We invest in companies primarily in growth stage that pursue scalable and technology driven business models around our key impact themes “people”, “planet” and “productivity/tech for good”. Our portfolio currently encompasses more than 60 high-growth companies across Europe, Latin America, India and Subsaharan Africa and demonstrably contribute to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Pharmeasy is an omni-channel healthcare platform in India, which targets the out-patient delivery market through a number of distinct revenue streams: B2C online sales of pharma products, and B2B distribution. In addition, Pharmeasy offers retail customers remote diagnostics (both online and telemedicine) and access to electronic medical records. Pharmeasy seeks to aggregate and digitize the pharma supply chain to make it more efficient, increasing access to a range of medicines and lowering costs to end consumers.
CMR has developed a next-gen surgical robotics system, Versius©, for the robotic assistance of minimal access surgery (“MAS”). MAS has significant advantages vs. open surgery – fewer complications, reduced pain, shorter recovery times – but the technique is difficult to master manually, and existing robotic systems are prohibitively expensive for many. CMR’s mission is “to bring the benefits of MAS to everyone who needs it” by providing a robot that fits the financial and operational needs of today’s hospitals and patients.
Dr Consulta (DrC) provides high-quality, affordable primary healthcare and diagnostic services via a network of clinics to Brazil’s low to middle income population. Through the intelligent use of data and technology, Dr Consulta unlocks considerable operating efficiencies, especially with regards to managing the agendas of its doctors and clinical staff. Furthermore, DrC’s unparalleled and proprietary database constructed over the years enables the company to more accurately diagnose its patients.
InFarm has developed a farming services platform that takes a technological and industrial approach to meeting the produce needs of major customers globally. The company takes a widely used plant science concept (hydroponics) and combines it with high quality software, IoT, and data analytics to optimize product safety, quality, and yields. InFarm’s modular vertical farming systems are placed in or close to customer-facing locations and can be monitored and controlled from InFarm’s central control centre. This approach shortens the length of fresh produce supply chains, reducing wastage and related emissions whilst also using significantly less inputs than traditional farming.
Set up with the vision of organizing India’s farm-to-fork supply chain, to deliver cleaner, fresher and better products to consumers, generate higher returns to farmers, and reduce wastage and inefficiency. The company intends to do this by establishing direct links to farmers on the one side and consumers on the other, and by using a combination of physical and information technology to link them efficiently. They are promoted by investors who are keen to create social impact using market mechanisms. The company’s leadership team comprises veterans with deep experience across several industries, as well as agri-tech experts. They serve over 50 wholesale clients and is scaling the same up rapidly. WayCool also distributes to 12 retail outlets under the brand, “SunnyBee”. WayCool currently handles 350+ tonnes of food products per day, across 8,000 clients, and from a network of 40,000 farmers in more than 50 regions in India. WayCool’s products include staples like rice, pulses, wheat flour, dairy, and value-added products.
Lilium is a developer of the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet. With the help of this technology, the Company aims to create a world where “anyone can fly anywhere, anytime” via an intra and inter urban, on-demand air-taxi service. The low-emission and quiet air taxis will contribute to the relief of traffic and reduction of air pollution in major cities, and provide a cost-effective, clean and efficient way for governments to enhance regional connectivity.
M-KOPA is a connected asset financing platform that offers millions of underbanked customers access to life-enhancing products and services. The innovative asset financing model provides instant access to a suite of products to customers underserved by traditional financial solutions, allowing them to build ownership over time through flexible micro-payments. Once a customer has paid off the instalments for their product, they can leverage this asset and their credit history with M-KOPA to access more products and services.
Creditas is the leading fintech in secured loans in Brazil. It operates a digital platform providing secured loans at low interest rates.
It uses credit scoring systems and borrowers’ assets, such as homes and automobiles as collateral to offer loans. With its solution, Creditas decreases the high interest burden paid by individual debtholders, helping them to replace expensive credit card debt and unsecured personal loans. The company also reduces banking concentration in Brazil, contributing to the systemic shift of the individual loan market towards secured loans and driving digitization of financial services.
MessageBird's vision is to bring people closer together through communication. It is the world's leading omnichannel cloud communications platform offering a suite of both Omnichannel Products and Cloud Communications API's that enable developers and enterprises to communicate with customers in virtually every corner of the planet, and on any channel. With its platform and products, MessageBird helps businesses to communicate better in real time with their customers. Besides leading to improved operating productivity for businesses, millions of individual customers benefit from improved experiences and less time wasted being on hold.
