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118 Capital


United States of America

118 Capital envisions itself as the premiere organization in which graduate students interested in impact investing can gain the foundational and certifiable experiences they need for their careers. As an Impact Investment champion the organization is dedicated to providing learning opportunities in the fields of entrepreneurship finance and social enterprise as they relate to responsible investing and evaluating social development returns both in the U.S. and abroad.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Americas Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Accion Venture Lab


United States of America

Venture Lab is an investment initiative that provides patient seed capital and support to innovative financial inclusion start-ups, fostering experimentation and promoting business models that improve financial access for people living in poverty worldwide.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Adenia Partners


Mauritius

Adenia Partners Ltd. formerly known as I&P Management Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in start ups later stage expansion stage growth capital mid cap buy outs industry consolidation mature and recapitalization. The firm invests in small and medium enterprises. It seeks to invest in tourism financial services telecommunications agribusiness manufacturing information and communication technology and hospitality. The firm prefers to invest in West Africa and Indian Ocean region with a focus on Madagascar Mauritius Ghana Cote d Ivoire Comoros Seychelles Benin Burkina Faso Liberia Mali Niger Senegal Sierra Leone and Togo.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Madagascar Impact: Community Development

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Adlevo Capital


Nigeria

Adlevo Capital is a Mauritius-based private equity fund manager founded on the conviction that meaningful development in sub-Saharan Africa will be driven by the increasing application of technology to business processes across all sectors.

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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AIICO Insurance Plc


Nigeria

AIICO Insurance Plc. commenced operations in 1963 and became a public liability company in 1989. In 1990 they got listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. AIICO Insurance Plc. is the largest Life Insurer in Nigeria. While the Stability Strength Security and Trust over the years have placed them at a better advantage in all classes of Life Assurance their global affiliations have also enable us to provide the widest range of Non Life insurance solutions to the clients. The Company also provides advisory insurance and financial services. AIICO has subsidiary businesses in the health pension and asset management sectors.

Type: Corporate Geography: Nigeria Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Alitheia Capital


Nigeria

Alitheia Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in providing early stage growth capital/working capital and mezzanine capital. It seeks to invest in seed start up emerging and transforming microfinance institutions. It typically invests in the financial services clean energy and housing sectors to enable access to finance housing and energy for low income households and for growing small businesses.

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

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Bancosol


BancoSol born 20 years ago Leader in Microfinance and first in the world with these features. After 20 years in business BancoSol has disbursed more than USD 2000 million to over 1.5 million micro business projects and ventures. Today BancoSol is present in 10 cities in Bolivia's capital 89 El Alto) through a network of more than 400 points of care between agencies Points Sol Friends ATMs and Mobile Agencies permanently committed to our mission provided millions of Bolivians opportunity to improve daily quality of life by contributing to national development.

Type: Foundation Geography: Impact:

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank


Australia

The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group was formed in November 2007 as a result of the merger between Bendigo Bank and Adelaide Bank. A publicly listed company, the group is owned by more than 82,000 shareholders. Under the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank umbrella, the various parts of the business operate under four distinct brands.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Australia and New Zealand Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Big Path Capital


United States of America

Big Path Capital is an innovative leaders expanding the path for business interests seeking multiple bottom line interests, taking the new economy from the margins to the mainstream, seeing the financial world generate good as it generates returns. As a global firm, Big Path Capital is advancing a sustainable economy connecting mission-driven companies and fund managers with mission-aligned investors.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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Big Society Capital


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Big Society Capital is a financial institution with a social mission set up to build the social investment market in the UK so that charities and social enterprises can access appropriate repayable finance to enable them to grow become more sustainable and increase their impact on society. It is doing this by building a diverse social investment market encouraging investors to lend or invest money to achieve a social as well as a financial return.Since it was set up as an independent organisation in 2012 Big Society Capital has signed more than 160 million in investments to specialist organisations who lend to charities and social enterprises. Over five years Big Society Capital will be capitalised with approximately 600 million from a combination of English dormant bank accounts and the four main UK high street banks.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Blackstone Charitable Foundation


United States of America

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. Blackstone seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. Blackstone do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Blackstone asset management businesses, with over $330 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Blackstone also provides various financial advisory services, including financial and strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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BlueOrange Sustainable Capital


BlueOrange Sustainable Capital seeks to invest in opportunities in a diversified set of emerging market companies that deliver both strong risk adjusted returns and social impact aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).BlueOrange supports companies that foster inclusive and sustainable growth driven by strong risk adjusted returns.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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BNP Paribas


France

BNP Paribas is a French bank and financial services company with headquarters in Paris and a second global headquarters in London. It was formed through the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) and Paribas in 2000 and is one of the largest banks in the world. Based on 2012 information BNP Paribas was ranked as the fourth largest bank in the world as measured by total assets by Bloomberg and Forbes.

Type: Bank Geography: Global Impact: Access to Information

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BVCA


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

The BVCA like the industry it represents has changed immeasurably since its foundation over 30 years ago as the sector has grown into one of the biggest success stories in the British economy. They communicate the industry's impact and reinforce the crucial role their members play in the global economy as a catalyst for change and growth.The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK. Since our founding in 1983 our aim has been to aid understanding around the activities of our members promote our industry to entrepreneurs and investors as well as to Government the EU trade unions international media and the general public. We communicate the industry's impact and reinforce the crucial role our members play in the global economy as a catalyst for change and growth.

