In the story of homo sapiens, the grapevine plays a starring role. For thousands of years it kept us safe, as our communities grew and became more complex.

Through the grapevine, we shared knowledge - which plants were poisonous and which had medicinal qualities. We told stories - turned heroic deeds into celebrated legends and unhappy accidents into cautionary tales. We assembled tribes - welcomed trusted allies and conquered heights we could not aspire to alone. The grapevine helped us to govern before we had centralised institutions - to learn from wise elders and avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.

We are launching Grapevine in the same spirit. To share knowledge, rally support, and hold the tech ecosystem collectively accountable for creating safe and equitable workplaces - where all people feel empowered to thrive.

What are we?

Grapevine is a grassroots initiative led by startup founders, operators, and investors, and leaders. We aim to:

What are we not?