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FOUNT is a leading impact investment firm, providing Strategic Advisory and Investment Management services, to drive social and environmental impact, alongside reasonable financial returns in emerging markets. 

Services

FOUNT offers hands-on Strategic Advisory and Investment Management support to its clients, to enable them to generate measurable impact with viable and scalable business models. FOUNT’s global reach through its Strategic Advisory and Investment Management activities includes countries in Africa, South East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Central and South America. In these countries we focus on various high-impact sectors.

FOUNT provides funding via the dedicated investment mandates that it has under management. Currently these include BIX Capital, Good Fashion Fund and AGRI3 Fund.

Strategic Advisory

By designing, implementing and evaluating innovative investment initiatives for many years, FOUNT has demonstrated its’ expertise as a leading Strategic Advisor for high-impact initiatives.

Investment Management

FOUNT acts as a Fund Manager and Lead Advisor for a number of highly innovative funds and plays a core role in structuring, strategy, governance and related investment processes. We currently manage and advise the Good Fashion Fund, BIX Capital and the AGRI3 Fund.

Clients

Our clients include international development organisations, investment initiatives, impact investors and donors from around the globe. We have developed our Investment and Strategic Advisory offerings to meet our clients’ needs in the most optimal way and we have built our expertise around structuring impact focused investments, targeting low-income communities and eco-systems in emerging markets.

Impact

The Global Goals

FOUNT offers a broad range of high-quality Strategic Advisory and Investment Management services and hands-on support to enable our clients to generate optimal, measurable impact with business models that target the lower-income segment of the population.

We do this by leveraging our investment and advisory expertise and international networks to help scale sustainable solutions responding to key environmental and social challenges that have the potential to generate lasting positive environmental and social impact, whilst delivering sustainable financial returns.

The impacts generated by the initiatives we work on contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations (SDGs).

News

The Economist highlights Innovating Justice Fund in article about declining respect for law

An interesting article in The Economist puts the global trend that respect for the rule of law is in decline. The Innovating Justice Fund, recently launched by Hiil and FOUNT, is featured as one of the initiatives to enlarge people’s access to justice.

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FOUNT and Hiil launch the Innovating Justice Fund

FOUNT and HiiL have today launched the Innovating Justice Fund which strives to provide equal access to justice for all. The Innovating Justice Fund will address the justice gap by providing funding and technical assistance to early–stage start-ups that deliver innovative justice services in emerging markets. The Fund’s main ambition is to contribute to people-centered justice services at scale through this blended capital structure.

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Impact Investor features BIXs' clean cooking and water solutions to Africa’s poorest

Impact Investor has published an interview with BIX Capital ’s Managing director Jeroen Blum and director Bernadette Blom. The pair explain how the concept for BIX Capital came about and how BIX Capital aims to improve living conditions for those at the bottom of the wealth pyramid, providing debt financing to SMEs offering clean cooking, energy and water solutions to low-income households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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