Yunus Social Business Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 23

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 49

  • Portfolio
  • 31

  • Exits
  • 15

Exits

Yunus Social Business General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2011, Yunus Social Business is a non-profit venture fund based in Berlin, Germany. The firm was created with the purpose to solve a social problem in a financially self-sustainable way. The firm accelerates and finances social businesses, enabling local entrepreneurs to solve social problems in a financially self-sustainable way. They turn donations into investments in social businesses that provide employment, healthcare, education, clean water, and clean energy.

Business Details

Website
www.yunussb.com
Year Founded
2011
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
European Venture Capital Association (EUVCA)
Primary Investor Type
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Accelerator/Incubator
Impact Investing
Corporate Office
  • Kottbusser Damm 7
  • 10967 Berlin
  • Germany
+49 030 000000000

Yunus Social Business Investments (49)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Rangsutra 03-Jan-2023 Later Stage VC 00000 Clothing Profitable
Gramshree Agri Services 25-Jan-2022 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Farmers Fresh Zone 01-Sep-2021 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
Finaktiva 09-Jul-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Specialized Finance Profitable
Hasiru Dala Innovations 24-Jun-2021 00000 00000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
BridgeLabz 17-Feb-2021 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Estante Mágica 01-Sep-2020 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
Burn 27-Sep-2019 00000 00000 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Virohan 01-Jul-2019 Early Stage VC 00.000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Ignis (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) 01-Mar-2018 Later Stage VC Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
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Yunus Social Business Exits (15)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
St. George Organic Herb Farm 01-Oct-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Bive 02-Aug-2023 000000000 00000000
Palmis Enèji 01-Aug-2023 000000000 00000000
CIFEA 01-Apr-2023 000000000 00000000
Medwatch (Monitoring Equipment) 01-Mar-2023 000000000 00000000
Kreyol Essence 01-Jan-2023 000000000 00000000
Digo 01-Apr-2022 000000000 00000000
BioPam 01-Feb-2022 000000000 00000000
Agruppa 01-Apr-2020 Out of Business
HDI (Cultivation) 01-Jul-2019 Out of Business
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Yunus Social Business Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Yunus Social Business Management, Team & Partners (53)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Saskia Bruysten Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Frankfurt, Germany
Suresh Krishna Co-Founder, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of YSBFB 0 0 Bengaluru, India
Jan-Christoph Walter Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director Berlin, Germany
Tom Kocsis Chief Operating Officer, Funds Berlin, Germany
Karen Hitschke Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director 0 Frankfurt, Germany
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Yunus Social Business Co-Investors (20)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Upaya Social Ventures 2 Series chart Industry bar
Acumen Fund 0 Series chart Industry bar
Indian Angel Network 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Monashees 0 Series chart Industry bar
Trinity Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Yunus Social Business FAQs

  • What is Yunus Social Business?

    Founded in 2011, Yunus Social Business is a non-profit venture fund based in Berlin, Germany.

  • When was Yunus Social Business founded?

    Yunus Social Business was founded in 2011.

  • Who is the founder of Yunus Social Business?

    Saskia Bruysten, Suresh Krishna, Bharat Doshi, Sophie Eisenmann, Aarti Wig, and Muhammad Yunus Ph.D are the founders of Yunus Social Business.

  • Who is the CEO of Yunus Social Business?

    Saskia Bruysten and Suresh Krishna are the CEOs of Yunus Social Business.

  • Where is Yunus Social Business headquartered?

    Yunus Social Business is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

  • How many investments has Yunus Social Business made?

    Yunus Social Business has made 49 investments.

  • What has Yunus Social Business invested in?

    Yunus Social Business has made numerous investments in companies like Rangsutra, Gramshree Agri Services, and Farmers Fresh Zone within the Clothing, Business/Productivity Software, and Services (B2C Non-Financial) industries.

  • What has Yunus Social Business invested in recently?

    Yunus Social Business's latest investment was on 03-Jan-2023 in Rangsutra, a company within the Clothing industry.

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