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

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Capria Accelerator


United States of America

Capria Accelerator is the first global business accelerator for impact fund managers. Capria invests in and supports new fund managers investing in early-stage startups in markets including South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. Capria Accelerator was founded in 2015 by the co-founders of Unitus Seed Fund, the leading impact venture seed fund in India. Capria Accelerator is backed by Unitus, a pioneering financial services group that has incubated four successful financial services firms.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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Capria Ventures


United States of America

Capria is a global investment firm accelerating the flow of impact capital by advancing the next generation of impact fund managers. Capria provides fund managers with acceleration and advisory services funding and access to a growing network of leading fund managers around the world. Investors and catalytic supporters include Bill Gates (in a personal capacity) the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) Ceniarth Crystal Springs Foundation Sorenson Impact Foundation Unitus Labs Lemelson Foundation Mohandas Pai and other leading impact investors.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Carver Bank


United States of America

Founded in 1948 and named for agricultural researcher and scientist George Washington Carver Carver Federal Savings Bank formally began operations on January 5 1949 on 125th Street in Harlem providing local residents a place to save and obtain mortgages to buy homes in their own communities. In February 1961 Carver opened its first branch in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn and continued expanding its operations in Manhattan Brooklyn and Queens into the 1990s.

Type: Bank Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Ceniarth


United States of America

Ceniarth is a single family office focused on funding market based solutions that benefit underserved communities. Through our investing activity we provide capital to accelerate the deployment of products and services that directly impact underserved communities. We aim to support enterprises in ways that lead to long term commercial sustainability. We organize our work around program areas that aim to think systematically about sector development and the obstacles to growth. We endeavor to support market ecosystems in ways that attract ongoing private investment or public sector support.

Type: Individual Investor Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Centerbridge Foundation


United States of America

The mission of the Centerbridge Foundation is to increase access to educational and economic opportunities with a focus on the communities where Centerbridge Partners has offices. Centerbridge Foundation aims to make targeted catalytic investments in high potential projects. Through the resources of the team and network of external partners they supplement grant funding with investments in leadership development.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Education

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ClearBridge Advisors


United States of America

ClearBridge Investments is a well-established global investment manager with a legacy of over 50 years and $108.6 billion in assets under management.

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

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Closed Loop Fund


United States of America

Closed Loop Partners (CLP) was created in 2014 to address bottlenecks in the recycling system and to accelerate the $4.5 trillion economic opportunity in the circular economy. We provide patient low cost capital to cities and companies with investments from large consumer product companies family offices and individual investors. Our model enables companies financial institutions and governments to scale innovation and build better recycling infrastructure that develop a circular economy. We first brought together the world's largest consumer product companies to invest $100m via the Closed Loop Fund our project finance vehicle that invests in recycling infrastructure and companies in North America. Investments include municipalities like Memphis TN recycling companies like Lakeshore Recycling which services the Chicago Metro area and manufacturing companies using recycled content material like IntegriCo a company that makes railroad ties out of recycled waste plastics. Next we launched Closed Loop Ventures our early stage growth equity fund that invests in disruptive businesses building toward a circular economy. We have invested in companies including in AMP Robotics (recycling inefficiency) HomeBiogas (food waste) and Evrnu (textile waste). Closed Loop Foundation invests grant dollars into promising pre commercial solutions to challenging waste issues like food waste juice pouches and chip bags.

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

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Co-Emergence Capital


United States of America

Emergence Capital Partners based in San Mateo Calif. is the leading venture capital firm focused on early and growth stage Enterprise SaaS companies. Emergence partners have funded and helped build more than 50 SaaS companies more than any other early stage venture firm. Emergence Capital has assets of over $600 million under management.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Collaborative Fund


United States of America

Collaborative Fund are an investment fund focused on supporting and investing in the shared future. The fund centers around two macro themes which we believe to be at the core of business innovation in the coming years the growth of the creative class and the collaborative economy.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Commons Capital Management


United States of America

Commons Capital Management LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage companies. It does not invest in companies involved in producing unsafe products or services including tobacco alcohol gambling weapons and nuclear power. The firm seeks to invest in energy including clean energy environment education and healthcare sectors. The firm also considers companies that are owned or managed by women and minorities and that can enhance community development and international sustainability. It also provides indirect investments with other venture capital funds. Commons Capital Management LLC is based in Brookline Massachusetts.

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

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Convergence Partners


South Africa

We were founded in 2006 and we ve focused on the future ever sinceConvergence Partners founded in 2006 is an investment management firm focused on the TMT sector in Africa. Convergence Partners has a proven track record of developing new investment opportunities as well as actively adding value to investments across the life cycle of ICT assets.As impact investors Convergence Partners brings its skills experience and capital to accelerate communications access and ICT infrastructure development on the Continent focusing on initiatives that increase availability of communications broadband services and new technology offerings to the people of Africa.Convergence Partners is a seasoned pan African private equity player experienced in developing businesses to deliver enhanced returns while underpinning Continental development.