CargoX is a disruptive trucking platform that aims to bridge efficiency gaps in Brazil’s logistics industry by automatically matching shippers with carriers, with a proprietary technology and network effect. In a market that was systemically inefficient due to the manual matching conducted by thousands of offline marketplaces and brokerage agencies, CargoX enables over 650,000 truck owner operators to reduce unused capacity, allowing truckers to increase profitability and freight owners to reduce transportation costs.
Dunzo is a hyper hyperlocal delivery platform and a chat-based task management app that allows users to create to-do lists through its app and fulfils tasks such as picking up groceries or providing home services. The platform leverages both artificial intelligence and human operators to provide solutions. It currently focuses on four main categories: shipping packages from point to point, buying, home service & repairs. It has recently introduced 'Checkout with Dunzo', a new B2B logistics service for retailers and small business owners. The company currently operates in Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Chennai, and Hyderabad. Dunzo has around 30,000 monthly active users in Bangalore and has 1000 riders who complete tasks for users, and it has a repeat user rate of 80 percent and a transaction frequency of five orders per month per user. The app is available as dunzo on the Google Play Store and dunzoit on the App Store.
The company owns and operates several hospitals across various cities in Tamil Nadu that provide multi-speciality medical and healthcare services. They are renowned for their radical and state-of-the-art technology in diagnostics and remedial care for heart disease, transplants and neurosciences. The hospitals also provide adult and pediatric trauma care.
Salauno offers (i) most eye care specialist consultations and surgeries; (ii) complementary products such as imaging and laser treatments; (iii) pharmacy; and (iv) vertical integration services, such as rent to external ophthalmologists and sales of medical supplies to private and public hospitals. Salauno operates a hub-amd-spoke model that currently counts with 19 clinics and a 4,000m² surgical center.
Intra-city truck aggregator marketplace present in 8 cities that allows customers and businesses to hire vehicles for relocation or to transport e-commerce deliveries and other goods. Porter helps e-commerce, FMCG, SMEs, traders, 3PLs, Courier, Cargo companies optimize their logistics with the help of their fleet management technology.
The company operates clean energy assets both behind and in front of the meter. Amp’s solutions, managed by proprietary, technology-enabled risk management tools, allows Amp to provide dispatchable, affordable and resilient clean power to enhance system reliability and security to their customers and the grid. Amp has developed and built over 1 GW of generation assets throughout Canada, USA, Japan, Australia, India, the UK, and Jordan. The company build, own and operate clean energy assets both behind and in front of the meter.
New age finance company providing business loans to small and micro enterprises across India. It offers mortgage, hypothecation, and add-on loans to micro-businesses for their building capital assets and working capital needs, such as purchases of machinery and raw materials, renovation of business premises, and others. The Company also offers mortgage loans and receivable financing to institutions and small businesses. Aye Finance continues to chart an exciting growth path in this under-banked segment while maintaining a high benchmark for credit quality. As a Non-Banking Financial Company, Aye Finance is proud to make business loans against mortgage or simple hypothecation accessible to India’s thriving and underserved MSME sector. Aye Finance is dedicated to working with the most relevant technology to facilitate better financial inclusion and to consequently serve micro-enterprises across the country in a more holistic manner.
Provides post-harvest services across the agricultural value chain, including warehousing, warehouse receipt financing, rural storage discovery, collateral management and market linkages. The Company extends its expertise to various constituents of the agriculture supply chain. It works extensively with Farmers, Farmer Organisations, Financial Institutions, Agriculture Corporations, Development actors, Commodity Exchanges and International players in its endeavour to integrate the entire agriculture value chain. The company also offers warehouse receipt financing solutions via Aradhya, which is the company's wholly owned NBFC subsidiary, for Farmer Producers' Organisation (FPOs), SME aggregators and smallholder farmers in rural India.
The company manages over 2.5 million tonnes of agri commodities as of March 2020. It has 1400 warehouses, 75% of which is located in villages and small mandi level markets. It recently launched India's first online warehouse marketplace.
General Water (GW) is a privately held, full scope provider of on-site ground water extraction & wastewater management catering to mid-sized corporate clients in Brazil, addressing a large and underserved demand for reliable sources of water. The company designs, builds, and operates custom-made, on-site water systems. The company currently services more than 100 contracts, structured as take-or-pay contracts with an average 10-year term.
