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ADAP Capital LLC ADAP has a solutions-based investment approach with dignity for all stakeholders. Our two guiding principles are: 1) Utilizing the power of the markets through innovative financing: We utilize innovative, market-based financing models with a consistent focus on finding the solution to the specific social problem at hand. 2) Unleashing the power of dignity: We seek dignity for all stakeholders, while ensuring that all voices are represented, are heard and feel heard, with win-win-win scenarios for all stakeholders (investors, entrepreneurs, and in-country stakeholders.)

International Development Agency / Development Finance Institution; Investment Fund

OVERVIEW

Description

ADAP has a solutions-based investment approach with dignity for all stakeholders. Our two guiding principles are:

1) Utilizing the power of the markets through innovative financing: We utilize innovative, market-based financing models with a consistent focus on finding the solution to the specific social problem at hand.

2) Unleashing the power of dignity: We seek dignity for all stakeholders, while ensuring that all voices are represented, are heard and feel heard, with win-win-win scenarios for all stakeholders (investors, entrepreneurs, and in-country stakeholders.)

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

Provides direct investment

INVESTMENT RANGE:

$50,000 - $150,000

FUND SIZE:

$2,000,000

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Agriculture; Clean and Green Technology; Communications / Media / ICT; Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Energy; Enterprise Development, SME; Food and Nutrition; Health; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Mobile; Natural Resources / Conservation; Sanitation, Waste Management; Water; Women, Girls

Stages

  • 1) Problem Identification
  • 2) Idea
  • 3) Prototype/ Pilot
  • 4) Early Customer Traction, Revenue
  • 5) Starting to See Strong Revenue Traction
  • 6) Solidifying Operations

social vs. financial return preference

  • 1: Social Return First

Types of entities

  • For Profit

providing funding for these regions

  • US, Canada
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East / North Africa
  • Subsaharan Africa
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Central Asia
  • Oceania
  • Global

funding types

  • Debt
  • Rev Share / Quasi Equity
  • Convertible

TEAM MEMBERS

Team

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NATHAN ENTREKIN

Nathan is Director of the Associate Program at ADAP Advisory Services, LLC.

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