Unitus Impact Unitus Impact is a venture capital firm investing in scalable businesses that improve the livelihoods of the working poor in Asia's fastest growing economies.
To date, Unitus Impact ("UI") has invested in a proof of-concept portfolio of five businesses, and is now raising the Livelihood Impact Fund, L.P. ("LIF"). The proof-of-concept portfolio includes all investments made by Unitus Impact since the firm was founded in February 2011 which consists of (1) PT Rekan Usaha Mikro Anda "RUMA", (2) Mukshag Yuk Access "MYA", (3) Visage Holdings and Finance Private Limited "Kinara Capital", (4) Micro Benefits Limited "Micro Benefits", and (5) Viet Phu Payment Services Vietnam "MobiVi". LIF is a target USD $50 mm fund that plans to invest in twelve to fifteen scalable, early stage companies in Southeast Asia and India. Such investments will be focused on increasing incomes and improving the livelihoods of the working poor by linking underserved populations to formal markets, engaging the working poor as suppliers or distributors, and/or providing underserved consumers with products and services that improve their lives. Simultaneously, as an early stage investor, UI will help these companies scale their operations and impact, achieve commercial success, and generate long-term capital appreciation for investors.
FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA
$500,000 - $2,000,000
30,000,000 - 50,000,000
INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS
Distribution / Supply Chain; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation
- 4) Early Customer Traction, Revenue
- 5) Starting to See Strong Revenue Traction
social vs. financial return preference
- 1: Social Return First
Types of entities
- For Profit
providing funding for these regions
- Southeast Asia
- Central Asia