Big Issue Invest (BII) is the social investment arm of the big issue. BII help prevent poverty and create opportunity for communities by backing sustainable social enterprises,charities and ventures.
BII help scale-up social enterprises and charities by providing finance, not grants, from unsecured loans to equity investment whatever is best for you.
BII was born out of a social enterprise and is led by social entrepreneurs and experienced social financiers who have first-hand experience of setting-up and running profitable social enterprises in both good and difficult times.
Big Issue Invest currently manages the Social Enterprise Investment Fund LP, which provides growth capital to social enterprises delivering high social impact and with a scaleable business model. The fund was closed to investors in March 2013. It raised a total of £9.2 million and is currently in the investment phase.
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Telephone: 020 7526 3448