About us

We are Zinc.

We create the innovation system to build commercially successful businesses which solve chronic social problems for hundreds of millions of people in the developed world.

THE FOUNDERS OF ZINC

SAUL KLEIN

Saul is a partner at LocalGlobe, a UK-based venture capital firm. His investment career includes being a partner at Index Ventures and he specialises in early-stage tech companies. Saul was co-founder of Seedcamp, the first tech accelerator in Europe.He has been closely involved in the formation of many successful businesses, including Lovefilm, MOO and Kano. @cape  

Saul is a partner at LocalGlobe, a UK-based venture capital firm.

His investment career includes being a partner at Index Ventures and he specialises in early-stage tech companies.

Saul was co-founder of Seedcamp, the first tech accelerator in Europe.He has been closely involved in the formation of many successful businesses, including Lovefilm, MOO and Kano.

@cape

 

PAUL KIRBY

Paul is a former partner at KPMG and the global head of public services and government. In his career, he has been Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit, as well as working in the media, education, transport and urban regeneration sectors. Paul is currently a Director of Bethnal Green Ventures, a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics & Political Science and a Non-Executive Director of the Cabinet Office. @paul1kirby

Paul is a former partner at KPMG and the global head of public services and government. In his career, he has been Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit, as well as working in the media, education, transport and urban regeneration sectors.

Paul is currently a Director of Bethnal Green Ventures, a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics & Political Science and a Non-Executive Director of the Cabinet Office.

@paul1kirby

ELLA GOLDNER

Ella is a former Strategy Director at IPG Mediabrands, one of the world’s largest media agencies, working with global leading brands. She is the Co-Founder of NewCo UK, which  connects the most successful large corporates with the most innovative start-ups in the UK. Ella started her career as an engineer in Tel Aviv’s high tech aerospace industry, before becoming a consultant to tech firms. @ellagoldner

Ella is a former Strategy Director at IPG Mediabrands, one of the world’s largest media agencies, working with global leading brands.
She is the Co-Founder of NewCo UK, which  connects the most successful large corporates with the most innovative start-ups in the UK.

Ella started her career as an engineer in Tel Aviv’s high tech aerospace industry, before becoming a consultant to tech firms.

@ellagoldner