Yunus Social Business Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 23

  • Investments
  • 49

  • Portfolio
  • 38

  • Exits
  • 8


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

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
European Venture Capital Association (EUVCA)
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 (49)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Farmers Fresh Zone 01-Sep-2021 Later Stage VC Specialty Retail Generating Revenue
000000000 15-Jul-2021 00000 00000 000 Specialized Finance Generating Revenue
000000 0000 000000 24-Jun-2021 00000 00000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000000 17-Feb-2021 00000 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 0á0000 01-Sep-2020 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
0000 (000000000 00 27-Sep-2019 00000 00000 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000000 01-Jul-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000000 19-Aug-2018 0000 00000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Ignis Careers 01-Mar-2018 Later Stage VC Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Tugende 01-Jan-2018 Grant Consumer Finance Generating Revenue
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Yunus Social Business Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
HDI (Cultivation) 01-Jul-2019 Out of Business
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0000 0000000 23-Aug-2016 000 00 00000000
00000000 01-Mar-2014 0000000000
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Bive Secondary Transaction - Private
Digo Secondary Transaction - Private
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Yunus Social Business Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Yunus Social Business Team (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 (17)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Acumen Fund 1 Series chart Industry bar
Indian Angel Network 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Keiretsu Forum 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Monashees 0 Series chart Industry bar
Trinity Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
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