We believe in the power
of business to end poverty.

Yunus Social Business is a Philanthropic Venture Fund.

We turn donations into investments in sustainable social businesses that provide employment, education, healthcare, clean water and clean energy to over 3 million people worldwide.

Impacted Customers
Higher Incomes Created
Social Businesses Financed

We finance game-changing social businesses like

Impact Water

Who are providing 825,000 children with clean drinking water in Uganda via a sustainable business model.

Our Portfolio

Our Presence

 Since our founding in 2011 we’ve created a global network, both of our own active investment teams and our portfolio network countries.

What is

Social Business?

Discover an innovative new approach to tackling big social challenges

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Become a

Financial Partner

Transform your philanthropic capital and improve millions of lives

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Grow Your

Social Business

Grow your business and your social impact with our financing and support

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Our Partners

Here are the organisations that make our work possible. A number of individual philanthropists also support our work; they don’t have their own logos, but without them we wouldn’t be able to do the work we do.

Latest News

July 17, 2018 in News

Social Business Day 2018 Roundup. Bengaluru, India

Our Project Intern Philine played a crucial role in putting together Social Business Day 2018, hear from her how it all came together. Over 1,200 delegates from 42 countries met…

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July 9, 2018 in News

Read Our Latest Impact Report

Find out more about how we finance early-stage social businesses and read our latest impact figures. Read Our Impact Report Read More
July 5, 2018 in News

A Warm Welcome to Berlin: The Office Launch Party

Last night marked the opening of our office space in the lively district of Neukölln, Berlin. After previously working from co-working spaces, we have made ourselves comfortable in the German... Read More
July 2, 2018 in News

Our Training Week 2018: Hyderabad & Bengaluru

Every year we hold a training week in a different location, we get the team together to discuss ideas and share learnings. With our investment and portfolio teams based all... Read More

A charity dollar has one life

a social business dollar can be invested over and over again