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Bridges Fund Management (formerly Bridges Ventures) is a specialist fund manager focused exclusively on sustainable and impact investment with offices in London New York and San Francisco. Our strategy is to focus exclusively on opportunities where investments can generate investor returns through helping meet pressing social or environmental challenges be it backing businesses that create jobs in underserved areas building environmentally friendly care homes for the elderly to sustain an ageing population or providing flexible financing for innovative social enterprises. Since 2002 we have raised over $1 billion to invest in SMEs properties and social sector organisations that are helping to tackle some of society s biggest challenges with a focus on four themes health & well being education & skills sustainable living and underserved markets.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: Western Europe||Impact: Affordable Housing|
Investisseurs & Partenaires (I & P) is a family of investment funds created in 2002 by Patrice Hopenot and directed and 2011 by Jean Michel Severino. I & P supports the development of African SMEs (including microfinance institutions) through a strategic and financial partnership. These companies are of crucial importance to development in Africa as they produce social environmental and governance.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: Africa||Impact: Capacity Building|
United States of America
A worldwide financial institution that promotes global justice by empowering disadvantaged people with credit. For more than 30 years Oikocredit has proved that entrepreneurs cooperatives and small businesses in developing countries are credit worthy partners. Oikocredit USA was established to raise awareness among Americans of the opportunity to invest in the international cooperative.
|Type: Corporate||Geography: Africa||Impact: Income/Productivity Growth|
One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Instead of giving handouts they invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. One Acre Fund supply a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer financing training and market facilitationand deliver these services within walking distance of the 400000 rural farmers they serve.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: Africa||Impact: Agricultural Productivity|
United States of America
Founded in January 2011 Social Finance US is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to mobilizing investment capital to drive social progress. Social Finance believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to thrive and that social impact financing can play a catalytic role in creating these opportunities.Social Finance is dedicated to designing public private nonprofit partnerships that tackle complex social challenges such as poverty crime education health and workforce success. As market intermediaries Social Finance structures these partnerships by aligning the unique interest of all stakeholders a service recipients and providers government and investors a to create innovative social financing solutions. Core to their work is the development of Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) which draw upon private capital to fund effective interventions designed to address the needs of the underserved. Social Impact Bonds have the potential to unlock a new and vast pool of investment capital to finance the expansion of effective prevention based projects while focusing on measurable outcomes and generating social and financial returns for investors.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: United States of America||Impact: Access to Financial Services|