Over the past fifteen years, the Mentor Capital Network has worked with almost 1,000 start-up companies. Some have folded, some have been sold, and some are not public-facing. Those that are still operating under their own name and have public-facing websites are listed below.

This list reflects companies with a wide range of social and environmental missions, all at different stages, and around the world. We are proud that we’ve been able to support so many incredible mission driven social enterprises.

Company Countries of Operation Primary Industry MCN Year Description
1000ecofarms Russia / USA Agriculture 2015 1000ecofarms is developing an online marketplace for fresh and organically grown food provided by local farmers to businesses and individual consumers. They are starting in the Washington DC / Baltimore region.
3 Ridge Organics USA Agriculture 2018 3 Ridge Organics has invented and tested a produce growing system for greenhouse and urban, covered-building cultivation.
510nano USA Energy 2017 510nano manufacturers a low cost, high performing solar module that we sell to utilities, developers and solar integrators.
A.I.R. Lawn Care USA Environment 2014 A.I.R. Lawn Care is a full service eco-friendly landscaping company that improves and renews the atmosphere people breathe in through: the reduction of air pollution, the elimination of synthetic chemicals, and the mitigation of stormwater runoff.
Abacrop USA Agriculture 2022 Abacrop proivides digital data capture for small & specialty crop production.
Access Afya Kenya Health 2013 Access Afya provdes modern healthcare operating system for emerging economies.
African Renewable Energy Distributors Rwanda / Uganda Energy 2015 ARED.is a solar powered peer to peer storage and computing infrastructure to provide low cost access to digital infrastructure for SMEs and better distribution for digital applications for low income people around the world.
Afya Pamoja Tanzania Health 2021 Afya Pamoja is a digital patient reporting system which provides Tanzanian public healthcare managers with actionable insights into the quality-of-service delivery at primary healthcare facilities, driving improvements in healthcare outcomes.
Ai Health Highway India Health 2022 Ai Health Highway makes a smart stethoscope to screen, detect & predict Heart/Lung disorders using state of the art signal processing and ML capabilities.
AMASAR USA Food 2022 Amasar produces breadfruit and other products in Puerto Rico.
Arqlite Argentina / USA Environment 2016 Arqlite recycles what nobody else can – transforming complex plastic polymers into high efficiency materials for the construction industry.
Atellier Organic Mexico Apparel 2019 Atellier Organic Joyas de Autor is a Mexican firm which manufactures and sells jewelry and goldsmith of natural semi-precious stones, with handcrafted techniques and ecological process.
Awi SuperFoods Brazil Agriculture 2021 Awi SuperFoods sells multivitamin sorbets that strengthen your immunity and the well-being of the amazon region.
AYZH India / USA Health 2010 AYZH connects rural womans’ health and livelihood with products designed to meet their needs. AYZH sets up supply chains for local manufacturing to keep costs low and boost economic opportunity.
Back to the Roots USA Education 2012 Back to the Roots is working towards re-defining the ‘future of food’ – one that is all about the ‘undoing of food’; back to its simplest ingredients and least processed versions.
BALANCE Edutainment USA Education 2012 BALANCE Edutainment develops educational entertainment products for youth and families that raise awareness of critical social and environmental issues, and engages people who want to work together for positive change.
BEM Controls USA Energy 2017 BEM Controls provides an open architecture cloud-based building energy management platform to owners and operators of small and medium commercial buildings leveraging artificial intelligence and human expertise to realize energy savings while improving the health and comfort of their buildings.
Bio-Adhesive Alliance USA Environment 2014 Bio-Adhesive Alliance produces an adhesive that is low cost and durable and can be utilized as a substitute to petroleum-based asphalt.
Blessed Coffee Ethiopia Food 2015 Blessed Coffee works directly with 300,000 small coffee growers (representing over a million family members) in Ethiopia introduces premium grade, shade grown, organic Ethiopian coffees in the U.S.
BlocPower USA Energy 2013 BlocPower is using the Internet of Things, machine learning, and structured finance to build a platform that will scale clean energy in American inner cities.
Blooh Kenya Crafts 2022 Blooh empowers small designers and producers to reach global customers.
Blue Star USA Culture 2020 Blue Star is an Indigenous American creative small-business enterprise dedicated to quality design, environmental excellence, and smart community building.
BoPEEI India Energy 2010 BOPEEI (Bottom of Pyramid Energy and Environmental Innovations) is a Social Venture that develops renewable energy and other technologies for the rural India. BOPEEI Team has developed an electricity generator that generates electricity with just 10-12 minutes of easy pedaling by any user.
Brave Up Chile Education 2016 Brave UP improves the education process and creates safe school environments by facilitating productive conversations about bullying through an online platform.
California Cloth Foundry USA Apparel 2021 California Cloth Foundry designs and produces from farm – to – fashion, with their supply chains, luxe leisure apparel and textiles made from regenerative, plant-dyed, all natural and sustainable materials. Their customer is 90/10 women/men, and currently a US distribution, soon Europe and Canada.
