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An epic hunt for the real unicorns the companies that are positively impacting the lives of 1 billion people

Could your start-up be the next real Unicorn?

Unicorns is the first ethically focused reality television show where the audience gets the opportunity to invest in start-ups who are attempting to solve humanities most pressing challenges in a bid to positively impact the lives of at least one billion people.

How does it work?

Each episode matches innovative startup solutions to a grand challenge category. We invite start-up companies to present their innovations in a bid to win life-changing investment and resources. Gain insight into each business solution and the people behind them. Selected start-ups are profiled alongside guest celebrities, experts and high-profile investors and the crowd is encouraged to vote for their favorites.

Startups featured on our platform

See who gets funded! Each episode, sees three entrepreneurs showcase their startups to our panel of judges and TV viewers.

Dreamscape immersive

Virtual Reality

Enoil Bioenergies


Hyperloop TT


Winnow Solutions




Coral Vita


Perfect Day Foods







Media and advertising

Ocean Hugger Foods

Food processing

Choose Water


Fora Foods

Food and beverage

Abbots Butcher

Food processing

Applied Fusion




Bridge International Academies


Bionic Yarn


The Judges

The first interactive investment reality series where you get to invest in startups alongside leading venture capitalists and guest celebrities. Download the Venturespring app to get involved and become a unicorn investor! Watch the entrepreneurs pitch, and decide which company deserves your investment.
Matthew Ridley


Talia Rafaeli


James McClurg


Girish Nadkarni

Total Ventures

Majid Mufti

Saudi Aramco energy venture

Miles Kirby

AV8 Ventures

Felix Krause


Cassandra Harris

LP in UVG global and advisor to the Billion Dollar Fund for Woman.

Simon Acland

Chairman and Director Green Angel Syndicate.

Hannah-Mei Andrews

Associate at OGCI Climate Investments LLP.

Teddy Kim

Principal at Mustard Seed Impact.

Shane Kehoe

Co-Founder SVK Crypto Fund.

More than just entertainment

We combine a multimedia scale platform with an ecosystem of corporate partners, celebrity influencers, guest experts, and prolific investors in order to grow ventures in a scalable way. Our efforts are focused on creating real impact and making the world a better place.

Real Time voting and interactivity

Register on our webapp to get involved. With real time voting you can call, text, or go online to up-vote your favorite startups and invest into the projects you believe in with as little as £10.00 Use your vote to push startups through to the final.

Challenge Categories

Each episode of Unicorns addresses a specific grand challenge area. If you have an innovative company that is providing a radical breakthrough solution to one of the grand challenge categories featured we want to hear from you.

How to apply

Get scouted or become a scout

Our team of scouts is constantly looking for the best talent to showcase. Apply to become one of our scouts by registering online. Earn through any successful introductions made.

Create a user account

Create a user account to apply to become a judge, investor or to feature your startup. Go online or download our mobile app to register.

Audition online or in person

Join one of our casting events happening in a city near you to audition in person or submit a video online. Our live pitch event series provides startups and judges the opportunity to audition.

Watch Behind the Scenes Footage

Our investor ecosystem and partners