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Facilitated direct investments into 200+ early stage startups globally
Built a network of 10,000 impact-driven entrepreneurs
We can help you invest with impact
Investment capital plays a critical role in catalyzing solutions that can improve the lives of people around the world. Yet, backing early-stage startups can be expensive, and have high barriers to entry.
Village Capital leverages our 10+ years of experience and extensive network as the largest supporter and investor of early-stage impact-driven entrepreneurs in the world to help our partners invest with impact.
Our Impact Investing-as-a-Service offerings provide customized hands-on support to de-risk and demystify the process of supporting founders with capital – building your capacity to invest in the entrepreneurs of the future.
End-to-end Fund Management
Are you seeking a partner to support your entire investment process?
We will work with you to manage your impact-oriented investments. This may include structuring a customized investment vehicle that meets your impact and return objectives; developing an investment thesis; or managing the lifecycle of investments from sourcing through portfolio management and support.
We will tailor our support to your needs, and help you build the pipeline, transaction, and portfolio experience necessary to expand your capacity to invest.
As part of their strategy to support the financial health of people around the world, MetLife Foundation partnered with Village Capital to set up a boutique investment vehicle focused on investing in early-stage financial health startups, the Financial Health Innovation Fund.
Village Capital is managing this vehicle and has made investments in startups working on financial inclusion and resiliency in Morocco, Chile, Jordan, and beyond.
Sourcing and Due Diligence
Are you interested in expanding your pipeline and analysis of prospective investments?
We can leverage our deep sector and regional expertise and networks to help you build and evaluate a pipeline of startups working on a specific problem that meet your impact thesis and return expectations.
The coronavirus pandemic exposed and exacerbated health disparities in the United States. To address these disparities and as part of a broader Our Race to Health Equity commitment, Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures partnered with Village Capital to identify and support due diligence on startups that are working to make the healthcare system more equitable.
Investment Thesis Development
Are you developing an investment strategy, looking to learn more about early-stage startups in a particular sector or region, or just getting started with impact investing?
We can leverage our expertise, extensive network, and experience to develop a market assessment or landscape analysis that can inform your investment thesis.
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation Innovation Fund partnered with Village Capital to identify opportunities to provide catalytic capital to reshape the food system, supporting innovators who are elevating food to its highest use and disrupting the linear supply chain.
Are you interested in exploring standard and innovative investment processes and structures?
We can help you evaluate a range of capital structures and determine which is the best fit for the innovation that you want to support.
With support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, we evaluated an array of investment structures beyond equity and debt. Our signature report, Capital Evolving, found that two-thirds of investors would be open to exploring a revenue-share fund.
Get In Touch
Contact us to learn more about how Village Capital can support your impact investing. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Impact Investing”
Village Capital and MetLife Foundation’s Financial Health Innovation Fund Makes Investments in Chari and Finerio Connect
Village Capital announced today that Chari and Finerio Connect will be the next investments from its Financial Health Innovation Fund, an early-stage investment vehicle funded by MetLife Foundation.
Village Capital and MetLife Foundation’s Financial Health Innovation Fund Makes First Investments in Kader and Houm
Village Capital announced today that Kader and Houm will be the first two investments from its new Financial Health Innovation Fund, an early-stage investment program funded by MetLife Foundation.
Announcing a new Family of Funds strategy at Village Capital
2020! The opening of a new decade coincides with the beginning of a new decade in the Village Capital story.
Last year our fund, VilCap Investments, made its 110th and final initial seed investment, and shifted its focus to supporting our existing portfolio,