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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Webinar Impact Investing in Justice Startups on February 23
What are the opportunities for Impact Investing in the field of justice? What does the Innovating Justice Fund launched by FOUNT and HiiL seek to achieve? The webinar Impact Investing in Justice Startups on February 23rd will convene justice sector leaders and investors to discuss and share best practices why we need to drastically improve the allocation of capital and see how we could help each other close the justice gap.
AGRI3 Fund and Rabobank launch initiative “Renova Pasto”
AGRI3 Fund and Rabobank have launched a new initiative “Renova Pasto” in Brazil which will support the renovation of degraded pasturelands and accelerate forest conservation. A 10 year loan product from Rabobank and AGRI3 Fund will enable farmers to restore the health of their pastureland and simultaneously accelerate their compliance with the Brazilian Forest Code, resulting additionally in a higher food production.
First investment of Good Fashion Fund demonstrates impact
The Good Fashion Fund jointly with its expert partners Fair Wear Foundation and Sphera, had its first on-site monitoring visit in December 2022. The investment is already showing fruitful results and positive financial, environmental and social impact in Pratibha’s spinning, processing and garmenting divisions. The impact of the investment is above expectations, according to Bernadette Blom, director of The Good Fashion Fund.