To empower the development of a more effective and efficient civil sector.
Venture Avenue aims to empower the development of a more effective and efficient civil sector in developing countries, through capability enhancement, effective use of funding, and social impact tracking and evaluation for social ventures, NGOs and their investors.
We understand the challenges and needs of the social sector in developing countries. Our expertise with combined expertise from both non- and for-profit world home and abroad, are capable of customizing and applying proven business know-how to help our clients to set effective strategy, gain public supports and achieve maximum social benefits.
We believe every individual project is a unique opportunity to build “sustainability” into an organization. Our highly customized project approach focuses not only maximizing the project’s outcome but also on building its sustainability with a stronger organizational capability.
To understand project impact and ensure “transparency” in processes; generate information to develop a basis for further decision-making and project implementation.
We deliver customized solutions that resolve most significant issues, and create sustainable social organizations.
We also service corporation CSRs to develop customized investment strategies in social sector.
Our goal is to scale up social enterprises’ social impact through investment and operational consultancy.
Our fund set up is similar to commercial VC and PE, with common forms of investment including equity, loans and convertibles. Return of investment will be re-invested on social enterprises.
Our vision is that in many cases philanthropy fund can be leveraged therefore producing a bigger social impact, and social ventures can achieve a deeper impact than NGOs.
Our mission is to help Chinese high-potential social enterprises scale up with both angle funding and hands-on consultancy.