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Impact Investors Tag: Community Development 18

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Angels Initiatives


Uganda

Angel Initiatives are a disruptive organization whose vision is to build innovative social ventures in growing critical sectors necessary to spiral Africa’s social economic prosperity.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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Aqua-Spark


Netherlands

Aqua-Spark is a global investment fund based in Utrecht, the Netherlands that makes investments in sustainable aquaculture businesses that generate investment returns, while creating positive social and environmental impact. The fund invests in small to medium enterprises that are working towards the production of safe, accessible aquatic life, such as fish, shellfish and plants, in a way that does not harm the health of the planet.

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

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Artemisia


Brazil

Artemisia is a pioneer in social business, and a reference in this area in Brazil. They catalyze professionals and entrepreneurs to generate high-impact social enterprises, through education initiatives, knowledge dissemination and social enterprise acceleration.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Community Development

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Blue Sky Network


Blue Sky is a venture philanthropy organization that allows flexibility to deploy capital in creative and strategic ways. They recognize that in order to see genuine change in our world, traditional philanthropy (i.e. relief & aid efforts) is not able to fully resolve the global problems that exists. They also recognize that traditional markets, by themselves, will not be able to fix the problem. They seek to combine the best of charity and the best of creative market solutions to alleviate the negative impact of poverty around the world.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Community Reinvestment Fund


United States of America

Community Reinvestment Fund delivers the capital needed to transform struggling neighbourhoods into thriving communities. Together with their lending partners, they finance America's small businesses, increase jobs, improve housing, and help those who need it most.

Type: Foundation Geography: Northern America Impact: Access to Education

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Endeavor Global


United States of America

Endeavor is the only non-profit that supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets. Their "mentor capitalist" model breaks down economic and cultural barriers to entrepreneurship through advising from their network of world-class business leaders.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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FATE Foundation


Nigeria

FATE Foundation is a non-profit, private sector-led organisation created in March 2000 to tackle the high rate of unemployment and poverty in Nigeria.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Employment Generation

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Fledge


United States of America

Fledge is the conscious company accelerator, educating, guiding, and mentoring mission-driven for-profit startups from around the world. Founded in 2013, Fledge has completed six sessions of its 10 week accelerator program, graduating 39 “fledglings”. Fledge operates inside Impact Hub Seattle in Seattle, Washington.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact:

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Global Catalyst Initiative


Canada

Global Catalyst Initiative help social ventures get from their initial “pilot” to “proof of concept”. Funding range: $1-$40000.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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Good.bee


Austria

good.bee Holding GesmbH is the financial inclusion business of Erste Group (60%) and ERSTE Foundation (40%). Set up in 2008 by the ERSTE Foundation and Erste Group, its principle task is to develop innovative solutions to break down the barriers to financial inclusion for individuals and enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe. By extending the reach of responsible and suitable financial services to social enterprises and disadvantaged people.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Europe Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Impact Amplifier


South Africa

Impact Amplifier is an investment, supplier development and sustainability advisory firm whose mission is to accelerate the growth and capital provision of high impact, innovative businesses in Africa.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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Incubate NYC


IncubateNYC is the community for aspiring entrepreneurs transforming their ideas into sustainable business models.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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NewMe Accelerator


United States

NewMe Accelerator are a residential technology start-up accelerator/incubator for businesses that are led by under-represented minorities in the technology industry.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Northern America Impact: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Unltd Hyderabad


UnLtd India is the only incubator with financial and non-financial support for all types of social entrepreneurs at even the earliest stage of development.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Asia Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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UnLtd India


India

UnLtd India finds, funds and supports start-up social entrepreneurs - individuals with the ideas, passion and entrepreneurial skills to bring about lasting social change in India. The organisation operates out of Mumbai and works in conjunction with the Social Entrepreneurs' Trust, its fundraising arm in the UK.

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

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Unreasonable Institute


United States of America

Unreasonable Institute is dedicated to tackling the world’s biggest problems by arming entrepreneurs who can take them on with the mentorship, capital, and lasting, robust network to make it happen. They do this by running multi-week, in person acceleration programs in Boulder, CO, USA; Kampala, Uganda; and Aguascalientes, Mexico (with more locations to launch soon).

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact:

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William James Foundation


United States

They educate and support entrepreneurs who are starting or expanding for-profit businesses that have built social and/or environmental values into how they make money.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Z80 Labs Technology Incubator


United States

Z80 Labs Technology Incubator's goal is to re-ignite the internet-based technology sector in the Buffalo area, providing a catalyst in building a technology economy in Buffalo and western New York. They are a technology incubator, which allows participants to build technology businesses within an accelerator environment that provides valuable support across a wide range of functions.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Northern America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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