People living in low-income markets experience challenges when buying and selling goods and basic services that are critical for sustainable development. This offers significant opportunities to make a sustainable impact while generating fair profits. Businesses can unlock these opportunities, but operating in these markets can be complex, costly and risky.
6 billion people with limited access to basic goods and services
1 planet threatened by environmental degradation and climate change
US$ 12 trillion global market with people earning less than US$ 5 a day
Ennovent offers the private, public and third sectors a venture platform with startup expertise, local capacity, access to funding and a global community to successfully catalyse businesses. Each project managed on the platform is customised to solve the complex challenges faced by different businesses, from the idea stage to scalability. We work as a venture partner, utilising a customised, lean and partly virtual approach to catalysation.
Our venture platform enables a tailored, lean and partly-virtual approach to project implementation, and is bolstered by four critical resources.
Receive tailored startup expertise from idea stage till scalability
Get local implementation support from Ennovent's core team
Access to a diverse network of specialists, mentors and vendors
Tap into grants, equity or debt funding from different sources
Projects pass through the three stages of our catalysation process, which is tailored to meet the specific objectives of our partners and solve their business challenges.
The key stages of catalysation are:
How we identify
We source innovative business ventures using open innovation approaches, select the best ones jointly with our experts and structure engagements.
How we launch
We launch business ventures using lean startup approaches, and employ our startup expertise and local capacity to ensure scalability in low-income markets.
Governments, Development Agencies, Academic Institutions
Startups, Social Entrepreneurs, SMEs, Companies, MNCs
NGOs, Foundations, Charities, Advocacy Groups
We work with venture partners from the private, public and third sectors while following six key partnership principles:
Tailored partnerships based on mutually aligned objectives
Lucrative resource contributions that complement each others’ strengths
Long standing engagements that ensure continuous support
In-depth interactions shaped by partners’ strategic interests
Transparent roles and responsibilities for all involved parties
Mitigated risk managed jointly with clients and partners
Increase revenues, reduce costs and ensure fair profits
Optimise social, economic and environmental impact