How Do We...
Integrate Physical + Virtual?
Develop Next Generation Explorers?
Create Virtual Identities?
Inspire Peak Performance?
Venture Foundry is a new incubator backed by the power of VF. We work with fearlessly curious entrepreneurs and founders hungry to build the future. Our resources, capabilities and tools provide unique advantages to founders eager to ignite change.Build the future with us
The VF Venture Foundry Entrepreneur-In-Residence challenge gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch innovative business ideas that tackle consumer needs in four challenge areas. Winners of the innovation challenge will have the opportunity to join VF Venture Foundry, as well as access to Foundry resources and network to execute the idea. Selected EIRs will gain the opportunity to build their business with all the excitement and energy of a start-up, but with the stability and resources of a large organization like Venture Foundry.Learn More and Apply
We recruit talented founders and entrepreneurially-minded professionals to become Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIR). While in the Foundry, we support EIRs by providing proprietary expertise only VF can offer (insight from our brand portfolio, go-to-market capabilities, consumer and brand access, distribution platforms). Additionally, the Foundry team supports EIRs through every step of the process, providing tools and resources to get a concept off the ground.
We're actively recruiting Entrepreneurs-In-Residence as we speak. Check out the description here. If you think you have what it takes, submit an application and we'll be in touch if we think it's a good fit.
Yes! We're looking for both entrepreneurs and entrepreneurially-minded professionals from diverse backgrounds with grit, creativity, determination, and resilience. Take a look at the description here and submit your application if you think you're a good fit.
Venture Foundry is a new business model incubator creating net-new pre-seed business models. BaseLayer VC is our partner that invests in Seed and Series A ideas relevant to our investment focus. To learn more about BaseLayer, click here.
We identify, create, and invest in new business concepts across four opportunity spaces: (1) Health & Self, (2) Marketplaces, (3) Sustainable & Conscientious Living, and (4) Virtual Goods & Experiences.
Both. We identify, create, and invest in new business concepts that can both help our existing brands thrive and chart new territory within our opportunity spaces.
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