in Brazil
CZI backs Beep Saúde’s innovative approach to delivering in-home vaccinations, diagnostic tests, and preventative care services.
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.
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.
CZI Awards $13 Million to Patient-Led Organizations Advancing Rare Disease Research
CZI announced $13 million in funding for 40 patient-led, rare disease advocacy organizations working alongside researchers and clinicians.
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.
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.