About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Learn about all the different types of ventures you can set up to support your idea.

Key points:

  • Small ventures may only need an informal structure to proceed
  • Special forms of limited company exist to support organisations that operate to benefit their community
  • Some ventures can benefit from becoming a cooperative to ensure high levels of commitment from its members