Australians are developing an ever-broadening understanding of wise investing.
We want to know our resources are working towards a better future for ourselves, for future generations and for the broader society in which we live.
Impact investment and social enterprise are amongst the fastest growing industry sectors in the world. Impact investment is an estimated $1Trillion global market growing at a high double-digit CAGR as the world comes to grips with climate, pandemic and inequality crises and the need for systems change in the worlds of finance and entrepreneurship.
At Impact Seed, we link investors to opportunities that make a difference and build the market of investment opportunities through social enterprise capacity building and investment readiness programs.
Impact Seed specialises but is not limited to offering three key services within impact investment:
We help impact ventures, NFPs, government, funders, and corporates to enhance their ability to create and measure their social and environmental impact.
WA Impact Fund
UPDATE NOV 2021: WA IMPACT FUND #1 IS FULLY COMMITTED
Australia’s first place-based impact investment fund creating impact in WA. WAIF is a superannuation backed investment fund co- managed by Impact Seed alongside Impact Investment Group. The purpose is to support WA-based opportunities that provide financial return and impact.
Launched in 2020 with $20M anchored by WA Super
Looking to scale this to more than >$300M to support a diverse range of impact investing opportunities within 5 years
A loan-fund targeting an average of 8% return across the fund
A ‘deep impact’ fund looking to bring about systems change and create catalytic impact outcomes