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Aavishkaar Venture Management Services


India

Founded in 2001 with a vision to catalyse development in India s underserved regions it identifies capable entrepreneurs provides them with capital supplements it with a nurturing environment and helps build sustainable enterprises.Aavishkaar s big innovation is the adoption of venture capital methodology to serve the lowincome market segment by creating scalable enterprises. Aavishkaar s founding team faced the challenge of modifying the investing methodology followed in the Silicon Valley. Funding in the Valley typically focused on new technologies and breakthroughs in intellectual property. Back home Aavishkaar had to adapt it to brick and mortar investing in hinterland and rural geographies with a target clientele that had a tiny wallet. At the same time reasonable returns had to be delivered to investors. This meant that Aavishkaar with its limited capital and resources had to find a large number of startup companies scattered across underdeveloped regions and then invest small amounts of capital in them.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: South-Eastern Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services

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ACCION International Accion Global Bridge Fund


United States of America

ACCION is a global nonprofit dedicated to creating economic opportunity by connecting people to the financial tools they need to improve their lives. A world pioneer in microfinance founded in 1961 and issued the first micro loan in 1973. Over time they've helped build 63 microfinance institutions in 31 countries on four continentsAfrica Asia Latin America and the U.S. These institutions are currently reaching millions of clients.

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

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ADAP Capital LLC


ADAP Advisory Services LLC: Provides intellectual capital to the entrepreneur alongside investment capital. Consistent and regular calls/meetings are scheduled with the entrepreneurs (virtually and in person) supporting them to achieve and review their seed milestones. Strategic advice and connections are made, and support and assistance are provided in structuring the next capital raise as well as connecting with potential investors.

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

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Adobe Capital


Mexico

Adobe Capital is an impact investment fund focused on triple bottom line businesses that drive social and environmental impact with innovative profitable and scalable models. We provide financing and strategic support for the development of success cases.With an innovative and flexible investment thesis Adobe Capital invests in Mexican companies with fewer than 50 employees with less than 5000000 USD in sales and strong growth potential. Larger companies may be analyzed in specific cases.

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

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Aga Khan Foundation


Switzerland

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) focuses on health education culture rural development institution building and the promotion of economic development. It is dedicated to improving living conditions and opportunities for the poor without regard to their faith origin or gender.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Capacity Building

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Agora Partnerships


United States of America

Agora Partnerships accelerates the growth of early stage impact companies in Latin America. They are a global community of entrepreneurs investors mentors and individuals dedicated to using the power of business to effect positive change in their communities. They work only with early stage entrepreneurs where the right kind of support can significantly accelerate their ability to create impact. Their aim is to help build a more just sustainable world primarily though Impact Accelerator program which provides entrepreneurs with access to social human and financial capital.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Access to Education

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Artha Venture Challenge


Switzerland

The Artha Platform is an online community and website dedicated to building relationships between impact investors and donors, and social entrepreneurs and capacity building support organizations working on or in India. It is an independent initiative supported by Rianta Philanthropy Ltd.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Southern Asia Impact: Employment Generation

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Beyond Capital Fund


United States of America

Beyond Capital Fund supports high potential entrepreneurs with innovative business models helping to fight poverty. Their investments address critical human needs providing basic services which are not currently available through traditional markets.

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

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Brightpath Capital Partners


United States of America

Brightpath Capital Partners LP ( BCP ) invests in talented management teams and high growth businesses creating jobs wealth and sustainable environments in the communities where we work and live. We provide innovative investment solutions rooted in in depth research and a disciplined investment process. BCP is focused on generating both economic and social value in the San Francisco Bay Area California and the Western United States.We are seasoned investors with deep entrepreneurial and operating experience and an extended network of partners and relationships. As such we are positioned to serve the distinct needs of private undercapitalized companies which endeavor to positively impact their communities as they build successful enterprises.

