Yunus Social Business

Yunus Social Business Overview

Investor Type Venture Capital
Status Active
Professionals 16
Investments 38
Portfolio 34
Exits 4

Yunus Social Business General Information


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, education, healthcare, clean water, and clean energy.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Impact Investing
Primary Office
  • Kottbusser Damm 7
  • 10967 Berlin
  • Germany
+49 030 000000000

Yunus Social Business Investments (38)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Estante Mágica 11-Mar-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Educational Software Startup
00000 01-Mar-2018 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Startup
0000000 01-Jul-2017 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business
000000 26-Sep-2016 00000 00000 Other Agriculture Out of Business
00000 0000 18-Jul-2016 000000000000 Other Equipment Startup
000000 0000 01-Jun-2016 000000000000 00000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000 00000000 01-Jan-2016 000000000000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
0000000 0000 01-Jan-2016 00000 00000 Therapeutic Devices Startup
St George Organic Herb Farm 01-Jan-2016 Early Stage VC Cultivation Startup 00000000 00000 00.0
Medwatch 31-Jul-2015 Accelerator/Incubator Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
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Yunus Social Business Exits (4)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
HDI (Cultivation) 01-Jul-2019 Out of Business
0000000 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000
Jali Organic 23-Aug-2016 Out of Business
Rizona Out of Business

Yunus Social Business Team (48)

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 & Chief Operating Officer Berlin, Germany
Karen Hitschke Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director Frankfurt, Germany
Daniel Nowack Managing Director, Corporate Initiatives Berlin, Germany

21 Former Team Members

Yunus Social Business Co-Investors (4)

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Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Google for Startups Accelerator 1 Series chart Industry bar
IntilaQ 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mercy Corps 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
United Gulf Financial Services 0 Series chart Industry bar