Eka Ventures Fund

Investing in consumer technology companies building a healthier, more sustainable and inclusive economy.

Eka
Eka Ventures

The challenge

Purpose-led startups need funding and high-quality practical support to grow their businesses and deliver impact at scale. The purpose-led startups movement is gaining momentum amongst entrepreneurs - intent on delivering positive social and environmental impact as they scale. This provides a unique opportunity for mission aligned investors.

Our approach

Eka Ventures invests in businesses that have the potential to build shareholder value in parallel with positive social impact.

The Fund

Eka Ventures is a Series A venture fund investing into consumer technology companies that are building a healthier, more inclusive, and sustainable economy.

The fund invests in businesses delivering affordable and preventative health interventions and socially and environmentally sustainable supply chains.

  • Fund size

    £8 million
  • Big Society Capital commitment

    £8 million

Key information

  • Geography

    UK wide
  • Investment type

    Enterprise equity
  • Fund manager

    Eka Ventures
  • Investment status

    Current
  • Investment date

    2020
  • Term

    10 years

Sustainable development goals

  • 1: No Poverty End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • 3: Good Health and Well-being Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • 10: Reduced Inequality Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • 12: Responsible Consumption and Production Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • 15: Life on Land Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Douglas Sloan

Douglas Sloan

Investment Director
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