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

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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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Community Capital Management


United States of America

CCM is a privately held investment advisor registered with the SEC. Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale FL with offices in Charlotte NC and Boston MA the firm was founded in 1998 and began managing assets in 1999. CCM currently manages over $2.3 billion (as of 12/31/16) for foundations religious organizations pension funds high net worth investors registered and unregistered funds financial advisers and their clients non profits and healthcare organizations.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Affordable Housing

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Community Investment Management


United States of America

Community Investment Management is the first impact investment firm focused on marketplace lending. CIM provides responsible and transparent financing to small businesses in the United States in partnership with a select group of technology driven lenders. CIM combines experience innovation and values to align the interests of small business borrowers and investors.CIM is a member of the Global Impact Investing Network and measures its impact through the collection and analysis of granular borrower data.

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

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Encourage Capital


United States of America

Encourage Capital is an asset management firm focused on profitable and strategic investments to solve critical social and environmental problems. Systemic problems require systemic solutions and we are building a community of investors foundations market leading companies and non profits to address some of the world s most challenging issues while generating financial returns for our investors.

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

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Epiqus


Finland

Epiqus is a Finnish impact investing fund manager. Epiqus manages capital to create measurable social and environmental impact alongside financial return. Epiqus' founding vision is that hands on investment management expertise and entrepreneurial talent can be harnessed to address some of the most difficult social and environmental challenges.

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

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Equilateral Ventures


United States of America

Equilateral Ventures is a seed stage venture firm that invests in and partners with the next generation of digital healthcare solutions which will improve health outcomes and increase universal healthcare access. They also fund and support scalable social innovations that have the power to transform the lives of millions around the world.

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

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European Venture Philanthropy Association


Belgium

EVPA is a membership association made up of organisations interested in or practicing venture philanthropy and social investment across Europe. Established in 2004 the association is a unique network of venture philanthropy organisations and others committed to practicing and promoting high engagement grant making and social investment in Europe. EVPA defines Venture Philanthropy as an approach to build stronger societal purpose organisations by providing them with both financial and non financial support in order to increase their societal impact.

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

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EVPA


Belgium

EVPA is a membership association made up of organisations interested in or practicing venture philanthropy and social investment across Europe. Established in 2004 the association is a unique network of venture philanthropy organisations and others committed to practicing and promoting high engagement grant making and social investment in Europe. EVPA defines Venture Philanthropy as an approach to build stronger societal purpose organisations by providing them with both financial and non financial support in order to increase their societal impact.

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

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FIRST


Brazil

The project entails an IFC equity investment of up to $15 million in Fundo de Investimentos Riqueza Social para Todos (FIRST) Fund, (“FIRST” or the “Fund”), a 10-year closed-end impact investing fund that seeks to raise $125 million. The Fund will target companies with the potential to provide products and services to 1 million low-income people in Brazil. FIRST will aim to invest mainly in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil and in education, health, housing and financial services sectors. The Fund will be managed by FIRST Gestao de Investimentos, a subsidiary of FIR Capital, a Brazilian venture capital fund manager established in 2001.

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

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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: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Franciscan Sisters of Mary


United States of America

The Franciscan Sisters of Mary care deeply about all God s creation and God s people especially those who are poor and marginalized. We support initiatives to promote sustainable food production protect our environment and produce clean energy through Impact Investing Environmental Engagement and Philanthropy

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Africa Impact:

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Gary Community Investment Company


United States of America

Gary Community Investments which includes the Gary Community Investment Company and The Piton Foundation invests in for profit and philanthropic solutions for Colorado s low income children and their families. Gary Community Investment believe that business and philanthropy can and should work together to create opportunities for those who need it most. By aligning all of the assets with mission they make creative investments that may not only yield a financial return but can also improve the lives of Colorado s children

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

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Generation Enterprise


United States of America

Generation Enterprise is a youth led network of small business incubators and community hubs that equip street youth to leave life on the streets start sustainable businesses and create jobs. Each site acts as an engine of economic development integrating so called unemployable young people into the formal economy as entrepreneurs employers and community leaders.

