Innovative ways to finance impact enterprises

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Alternative finance for impact enterprises in Bangladesh – and beyond

We need to redefine the terms of investments to better fit the unique attributes of impact enterprises — whether it be more patience, unconventional repayment options, or rewards for impact. In this toolkit, we want to highlight some of the alternative structures that can be used to support impact enterprises on their journeys to create much-needed impact at scale. GET THE ENTIRE INNOVATIVE FINANCE TOOLKIT HERE or select individual instruments below. Here you’ll also find case studies and additional resources.

I. Equity Alternatives and Convertibles

Revenue Share Agreement (equity-based)

Description RSA Equity Based

Case Studies: coming soon!

Additional Resources: Impact Terms Alternative Exits / Techcrunch Revenue-Based Investing / Impact Terms Revenue-Based Financing

Revenue Share Agreement (debt-based)

Description RSA Debt Based

Case Studies: VIWALA / podcast

Additional Resources: Future Returns: Investing in Revenue-Based Financing

II. Catalytic Impact-Linked Finance Instruments

Impact-Ready Matching Fund (IRMF)

Description IRMF

Case Studies: Solshare / Romoni / HelloTask

Additional Resources: IRMF page / Impact-Linked Finance FAQ

III. Other Impact-Linked Finance Instruments

Impact-Linked Convertible Note

Description Impact-Linked Convertible Note

Case Studies: there are no case studies for this innovative instrument yet.

Additional Resources: Impact-Linked Finance / Impact-Linked Finance FAQ

IV. Other Catalytic Funding Instruments

V. Results-Based Finance for Non-Profits