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

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COOLHOUSE LABS


United States of America

Coolhouse Labs is an early stage tech venture fund accelerator. Kinda like summer camp for startups but with less bug bites. run two programs each year Summer Camp for Startups in Northern Michigan and Winters in Ann Arbor. Spend the summer lakeside focusing on nothing but building a great product and launching your company. $50k in funding for 6% Free Housing 70 mentors 12 weeks in the Lab design product development resources and over $200k in perks the opportunity for follow on funding.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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Cordes Foundation


United States of America

The Cordes Foundation was created in 2006 by Ron and Marty Cordes following the sale of Ron s investment management business. In 2014 Ron and Marty were joined by their daughter Stephanie Cordes as Vice Chair. The Cordes Foundation champions bold innovative solutions to the world's toughest problems. It does so by connecting equipping and supporting social entrepreneurs and by catalyzing new sources of capital for impact investments in social ventures.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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CRE Venture Capital


CRE invests in and partners with visionary entrepreneurs in technology-enabled startup companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. CRE bring the full arsenal of the capital, global relationships, and experience to position the teams they work with for outsized success.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Southern Africa Impact: Capacity Building

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Crystal Springs Foundation


United States of America

Crystal Springs Foundation (CSF) is the family foundation of Mike and Joyce Murray. It was named after Crystal Springs Farm the old dairy farm located a few miles outside of Redmond Washington where the Murrays live. The primary mission of CSF is to help create permanent improvements in the lives of the poor and less fortunate. The foundation does this through grants and Program Related Investments (PRIs). The foundation has a history of making start up and catalytic grants and PRIs to high impact non profits both domestic and international. The foundation does not respond to unsolicited requests for grants.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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D3Jubilee


Republic of Korea

With an aim to build a fair and sustainable world for the next generation D3 invests in and supports startups improving lives of a neglected class of people.We discover technology based companies with innovative business ideas to address significant social issues and narrow socio economic gaps. We particularly pay attention to entrepreneurs who create excellent user experiences and build business models of high growth potential in the following impact areas

Type: Individual Investor Geography: Republic of Korea Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Dakotaland Federal Credit Union


United States of America

Dakotaland Federal Credit Union is a locally owned not for profit financial cooperative which is owned and operated by its members. Dakotaland Federal Credit Union is a full service financial institution taking pride in serving the members.

Type: Bank Geography: Northern America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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De Pury Pictet Turrettini & Cie SA


Switzerland

De Pury Pictet Turrettini & Cie S.A. is a privately owned investment manager. The firm also offers asset management and estate advisory as well as family office services. It primarily provides its services to both individual and institutional clients. The firm launches and manages equity mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity markets. The firm employs a fundamental and qualitative analysis with a bottom up stock picking approach to make its investments.

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

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Doreo Partners


Nigeria

Doreo Partners is an impact Investment firm with a focus on providing effective strategic guidance hands on leadership deep industry expertise and access to capital to assist investors and entrepreneurs in developing market leading companies.

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

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E&A Companies


United States of America

E&A Industries is a privately held corporation that has been successfully acquiring and growing companies throughout North America and Europe since 1977. They are not a private equity firm. They are acquirers who seek long term capital appreciation through acquisition organic growth and disciplined management. Its acquisition strategy is to identify companies with sustained profitability unrealized growth potential low tech production business to business customers and an ownership that desires a short or long term exit strategy.

Type: Corporate Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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E3 Capital Partners


Costa Rica

E3 Capital S.A. provides financial advisory services. The firm offers mergers and acquisitions joint ventures spin offs strategic alliances and private placement advisory services. Additionally it provides structured financing restructuring IPO and securitization advisory services. It was formerly known as E3 Corp. and changed its name to E3 Capital S.A. in 2012. E3 Capital S.A. is based in Escazu Costa Rica.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: Costa Rica Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Eighteen94 Capital


United States of America

Eighteen94 Capital is the corporate venture capital arm of Kellogg Company. The firm makes early stage investments in startups developing new packaging ingredients products and technology.

Type: Corporate Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Emerging Capital Partners ECP Africa Fund I LLC


United States of America

ECP is a private equity group dedicated to investing in Africa. They are a pan African private equity firm that has raised over US$2 billion for investment across the African continent including the Francophone regions. ECP have put investors capital to work in over 40 countries in all major regions of the continent directly supporting over 50000 jobs. They are a Pan African private equity firm that has raised over $2 billion for investment across the African continent. They have put our investors capital to work in over 40 countries on the continent directly supporting over 50000 jobs. Today our firm has over 15 years of experience investing in Africa. They have made over 60 investments and completed over 30 exits. They have completed deals across a wide variety of sectors including consumer businesses telecommunications financial services natural resources agriculture and utilities and they have a strong portfolio of remaining transactions. With 70% of their employees living and working in seven countries throughout Africa their investment team has a deep reach into African markets. This enables us to gain insight into the regions local economies and ultimately select companies that will deliver returns. They invest in companies that operate in business environments characterized by limited competition or in sectors in which Africa has a comparative advantage or an unmet need. This strategy maintains diversification within ECP s investment portfolio and provides their investors with risk adjusted returns that are generally uncorrelated to the US and other global markets.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Epic Venture Partners


United States of America

EPIC Ventures is a premier early stage software and Internet infrastructure venture firm whose mission is to back entrepreneurs and companies positioned to lead the information economy of tomorrow. EPIC Ventures bring the collective operational and financial experience of the partnership world class advisors and the extensive network of technology industry contacts to engage and ensure the portfolio's success.

