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Clean drinking water for 6 million children (Impact Water)

Cleaner energy for 220,000 households in India (Monedo)

106,000 women entrepreneurs getting micro-loans (Oya)

Over 3.5 million short-term and emergency loans to underbanked Colombians (Rapicredit)

Digital loans to SMEs in 20 Brazilian states (Divibank)

Prevented 3.2 million tonnes of forest carbon emissions (NI Holdings)

Over 1 million tonnes of carbon sequestered through forest restoration (Nideport)

Conservation of 22,000 hectares of mangrove ecosystems (Climetrek)

Expanding access to auto finance in 9 markets across Africa (Autocheck)

Financing the purchase of 4098 vehicles across Africa (Autochek)

Accessible, formal smartphone finance for 1 million individuals in Latin America (KrediYa)

Providing industrial solar energy solutions to SMEs across Mexico (Solara)

Digital microloans to 20,000 gig workers and self-employed individuals in Colombia (Juancho Te Presta)

BRIDGING

Capital Markets and High-Potential Teams

Our Values

1

Creativity

Fun is when we find elegant solutions to the problems that challenge us and our partners

2

INTEGRITY

We act imagining that every action is visible by all, always aiming to make our families proud

3

RELATIONSHIPS

Success comes from investing in trusted relationships more than in business models or ideas

4

EXPERIENCE

We value experience in our partners, and continuously seek new experience for ourselves

5

HUMILITY

The results of our efforts are not ours alone: unseen hands also guide our progress

OUR VISION

We believe in the power of impact entrepreneurs to help create more sustainable economies, by building inventive, profitable, and fast-growing companies.

Our mission is to support these innovators by being equally creative in how we deploy capital. We collaborate with commercial investors, development agencies and others to support as many extraordinary entrepreneurs as possible.

Meet our team

Over 20 years operating and investing in emerging markets. Ex-CFO, SKS Microfinance (IPO 2010). Ex-IFC, World Bank. Advisor, Encourage Capital. // WASHINGTON DC //

Gautam Ivatury

// MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER //

// MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER //

20 years running payment and lending businesses in Africa, Latin America & Caribbean e.g. FastCash, MAP. // NEW YORK CITY //

Eli Popack

// MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER //

// MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER //

20 years operating and analyzing, raising capital for lending businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean e.g. FastCash (acq. 2016), Symphony. // NEW YORK CITY //

Chesky Malamud

// MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER //

// MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER // MANAGING PARTNER //

Previously head of impact at Canada’s development finance institution. 20 years in sustainable development with Rainforest Alliance, World Bank, MEDA. // MONTREAL //

Nicole Pasricha

// HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE // HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE // HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE // HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE //

// HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE // HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE // HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE // HEAD OF IMPACT & CLIMATE //

15 years building data science practices, products and platforms for banks such as American Express, Goldman Sachs, and PNC Bank. // BANGALORE //

Saksham Agrawal

// HEAD OF ANALYTICS // HEAD OF ANALYTICS // HEAD OF ANALYTICS // HEAD OF ANALYTICS //

// HEAD OF ANALYTICS // HEAD OF ANALYTICS // HEAD OF ANALYTICS // HEAD OF ANALYTICS //

10 years experience in investment banking and international finance at BMO Capital Markets, MIGA (World Bank Group), and The Wall Street Journal. // NEW YORK CITY //

Corissa Steiner

// DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS // DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS // DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS // DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS //

// DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS // DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS // DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS // DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS //

17 years in sustainable development, focused on the structuring, implementation and financing of nature-based climate solutions. Previously Regional Director for Northern Latin America at leading carbon developer Ecosecurities. // MEDELLIN //

Catalina Mejia

// CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR // CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR // CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR // CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR //

// CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR // CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR // CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR // CARBON TECHNICAL ADVISOR //

11 years in the international finance sphere with a focus on the information technology, trading and service industries. // NEW DELHI //

Shikha Bajaj

// FINANCE MANAGER // FINANCE MANAGER // FINANCE MANAGER // FINANCE MANAGER //

// FINANCE MANAGER // FINANCE MANAGER // FINANCE MANAGER // FINANCE MANAGER //

7 years in team management roles, supporting business development, communications and compliance operations. // HAIFA //

Aviva Dobruskin

// OPERATIONS SPECIALIST // OPERATIONS SPECIALIST // OPERATIONS SPECIALIST // OPERATIONS SPECIALIST //

// OPERATIONS SPECIALIST // OPERATIONS SPECIALIST // OPERATIONS SPECIALIST // OPERATIONS SPECIALIST //

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