Tag: Next Billion67

Impact Investors Tag: Next Billion 25

All or A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Investor

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: Access to Financial Services

Investor

Banco Compartamos


Mexico

Compartamos Banco is a bank that generates social economic and human value. Committed to the person generate development opportunities in popular segments these opportunities are based on innovative and efficient large scale models and transcendental values that create external and internal culture developed relationships permanent confinanza and contributing to the creation of a better world.

Type: Bank Geography: Mexico Impact: Community Development

Investor

Bankable Frontier Associates


United States of America

Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) is a consulting company based in Boston, Massachusetts (USA) supporting the development of financial services for unserved people around the world. They serve clients who promote financial inclusion, and clients who supply financial services. Bankable Frontier Associates connect them with the unserved people they intend to reach, and with each other. BFA’s approach is to facilitate strategic thinking about emerging markets and the products that serve them, in partnership with cutting-edge development organizations and businesses.

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

Investor

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: Access to Financial Services

Investor

Cenfri


South Africa

Cenfri (The Centre for Financial Regulation & Inclusion) is an independent think tank based in Cape Town. Cenfri mission is to support financial inclusion and financial sector development through facilitating better regulation and market provision of financial services. Cenfri do this by conducting research providing advice and developing capacity building programmes for regulators donors financial service providers and other parties operating in the low income market. In collaboration with key partners and funders actively engage across Africa Latin America and Asia.

Type: Foundation Geography: South Africa Impact: Capacity Building

Investor

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative


The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was launched by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician and founder of the Primary School. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative advancing human potential and promoting equality and will require a new approach for all working towards these goals.

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

Investor

Dalberg Global Development Advisors


United States of America

Dalberg Global Development Advisors is a strategic advisory firm that works to raise living standards in developing countries and address global challenges. The company has completed more than 1000 projects in more than 80 countries for both public and private institutions. Dalberg was founded in 2001 and has rapidly grown to 14 offices.

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Americas Impact: Community Development

Investor

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

Investor

FHI 360


United States of America

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated locally driven solutions. FHI 360 staff includes experts in education health nutrition economic development civil society environment gender youth research and technology creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

Investor

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

Investor

Global Impact Investing Network


United States of America

The Global Impact Investing Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

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

Investor

Gray Ghost Ventures


United States of America

Gray Ghost Ventures (GGV) is an impact investing firm dedicated to providing market-based solutions to entrepreneurs who are addressing the needs of low-income communities in emerging markets. GGV focuses on serving these low-income communities in developing nations through for-profit investment in operating companies or investment funds, ecosystem development and capacity building.

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

Investor

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)


United States of America

Innovations for Poverty Action is a nonprofit dedicated to discovering what works to help the world s poor. IPA fight poverty with innovation evidence and action rigorously evaluating programs in order to understand what interventions are most cost effective. They work around the world in the areas of agriculture education health finance governance social protection and post conflict recovery. They have over 400 projects completed or underway in 51 countries.

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

Investor

JP Morgan Chase


United States of America

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small-business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands.

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

Investor

Khosla Impact


US

Khosla Impact invests in world class entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving challenging often intractable socio economic problems through careful application of science technology and design or through creative business models. Khosla Impact believes in experimentation and encourage this approach among their entrepreneurs.

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

Investor

Kiva


United States of America

Kiva has developed the world's first ever online peer to peer microfinance lending platform for connecting lenders with small to medium enterprises in developing countries. Lenders all over the world can loan to micro businesses in developing countries with 'deal flows' developed through local partner organizations in micro finance.

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

Investor

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: Africa Impact: Capacity Building

Investor

Root Capital


United States of America

FF REVIEW A social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America. Root Capital seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of their work through a three pronged strategy finance advise and catalyze.

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

Investor

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

Investor

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: Community Development

Investor

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Skoll Centre is a leading academic entity for the advancement of social entrepreneurship worldwide. They foster social transformation through education research and collaboration.

Type: Foundation Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britai Impact: Community Development

Investor

Smart Campaign


United States of America

The Smart Campaign embodies a set of core principles for the treatment of microfinance clients the minimum standards that clients should expect to receive when doing business with a microfinance institution.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

Investor

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab


United States of America

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J PAL) was established in 2003 as a research center at the Economics Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since then it has grown into a global network of researchers who use randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the fight against poverty.

Type: Foundation Geography: Europe Impact: Capacity Building

Investor

Unitus Seed Fund


IN

Unitus Seed Fund (USF) makes seed stage venture investments in innovative startups serving low income populations. USF's portfolio companies create opportunities for economic self reliance education and obtaining basic necessities for millions of people living at the base of the economic pyramid (BOP). USF accelerates the growth of these early stage businesses by providing funding support and strategic connections.

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

Investor

Zidisha


United States of America

Zidisha is pioneering the first online microlending community to connect lenders and borrowers directly across international borders - overcoming previously insurmountable barriers of geography, wealth and circumstance.

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

COPYRIGHT 2017 IMPACTSPACE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.