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

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Equator Capital Partners


United States of America

Equator Capital Partners ( Equator ) currently manages ShoreCap II Limited ( SC II ) formed for the purpose of investing capital in and providing capacity building services to regulated financial institutions that serve small and micro entrepreneurial entities in developing and transitional economies. Because small firms create jobs and assets for their owners and provide employment for local residents there is a strong economic growth component to increasing access to finance for these clients. ShoreCap Funds have institutional investors including multilateral and bilateral Development Finance Institutions private sector banks and Foundations.

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

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Equities


US

Equities.com is a leading financial media website that combines cutting edge social networking capabilities market insight and investment news coverage to serve as a Global Financial Network.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Information

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European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP)


Luxembourg

The European Microfinance Platform [e-MFP] was founded formally in 2006. They are a growing network of over 120 organisations and individuals active in the area of microfinance. Their principal objective is to promote co-operation amongst European microfinance bodies working in developing countries, by facilitating communication and the exchange of information. We are a multi-stakeholder organisation representative of the European microfinance community. e-MFP members include banks, financial institutions, government agencies, NGOs, consultancy firms, researchers and universities.

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

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Federal Street Advisors


United States of America

Federal Street Advisors provides conflict free wealth advisory services and investment consulting to high net worth individuals nonprofit organizations and foundations. They have particular expertise in working with clients in transition generational wealth transfer and clients interested in aligning their investments with their values or mission

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Fifty Years


United States of America

Fifty Years is an entrepreneur run early stage venture fund based in San Francisco. Fifty Years invest in companies that inspire. Specifically they fund companies that if successful will be both massively profitable and make a serious dent in achieving one of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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

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Financial Sector Deepening Trust


United Republic of Tanzania

The Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT) was incorporated in Tanzania on 1 July 2004 with an overall aim to develop a deeper financial system that can provide greater access to finance to more Tanzanians. FSDT's mission is to generate sustainable improvements in the livelihoods of poor households through reduced vulnerability to shocks, increased incomes and employment achieved through providing greater access to financial services for more men, women and enterprises.

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

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Financiera El Comercio


Paraguay

The Trade Financial S.A.E.C.A. with 37 years in the Paraguayan financial market and with over 24 years experience in the agricultural sector and rural is the country's oldest financial institution. It has a network of 53 points of service to its customers nationwide.

Type: Bank Geography: Paraguay Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Firelake Capital


United States of America

Firelake Capital Management is a fund with a hybrid portfolio of private and public investments in information technology energy technology and material science. The public holdings focus on technological innovation and scalability for self funding. The private companies develop Edge technologies to meet future fundamental needs.

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

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Fireman Foundation


United States of America

The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Foundation is a family foundation based in Boston Massachusetts. It dedicates a major share of its funding resources to ending family homelessness in the Commonwealth and beyond. The Foundation also supports a range of other causes.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Generate Funds for Charitable Giving

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Flat World Partners


United States of America

Flat World Partners is a next generation investment advisory firm solely focused on impact investments. We take a global active and transparent approach to our investment strategy seeking out the best in class opportunities that meet the needs of clients. We work alongside your investment team to build customized impact portfolios. We re constantly talking to the impact market conducting due diligence on managers products and direct investments to help you drive your business for generations to come.Our Mission is to drive more capital into impact investments. We believe we can achieve this by serving as a bridge between existing gaps in the market. We understand the challenges that you face when evaluating impact and hope to stand alongside you in achieving your impact goals.

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

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Fund


Russian Federation

The Fund of regional social programs "Our Future " was founded in 2007 to realize long-term socially relevant programs and projects, where the principles of Social entrepreneurship can be applied. Social entrepreneurship stands between traditional business and charity. In particular, it differs from business in its social objectives focused on social changes and societal problems’ solution, from charity – in its entrepreneurial nature of activity. The goals of Social entrepreneurship are reached by the means of entrepreneurial activity and creating sustain and effective business models

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

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Garfield Weston Foundation


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Garfield Weston Foundation was established in 1958 by Willard Garfield Weston a Canadian businessman who moved to the UK with his family in 1932. He was the creator of Associated British Foods and the Foundation was endowed with the donation of family owned company shares. As a result the Foundation is still the ultimate controller of the company today.The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family founded charitable grant making foundation which supports a wide range of causes across the UK donating over 60 million annually. It was established in 1958 by the Weston family and since then has donated over 960 million becoming one of the largest and most respected charitable institutions in the UK. The Trustees are descendants of the founder and the Weston family continues to take a highly active and hands on approach.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Capacity Building

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Gibraltar Ventures


United States of America

Gibraltar Ventures is the Innovation Lab and Venture Capital Group of Prudential helping you pursue your passions and achieve your ambitions free from financial concerns.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Oceania Impact: Capacity Building

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Global Innovation Fund


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

The Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through the grants and risk capital they support breakthrough solutions to global development challenges from social enterprises for profit firms non profit organisations international organisations researchers and government agencies.

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

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GLS Bank Germany


Germany

The GLS Bank is the first social ecological universal bank in the world. GLS Bank stand for sustainable investment and finance. Since 1974 GLS Bank rely on comprehensive transparency. GLS Bank publish every contract commercial lending own investments and make terms comprehensible. So GLS banking business is to assess secure and provides a triple win. Humane forward looking economicallycommunicates For the bank is the team of the GLS online editorial team consisting of Vanessa Bolmer Hannes Korten and Bettina Schmoll.

