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ADB (Asian Development Bank)


Philippines

ADB s vision is an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Despite the region s many successes it remains home to two thirds of the world s poor 1.8 billion people who live on less than $2 a day with 903 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day. ADB is committed to reducing poverty through inclusive economic growth environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.Based in Manila ADB is owned by 67 members including 48 from the region. Its main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue loans equity investments guarantees grants and technical assistance.

Type: Bank Geography: Asia Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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AgFunder


United States of America

AgFunder is the premier online investment platform for accredited investors to invest in promising agriculture and agriculture technology startups. AgFunder is an investment marketplace for the $6.4 trillion global agriculture market. We are building the financial infrastructure to feed the world and fix a broken food system. AgFunder presents curated and vetted opportunities throughout the value chain including production processing services and agtech. We have over $1.3B in our deal flow pipeline and our members include PE firms Family offices Silicon Valley VCs strategics as well as accredited investors with over $1.5B in investable capital. Since February 2014 listed companies have raised over $15M in closed and committed capital. AgFunder has been in Forbes TechCrunch CNN Money Reuters CNBC Huffington Post Agri Investor Private Wealth and Modern Farmer. Our CEO was named by Forbes in their 2014 list of Up and Comers in the agriculture sector.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Impact: Employment Generation

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Althelia Climate Fund


United Kingdom of Great Britai

Althelia Climate Fund is investing in ecosystems conservation and sustainable agroforestry, applying best-in-class social, environmental and governance (ESG) criteria. Returns are generated through the production and sale of real assets (in the form of sustainable agriculture and soft commodities such as certified cocoa and coffee, FSC timber etc.), as well as presently undervalued environmental assets (including carbon emission reductions and other payment for ecosystem services such as biodiversity and water) to several complementary high growth markets. In addition to strong financial returns, the Fund’s investments deliver substantial positive ESG impacts furthering social development, such as gender equity and economic improvement of communities whose livelihoods depend directly and indirectly on natural ecosystems. The Fund implements innovative financial approaches such as performance-based payments and advance market commitments.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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Althelia Ecosphere


Luxembourg

Althelia Ecosphere is an impact investment manager that delivers financial returns that are fully aligned with the conservation of nature and sustainable social development. We leverage expertise and capital to define pathways for innovative solutions to the climate and environmental challenges facing society today.With a special emphasis on sustainable land use biodiversity and ecosystem services we seek to leverage investment that simultaneously catalyses a range of positive impacts includingpositively transformed land use models delivering social economic and environmental outcomesfinancial and livelihood benefits realised by a wide spectrum of local stakeholdersreduced greenhouse gas emissionssustained or enhanced biodiversity and ecosystem function andimprovements in the conservation status of threatened and endangered species.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact:

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BiD Network


Netherlands

BiD Network focuses on high growth businesses based in developing countries with a financing need of US$10,000 to US$5,000,000 over the next five years. They provide professional services to entrepreneurs, coaches, investors, business angels and SME service providers. An international network of partners makes this possible.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Uganda Impact: Access to Education

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Boma Investments


United States of America

Boma Investments LLC is the investment arm of Boma. It capitalizes early stage enterprises to assist in their proof of concept and demonstration newly sustainable models of businesses.

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

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Calcutta Angels


India

Calcutta Angels Network (CAN) is a platform for entrepreneurs and investors to come on board to create an enabling environment for angel investments, mentorship and guidance. It is the first structured platform of this kind in Eastern India. For budding entrepreneurs, CAN will provide a platform to access funding as well as mentorship. While for investors, it provides a platform to invest in cherry picked deals from across business sectors. CAN is associated with the premier angel networks, accelerators, incubators and institutes for knowledge sharing, deal flow sharing and co-investments. Like other Angel Clubs, it will have no external source of funding.

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

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Clovis Point Capital


Australia

The Clovis arrow heads created over 13,000 years ago mark a dramatic moment when the creation of a new tool transformed the way people lived. The crafting of sleek and sharp Clovis tools made hunting significantly more productive and allowed humans to take greater control of their environment and of their future. Established as a result of broadening their capabilities beyond traditional advisory services, today Clovis helps their clients implement innovative solutions and create sustainable value. Their portfolio currently comprises Litmus Group, True North Advantage, Clovis Investments and Clovis Products.

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

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Flat6Labs


Egypt

Flat6Labs is a leading startup accelerator and seed stage investment company that fosters and invests in bright and passionate entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas in the MENA region. It provides seed funding, strategic mentorship, a creative workspace, a multitude of perks, entrepreneurship-focused business training, and directly support its startups through an expansive network of partner entities, mentors and investors. Flat6Labs currently has three established accelerators program in Cairo, Egypt, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, the UAE, an upcoming fourth in Beirut Lebanon and with plans to expand into more location in the MENA region soon.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Iran (Islamic Republic of) Impact: Capacity Building

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Frog Capital


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Frog invests in Europe s most ambitious growth stage companies. It invests in sectors IT Digital Media & Resource Efficiency. Frog can help develop your strategy in a fast moving market. It target businesses which are growing quickly. Frog invests in high growth scale up stage tech companies in Europe. We only invest in sectors we understand consumer financial and business services. We help companies navigate this phase through our Frog Value Leap approach ensuring they have all capabilities to succeed.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Community Development

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Glenmede


United States of America

We are a company of reliable stewards who seek to provide innovative solutions and the highest level of investment and wealth management services to serve the best interests of our clients individuals families endowments foundations institutional investors and consultants throughout the United States.With offices in Philadelphia Cleveland Morristown New York Princeton Washington DC and Wilmington Glenmede is small enough to provide highly personalized service and yet with $32 billion in assets under management large enough to provide access to a wide range of asset classes and world class financial advice.

