Approach

We take bets on bold social businesses with the potential to scale their impact sustainably.

Together with YSB Global and partners, we bring technical experience and global knowledge required to run scalable and financially sustainable businesses, while centering their social ambitions. We look for

Social Impact. A big idea translated into a tangible solution that has the potential to improve millions of lives

You and Your Team. Experienced entrepreneurs with drive and natural leadership skills and a team with the skills and experience that will drive your social business forward.

Business Model. A solid business model with a minimum of 2 years of success, a market opportunity that is underserved and a product or service that benefits the poorest communities or improves incomes.

Potential. An easily scalable business with relevance to India

We work with
Social Businesses

Financially sustainable. 100% focused on solving social and environmental problems.

In the
missing middle

Social-business entrepreneurs who early- to growth-stage. They are often overlooked by financial institutions.

We support
Patient Loans

Long-term loans with favourable interest rates and grace periods. Ranging from ₹50 Lakhs to ₹3 Crores.

and
Growth Support

We partner with our portfolio social businesses to maximise their social impact.
Learn More about our Entrepreneur Growth Facility

How our work makes all the difference

Farmers Fresh Zone (FFZ)

Farmers Fresh Zone (FFZ) sources fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers smallholder farmers

How our work makes all the difference

Hasiru Dala Innovations

Hasiru Dala Innovations (HDI) leverages a decentralized waste picker model, optimizing the collection of source segregated waste from bulk generators

How our work makes all the difference

JustOrganik

Improving organic farming practices and providing market to smallholder grain farmers in India

How our work makes all the difference

BridgeLabz

BridgeLabz provides a unique apprenticeship-style training to its students incorporating a problem-statement approach.

Learn what it takes to be funded by Yunus Social Business.

Help us to finance and support social businesses.

Focus Areas

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Agriculture & Livelihoods

SMV Green provides opportunities for marginalised people with the ability to own an e-rickshaw and create their own sustainable business.

Agriculture & Livelihoods

SMV Green provides opportunities for marginalised people with the ability to own an e-rickshaw and create their own sustainable business.

Last-Mile Services

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Circular Economy

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Green Energy

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