Type: Bank Geography: Germany Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative


United States of America

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help small businesses create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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GTI Capital Group


United States of America

GTI invests in Indian or India related businesses is sector agnostic and invests in opportunities where it can play an active role in creating value for the businesses it invests in. GTI is a Permanent Capital vehicle and hence takes a long term view on its investments and invests in both early stage and late stage opportunities.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: India Impact: Capacity Building

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H Capital


United States of America

H Capital was established in 2002 to offer businesses quick, convenient, and reliable access to capital. They have served 10,000+ thousands businesses and originated north of $250,000,000. H Capital specializes at providing businesses with immediate funds for their needs. Whether the funds are for purchasing merchandise, renovating, opening additional locations, advertising, buying out your partner, or any other expense.

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

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ICM Limited


Zambia

ICM understands the importance of giving back by investing in the Community and have identified sustainable effective and focused education is where we can make the biggest impact. ICM works closely with Teach a Man to Fish (TAMTF) and The Saville Foundation whose wider objectives are to support education models that are scalable and have the potential to become self sufficient. They also support projects that assist individuals and communities to support themselves through entrepreneurial enterprises including micro financing & micro franchising. ICM engage with projects across the education spectrum ranging from rural pre primary and primary schools to colleges and universities.Since the incorporation of ICM's predecessor company in the late 1980 s we have successfully established the ICM Group as an innovative and dynamic long term global asset manager.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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IDEO.org


United States of America

IDEO.org works with nonprofits social enterprises and foundations to design solutions for social impact around the world.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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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: Income/Productivity Growth

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Indian Grameen Services


India

By 1982 the founding members of Indian Grameen Services (IGS) Shri Vijay Mahajan Shri Deep Joshi and Dr. Sankar Datta were already considering the importance of professionals engaging in development action. The initial work done with ASSEFA a Gandhian NGO helped the trio in establishing Pradan (www.pradan.net) in 1983. In 1987 IGS was registered as a Section 25 (now Section 8) not for profit company under the aegis of Pradan to undertake research and development in livelihood promotion.In pursuit of its vision to augment access of poor to sustainable livelihoods IGS sees itself as a laboratory for incubating innovations and defines its mission as Incubating Innovations for Pro Poor Sustainable Livelihoods Incubating initiatives by generating / adapting new ideas and mobilizing appropriate financial human and technical resources for sustaining these ideas to prove their viability replicability scalability and sustainability and having proven models into separate entities.Innovations Creating and/or improvising models and approaches which are novel and address contemporary livelihood challenges.Pro poor Livelihood promotion initiatives which by design (rather than default) have the potential to impact livelihoods for a large number of poor households and which can be managed and owned by the poor.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: India Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Jbara and Rogers Financial Management Group at Mor


The Jbara and Rogers Financial Management Group at Morgan Stanley provides full service impact investing consulting to foundations and family offices. The portfolios they construct seek market rate financial returns and consider environmental religious and social values. These investments address global challengesallowing foundations and families to leave a positive legacy to future generations. Morgan Stanley s Investing with Impact framework offers investment solutions that consider Values Alignment Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Integration Sector Exposure and Private Impact Investments. Investments are evaluated with the same research and due diligence as traditional investments.

Type: Corporate Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Kalliopeia Foundation


United States of America

Kalliopeia Foundation is dedicated to supporting deeply holistic organizations and projects in a wide variety of fields that awaken us to our interdependence with one another and with the Earth. We seek to join with others in the work of honoring our Earth its peoples creatures and plants and re aligning our systems of living to be in accord with the principles of reverence resilience reciprocity and respect for all life.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Information

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Kenya Women Microfinance Bank


Kenya

Kenya Women Microfinance Bank (KWFT) prides itself for being the only Financial Institution in Kenya and Africa that serves a niche market as reflected in the Institution s slogan Banking on women . Being the only Women s Bank in Africa KWFT endeavours to Partner with Women in their creation of wealth. KWFT is driven by the triple bottom line approach Profit Planet and People while developing its products. KWFT focuses on the products ability to generate returns (profit) their impact on the environment (planet) as well as its ability to transform its customers lives (people).

Type: Bank Geography: Kenya Impact: Capacity Building

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KfW Development Bank


Germany

KfW is one of the world s leading promotional banks. With its decades of experience KfW is committed to improving economic social and ecological living conditions all around the world on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany and the federal states. To do this it supplied funds totalling EUR 74.1 billion in 2014 alone and of this 36 % went into measures for protecting the environment and combating climate change.

Type: DFI Geography: Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Khosla Ventures


United States of America

Khosla Ventures provides venture assistance and strategic advice to entrepreneurs working on breakthrough technologies. The firm was founded in 2004 by Vinod Khosla co founder of Sun Microsystems. With over four billion dollars under management the firm focuses on a broad range of areas including consumer enterprise education advertising financial services semiconductors health big data agriculture/food sustainable energy and robotics. Khosla Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park Calif.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Lanzame Capital


Spain

Lanzame Capital is an initiative promoted by a group of entrepreneurs and investors who work in different business areas with many years of experience in different sectors. Aware of the current difficulties in financing through a bank or government loans, have created a platform that aims to be the meeting point between investors and entrepreneurs.