Sortera is a leading complete environmental player with a focus on recycling, efficiency and sustainability. The company operates three divisions: recycling (construction recycling services), industry (industrial cleaning, pressure washing, etc.) and materials (handling of heavy masses, etc.). Sortera turns waste into valuable resources, allowing material to be re-used and contributing to CO2 savings.
Kalera is a technology driven vertical farming company with unique growing methods combining optimized nutrients and light recipes, precise environmental controls, and clean room standards to produce safe, highly nutritious, pesticide-free, non-GMO vegetables with consistent high quality and longer shelf life year-round. The company’s high-yield, automated, data-driven hydroponic production facilities have been designed for rapid rollout with industry-leading payback times to grow vegetables faster, cleaner, at a lower cost, and with less environmental impact.
Satispay is a transformative independent payment network in Europe. Its mobile payment platform facilitates in-store, online and peer-to-peer payments. Satispay operates a mobile wallet with functionalities spanning all customer payments and saving accounts. Merchants accept payments via all payment terminals. They can also use Satispay to run their own cashback promotions and loyalty schemes.
India’s first tech enabled marketplace that brings together capital market investors with institutions, small enterprises and individuals. Through rigorous data analytics, their technology system will determine the client’s need and design an appropriate product at the client’s doorstep. The product provider will emerge from the most suitable bid on Vivriti’s platform. The company has a strong digital spine which will aid in customer sourcing, underwriting, customising, and offering products at the clients’ fingertips.
At the other end, debt investors (asset managers, banks, NBFCs, insurance companies, pension funds, and private wealth) will be serviced through an intelligent system that targets the right deal to the right investor; creates an exhaustive repository of highly relevant public and private information for the investor and supports post-deal credit, compliance, and accounting needs as well. Through this, Vivriti Capital aims to enable price discovery and investor reach to its clients.
Ummeed provides housing finance access to families with low and informal income. It offers customized home loans, ranging from INR 3 to 30 lakhs to suit a variety of customer requirements including purchase of apartments, construction of homes, home improvements, home extensions and availing loans against property. Ummeed aims to undertake several steps to help people with informal incomes, who have limited access to organized finance and who constitute significant portion of the Indian population:
- Exclusive focus on low & middle-income segment.
- Total family income to be considered for loan eligibility.
- Specialized assessment as per the borrower’s business/trade.
- Income documents, not a hindrance for calculating loan eligibility.
- Doorstep service and fast processing.
Engaged in providing education services for K-8 students. It offers worksheets and a technology-based classroom learning program for mathematics, mathematical reasoning and English comprehension skills. It uses physical worksheets, quiz cards, along with other tablet-based content it develops in-house. It operates on a micro-franchisee model where local tutors sign up with the company. It offers a technology platform for women to run home-based learning centers for students from LKG to the 8 standards.
Vitamina provides early childhood care and education (“ECCE”) to children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years old for working parents and companies through a network of childcare centres across Chile. Vitamina’s services are designed with the intention to allow parents to combine their job with actively helping their children grow; children to develop with love in an educational, safe and high-quality environment, and companies to implement innovative solutions that improve the quality of life for their workers.
The company solves problems in the healthcare supply chain of large hospitals, nursing homes, chains, clinics and manufacturers using technology and data. To solve challenges in the supply chain such as lack of visibility into product movement and consumption, the company works closely with all the stakeholders to help them identify and resolve key efficiency issues across the product lifecycle.
Currently, they are building products that enable them to plan, manage and optimize the massive volumes of transactions that go into efficient healthcare delivery - all without them having to spend any additional time or money to deploy that technology and make better decisions for patient care.
Provides technology and solutions for local language processing for digital media in mobile and other devices. It enables text communication for complex languages of the world on digital platforms and specializes in providing pluggable solutions for complex languages that can be embedded into devices and applications. It offers products and technology solutions for original equipment manufacturers, mobile software developers, web and client-server application developers. It offers language display solutions, language input support, multilingual processing, support legacy data conversion, secure cross language content and messaging platform.
One of India's largest dental clinic chains, operating over 100 clinics across India. They have now rebranded under the name Sabka Dentist.
Sabka Dentist allows patients the provision to begin treatment in one clinic and then continue treatment at any other clinic as all patient records are accessible online.
In addition to routine dental check-ups, the clinics also provide services like root canal, tooth extraction and dental implants.
Provides loans for asset creation, working capital, and school fees in the education sector in India.