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

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GIIN


United States of America

The Global Impact Investing Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. The GIIN builds critical infrastructure and supports activities education and research that help accelerate the development of a coherent impact investing industry.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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Gimpa Centre for Impact Investing


Ghana

Operate credibly and independently to promote the development of impact investing in Ghana through public education and continuous research into major social and environmental challenges policy advocacy and impact measurement of various initiatives to address social and environmental challenges.GCII as non profit organization seeks to provide advocacy research and support services in the area of impact investing in Ghana. It is the only such organization of its kind in West Africa. The Centre is managed by highly proficient and skilled personnel committed to developing impact investment within the country. As a completely new concept in the Ghanaian business and financial landscape impact investing is to be championed by GCII in the country and its immediate environs. It also seeks to collaborate and work with other sister institutions be they private or public to develop and expand impact investment activities within the country. The centre has a clear vision of providing a vibrant impact investing environment in Ghana

Type: Investor Network Geography: Ghana Impact: Community Development

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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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Grameen Bank


United States of America

Grameen Foundation is a global nonprofit organization that brings innovative and sustainable solutions to the fight against poverty and hunger. Together with local partners we equip families women and smallholder farmers with resources and services that expand financial inclusion strengthen resilience enhance health and improve livelihoods.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Health Improvement

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Grand Challenges Canada


Canada

Grand Challenges Canada is dedicated to supporting bold ideas with big impact in global health. They are funded by the Government of Canada and they fund innovators in low and middle income countries and Canada. The bold ideas integrate science and technology social and business innovation (they call this Integrated Innovation) and they work to catalyze scale sustainability and impact. Grand Challenges have a determined focus on results and saving and improving lives.Grand Challenges Canada is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact. Funded by the Government of Canada and other partners Grand Challenges Canada funds innovators in low and middle income countries and Canada. The bold ideas Grand Challenges Canada supports integrate science and technology social and business innovation known as Integrated Innovation. One of the largest impact first investors in Canada and with a feminist investment approach Grand Challenges Canada has supported a pipeline of over 800 innovations in more than 80 countries. Grand Challenges Canada estimates that these innovations have the potential to save up to 1 million lives and improve up to 28 million lives by 2030.

Type: Government Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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Impact Engine


Impact Engine is a venture fund that invests financial and human capital in early stage for profit technology businesses improving education health economic empowerment and resource efficiency.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Health Improvement

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Impact Finance Center


United States of America

The Impact Finance Center is dedicated to catalyzing investments that produce enduring value for the investor society and the environment. We hold that capital deployment whether through grants direct investments or public and private securities should be evaluated as an investment. Because every investment has impact investors can integrate these transaction across their portfolios.IFC is a nonprofit in partnership with the Sustainable Endowments Institute and the Sustainability Ethics and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference led from Colorado State University and connecting more than 250 scholars around the world to the advancement and accumulation of knowledge and practice in the industry. This allows us to share our cutting edge research education and thought leadership across every sector.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Impact Finance Management


Switzerland

Impact Finance Management is a fund advisory company based in Geneva Switzerland with offices in Milano Italy and in Cali Colombia. It initiated and advises an open ended fund in Luxembourg. Since Autumn 2011 Impact Finance has invested more than $21 million in debt in 28 companies working in rural areas with the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP). Impact Finance is investing in 11 countries mostly in Latin America and also in Europe and Southeast Asia. Already 38% of the fund has been repaid showing the high capacity of the enterprises they finance while the fund performance show positive returns since autumn 2012.

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

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Impact First Investments


Israel

Impact First Investments is the first Israeli investment firm specifically designed to leverage local technology and innovation to create global social impact while earning market rate returns. By exclusively investing in socially driven Israeli start ups the firm is uniquely positioned at the crossroads between global social challenges and the technological solutions that address them.

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

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ImpactAssets


United States of America

ImpactAssets is a nonprofit financial services firm that increases the flow of capital into investments that deliver financial social and environmental returns. Our impact investment strategies donor advised fund and knowledge resources provide a dynamic platform for wealth managers and the clients they serve to advance social or environmental change through investment. ImpactAssets seeks to shine a spotlight on and drive capital to the field s most promising organizations and initiatives helping to build the field of impact investing.