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

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Liberty Bank & Trust


United States of America

Liberty Bank and Trust Company provides personal business and institutional banking services. The company offers deposit services including checking accounts savings accounts individual retirement accounts certificates of deposit accounts and capital asset commercial fund accounts. Its lending lines include home mortgage loans automobile loans freedom fast loans home equity loans personal line of credit and home equity line of credit equipment financing business line of credit and commercial real estate loans and term loans and lines of credit.

Type: Bank Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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LionRock Capital


Established in January 2011, LionRock is supported by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and family organizations, who also serve as valuable resources for their investee companies and investment partners. LionRock seeks to build active, value-added, long-term relationships with company management teams and investors. Their Managing Directors & Senior Advisors are internationally recognized leaders in business, investment, and corporate governance. Their team of seasoned Asian professionals has a demonstrated track record of successfully helping management teams build & develop their businesses in Greater China and beyond.

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

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Liquidnet For Good


United States of America

Liquidnet is the global institutional trading network. It directly connect large-scale investors to help improve performance for everyone—not just asset managers, but also the millions of investors who rely on mutual, managed, retirement and other funds to protect and grow their money. Liquidnet For Good is the corporate impact program for the company, charged with using the resources of Liquidnet to have a positive impact on the world.

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

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MainStreet Partners


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

MainStreet Partners was created to provide any investor with a transparent and easy access to companies and funds that achieve consistent financial returns while improving people s lives and protecting our planet. Where and how capital is deployed has a strong influence in shaping our future world. For this reason we want our clients to know exactly where their capital is invested and what financial social and environmental results they are achieving.

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

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Mango Fund


Uganda

Mango Fund seeks to encourage economic development in emerging economies by getting behind local entrepreneurs especially those that are performing value addition activities within their countries. The impact investment fund provides both capital and advisory services to bolster sustainable growth of these emerging businesses.

Type: Fund Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Mariner Investment Group


United States of America

Mariner is powered by significant investing experience and anchored by a strong commitment to risk management. An investment advisory firm founded in 1992 Mariner specializes in alternative asset management providing investment solutions across a broad range of markets to sophisticated investors.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC)


United States of America

MGCC is a central state resource that offers working capital, loan guarantees, and targeted technical assistance to solve specific financial and operational problems for local businesses. MGCC works with traditional financial institutions to make challenging loans bankable, working with community development corporations and other non-profits to provide financing for job-producing projects, and assisting a wide range of small businesses find the growth capital they require. MGCC specifically targets manufacturers that are expanding, other growth sectors, and small businesses in our older Gateway Cities.

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

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Mentor Capital Network


United States of America

Mentor Capital Network (formerly the William James Foundation) strengthens the social enterprise community champions triple bottom line values and leverages the success of mentors to forge new successes.MCN manages socially responsible business plan competitions which Provide sustainable entrepreneurs with detailed and constructive feedback and a chance at more than $100000 worth of in kind prizes and cash. Offer our mentors an opportunity to use their lifetime of experience to supports projects they find personally meaningful in a way that taps their interest and respects their schedule. Allow our sponsors to become part of a conversation with the next generation of sustainable entrepreneurs and leading figures in the areas of socially responsible finance academia management and entrepreneurship.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Affordable Housing

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Mirova


France

Mirova the Responsible Investment subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management develops an engaged approach aiming to combine value creation and sustainable development. Mirova s philosophy is based on the conviction that integrating sustainable development themes can generate solutions that create value for investors over the long term not only thanks to a better appreciation of risks but also by identifying favourable investment opportunities in a changing world.

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

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Mission Investors Exchange


United States of America

Mission Investors Exchange is the leading network of foundations engaged in impact investing. Our over 200 members comprise a vibrant community committed to tackling the world s most intractable social and environmental issues from climate change and global health to education and quality jobs. Mission Investors Exchange provides an exclusive forum for our members to work together to align more assets to mission whether through grants loans equity investments or guarantees. We connect and convene practitioners of all experience levels so they can exchange best practices and develop new investment opportunities. We educate and activate members so they can partner on deals and drive greater impact. And we leverage our membership network and long experience in the field to ensure that foundations are playing a leadership role in the expanding impact investing ecosystem.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Social Enterprise Support Initiative


United States of America

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) works with people in Kentucky and Central Appalachia to create economic opportunity strengthen democracy and support the sustainable use of natural resources. MACED works so that Appalachian communities are better places to live. MACED partner with local people to build upon the strengths of the region and assist businesses that grow local economies and create opportunities for low income people.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United States of America Impact: Employment Generation

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Netherlands Platform for Inclusive Finance


Netherlands

NpM promotes inclusive finance as a contribution to poverty alleviation in developing countries. The platform established in 2003 brings together developing organizations social investors private foundations and commercial banks from The Netherlands.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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New Crop Capital


New Crop Capital is a specialized private venture capital fund. We invest in talented focused entrepreneurs whose products or services replace foods derived from conventional animal agriculture which we view as an antiquated and inefficient food production system with serious vulnerabilities. The meat egg and dairy sectors represent a $700 billion global market that is ripe for innovation and large scale disruption.NCC provides early stage investments to companies that develop cultured and plant based meat dairy and egg products as well as service companies that facilitate the promotion and sale of such products. We primarily provide Angel Seed and Series A funding with investments ranging from $50000 to $1000000.Drawing upon the expertise and networks of its talented advisory board NCC also connects early stage companies with other motivated investors in the food technology space.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Health Improvement

