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


A mobile emergency call solution to provide safety for elderly citizens / LIBIFY Technologies GmbH has the goal to satisfy their clients' individual needs for safety anywhere and anytime. Today, LIBIFY is the fastest [...]


A simple and disruptive technology to disinfect water in developing countries / Safe drinking water is essential for humans to survive. Yet, 1.8 million people worldwide have no or only limited access to this [...]

By | 2018/02/28|Categories: current|Tags: , , |0 Comments


Digital tools for integration of migrants into work and society / JobKraftwerk offers three complementary digital solutions to ease and accelerate the regional integration of refugees and migrants. The initiator of this platform is [...]

By | 2017/11/06|Categories: current|Tags: , , , |0 Comments


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 [...]


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 [...]


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


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 [...]

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


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 [...]

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 [...]

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