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Our investments accelerate growth and stimulate private sector innovation and investment, giving our partners additional tools to effect change and improve lives. We make investments that align with foundation issue areas from vaccine development to education in the United States.

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Here you can explore our current and past investments, filtered by issue area or investment type.

African Agricultural Capital Fund

The African Agricultural Capital Fund provides growth capital to companies that boost the productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers in East Africa.

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AgBiome

AgBiome is focused on discovery and development of biological and transgenic products for crop protection. AgBiome identifies microbes from a wide variety of sources to harness their natural abilities to help crops resist pests and stresses.

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AgTech Accelerator

The Agtech Accelerator is a start-up incubator based in Research Triangle Park, NC focused on fostering entrepreneurship in agriculture, supported by a syndicate of investors, including ARCH Venture Partners, Flagship Ventures, Hatteras Venture Partners, Bayer CropScience, Syngenta Ventures, and others.

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Avanti Finance

Avanti Finance Private Limited is a Non-Banking Financial Company and financial technology platform in India focused on enabling financial inclusion and sustainable livelihoods through improved access to affordable, livelihoods-purpose credit for unbanked and low-income populations across the country. The foundation Read More

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bKash

Through its mobile payments platform, bKash helps to ensure access to a broader range of financial services for the people of Bangladesh.

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ClinVet

ClinVet specializes in conducting clinical trials to understand and improve veterinary health products. With the help of the foundation, ClinVet was able to construct a new facility in Morocco to expand its capabilities to conduct trials for livestock products.

CropIn Technology

CropIn is a Bangalore-based company developing software-as-a-service for agriculture enterprises to drive efficiency in farming operations. The primary use-case is for agriculture businesses (food processors, contract farming companies) whose field agents use CropIn’s SmartFarm mobile app to periodically track farm Read More

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Hester Biosciences Africa Limited

Hester Biosciences Africa Limited (“Hester Africa”), a newly-formed Tanzanian company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hester Biosciences Limited (“Hester”), is building an animal vaccine manufacturing facility near Dar es Salaam. Hester has a 20-year track record manufacturing and distributing livestock Read More

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M-KOPA

M-KOPA is a Nairobi-based, off-grid solar energy company, which makes residential power systems affordable and accessible to low-income, off-grid customers through a mobile payment-based lease-to-own model.

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Provivi

The foundation invested in Provivi to support the development and delivery of next generation crop protection products to address pests of relevance for small-scale producers in low-income geographies.

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