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Oblate International Pastoral Investment Trust


The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate established the OIP Investment Trust to manage the long term financial assets of the Oblate Congregation including its constituent provinces and delegations, Roman Catholic related organizations, ministries, religious orders and dioceses. It is a recognized nonprofit tax exempt trust domiciled in the United States. It currently serves over 200 Roman Catholic related entities.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Europe Impact: Capacity Building

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Obviam


Switzerland

Obviam has been managing the Swiss DFI for almost 20 years and as part of its mandate been mobilizing private capital to invest alongside public institutions into Impact investments in developing countries. Over the years Obviam has raised private funds from large Swiss banks and is now launching a LSE Impact Investing fund to mobilize retail investment into these same markets. The LSE vehicle IMPACT INVESTMENT TRUST PLC will be the first emerging market listed Impact FoF providing retail clients diversification liquidity and commercial returns through one platform.

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

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OeEB (The Development Bank of Austria)


Austria

OeEB was founded in March 2008 as the official development bank of the Republic of Austria. With a public mandate we work for better living conditions in developing countries. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB). As a private stock company with a public mandate we provide financing at near market conditions but we can take on more economic risk than commercial banks. We acquire a financial interest in companies in developing countries and emerging markets and strengthen the developmental effects with collateral measures our Advisory Programmes. We are present in markets in developing countries and emerging markets in which companies often have no access to urgently needed capital both credit and equity. Investments in these projects create jobs these projects increase tax revenues and bring foreign currency into the country.

Type: Bank Geography: Southern Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Opportunity Finance Network


United States of America

OFN is the leading national network of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). They provide opportunity finance for people communities and markets outside the economic mainstream to join the mainstream.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Phatisa Managers


Mauritius

Phatisa is an indigenous private equity fund management company that invests throughout sub Saharan Africa. The firm currently has two sector specific funds under management.Phatisa is a sector specific African private equity fund manager located in and operating across sub Saharan Africa. The firm currently has two funds under management totalling more than US$ 285 million focused on food and affordable housing. Phatisa comprises a team of over 30 dedicated staff with more than 500 years of collective experience and a solid track record of managing private equity funds and commercial businesses throughout the continent. We speak 29 languages and represent 12 nationalities.Phatisa s African Agriculture Fund (AAF) a US$ 246 million fund commenced operations in January 2011 and has committed investments in excess of US$ 155 million from Sierra Leone in West Africa to Mauritius in East Africa and eight other countries in between. This reflects a total of eight portfolio companies across a diverse range of agri and food related businesses.The Pan African Housing Fund (PAHF) is an East Africa investment initiative launched in response to the ever increasing housing shortage in this region. The US$ 41.95 million fund commenced operations in early 2013 and the Phatisa property team has successfully concluded five investments to date located in Kenya and Rwanda.

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

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Pi Investments


United States of America

Pi Investments supports the transition from an extractive economy to one that is sustainable, generative and just. They support a single family in aligning 100% of their assets towards these values, and work to inspire the investment community to deepen its potential for transformative impact through the strategic placement of catalytic capital.

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

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Polaris Partners


United States of America

Polaris Partners invests in exceptional technology and healthcare companies across all stages of their life cycles. With offices in Boston San Francisco and Dublin they partner globally with an unparalleled network of repeat entrepreneurs top scientists and emerging innovators who are making significant contributions in their fields and improving the way in which we live and work.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Pro Mujer Mexico


United States

Pro Mujer is a development and microfinance institution (MFI) that is dedicated to providing Latin America s low income women with the means to build their own livelihoods through the provision of microfinance business training and health services. Pro Mujer has several branches throughout the region Global Partnerships is currently partners with Pro Mujer branches in Bolivia Mexico Nicaragua and Peru.

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

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ProCredit Holding


Germany

The ProCredit group is made up of development oriented banks operating in Eastern Europe Latin America and Africa as well as a bank in Germany. The parent company of the group is ProCredit Holding a Frankfurt based company which guides the group. At a consolidated level the group is supervised by the German federal banking supervision authorities (BaFin and Bundesbank).

Type: Bank Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Qalaa Holdings


Egypt

Qalaa Holdings is the leading investment company in Africa and the Middle East. Qalaa Holdings build businesses in core industries that will define the regionas future. The 40000 employees of the core subsidiaries and other investments work each day to deliver energy to consumers and businesses alike to provide reliable fuel efficient transportation solutions to grow or manufacture safe healthy food to add value to natural resources and to help build critical national infrastructure.

