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We connect social entrepreneurs with investors to maximize social impact.

The Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship (FASE) supports selected social enterprises in raising growth capital. We identify investors and financiers across the entire spectrum, ranging from private investors, family offices and foundations to social investors and banks. We specifically focus on combining several types of investors and different financing instruments. This is in order to develop innovative financing approaches that can serve as role models and blueprints. FASE is an independent organisation; we care deeply about the social and environmental impact of our projects and seek to advance the social finance sector.

Our mission is to assist social enterprises with outstanding concepts in finding appropriate financing. Thus, we contribute to the evolution of a financial infrastructure for social innovations. Through our consulting, we enable social enterprises to finance significant growth steps across the often rigid boundaries between donors, investors and the public sector. Our goal is to offer solutions to one of the most challenging obstacles – the expansion of social innovation in Germany – and to create a rich ecosystem for impact investing.

Strategic Financing Gap
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We offer social businesses

  • Support in developing your business model to the point where you are ready for investment
  • Identification of potential investors and recommendations for your ideal financing solution
  • Comprehensive consulting, coordination and guidance throughout the entire investment and transaction process
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We offer investors and supporters

  • Access to a pipeline of outstanding, investment-ready social enterprises
  • Impact investing opportunities tailored to your specific needs
  • Clearly structured investment processes
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Current Projects

Goood

Sustainable mobile communications with donation model for social projects / "Good net, good price, doing good“ - this is the mission that goood is implementing in the German market since spring 2017. The team [...]

Wohnwagon

Independent, sustainable and eco-friendly living and building / WW Wohnwagon GmbH is demonstrating how the future of sustainable living could like like. The social enterprise provides concrete solutions by designing and creating entire concepts [...]

Jump

More gender equality in work places and society / JUMP is a Brussels-based social enterprise working with organizations and individuals to close the gap between women and men at work.  Gender inequalities are still [...]

By | 2017/09/11|Categories: current|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Billy

Ecological, inclusive, and affordable e-bicycle sharing system for cities / Billy is starting the first dockless electric bicycle sharing system in the world out of Brussels.  Shared, free-float and electric bicycles are an inclusive [...]

Nexus Center

Entrepreneurial infrastructure hubs for underserved regions in Nepal  / In 2014, Weconnex developed the concept of NEXUS Centers. By using a franchise system, NEXUS Nepal AG builds and manages infrastructure hubs - so-called NEXUS [...]

By | 2017/07/04|Categories: current|Tags: , |0 Comments

Chancen eG

Financing of fair educational opportunities and self-development for young people / CHANCEN eG supports equal opportunities for young people and empowers them to get access to education and shape their professional careers. The established [...]

By | 2017/07/04|Categories: current|Tags: , |0 Comments

MindTags

Mobile information system to provide guidance to people with disabilities / MindTags is a social enterprise providing a unique information and orientation system that allows people with disabilities to be included in a much [...]

DeinNachbar

Quality-assured social support network for elderly people / DeinNachbar e.V. ("your neighbour") has developed an innovative, professional and social support network for elderly people in need of help. The social enterprise has successfully piloted [...]

By | 2017/03/13|Categories: current|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Signtime

Barrier-free access to media content for deaf people / Currently, TV, movie and internet media content is translated into sign language in a time-consuming and rather costly studio production process with real actors. As [...]

Recent Posts

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Social Finance Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Social Finance Galaxy You want to travel the social finance universe but don’t know how to prepare? Don’t panic. A basic reading list by FASE gets you [...]

By | 2016/05/23|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Hybrid Social Finance is Key to Impact Investing Growth

Hybrid Social Finance is Key to Impact Investing Growth A brand new study by Ashoka, McKinsey and FASE provides a harsh reality check but also a fresh perspective: hybrid social finance can [...]

By | 2016/02/26|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Social Finance: What will be the hot topics in 2016?

Everybody is talking about Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing entering mainstream. But what are the trends and challenges behind this move? The FASE team gazes into the crystal ball and shares its readings on [...]

By | 2016/01/18|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Our Partners

Wellington Partner
TAP
Linklaters
EU
Roots of Impact
Hogan Lovells
Latham & Watkins