CERO USA Environment 2021 CERO (Cooperative Energy, Recycling, and Organics) is an award-winning commercial composting company.  We provide food waste diversion and pickup services for a wide range of commercial clients in the metro Boston area. 
Chakr Innovation India Environment 2017 Chakr Innovation has developed the world’s first retro-fit emission control device for diesel generators. Our technology can capture ~90% of particulate matter emissions from the exhaust of diesel generators without causing any adverse impact on the engine.
change:WATER Labs India / USA Water 2015 change:WATER Labs is developing a low-cost, compact, waterless toilet for non-sewered households and communities.
CHARM Australia Environment 2020 CHARM is a coral farming robot designed to grow coral at economies of scale and remains affordable for island-nations and developing countries.
Cinnamon Tree Organics USA Agriculture 2021 Cinnamon Tree Organics brings flavor and value back into the kitchen with direct-trade, single-origin spices. We work hand-in-hand with small farmers who grow heirloom spices using practices that respect the environment. With no middlemen, more returns go to rural farming communities to help increase farmers’ quality of life.
Citizen Energy USA Energy 2015 Citizen Energy accelerates energy efficiency adoption in mid-size commercial buildings by providing building owners with high return, $0 upfront LED lighting as a service.
Citizen Math USA Education 2011 Citizen Math (formerly Mathalicious) helps math teachers transform their classrooms by creating less
Clean Decisions USA Employment 2016 Clean Decisions is a janitorial and landscaping service company solely owned and operated by returning citizens.
CleanChoice Energy USA Energy 2013 CleanChoice Energy sells 100% local, clean energy to progressive consumers, making clean power easy to purchase by selling it as a service online, while advancing the causes our customers value.
Co-GROW Guyana Employment 2011 Co-Grow is a co-working space in Guyana, which is focused on providing employment for young mothers and the differently abled who have challenges working in traditional office setting.
Colectivo 1050º Mexico Employment 2013 Colectivo 1050º sells contemporary ceramics inspired by traditional cultures but finely adapted to modern life through collaborative design between women potters in rural Mexico and urban designers.
Community Ladders USA Education 2011 Community Ladders provides affordable, one-on-one, financial planning and advisory services for every stage of life. They are a social business devoted to consumer protection, group bargaining power, and upward mobility.
Conscious Gear USA Apparel 2021 Consicous Gear is an inclusive outdoor apparel firm.
Cont3nt.com USA Employment 2011 Cont3nt.com is a global real time marketplace for video journalism and professional media.
Corona Ethics USA Ethics 2021 Corona Ethics allows whistleblowers to submit tips regarding fraud, waste and abuse of funds distributed under COVID relief acts that have distributed $4 Trillion with little oversight.
Credia Kenya Financial Inclusion 2021 Credia allows you to easily manage all your financial decisions. Register and track all your personal transactions, credit between you and your peers.
CSRHUB USA Entrepreneurship 2011 CSRHub offers consensus Environment, Social & Governance ratings to benchmark performance, study supply chains, improve reporting, and build portfolios.
Cuela USA Food 2022 Cuela is on a mission to make Puerto Rican coffee accessible.
Culture BioSystems USA Energy 2012 Culture BioSystems is a technology developer with an advanced cultivation platform which enables large-scale production of algae to be used in producing biofuels, aviation fuels, feed, protein and nutraceuticals.
Dayna Designs USA Apparel 2005 Dayna Designs designs and manufacture fashionable, environmentally responsible, fair labor products for the licensed college sports markets.
DGrid Morocco / USA Energy 2017 DGrid provides renewable energy solutions that expand businesses, enhance livelihoods and empower communities by developing a refrigerated supply chain for temperature-sensitive products in emerging markets.
DivySci USA Culture 2020 DivySci sells a diversity, equity, and inclusion analytics platform to public and private entities to address challenges around building metrics to assess their internal diversity and inclusion norms. We are based in the U.S. and sell to customers in the U.S.
DOTS Coffee Thailand Employment 2017 dots coffee is a bangkok-based chain of coffee shops that employs visually impaired persons in all front-of-house roles, including baristas and shop managers.
Dunia Designs Tanzania Environment 2019 Dunia Designs makes commercially well-designed furniture, accessories, construction products & more out of 90% upcycled plastic – we’ve taken over 400 tons of plastic waste out of the Tanzanian environment since our conception in 2016.
Eco Fuels Kenya Kenya Energy 2015 Eco Fuels Kenya produce bio-fuel, animal feed and organic fertilizer from the nut of the croton megalocarpus tree; one of the most prominent indigenous species across ten countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Eco Ola Peru Agriculture 2010 Eco Ola delivers Amazonian Superfoods that are delicious, healthy, and done right.
EcoAct Tanzania Tanzania Environment 2017 EcoAct Tanzania uses plastic extrusion technology to recycle and transform post consumer waste plastics into durable and long lasting plastic lumbers.
EcoPost Kenya Environment 2011 EcoPost uses 100% recycled plastics to make aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly plastic lumber for use in applications ranging from fencing to landscaping.
ecospaces USA Environment 2014 Ecospaces is creating sustainability in urban areas! * We install: Green Roofs * Green Walls * Rain Gardens * Rain Barrels * Solar Panels * Beehives * and Birdhouses.