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

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Incofin


Belgium

Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM) manages funds that invest in microfinance institutions (MFIs) in developing countries. MFIs provide financial services, such as credits, savings and insurances, to people who cannot have recourse to regular banks. As a specialist in rural microfinancing, Incofin IM’s main goal is to reach out to people who live in more secluded rural areas and/or who are active in the agricultural sector.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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Insitor Management


Cambodia

Insitor Management is an impact investment firm with operational headquarters in Phnom Penh Cambodia and offices in New Delhi India and Yangon Myanmar. It invests in companies operating in access to energy water housing health and education in Southeast Asia and India. Insitor Management is the investment advisor of Insitor Seed Fund and Insitor Impact Fund an investment company organized into two sub funds Insitor Poverty Alleviation Fund and Insitor Energy Access Fund. The Insitor Management team has extensive operational experience with early stage businesses in Developing Asia and brings expertise as entrepreneurs strategy consultants and finance professionals. As a 100% locally based management team it takes an active role in supporting its entrepreneurs and growing its companies.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Asia Impact: Health Improvement

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Investors' Circle


United States of America

Investors' Circle is the largest and most active early stage impact investing network. Together with hundreds of angels venture capitalists foundations and family offices we have propelled over $200 million into more than 330 enterprises dedicated to improving the environment education health and community. We aim to move $100 million more by 2020.

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

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Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure, LLC


United States of America

Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure is an investment firm dedicated to building and owning renewable energy projects for their consistent cash flows and for their direct and positive environmental and social impact. We are currently building a portfolio of solar energy projects, and we also consider wind, hydropower, geothermal and other renewable energy projects. The principals of Kendall Sustainable have over twenty years of combined energy and private investing experience. We typically work with strong regional renewable energy developers to advance projects to a construction ready stage, and then acquire full ownership of the assets just prior to construction. We finance and build out projects and then own them for their long-term, consistent cash yields. Our investment vehicles are Delaware limited partnerships, structured with competitive and investor-favored private equity terms and conditions. Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure is an affiliate of Kendall Investments, LLC, a private equity firm founded in 2004.

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

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Kois Invest


Belgium

KOIS INVEST is specialized entirely on impact investing placing capital in impact ventures and funds that generate a competitive financial return as well as positive impact on society and environment.First KOIS INVEST is an active investor focusing on impact investments through all its investments. To date KOIS INVEST has performed mainly private equity investments in high impact companies across different regions.Second beyond deployment of capital directly into impact businesses KOIS INVEST is offering first class advisory services to assist different types of investors in the selection of impact assets across different asset classes with best chances for financial performance and positive impact.

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

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Lumni USA


United States of America

Lumni was founded on the belief that there is a better way to help students pay for their education. Lumni offers an innovative way of providing financial support to students. You pay a % of your paycheck for 10 years after you graduate. If you do not earn much money, your payment is low, and if do, you can afford to pay more. They evaluate you based on your potential, rather than on your parents financial history.

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

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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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Media Development Investment Fund


United States of America

MDIF provides affordable financing and technical assistance to independent news and information businesses in challenging environments helping them to become financially sustainable. We invest in media that provide the news information and debate that people need to build free thriving societies. MDIF has invested more than $163 million in over 113 independent news businesses in 39 countries since 1996. Our dedicated team of highly skilled professionals help clients build financially viable businesses while providing real financial and social returns to a wide range of impact investors. MDIF is a New York registered not for profit corporation with 501(c)(3) public charity status.

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

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Mission Throttle


United States of America

Mission Throttle is a social impact strategy firm dedicated to accelerating philanthropic innovation in communities. We advise invest in and support mission driven organizations that seek to use market based strategies to address social and environmental challenges. We advance the organizational capacity and sustainability of mission driven organizations through scaling earned revenue and instilling best practices to serve more people in need increasing community impact and social justice.

