We are the purpose-driven venture arm of Reckitt, creating access to the expertise and capability behind the world's most trusted brandsFind out more
we invest in nine spaces shaping the future of health, hygiene and nutrition
Our portfolio of purpose-led startups share our belief that good quality health, hygiene and nutrition is a right, not a privilege
Your local, sustainable, on-demand laundry experts.
The next generation of consumer wellness by connecting people + plants.
Shine is bringing toilet cleaning and maintenance into the 21st century using sensor technology.
On a mission to eliminate plastic waste with Earth's best sustainable home and personal care products.
A self-care platform that delivers accessible, convenient, over-the-counter medicine.
The free, award-winning self-care app that helps you look after you every day.
On a mission to share the UN's 17 global goals through creativity and culture.
Every startup has unique needs and challenges, and we have developed two approaches depending on the stage of your journey
For early-stage start-ups & ideas
For start-ups on the path to scale
Where do you invest?
We've identified nine spaces that will impact our fight towards better access to health, hygiene and nutrition, but we're always open to discovering more.
At what stage do you invest?
We invest from seed stage through to Series A and B, and have two methods for investing. First, through our accelerator for early-stage businesses, powered by Founders Factory. Second, through our investment fund for later-stage businesses and follow-on investments.
What is Reckitt's involvement?
Access is the purpose-driven venture arm of Reckitt, one the world's largest consumer goods companies. We accelerate the growth of startups by helping them access Reckitt's scale, capability and brands. See how this works in action in our approach.
Access VC is a wholly owned affiliate of Reckitt Benckiser Group.
Are you actively investing?
Yes. We usually run quarterly Investment Committees with both Founders Factory and our Investment Fund, but we'll work to your timelines as much as we can.
Who are Founders Factory?
Founders Factory are the world's leading startup accelerator and venture studio. They are the only accelerator to have bespoke programs for every startup and have the largest operating team for startup support in the world. We've partnered with them to support a 6-month programme for exceptional early-stage founders in the health, hygiene and nutrition space