The company offers asset finance loans for the creation of infrastructure and assets primarily to private schools, vocational institutes, employment focused courses, and polytechnics coaching centers, as well as to schools’ vendors against supply of goods and/or services to schools. Its portfolio includes student loans for a group of parents through a school or an employer.
Pioneer of digital lending in India. The company leverages technology and big data analytics to deliver innovative credit products to businesses and individuals across the country. The company has developed partnerships to finance SMEs across various ecosystems such as e-commerce, manufacturing supply chains, retail, travel and hospitality, and digital remittances. They have also partnered with over 250 companies to offer finance to consumers availing products and services in segments such as education, vocational training, wellness, elective healthcare, home furnishings, electrical equipment, lifestyle, travel, fitness, and consumer durables.
Fintech consumer lending startup focused on providing financial access to the millions of mobile users of India using alternative credit assessment aided by data science and machine learning. Their team comprises of IIT/IIM graduates with senior-level experience in investment banking and tech startups.
Provides loans and support for affordable private schools to increase capacity and thereby access to education for students from low-income households. The loans also enable schools to improve infrastructure to provide better quality education.
It gives unsecured loans up to Rs 5 lakh with up to a three-year tenure while it provides larger amounts for secured loans with up to a five-year tenure. The NBFC insists on funding schools with at least two years of experience which have at least 80 per cent pass percentage of its highest class or class X batch. Varthana partners with those education entrepreneurs who have a sense of urgency about improving access to quality education in low-income communities. Varthana’s support plays a critical role in growing the affordable private school segment, which already includes more than 250000 schools and 100 million students.
Business of providing technology, content, pedagogy, training and consulting services and amenities to various educational institutions across Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad. Striving to achieve the highest levels of excellence in facilitating exemplary school education K12 manages around 24+ school branches PAN India. The company is driven by innovation and has a lot of creative and hard-working minds working together to create a better learning environment and creating a better platform for students across the country. They offer professional services to fulfil the needs of schools, students, parents, teachers and all those in the K12 space.
Thinklink is the leading voice in India for the reimagination of Supply Chains in a connected and on-demand business environment. It offers Material Handling Automation, Warehouse Design, Turnkey Projects, Order Picking, Plant Layout & Material Handling, ASRS, Sortation Systems, Network Design, Loading Unloading Systems, and Transport Procurement.
Operates chain of eye care hospitals. It offers services for maintaining optimum vision, preventing deterioration and correcting vision related problems. The firm also provides eye examinations, cataract treatment and surgery, refractive services, retina services, glaucoma services, paediatric, oculoplasty, visual aid services and optical services, general eye care, womens eye care and diabetes eye care.
Recruitment portal for blue collared and entry level white collared workers in India, founded by IIT-Bombay graduates.
The company has 10,000+ jobs , across areas like administrative / clerical (accountant, admin executive, office assistant, office boy), Logistics & Supply chain (Data collection executives, delivery boys), Healthcare & Wellness (Fitness trainers, Hair stylists), Technicians (Draftsman, Machine operator, plumbers), BFSI (Debt recovery agents, financial planners, Insurance & MF agents), Retail and others.
The company is a K-10 education technology company that provides large scale assessment services & products. IMAX Program is their flagship product - a school-based personalised learning curriculum. The uniqueness of the program is in using the regular school exam data to provide printed individualised remedial input, which is missing in the current system. This exam-remediation loop ensures the learning gap is identified and bridged for every individual in the classroom, thereby maximising learning. Classklap has been adopted by more than 1000+schools, 12,500+ teachers and 4,25,000+ students across India.
Be Well owns and operates hospitals in south India with world-class infrastructure in locations that currently have limited access to all-round healthcare. It provides clinical services which includes anticipation, healing, surgical and health education for patients in an equitable and competent approach and providing evidence based quality healthcare at affordable cost.
Bengaluru based electric vehicle (EV) cab provider. Lithium provides business-critical corporate employee transportation (CET) to blue-chip companies in IT and IT-enabled services (ITES) sector by providing a fleet of electric vehicles. Lithium has a fleet of over 850 electric vehicles and is India's largest network of charging stations across 7 cities. It has operations in Bengaluru, Mumbai, NCR and Pune. Lithium is India's first zero emission transport service which is backed by a strong technology platform for telemetry, GIS, employee transport management, scheduling, rostering and analytics based optimisation; and trained and certified drivers. Their disruptive market offering of unlimited mileage, highly productive & connected EV fleet of cars and buses + charging infrastructure has saved its clients up to 40% in their transportation costs and has abated to date about 15,000 MT of Co2e.