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

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Mosaic


United States of America

Mosaic is the first peer to peer lending platform for solar power. Mosaic provides borrowers access to affordable solar loans investors opportunities to invest in renewable power and clean energy supporters the power to spread wealth from the sun to their communities. Mosaic is enabling thousands of people to profit from the ongoing transition to a better energy future.

Type: Corporate Geography: Northern America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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OpenPath Investments


United States of America

OpenPath Investments is a social impact real estate company and an established investment community generating above market returns while delivering positive and measurable social and environmental impact. OpenPath Investments provide socially responsible investment opportunities in the residential real estate industry.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Pique Fund


Canada

Pique Fund is an inclusive angel fund focusing on leadership diversity and women led technology ventures in BC. As of September 2016 they have 24 investors of which 19 are women representing more than 80% of the fund's capital. Pique Fund have so far invested in four women led ventures and returned over $75000 to investors through the BC Venture Capital Tax Credit program.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Canada Impact: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Quadia


Switzerland

Founded Quadia in 2010 positioning the company as one of the first merchant bank type impact investors i.e. not creating a fund but rather offering tailor made impact investing solutions. Today Quadia manages USD 150M in equity debt and funds. Its impact measurement process has shown the company and its founder's vision as a pioneer. Guillaume's presence on multiple NGO and Foundation boards in the areas of nutrition and nature conservation place him the unique position putting finance and sustainability on an equal footing.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Switzerland Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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Reach Capital


United States of America

Reach supports the most promising entrepreneurs developing technology solutions for challenges in early childhood K 12 and higher education. Reach capital invest in early stage tech tools applications content and services to improve education opportunities for all children. The Fund also acts as a catalyst inspiring and enabling traditional and non traditional investors to provide capital to the fast growing ed tech market.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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RENEW LLC


US

RENEW is an impact investment and advisory firm that manages and serves the Impact Angel Network a global network of investors that seeks to make both social impact and financial returns on their investments in Africa. RENEW's largest office is in Addis Ababa Ethiopia where it manages its investment operations. The RENEW team is made up of financial analysts lawyers and business consultants with extensive experience in Africa.

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

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Revolution


United States of America

Revolution invests in people and ideas that can change the world. Their mission is to build disruptive innovative companies that offer consumers more choice convenience and control in their lives. Revolution brings a unique strategy and approach to investing in and building significant companies.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Generate Funds for Charitable Giving

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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: Access to Financial Services

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Sanghata Global


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Sanghata Global provides opportunities globally to entrepreneurs by enabling them to build businesses that have sustainable positive impact on their communities environments and the world.Sanghata Global is a non profit organization registered in the United Kingdom. Its sister the Sanghata Institute for Social Entrepreneurship and Investment is a 501 C3 company registered in the United States. Sanghata Global is a founding member of Village Capital.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Capacity Building

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Social Finance Israel


Israel

Social Finance Israel (SFI) is a financial intermediary that aims to provide both social and financial returns to investors. SFI will issue social financial products such as Social Impact Bonds in order to raise new capital for the most effective not for profit organizations in Israel tackling the country?s most pressing social and economic issues while delivering monetary returns to investors.Social Finance Israel (SFI) is an Israeli not for profit organization established in 2013 in order to issue Social Impact Bonds in Israel. Social Impact Bonds are an innovative way of attracting new investment from private investors in order to fund social organizations with a proven track record that aim to tackle Israel's most pressing social issues. Financial returns to investors are made by the public sector on the basis of improved social outcomes.

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

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Social Stock Exchange


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Social Stock Exchange Admissions process is transparent independent and rigorous. As a result impact investors are assured that Members of the SSE adhere to a clear set of values standards and disclosures. The Admissions process includes the publication of an Impact Report and application for admission to an independent Admissions Panel.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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Social Ventures Australia


Australia

Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a social purpose organisation that works with partners to improve the lives of people in need.Our range of services are designed to scale social impact helping business government and philanthropists to be more effective funders and social purpose organisations to be more effective at delivering services.To drive the change we seek we build on our practical knowledge of effective practice in education employment housing and with First Australians.

