Mercy Corps Ventures

Fueling high-impact enterprises from seed to scale

Overview

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Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Agribusiness, Agritech, Blockchain, Financial services, Fintech, ICT, Logistics

Mercy Corps Ventures leverages the global resources and reach of a leading development agency to provide high-impact enterprises with investment capital, value-added support and catalytic partnerships so they can scale solutions for underserved populations in fragile, frontier markets.

We believe entrepreneurs developing bold solutions to the world’s toughest challenges can accelerate the path to end poverty and protect the planet and, as a fund, strive to be entrepreneur-first. We customize our post investment support to the unique needs of your enterprise and leverage Mercy Corps’ assets to help you scale smarter and faster. When it’s time to raise the next round, we’ve got your back with pitch deck support and funder introductions.

Team

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    Hetal Patel

    Head of Venture Growth
    London, United Kingdom
     

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    Scott Onder

    Senior Managing Director
    Portland & Nairobi, United States of America
     

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    Samuel Orji

    Nigeria

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    Tim Rann

    Managing Partner
    United States of America

Portfolio

Updates

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    Scott Onder posted an update on the Investment Fund page Mercy Corps Ventures.

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      Scott Onder posted an update on the Investment Fund page Mercy Corps Ventures.

      Mercy Corps Ventures launches FinX, an initiative to accelerate global financial inclusion by advancing innovative, responsible distributed ledgers, digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and other digital financial solutions that help people join the global economy and lift themselves out of poverty and create a roadmap for an inclusive financial system. FinX will invest in emerging fintech companies and help pilot their solutions with vulnerable populations. Join the journey at FinX.vc. 

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