The company offers customized transportation solutions and in plant operations, including design and operation of warehouses in customers manufacturing facilities. It also provides temperature-controlled supply chain services, such as temperature-controlled warehousing, less than truckload, full container load, and MVC programs (milk runs); and 3PL distribution centre management services. In addition, it provides warehousing services, such as order management, reverse logistics, packaging, and multi-temperature warehousing; retail distribution services; inbound and outbound transportation solutions; and multi-modal distribution operations, including order consolidation, just-in-time scheduling, and customer care support services. They also offer pan India cold storage solutions with real-time visibility of inventory for temperature sensitive products with a wide range of cold temperatures, ranging from -25°C to +5°C (-20°F to +40°F).
SV Agri is engaged in potato supply chain management services (from seed to sale to assisting farmers with knowledge, technology and finance). They include pre-and-post-harvest solutions to potato farmers. The company uses aeroponics labs and germ plants (sourced from CPRI and Netherlands) and has developed capabilities to release its own varieties. The company supply these seeds to and buy the produce from the farmers which it then sells to large potato processors or food manufacturers.
It also offers consulting services to set up or redesign projects, deliver customised environmental solutions. It also provides food processing equipment solutions.
Specializing in providing loans to the SME sector. NeoGrowth has disbursed more than 12,000 loans to date across India and has a renewal rate of more than 65 percent. The customer segment varies from restaurant owners, petrol pump owners, and automobile dealers to mom & pop grocery stores and pharmacies. The company offers loans up to INR 75 lakhs. These loans are given based on the payment card swipes happening at the merchant’s outlet. With a team strength of 400, NeoGrowth now operates in 21 different cities of India.
End-to-end supply chain specialist in fresh produce. The company owns the entire value chain of the fresh produce - right from harvest to retail shelves. It has been working with small farmers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana, procuring vegetables to meet the urban demand.
With this expertise in post-harvest management, the company is pioneering one of India's fresh produce brands, Leaf. Leaf caters to the health and environment-conscious consumers who seek safe, dependable and sustainable Leaf products. It has a network of 30,000 farmers in the Southern States and is targeting 100-tonnes-per-day production capacity from 30-35 tonnes a day at present.
Supply Chain Management company that procures and supplies premium fresh fruits to its customers after selective and quality sourcing directly from farmers at their farms, and also provides appropriate post-harvest management activities designed to deliver fruit conforming to highest standards and customer requirements. The post-harvest management activities undertaken by Allfresh include waxing, grading, packing, labeling, CA or cold storage and refrigerated transportation. They have extended their operations to plums, peaches & pears in India. This has led to phenomenal growth in the value realized by farmers for their produce and enabled far-flung markets to receive almost fresh quality fruits.
Provides on-farm services using modern agricultural machines and technologies, delivered by the company's own trained personnel on a pay-for-use basis. EM3 offers its services under the brand name ‘Samadhan’. Samadhan - FaaS (Farming as a Service) creates a platform that enables technology to reach the farmer and the farm in an efficient and affordable manner through a network of farm centers (Samadhan Kendras). Each center, managed through IT enabled systems and manned by agri-professionals, is equipped to handle a comprehensive suite of basic and precision farm operations throughout the entire crop production cycle.
Horticulture company focused on Pomegranates and Bananas. InI Farms controls and directs the operations in chosen products from farming to consumption. This includes doing large scale farm-level operations, managing and controlling the process right throughout the supply chain and supplying the fruit across the world to large importers and retailers. They have a strong local presence, deep knowledge of market segments, extensive operational experience, strong network, and hands-on attitude makes us capable of building profitable farming businesses.
InI Farms has developed Pomegranate plantations in over 1000 acres of leased land. The project involves increasing the productivity by 2x of current average productivity and the export quality from 40% to 70%. They are promoted by InI Group which has extensive credentials in horticulture production and trading business. The business is also planned to be socially and environmentally conscious, having over 50% of the jobs are filled from local community, business is water positive, and stringent procedures are followed for health and environment protection.
