iBAN's intermediary database

This database targets inclusive businesses looking for financial and/or technical support. The database lists organisations and initiatives providing different kinds of support, such as capital in the form of grants, loans and equity, or technical support in the form of advice, partnership brokering or networking support. Click the button on the right of the page for more information and FAQs about the database.

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1to4
Global

1to4 is a Swiss non-profit organisation that provides patient seed capital and support to early stage social businesses that provide access to products and services for low-income families in low-income countries.

Type of OrganisationImpact investment fund/ impact investment fund manager/ impact focused venture capital fund, NGO
Region/CountryGlobal
Finance OfferingEquity
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Education, Retail, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods
2Jiajiri
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya

2Jiajiri is a programme connecting young entrepreneurs to capital, mentoring, training and knowledge hubs.

Type of OrganisationChallenge Fund/ Programme/ Facility
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Kenya
Finance OfferingDebt Financing
Technical Support OfferingMentoring, Talent Placement, Network-based support, Training, and other classroom based support (online/offline)
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
440NG
Sub-Saharan Africa

440 organises the Deal Weekend, a 24 hour event where 440 and founder-investors evaluate start-ups and make investment offers into Nigerian technology start-ups.

Type of OrganisationAccelerator/Incubator
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Finance OfferingEquity
Technical Support OfferingPartnership brokering, investment facilitation, networking
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
4Di Capital
Sub-Saharan Africa
Georgia

4Di Capital is an independent seed- and early-stage technology venture capital firm based in South Africa. The venture's funds target start-ups, early and growth-stage enterprises in the mobile, enterprise software, web and finance, health and insurance tech sectors.

Type of OrganisationImpact investment fund/ impact investment fund manager/ impact focused venture capital fund
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Georgia
Finance OfferingEquity
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
SectorHealth
500 Mexico City
Latin America and the Caribbean
Mexico

500 Mexico City is an accelerator programme for start-ups that provides advice, networks and access to finance. Companies going through the Seed Programme receive an investment and mentorship.

Type of OrganisationAccelerator/Incubator
Region/CountryLatin America and the Caribbean
Mexico
Finance OfferingEquity, If finance, also TA?
Technical Support OfferingMentoring, Talent Placement, Network-based support, Partnership brokering, investment facilitation, networking, Fellowship
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
88 mph
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya, Nigeria, Georgia

88mph is a seed fund and invests in early-stage mobile-web companies targeting the African market. 88mph's current model, DealWeek, brings together promising ventures with founders turned investors, who spend one week evaluating, advising, and making investment deals happen.

Type of OrganisationPrivate equity fund/ Private equity fund manager/ venture capital fund
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Kenya, Nigeria, Georgia
Finance OfferingEquity, If finance, also TA?
Technical Support OfferingPartnership brokering, investment facilitation, networking
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
@iBizAfrica Strathmore
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya

@iBizAfrica is a business incubator operating within @iLabAfrica, a Centre of Excellence in ICT innovation and Development at Kenya's Strathmore University. @iBizAfrica provides early stage digital startups with one-on-one mentoring, seed capital, legal advice, financial expertise, relevant training and physical resources. Tech entrepreneurs and startups at @iBizAfrica receive work space, linkages to similar international programmes, access to networking events and opportunities to pitch to investors, including venture capitalists, angel investors, private equity groups and banks.

Type of OrganisationAccelerator/Incubator, Academia
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Kenya
Finance OfferingNot Specified
Technical Support OfferingMentoring, Talent Placement, Network-based support, Training, and other classroom based support (online/offline), Partnership brokering, investment facilitation, networking, Information sharing, resources and publications, Advocacy
Focus TypeNGOs / Non-profits, Start-ups/SMEs
Focus StageAny

A1 Spaces is a co-working hub in Lagos, Nigeria that aims to provide a creative and collaborative environment for entrepreneurs.

Type of OrganisationNetwork/ Business association/ membership organisation/ knowledge platform
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria
Technical Support OfferingPhysical co-working space
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
Aalto Global Impact
Global

Aalto Global Impact (AGI) promotes and facilitates Aalto University, Finland´s research and educational programmes for societal impact globally. It provides education, and research in the field of social impact. It also runs Impact Iglu which is an accelerator for sustainable and inclusive business.

Type of OrganisationAccelerator/Incubator, Academia
Region/CountryGlobal
Technical Support OfferingMentoring, Talent Placement, Network-based support, Training, and other classroom based support (online/offline), Information sharing, resources and publications
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
Aavishkaar Fund
East Asia and Pacific
India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan

Aavishkaar Fund is an early-stage impact investor that provides capital to entrepreneurs in rural areas of India.

Type of OrganisationImpact investment fund/ impact investment fund manager/ impact focused venture capital fund
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan
Finance OfferingDebt Financing
Focus TypeStart-ups/SMEs
Focus StageEarly
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Education, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management
IB TopicsCorporates in Inclusive Business