Future Leaders of Gut Health Initiative


Future Leaders of Gut Health Initiative

January 7th 2022

What you need to apply

  • Pitch deck - a presentation outlining your company, progress and the future

  • MVP/ Prototype - you should have a functional/nearly functional version of your end solution.

  • Traction/ validation with your early users- there should be some signs of demand and interest from your target audience.


  • Startups must be located within Europe, Middle East or Africa

  • Startups must be pre-seed/ seed stage investment

  • Companies must be direct to consumer or consumer focused.

  • Solutions should have some traction/ validation from users

  • Solutions should be scientifically grounded

  • There must be a technological underpinning to the solution.

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Top Gut Health Startups could receive...

The potential to secure up to $250k investment

Access to mentorship, operational support, and industry networking opportunities from Founders Factory and Johnson & Johnson family of companies¹.

¹ Including JJDC, Inc. or another Johnson & Johnson

An opportunity to pitch to a high profile panel of Healthtech, VC and Business experts.

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  • Gut Health & General Health and Wellbeing

  • Gut Health Treatments/ Cures

  • Gut Health Preventions

  • Gut Health Diagnosis

  • Gut Health Care & Support


Applications open: 10/01/2022

Application Deadlines: 15/02/2022

Announcement of Top Startups: 23/02/2022

Expert Panel: 03/03/2022

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