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

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 [...]

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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

GreenTec Capital

Catalyzing innovative impact entrepreneurship in Africa / GreenTec Capital Partners empowers impactful start-ups and SMEs in Sub-Sahara Africa with a range of capacity building, investment readiness and fund raising assistance.  GreenTec delivers this service [...]

By | 2017/03/14|Categories: aktuell, current|Tags: , , , |0 Comments


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 [...]


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


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 [...]

Social Bee

Temporary employment model and carefree onboarding package for corporates and refugees / The mission of Social-Bee is to overcome barriers for corporates to employ refugees - barriers that persist although the demand for skilled [...]


An integrated consulting and agency model for a barrier-free economy and a society with equal opportunities / myAbility Social Business GmbH („myAbility“) strives to create a barrier-free society with equal opportunities for everyone by [...]

Team U

Turnaround and restart advisory for SMB - entrepreneurs, self-employed and freelancers / There is no specific support for small and medium businesses in Germany that face critical situations, although an insolvency can threaten their [...]


An online platform with structured, independent expert advice for parents and local onsite network and support offerings from regional partner organisations / In Germany, more than 700,000 children are born each year. Many parents, [...]

By | 2016/10/25|Categories: current|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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
Roots of Impact
Hogan Lovells
Latham & Watkins