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We understand that starting a social business can be exhausting frustrating and scary at times and for this reason we practice cohort models. Cohorts are based on trust and builds a community of like minded people. Our role is to help establish a peer group that will help you build and grow your impact venture. We ll also connect you with relevant mentors and advisors and immerse you in deep learning session with experts.Our approach is to invest in you as a founder because we know that it is people like you that can change the world.
Masawa is a social impact fund that investsfor financial and social returnsin people and organizations innovatively making mental wellness matter. Through a combination of dialogue research and capital investment Masawa aims to catalyze people through the equalizing power of mental wellness.Masawa invests across three areasNutrition what we put in our bodies (and what we don t) has a profound effect on our wellbeing.Natural approaches meditation community psychedelics exercise etc. have proven healing properties.Workplace wellness the place we spend most of our waking time has a mental health too.
RIDA is an investment and operating firm that partners with companies to build and scale sustainability focused businesses. We are primarily focused on South and South East Asia. We invest across sectors and seek to find businesses that are transforming how industries operate by bringing sustainability to the forefront.
Cicero Impact Capital creates social and financial impact by combining flexible growth financing & management capacity building expertise from partner organization Cicero Group to unlock growth of profitable small & medium enterprises serving poor and middle class households. Flexible Financing Cicero Impact Capital provides revenue based debt and equity capital to small and medium businesses too large for micro finance and too small for corporate bank lending. A revenue based approach is a simple structure easy to understand and implement self liquidating within a desired time frame and aligns investor and company incentives. Capacity Building In addition to financing we work with our portfolio companies to create a transformation plan and provide consulting services to help implement key changes. We partner with our partner management consulting firm Cicero Group to provide the consulting services. We look to invest in businesses that meet the following criteria1. Proven Business Model & Strong Management Team We look for companies that have already proven their business model and have been in operation for at least two years. 2. Strong Financial Performance We invest in companies that are profitable or breakeven with over $1M USD in annual revenues. 3. Growth Phase We invest in companies that are looking for an investment size of $500K $5M USD to be used primarily as growth capital. We partner with companies in providing consulting services to support this growth.4. Impactful Social impact must be core to company s business model. We define social impact based on the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Commercial International Bank S.A.E. is an Egyptian private sector bank. The company corporate headquarters are located in Cairo Egypt. The bank serves more than 500000 clients and has more than 6000 employees.
Absa Group Limited formerly Barclays Africa Group Limited and originally Amalgamated Banks of South Africa is an African based financial services group offering personal and business banking credit cards corporate and investment banking wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance.
Established in 1985 the Eastern and Southern African Trade & Development Bank (TDB) formerly the PTA Bank is a multilateral treaty based & investment grade development financial institution with assets of USD 6 billion. The Bank s mandate is to finance and foster trade regional economic integration and sustainable development through trade finance project and infrastructure finance asset management and advisory services. TDB s reputation as a strong financial solution provider in international trade and project finance is underpinned by its experience in transacting in different markets and in diverse banking practices.
Standard Chartered Zimbabwe is a commercial bank in Zimbabwe and a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered. It is licensed by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe the central bank and national banking regulator.
Adiwale Partners is a private equity fund manager dedicated to the financing of equity in medium sized companies in West Africa. The founders of Adiwale Partners have more than thirty years of cumulative experience in private equity and asset management in Africa Europe and the United States. They carried out more than fifteen investments and a dozen outings in sectors as diverse as telecommunications distribution agribusiness pharmaceuticals computer services hydrocarbons and financial services. Adiwale Partners' unique proposal is to offer institutional investors high returns based on the application of the best international standards of governance and portfolio construction. For the accompanied companies they value proposition is to benefit from the financing of a local actor with proven international practices and to conquer new markets.
Mediterrania Capital Partners is a dedicated private equity firm focusing North African and Sub Saharan Africa growth investments in SMEs and mid cap companies. With offices in Abidjan Algiers Barcelona Cairo Casablanca and Valletta Mediterrania Capital Partners takes a very intense hands on and proactive approach to implementing its growth strategy by leading the governance of the companies and driving the key internal value creation process. The partners of Mediterrania Capital have extensive experience in managing companies including commercial experience strategy formulation finance and operations.