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

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Sonen Capital


United States of America

Sonen Capital is a dedicated impact investment management firm. Our name is derived from Social and Environmental investing and reflects our values and our conviction that investing to generate financial returns and lasting social and environmental impact are not only compatible but also mutually reinforcing objectives.With over five decades of combined sustainable investing learning and experience Sonen team members are field builders dedicated to helping mobilize financial assets to help meet large scale global challenges. This deep experience serves not only to inform and improve our knowledge and understanding of this evolving area but it also enhances our ability to deliver to our clients increasingly more sophisticated and holistic impact investing solutions.

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

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TBLI Foundation


Netherlands

TBLI FOUNDATION supports the ongoing global TBLI CONFERENCE Series by making content more broadly available to investment professionals and the public via reports white papers and video interviews partnerships with educational institutions and like minded nonprofits. The foundation is implementing a digital model to facilitate access to content and interactions in the community.The foundation is is establishing academic partnerships with selected leading international business schools. The Schools host the conferences and expand participation to include students and alumni. TBLI CONFERENCE s academic partners include INSEAD The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania NYU Stern BI Norwegian Business School Copenhagen Business School Hult International Business School VU University Amsterdam Meiji University JAPAN Florida International University. More partnerships will be confirmed shortly.

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

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The Abraaj Group


United States of America

We are a global institution investing in growth markets across Africa Asia Latin America the Middle East and Turkey. Finding growing and monetizing investments is what we do and how we do this matters. We believe in the power of partnership capital to grow sustainable businesses and communities. We are not just investors we are business builders.We have developed a purpose built approach for investing in growth markets. Some of the world s most demanding institutions have entrusted us to manage capital on their behalf. We currently manage US$ 10 billion in assets and are focused on investment strategies across private equity private credit impact investing and real estate. By combining deep local reach a global platform and underwriting standards with extensive operating capabilities we generate industry leading returns and create value in market leading companies.We have a dedicated team of operating professionals who work hand in hand with investment teams to actively drive value creation in partner companies helping them institutionalize and grow. Environmental social and governance (ESG) factors are deeply embedded in our investment process a proven value driver in our partner companies. Responsible investing that enhances financial returns is at the core of our philosophy. We aim to leave a positive footprint in our markets and are signatories to the UN backed Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Global Compact.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: South America Impact: Capacity Building

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The Media Development Loan Fund


United States of America

MDIF invests in independent media around the world providing the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies.

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

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The Osiris Group


The Osiris Group is a boutique private equity firm scaling innovation in frontier markets. We are the financing engine for profitable disruption intentionally building systems of the future rather than the past. A top priority for the firm is allocating patient capital into transformative investments leapfrogging long term development prosperity and growth. Pioneering impact investing in Asia the Group integrates public policy multi disciplinary connectivity and operational leadership creating sovereign alpha while best capturing risk adjusted growth returns.

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

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The Social Entrepreneurs' Fund (TSEF)


United States of America

Founded in 2011 and based in New York City TSEF identifies strong entrepreneurs with proven business models with the intention of infusing capital into under served markets. Leveraging an investment committee of industry recognized investors and entrepreneurs TSEF is able to catalyze capital and offer access to a broad multi industry network of advisors in order to create powerful and sustainable forces of change.

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

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Toniic


US

Toniic is a global network of action oriented impact investors both individuals and institutions. They increase the velocity of money and services into impact investing to address global challenges. Their members commit to discover evaluate nurture and invest in entrepreneurs enterprises and funds that promote a just and sustainable economy.

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

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Verde Ventures Fund (Conservation International)


United States of America

Human beings depend on nature for more than it can imagine. Yet these days they are taking more from nature than it can replace and that means the clean air fresh water and food who depend on are in trouble.At Conservation International (CI) CI work with governments industries and community leaders to find a better balance because people need nature to thrive.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Wunder Capital


United States of America

Wunder is an online investment platform that allows any accredited investor to access investment-grade solar projects across the country. Not only does this new and transparent way of investing in renewables represent a terrific opportunity for investors, it is also transforming the solar industry and helping to solve the current energy crisis.

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

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