Catalytic capital to scale ambitious social ventures


Rippleworks invests in high-growth social ventures to help scale their impact
and improve more lives.

Funding across multiple impact areas

We prioritize impact over any sector, region, or deal type

Tailored to meet the unique needs of ventures

We provide various types of debt investments and grants so ventures have the right capital required for scale

Mezzanine funding required for scale

We fill a critical funding gap, providing high-risk mezzanine funding with $1M–$3M investments

Characteristics of ventures we fund:

• Business model has significant, proven impact for low-income or underserved people

• Led by strong CEOs and leadership teams

• Clear product-market fit with a path to scale

Key Criteria for Funding:

• Well-defined operating and growth plans

• Credible co-investors/funders

• Catalytic capital that accelerates scale or brings in additional funding

Since 2018, we’ve supported social ventures with $84 million in flexible capital

$66M grants

$18M debt


    Healthcare | Grant
  • Babban Gona
    Agriculture | Debt
  • Clinicas del Azúcar
    Healthcare | Loan
  • Educate!
    Education | Grant
  • Farmerline
    Agriculture | Debt
  • Global Health Corps
    Healthcare | Grant
  • IDinsight
    Multi-Sector | Grant
  • Integrate Health
    Healthcare | Grant
  • Kiva
    Financial Inclusion | Grant
  • Medic
    Healthcare | Grant
  • Muso
    Healthcare | Grant
  • myAgro
    Agriculture | Grant

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