Vogo Automotive owns and operates tech-enabled scooter sharing platform, VOGO. Vogo is an on-demand self-drive scooter rental service available at selected pickup locations. Vogo has equipped each of its Spark scooters with advanced IoT sensors that can transmit real-time data on vehicle condition and fuel level, among others. The company has a strong footprint across Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities with presence in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Vogo is building a scooter-sharing network that would enable urban commuters to rent scooters for short-haul and offer a quick and cost-effective alternative to cabs and autos. VOGO can remotely track, monitor and control every Spark in real-time that makes the scooter a connected intelligent IoT device. This ranges from vehicle health measurement via fuel and battery sensors, GPS for tracking, dicky and handlebar sensors and much more. VOGO is also one of the world’s largest scooter sharing startups with over 7 million rides, 70 million kilometres, 15000+ scooters and 600+ pick-up points.
Just Fit is a low-cost fitness center chain operating quality gyms at affordable prices (c. USD 18 per month). Just Fit health clubs are located at peripheral areas and perceived as attractive value-for-money fitness providers in the industry. As Just Fit expands the portfolio of units, it benefits from significant operational leverage at the unit and corporate levels.
Togetherall, is a leading online mental health service that provides millions of people throughout the UK, New Zealand, Canada, and the US access to community and professional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is clinically proven to help those who are struggling withstress, isolation, anxiety, depression, and other common mental health issues. Togetherall has supported large populations with their mental health since launch in partnership with clients in the education, health, corporate, and charity sectors.
Farmdrop is the online ethical supermarket delivering locally produced, organic groceries and ethical home essentials directly to customers in the UK. It brings tastier, healthier and more convenient food, all while supporting a more sustainable food system for everyone. By cutting out the middleman, Farmdrop pays a fairer price to producers, while customers get access to food which is up to five times fresher than what is sold by conventional supermarkets.
Elvie is a femtech company developing smart technology for women. Elvie is committed to building extraordinary products that improve the health and lives of women everywhere and at all stages of life. Its product Elvie Trainer, is an award-winning app-connected Kegel trainer that helps women strengthen the pelvic floor via fun, five-minute workouts.The Company has also launched Elvie Pump, the world’s first silent wearable breast pump, which is making it possible for new mothers to pump anytime, anywhere.
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, City Eye Hospital is a quality eye care provider offering affordable consultations, surgeries and ancillary services primarily targeted towards lower middle income populations. Since inception, it has performed over 16,500 cataract surgeries, more 30% of which was done at no cost to the patients as part of its extensive outreach programme.
Copia is a last mile distribution business that applies an agency model to distribute essential products to the Middle to Low Income (MLI) consumers located in peri-urban and rural areas in Kenya. to this end, Copia leverages a network of digitally-enabled, locally based agents who operate as ordering and delivery points, as well as mobile payment solutions. Copia has built internally managed, tech-enabled logistics operations that achieve best in class delivery costs despite poor road infrastructure and no addresses.
Orri is a specialized private clinic offering day treatment for eating disorders in London. Orri takes a flexible, stepped approach to treatment so that every person’s programme is appropriate to their individual needs and evolves with them over time. This type of treatment, whilst popular and proven on the continent and in the US, is relatively rare in the UK. Orri's expert team works together to help clients in their journey whilst supporting families and carers to deliver the highest standards of “wrap-around” care. The clinic's goal is always to heal the whole person by addressing the underlying causes of the eating disorder.
South Pole, recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Social Enterprise, has been at the forefront of decarbonization since 2006. With its global Climate Solutions platform, South Pole develops and implements comprehensive strategies that turn climate action into long-term business opportunities for companies, governments and organizations around the world.
South Pole is also a leading project developer, and has provided nearly 1,000 projects in over 50 countries with climate finance to reduce over a gigaton of CO2 emissions, and to provide social benefits to less privileged communities who are particularly vulnerable to climate change.
Ascent Rift Valley Fund Ltd invests in enterprises in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda with ambitious entrepreneurs, a proven track record and significant growth potential. The Fund invests in a broad range of sectors and targets transactions of USD 2-15 million. Larger transactions may also be considered together with co-investors.
Impact Ventures UK (IVUK) is an early stage and growth capital impact fund managed by Lightrock that invests in enterprises in the UK to generate long-term social impact for disadvantaged communities alongside a financial return.
High-quality, low-cost primary healthcare and diagnostic services via a network of clinics.
One of the fastest growing indoor vertical farming systems which helps reduce farming inputs, wastage and related emissions.
Medical technology company offering next-gen robotic systems aiming to make minimal access surgery available for everyone who needs it.