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The Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through our grants and risk capital, we support breakthrough solutions to global development challenges from social enterprises, for-profit firms, non-profit organisations, researchers, and government agencies.

Headquarters

London, UK

Founded in

2014

Company Size

Employees

investor type

Venture Capital

investment stage

Company Size

Employees

Sectors of focus

geographical focus

Team

FUNDING ROUNDS

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Afrimarket E-Commerce & Retail
Amount $11,500,000
Date Sep 5, 2016
Funding Round
Series B
investors
Global Innovation Fund, Jacques Antoine Granjon, Kima Ventures, Olivier Mathiot, Orange, Proparco
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PayGo Energy Energy & Environment Resources
Amount $1,400,000
Date Apr 21, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Village Capital, Novastar Ventures, Global Partnerships/Eleos Social Venture Fund, Global Innovation Fund, Energy Access Ventures, D-Prize, Aster
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BreastIT Healthcare & Pharma
Amount $20,000
Date Oct 11, 2018
Funding Round
Grant
investors
Global Innovation Fund
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Paga Financial Services
Amount $10,000,000
Date Sep 6, 2018
Funding Round
Series B
investors
Global Innovation Fund, Unreasonable Capital, Goodwell Investments, Adlevo Capital, Omidyar Network
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Mr Green Africa Energy & Resources
Amount $1,000,000
Date Aug 19, 2019
Funding Round
Series A
investors
DBO Equity, Global Innovation Fund
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Safeboda Transport & Logistics
Amount $230,000
Date Apr 1, 2016
Funding Round
Debt Financing I
investors
Global Innovation Fund
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WhereIsMyTransport Transport & Logistics
Amount $7,500,000
Date Mar 2, 2020
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Liil Ventures, Global Innovation Fund, Goodwell Investments, Google, Nedbank, Toyota Tsusho Corporation
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Mr Green Africa Energy & Resources
Amount $200,000
Date Jun 15, 2021
Funding Round
Bridge
investors
Global Innovation Fund
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Mr Green Africa Energy & Resources
Amount Undisclosed
Date Feb 10, 2022
Funding Round
Undisclosed
investors
DOB Equity, Global Innovation Fund, Water Unite Impact Investment Vehicle, BESTSELLER Foundation, AlphaMundi, Minderoo Foundation, DOW

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