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Goodwell Investments investing in early stage entrepreneurial ventures that also bring about significant efficiencies and developmental impact to rural and underserved communities

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OVERVIEW

Description

Goodwell is an impact investment and advisory firm focused on financial inclusion and sustainable development. Goodwell invests early stage equity in Africa and India and offers advisory services worldwide.

Goodwell Investments:
Goodwell provides risk capital and hands-on support to fast growing businesses in emerging markets, currently mainly in financial services (microfinance) and increasingly in other impact sectors that combine impact with commercial returns. We have invested in 16 fast growing financial services companies in India and Africa, ranging from classical microfinance to mobile payments and affordable housing finance. Our portfolio companies have reached over 7 million households with more than USD 1 billion in loans and other financial services.
We have around Euro 70 mln in committed capital. We are reporting healthy social and financial returns.
Our firm and our local teams have become established names in the impact investment sector. We are hands-on equity investors working in partnership with local teams in India (Aavishkaar), Nigeria (Alitheia) and Ghana (JCS) and our own team in South Africa.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

Provides direct investment

INVESTMENT RANGE:

250.000 - 3.000.000

FUND SIZE:

100.000.000

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Enterprise Development, SME; Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance; Mobile; Sanitation, Waste Management; Tech; Water

Stages

  • 4) Early Customer Traction, Revenue
  • 5) Starting to See Strong Revenue Traction
  • 6) Solidifying Operations
  • 7) Rapid Growth

social vs. financial return preference

  • 3: Balanced

Types of entities

  • For Profit
  • Hybrid

providing funding for these regions

  • Subsaharan Africa
  • India

funding types

  • Debt
  • Rev Share / Quasi Equity
  • Convertible
  • Equity

DEALS

TEAM MEMBERS

Team

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