The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by financing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in the international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. IFC helps companies and financial institutions in emerging markets create jobs, generate tax revenues, improve corporate governance and environmental performance, and contribute to their local communities. The goal is to improve lives, especially for the people who most need the benefits of growth.
Artemisia is a pioneering organization focusing on social businesses in Brazil. It seeks to attract and train qualified people to build and develop new business models that contribute to reducing socioeconomic inequalities.
Village Capital helps entrepreneurs bring big ideas from vision to scale. Their mission is to reinvent the system to back the entrepreneurs of the future. Their vision is a future where business creates equity and long-term prosperity. Since 2009, Village Capital has supported more than 1,100 early-stage entrepreneurs through their investment readiness programs.