A New Way to find and fund Ideas

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Ideas are Everywhere.

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The Opportunity

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People Have An Idea To Start A Company

Many of these ideas have huge potential buried in them. Most need only a small amount of funding to get started.

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The Problem


Of People Won’t Or Can’t Take Action On That Idea

This means millions of new ventures never get started, trillions of dollars of lost economic opportunity, billions in potential wealth not generated, and millions of jobs not created.

A New Approach

We provide the funding, resources and support needed to take ideas from start to scale.

Our innovative Pebble Fund gives Builders just what’s needed to test their ideas. Through our Idea Accelerator, Builders learn world-class experimentation approaches, low-code tools, and the art of being scrappy.

We’re excellent at seeing the hidden potential in ideas and we’re proven experts in getting novel ideas off the ground. Now we’re doing that with thousands of Builders across the globe, fueling them with capital, resources and support. We help ventures of all shapes and sizes achieve their fullest potential and greatest return. And we’re just getting started

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we’ve started hundreds of new Builders on their entrepreneurial journey

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The Idea Accelerator

A rapid-pace, 90-day, virtual program to get your idea off the sidelines and into action. All fueled by up to $5,000 in non-dilutive Pebble Funds.

We help you put your idea into action in a no-cost, no-risk way. Our Builders learn and then apply world-class entrepreneurial methods to run short, high-impact tests of their ideas.
No entity, business plan or pitch deck required to apply.
No entity, business plan or traction required to apply. Bring your biggest and boldest ideas and let’s get started!

We’re investing in a future of Buildership™ where technologies disrupt to democratize.

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Builders + Backers has been recognized in Fast Company's 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards for our transformational approach to entrepreneurship and reimagining how we bring ideas to life.

Builders + Backers, the pioneer of an entirely new way to find and fund entrepreneurial ideas, announced that it was recognized in Fast Company's 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards in the General Excellence, Impact Investing, and On The Rise: 0-4 Years in Business categories. The awards program honors sustainable designs, innovative products, bold social initiatives, and other creative projects that are changing the way we work, live, and interact with the world.

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