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Impact Investors Tag: 2017 10

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Caspian Capital Partners


India

We invest in enterprises that address the problems of access and efficiency in business ecosystems that have positive social or environmental impact. We seek to utilize our understanding of early stage enterprises that operate in this sphere and bring our capital and expertise to improving the outreach and viability of their businesses.Since 2005 we have invested debt and equity capital into high quality enterprises in India with the intent to generate social and/or environmental impact alongside a competitive financial return. Our focus areas include financial inclusion food & agriculture affordable housing healthcare and clean energy.We have a successful track record of making investments and supporting some of the best known social impact enterprises. As one of the early entrants and leaders in the impact investing space in India we are also one of the few fund managers with a proven exit track record. We are currently raising our fourth fund.We look for companies with innovative business models and high quality entrepreneurs who demonstrate the intent to provide a healthy financial return along with a social return to investors and have adopted or are willing to adopt clear deliverables on social and/or environmental performance.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: India Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Deutsche Bank


Germany

Founded in Berlin in 1870 to support the internationalization of Germany's business Deutsche Bank is a leading global provider of financial services.We have established strong bases in all major emerging markets and therefore have good prospects for business growth in fast growing economies including the Asia Pacific region Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America. In Europe we are well placed to benefit from the aforementioned resilient conditions in our home market Germany and from continued strong levels of corporate activity in the euro zone.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Developing World Markets


United States of America

DWM primarily invests in inclusive financial institutions (IFINs) including microfinance institutions (MFIs) small and medium enterprise (SME) lenders affordable housing and education lenders and mobile banking service providers. In many developing countries around the world poor and low income people frequently lack financial products and services such as credit insurance and pensions that could provide security predictability and economic growth for their households. IFINs aim to address these social needs helping people escape poverty while contributing to economic development.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Elevar Equity


India

Elevar Equity a human centered venture capital firm invests in transformative and scalable entrepreneurial ventures focused on underserved customers in low income communities. The Elevar Method of investing has democratized essential services for over 20 million underserved customers and catalyzed billions of dollars of capital into 25 companies in India and Latin America. Elevar is the founding or first institutional capital in several companies focused on financial services agriculture education healthcare and housing. An entrepreneurial emerging markets team based in India Colombia and the US Elevar is widely recognized as a leader in impact investing.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Impact America Fund


United States of America

Impact America Fund invests in high growth entrepreneurs developing software and technology enabled solutions for the $1B highly fragmented and inefficient markets targeting underserved Americans. They invest $250K $2M in companies scaling products and services in the Health & Wellness Education and Financial Inclusion sectors.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Inversor Fund


Colombia

Inversor is an Impact Investment Fund that believes supports and assists companies that transform environmental and social problems of the country through their business models.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Colombia Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Investeco Capital Corporation


Canada

We believe that entrepreneurialism will be critical to solving the world s most pressing ecological problems. That s why we formed InvestEco to partner with innovative companies that are working to build a healthier planet.Since our founding in 2002 InvestEco has invested in over fifteen private companies. These range from companies that are developing renewable energy water technologies resource productivity technologies and efficient transportation solutions to companies that promote health and sustainability in the food and agriculture sector.Over time we have increasingly focused on sustainable food and agriculture both because we believe activities in this sector will be particularly important to environmental and health outcomes and because we have developed significant expertise in this area. Today food and agriculture is our principle focus and we ve invested in many leading food and agriculture brands across North America.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Canada Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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LeapFrog Investments


South Africa

LeapFrog invests in extraordinary businesses in Africa and AsiaWe partner with their leaders to achieve leaps of growth profitability and impact. Today LeapFrog companies reach 111.0 million people across 33 emerging markets. More than 93.8 million are emerging consumers often accessing insurance savings pensions or credit for the first time.We call this distinctive approach profit with purpose because it generates strong results and changes many lives. Leading global investors share this vision and have invested and committed over a billion dollars to LeapFrog.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Asia Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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MOV Investimentos


Brazil

Founded in 2012 MOV is a Brazilian impact investing fund manager. Our mission is to invest in and co create innovative companies that generate opportunities to vulnerable populations and/or promote sustainable use of natural resources. We aim to be a relevant and inspiring agent in the process of transitioning into a more harmonious and balanced living.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Brazil Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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The Builders Fund


United States of America

The Builders Fund is a growth stage private equity fund investing around themes of sustainable food & agriculture health & wellness human elevation & resource efficiency. The fund is led by operationally oriented investors leveraging our expertise to generate attractive financial returns through purpose driven businesses. We focus on investing in high growth companies whose products services and supply chain intrinsically deliver positive social and environmental benefit.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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