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

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Roots of Impact


Germany

Roots of Impact is a specialised advisory firm and market builder for impact investing and development finance. They believe in the power of entrepreneurship for social good and create innovative financing solutions for scaling social enterprises. Roots of Impact advise impact investors public funders and strategic philanthropists globally in implementing high impact strategies. Their aim is to make impact investing and development finance more effective.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Germany Impact: Capacity Building

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Sahel Capital Partners


Mauritius

Sahel Capital is a private equity firm specializing in the agriculture agribusiness and consumer goods sector. The firm avoids investments in start up companies or Greenfields and only considers early stage investments where the promoters and/or management team have demonstrated sector expertise by previously running companies within the same sector successfully. It seeks to invest in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with a focus on processors logistics and storage producers input providers as well as a secondary focus on intermediaries that extend financing to agricultural SMEs and farmers.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Capacity Building

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Samunnati


India

Samunnati aims to provide underserved households access to markets through financial intermediation, market linkages and advisory services by focusing on the key economic drivers of a district/taluk. The objective is to aid the enterprises and value chains operate at a higher level of productivity thereby creating value for all the stakeholders engaged in it.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: India Impact: Capacity Building

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Sarasin & Partners LLP


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Sarasin & Partners LLP is a London based asset management group that manages $13.2 billion on behalf of charities institutions intermediaries pension funds and private clients from the UK and around the world. Sarasin & Partners is known both as a market leader in thematic investment and for long term income and dividend management across multi asset and equity mandates. Consistent with a longer term approach is a commitment to stewardship principles embedding environmental social and governance considerations into the investment process.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: South Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Sen Finances


Senegal

The Sen'Finances Foundation is the only structure of the APEX one specialized in offering financial services to local decentralized financial systems (SFD) 2 Senegal. Its mission is to contribute to improving the living conditions of marginalized and disadvantaged populations of Senegal while ensuring its viability and sustainability. Its intervention policy is developed taking into account the scope defined by the Letter of Sector Policy also positioned as a partner to the institutional development of the SFD through a network of strategic partners and / or operational. Sen'Finances aspires to be a platform for exchange tips and research on microfinance

Type: Foundation Geography: Senegal Impact: Community Development

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South Carolina Community Bank


United States of America

South Carolina Community Bank offers personal and commercial banking services. The bank was founded in 1999 and is based in Columbia South Carolina. South Carolina Community Bank operates as a subsidiary of SCCB Financial Corp.

Type: Bank Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon)


United States of America

BNY Mellon is a global leader in investment management and investment services. BNY is focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation.

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

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The Cafesjian Family Foundation


United States of America

The Cafesjian Family Foundation was founded in late 1996 by Gerard L. Cafesjian to reach out to Armenia then a war torn devastated country with more than half of its population on the verge of extreme poverty. The Foundation has been especially active in civic and community projects health and human services for children and the elderly education and arts and culture.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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TLSG Investments


United States of America

We are focused on value creation through revenue growth and margin expansion.Our expertise based upon our long track record in health care is best utilized in technology enabled companies.Working with smart energetic motivated and driven people is what we do.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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U.S. Fund for UNICEF Bridge Fund


United States of America

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Bridge Fund is an innovative financial tool created by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to speed life-saving assistance to children in need. The Bridge Fund provides flexible capital, enabling UNICEF Supply Division to react immediately when children's lives are at risk to fast-track programmatic activity or the purchase and delivery of vital health, educational and other essential supplies. The Bridge Fund helps save the lives of vulnerable children by reaching them when every minute counts, buys time to secure better pricing and ensures a continuous supply of safe commodities from reliable manufacturers.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Canada Impact: Access to Education

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UBS


Switzerland

UBS is a global financial services firm with a 150 year heritage serving corporations governments institutions and individuals. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel Switzerland UBS has offices in more than 50 countries. The UBS Group has four business divisions including Wealth Management & Swiss Bank which serves high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals globally as well as private and corporate clients in Switzerland. As of 2009 social investing philanthropy and strategic charitable services have been unified within the Wealth Management unit under a new dedicated Philanthropy & Values Based Investing team.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Information

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Ulu Ventures


United States of America

We like internet ventures that make information useful. We believe we are still early in the internet story and that making information useful will be one of the next waves of opportunity. Other areas of interest include internet enabled consumer and business services digital media mobile and online advertising.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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Urban Partnership Bank


United States of America

Established in August of 2010 Urban Partnership Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC full service community development bank. Urban Partnership Bank's mission is to make a difference every day building vibrant urban neighborhoods promoting economic and environmental sustainability and creating long term success for the bank and the communities it serves.

Type: Bank Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Village Capital


United States of America

Village Capital is a global venture firm that discovers develops and invests in entrepreneurs solving real world problems.Since 2009 we have been one of the world s most active early stage investors investing in over 70 ventures across 15 countries and supporting hundreds more through our collaborative venture development programs. Village Capital graduates have leveraged initial capital 251 created over 10000 jobs and served over 6 million customers.

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

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Wealth Plus


United States of America

Wealth Plus Inc. a full service firm offering financial advice investment management and insurance. Wealth Plus Inc. is a California Registered Investment Adviser. Located in Marin County California. Wealth Plus serve as a macro manager to oversee all aspects of their clientsa finances. Wealth Plus practice is based on principles of holistic whole life financial planning. It recognizes that true prosperity encompasses many parts of the lives and requires balancing personal spiritual as well as financial. Since 1995 Wealth Plus have helped hundreds of clients achieve financial peace of mind by providing proven strategies from a holistic perspective.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Zephyr Management


United States of America

Zephyr Management L.P. is a global emerging markets investment manager specializing in the creation and management of highly focused private equity and marketable securities funds. Founded in 1994 capital commitments to Zephyr funds since inception have been approximately $1.5 billion from a wide variety of investors including family offices endowments foundations pensions multilateral development banks and sovereign wealth funds.

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

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