Village Capital

News & Publications

At Village Capital, our goal is to drive systems-level change that fosters greater inclusivity in impact investing and enables a more diverse range of entrepreneurs to thrive. Explore our efforts in this direction below:

Meet Our Entrepreneurs

From Classroom to Career: Constraints and Their Release by US Startups

US startups tackle educational, job-seeking, and aid-seeking challenges in 2024. Impact-driven ventures like Pay4Me, WorkOnward, ThriveLink lead the charge.

Empowering Women in Tech: Why We Invested in Mighty Finance

We partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to pilot a financing facility to invest in their Women in Tech program alumni. Learn more about Mighty Finance.

Rewilding: Startup Stories That Restore Our World

Greentech will be the salvation of our world. Through initiatives that limit our impact on the environment, humans can minimize continued damage to our home – our source of survival.

Program News

Village Capital Launches Call for ESOs Supporting Climate Startups in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nairobi, Kenya (May 2, 2024) — Village Capital, with support from Norway, through Norad—the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, has launched the Empowering Sustainable Entrepreneurship Africa program aimed at supporting Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs) in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania that support climate-focused startups.

Nine Startups Selected for Accelerator ADAPT: Social Innovation for a More Resilient Future in Latin America

Mexico City (April 16, 2024) – Village Capital, with the support of MetLife Foundation, announced that nine startups have been selected to participate in ADAPT: Social Innovation for a More Resilient Future in Latin America.

Village Capital Opens Applications for LIFT: Accelerating Equitable Health Innovation

Washington, DC (April 5, 2024) – Village Capital, in collaboration with the Deloitte Health Equity Institute (DHEI) and with support from Impact Ventures by Johnson & Johnson Foundation, is launching a call for applications for the “LIFT: Accelerating Equitable Health Innovation” accelerator.

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