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In Venture Presentation Open Angel Forum

  1. 1. Open Angel Forum
  2. 2. The Problem <ul><li>Everyday people in the US and abroad have given up to 37.6 Billion dollars in the form of Aid relief and we have yet to see any measurable results </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally, over 500,000 individuals all over the world have given as little as 25$ to fund microloans through sites such as Kiva, Microplace, DonorsChoose and Opportunity International and still see low measures of impact </li></ul><ul><li>We need a form of giving that can be impactful and accountable </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Solution: InVenture
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>InVenture is a 2 Part Platform: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>InVenture Fund is a micro venture capital. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We work with local microfinance institutions (MFIs) & organizations (NGOs) to connect small business owners to debt & interest free sources of financial and knowledge capital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. InVentureFund.org is our website where we allow YOU to become an Inventure Investor and purchase equity in the companies we invest in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our transparent platform allows you to choose from several different individuals; detailed reports on our businesses and entrepreneurs will help you make your decision. </li></ul>What is InVenture
  5. 5. Our Process <ul><li>Selection : We partner with local MFIs and NGOs to find local businesses with the highest potential </li></ul><ul><li>Education : We work with the businesses to develop a business plan and provide financial training. </li></ul><ul><li>Funding : Inventure Fund purchases a set amount of equity which immediately becomes available for purchase on InventureFund.org </li></ul><ul><li>ReInVestment: After a business becomes profitable, 7% of the profits are returned to Inventure Fund & our InVestors and 5% is invested by the business into their community </li></ul>
  6. 6. Current Pilots ASSCOD/ Green Microfinance Tamil Nadu, India Project Muso Bamako, Mali Key Credit Accra, Ghana Products <ul><li>Food Services </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Products </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Products </li></ul><ul><li>Raw materials (bricks, cement0 </li></ul><ul><li>Hand-made goods </li></ul><ul><li>Textiles </li></ul>Current Investments <ul><li>Palm Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Corn & Cassava </li></ul><ul><li>Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Brick </li></ul><ul><li>Cement </li></ul><ul><li>Bogolan </li></ul>Community Re-Investment <ul><li>Tuition payments for girls education </li></ul><ul><li>Bed Nets </li></ul><ul><li>Funding for literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational training </li></ul><ul><li>Funding for health clinic </li></ul>
  7. 7. InVest in Sustainability <ul><li>InVenture is a non-profit with a revenue model that will allow us to achieve sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Three Forms of Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>InVenture receives 7% profit above our initial investment from each business we invest in. </li></ul><ul><li>InVenture charges a 3% user fee on each investment transaction on InVenture.org </li></ul><ul><li>InVestor profits can be reinvested back into InVenture </li></ul>
  8. 8. InVest in Us! <ul><li>Lisa Kant – Head of Operations and Network strategy – background in entertainment, marketing, web start-ups, MBA from University of Chicago expected 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Lauren Pruneski – Head of Communications, MFA from Michigan University </li></ul><ul><li>Saleh Nasir – Head of Strategy and Web Development, BA in Computer Science, Math, Physics from Wesleyan University </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thank You! <ul><li>For more information: </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.inventurefund.org </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @inventurefund.org </li></ul><ul><li>Email: ssiroya @inventurefund.org </li></ul>

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