Laidlaw Scholars Ventures

Laidlaw Scholars Ventures

​Laidlaw Scholars Ventures invests in businesses founded and led by Laidlaw Scholars – NextGen leaders we know to be ambitious, brave, curious, determined, extraordinary, fast and good.

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Laidlaw Scholars Ventures (LSV) is a for-profit business investing in start-ups founded and run by Laidlaw Scholars.

Backed by a $50m fund, LSV accelerates Good Businesses by financing their growth, providing support services, delivering extensive training and development, and bringing a network of expert advisors and mentors to guide portfolio businesses.  

All profits from LSV will be returned to the Laidlaw Foundation to invest in its educational programmes designed to break the cycle of poverty, reduce inequality and develop a new generation of ethical leaders.