Social Ventures and Non-Profits

Accessing capital, capabilities and networks for growth and impact

As of October 2021, there were nearly 40 unicorns around the world tackling problems of climate change, electric mobility, sustainable apparel, sustainable farming and food, financial inclusion, among others. They have cumulatively raised more than $25 Billion of capital over the last decade and are collectively valued today at almost $100 Billion.

Sculpt Partners is excited about the role of the start-up eco-system in driving environmental and social change. We connect our start-up and early-stage clients with the right financial partner that can provide them long-term capital to scale and deliver financial and impact returns. We draw upon our extensive network of investors comprising family offices, high net worth investment syndicates, early-stage venture capital firms and philanthropic sources to identify the right partner for you. In addition, we also co-invest selectively during seed and Series A capital stages to align interests with our other investor partners.

Our start-up and early-stage clients are also able to access our rapidly growing pool of industry and subject matter experts. They can provide invaluable counsel, networks and partnerships to help our clients with go-to-market and scale.

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Our Key Clients

Incorporated in Sankul Capital Services is a micro-financing enterprise whose mission is to help poor families emerge from abject poverty in a sustainable manner. The firm aims to address the largely underserved US$100 billion market for microcredit in India through lending to community-based, self-help groups.

Established originally in 2014 as a non-profit foundation, Sankul has now evolved to a social enterprise with an established proof of concept at Mewat district in Haryana, India. Currently, the firm enjoys a Non-Performing Asset (NPA) of less than 3%. It aims to become a full-fledged Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) by 2023/24.

Established in 2018, Code Effort is the first firm in Asia to establish a waste management and recycling platform around cigarette butts, the #1 littered item on the planet. The firm has a network of collection services at major residential societies, commercial spaces and hotels/inns across the Indian cities of Delhi, Gurugram and Noida.

Sqible is an enabler and market aggregator with a vision to help mom and pop shop owners in India win across businesses. Through Its “super app” and solution suite, Sqible aims to create significant value and social impact for neighbourhood small-medium retailers by elevating consumer experiences, upskilling store staff, optimising supply chain, and enabling micro-financing.

Established in 2020, the Institute of Humanities is an affordable education enterprise, research think-tank and policy influencer, all combined in one. Its vision is to advance humanities and social sciences education to Tier 3 and 4 locations in India through content, pedagogy, research and employment eco-system.