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

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Horizons Ventures


China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

The private investment arm of Mr. Li Ka shing is a leading investor in some of the world s most innovative companies and disruptive technologies including Facebook Waze Spotify Siri DeepMind Improbable Blockstream Impossible Foods and Slack.

Type: Institutional Investor Geography: China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Impact Investing Australia


Impact Investing Australia is an independent organisation dedicated to growing the opportunities for investments that deliver positive social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.Our vision is for a healthy equitable and prosperous Australia supported by a dynamic market for impact investing that expands opportunities and creates innovative solutions to pressing societal challenges.From 2017 our work is focusing exclusively on the development of two flagship market building initiatives Impact Capital Australia and the Impact Investment Readiness Growth Grant.Between 2014 2016 Impact Investing Australia was dedicated to the delivery of the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing s strategy to grow the market for impact investing in and from Australia. Our work focused on developing market infrastructure growing participation and influencing policy.

Type: Corporate Geography: Australia 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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Just Capital


Netherlands

Just Capital is investor in new initiatives in innovative technology and financial services. They facilitate entrepreneurs in spe to take the step and build their company. If they understand your business proposal and you have the right profile Just Capital is ready for your next step. They'll provide both seed capital as well as business expansion capital.

Type: Institutional Investor Geography: Netherlands Impact:

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Mena Venture Investments


Jordan

Mena Venture Investments (MVI) is an angel fund that invests in early stage startups with strong growth potential in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region and beyond. We work with entrepreneurs to build solid scalable businesses and ensure access to capital at early stages of a venture to fuel their growth. Beyond financial investment MVI offers support through mentorship access to markets networks and clients as well as cross border operational support.

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

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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 Information

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NewWorld Capital Group LLC


United States of America

NewWorld Capital Group is a private equity firm investing in the Resource Efficiency/Environmental sector in North America primarily. NewWorld provides growth capital and business assistance to rapidly growing organizations in the Clean energy Energy efficiency Water Reclamation Waste to value and Environmental Products and Services segments.

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

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Runa Capital


United States of America

Runa Capital is an $270M global venture capital fund established to pursue opportunities in the rapidly growing areas of Cloud Computing IT and Mobile Applications. Runa Capital is run by a team of successful serial entrepreneurs most of whom have worked together for over 15 years building tech companies (Parallels Acronis and others). It is a united team with broad geographical and cross industry experience as well as an extensive professional network. Runa Capital investment team members possess an excellent track record in tech investments.

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

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Sigma Partners


United States of America

Sigma Partners was founded in 1984 on the principle that people are the essential element of success. That is why Sigma focuses on identifying exceptional entrepreneurs with creative ideas and supporting them in building great companies. Unlike some firms that hire venture capitalists based upon their business school degrees and finance backgrounds we think it s much more important to have partners with experience in the trenches starting and running entrepreneurial companies. This first hand experience allows us to give early stage companies both tactical and strategic guidance and access to a powerful business network. They work on behalf of our portfolio companies. They know business doesn t always go as planned but because they have invested in the best and brightest entrepreneurs together we adapt and create success.

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

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Sinapis Group


Kenya

Sinapis Group's mission is to empower aspiring entrepreneurs in the developing world with innovative scalable business ideas by providing them with a rigorous Christ centered business education world class consulting and mentoring services and access to seed capital. Through these means they strive to create ethical business leaders sustainable employment and an improved quality of life for many that they may glorify God in service of His people.

Type: Corporate Geography: Kenya Impact: Access to Information

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SNS Impact Investing


SNS Impact Investing was launched in January 2011 and is the development investment department of SNS Asset Management. SNS Impact Investing creates value for clients investees and society by developing promoting and/or distributing impact investment solutions. These solutions result in market rate returns while creating real value in emerging markets. They are typically accomplished by way of funds but may also include mandates and advisory services.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Asia Impact:

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Social Business Trust


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Social Business Trust's mission is to support high growth potential social enterprises to scale up their impact. Social Business Trust do that by investing cash grants and professional support from the seven partner organisations in a carefully selected portfolio of social enterprises.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Capacity Building

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Tennenbaum Capital Partners


United States of America

Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC (TCP) is a leading alternative investment manager founded in 1999 (its predecessor entity commenced operations in 1996). TCP has invested in excess of $13.9 billion in over 350 portfolio companies through its credit strategies. The firm currently manages more than $5 billion in committed capital.TCP manages private funds separate accounts registered funds and a publicly traded business development company TCP Capital Corp. (NASDAQ TCPC). More information regarding TCP Capital Corp. may be found at www.tcpcapital.com. Their investors include public and private pension funds financial institutions multi national corporations endowments and foundations charitable organizations and family offices.

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

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Thaneakea Phum


Thaneakea Phum (Cambodia) Ltd. ( TPC ) is a rapidly growing regulated microfinance institution with a focus on serving low income families in rural Cambodia. TPC is currently the 5th largest MFI in Cambodia by number of borrowers. Due to its commitment to responsibly serving clients focus on customer service innovative products and fair and transparent pricing TPC has become a trusted provider of financial services for rural Cambodians.

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

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Vista Ventures, LLC


United States of America

Vista Ventures is a boutique consulting and investment advisory firm focusing on impact investment in social entrepreneurs in developing countries.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: Global Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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