The Portfolio Mapping, Search, and Messaging Tools improve the likelihood that Investors, Service Providers and Entrepreneurs are able to connect and move into the due-diligence process.
Our products catalyze a marketplace by creating the infrastructure for entrepreneurs, investors and service providers to find each other. The platform equips all users with insights into investment needs, risk and reward.
The Value Compass is a proprietary benchmarking algorithm. In collaboration with the Centre for Business and the Environment at Yale University, we defined the key pieces of business information that matter to investors.
The algorithm scores information provided through an easy-to-follow questionnaire to benchmark enterprises. It helps match investors and funders closer to their preferences. It also offers guidance into what is missing for entrepreneurs to become investor-ready.
What does it look like? This is the Value Compass scoring of a hypothetical start-up, less than 2 years old, set in Bahrain, that produces an innovative water technology, has raised equity finance before and is looking to raise between US$300’000-1’000’000.
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A tool made for investors and service providers who are looking for multiple enterprises, Portfolio Mapping customizes the search by investment criteria or by the six dimensions of the Value Compass.
Financial and Impact Value Compass scoring is compared at all times, to offer insight into alignment of goals and potential trade-offs.
What does it look like? This is the example of a portfolio of 3 companies in the Waste sector. The blue bars show their aggregate Value Compass scores, the green dots plot their financial Value Compass scores and the black lines their Impact Value Compass scores. This offers insights as to the alignment between impact and financial goals.
The Ground_Up Project is the deal-sourcing platform for sustainability. We're a financial technology company and a leading platform for impact ventures looking for funding under US $20M. We achieve scale through our proprietary Value Compass, which analyses and scores projects to match investor requirements.