EcoZoom Kenya / Tanzania / Uganda / Nigeria / Rhana / Somalia / South Africa Energy 2012 EcoZoom makes clean burning, portable wood and charcoal powered cookstoves, and solar powered lighting solutions.
Elevated Honey China Agriculture 2016 Elevated Honey is stopping the counterfeit honey industry in China by creating an efficient, transparent, and connected supply chain between traditional rural beekeepers and urban Chinese consumers.
Elysian Holdings USA Environment 2019 Elysian Holdings is leveraging the growing national and global support for industrial hemp cultivation as a sustainable and profitable 3-product — seed, oil, and hemp fiber — successor to more-depleting tobacco, corn, cotton, soybean farming.
Embright USA Education 2010 Embright is a leadership development and executive coaching firm with expertise in helping companies rise to the challenge of sustainability.
Entre Panas USA Food 2022 Entre Panas transforms breadfruit into gluten free bread.
Esoko Kenya Agriculture 2016 Esoko is a simple but powerful communication tool for businesses, government, NGOs and others to connect with farmers. Use any mix of our web and mobile apps, original agricultural content, and on-the-ground deployment services for your marketing, monitoring and advisory needs.
Essmart India Energy 2013 Essmart creates a marketplace for essential technologies, like solar lanterns and water filters, in places where people already shop.
Estufa Doña Dora Guatemala Energy 2015 Estufa Doña Dora sells clean, efficient cookstoves in Guatemala to the 735,000 families that buy all of their cooking wood, through vertically integrated field activities of flexible financing and selling the cookstoves.
Faire Collection Ecuador Apparel 2010 Faire Collection is a jewelry company that specializes in fair trade and eco-friendly designs, made out of natural materials that have been sustainably harvested from the rain forests of South America.
Family & Nursing Care USA Health 2011 Family & Nursing Care is an award-winning home care services company, the largest single location home care services company in the nation.
Fargreen Vietnam Agriculture 2014 Fargreen produces edible mushrooms and biofertilizers made from rice straw waste, which helps solve the environmental problem associated with open rice straw burning in Vietnam as well as the social problem of the migration of farmers to the urban areas in search of employment in between the two rice growing seasons.
Farmland LP USA Agriculture 2012 Farmland LP, a private equity fund, acquires conventional farmland and converts it into certified organic, sustainable farmland. Investors are provided with the security of owning farmland while benefiting from the value added by converting to organic farmland.
Fenik Morocco Energy 2015 Evaptainers creates “zero energy” refrigeration systems using patent-pending modular and mobile refrigeration units to systemically reduce food spoilage in the developing world.
First Access Kenya Financial Inclusion 2013 First Access promotes financial inclusion for the billions of people who lack formal personal records by reducing the cost of offering and accessing financial services in these ‘informal’ markets. They use prepaid mobile records to help increase access to credit.
Flexible Capital Fund USA Employment 2012 The Flexible Capital Fund provides subordinated debt and royalty financing to growth stage companies in Vermont’s value-added agricultural, forest products, and clean technology businesses.
Folia Materials Bangladesh Water 2017 Folia Materials makes anti-viral and anti-bacterial products by integrating Silver (Ag) and Copper (Cu) particles into paper and related material.
FREDsense Canada Water 2014 FREDsense builds field kits that make your water quality analysis faster, cheaper, and more efficient than ever before.
Fuego del Sol Haiti Haiti Energy 2015 Fuego del Sol Haiti collects, sorts, upcycles and recycles waste products into usable products engaging underutilized source fuel resources in Haiti to produce ecological fuel briquettes to fight Haiti’s deadly charcoal addiction; FdS Haiti also designs, manufactures and distributes the improved cookstoves and related technologies.
Future Forward Foods USA Food 2019 Future Forward Foods is a health and wellness company that produces healthy, wholesome, engaging consumer packaged goods.
GCE Lab School USA Education 2011 GCE Lab School cultivates global citizens ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
gDiapers USA Apparel 2015 gDiapers sells diapers using Cradle to Cradle design principles that allows both parents of babies and aged care facilities to create a resource from the waste using bio-digesters and commercial composters.
Generation Conscious USA Environment 2020 Generation Conscious is a sustainable laundry and cleaning company that’s committed to environmental justice.
Gham Power Nepal Energy 2014 Gham Power provides Solar Photovoltaic systems for residential & commercial buildings, bringing the highest quality solar technology to Nepal at affordable prices.
GogyUp USA Education 2019 GogyUp Literacy Support System converts existing text into trackable, mobile training with embedded, just-in-time reading assistance for employees with low print literacy or English proficiency.
Golden Coast Mead USA Food 2016 Golden Coast Mead sells the best mead to conscious millennial foodies in order to solve honeybee die-off and transition alcohol production from monoculture with demand for regenerative honey.
Goods that Matter USA Crafts 2011 Goods that Matter creates everyday design goods, with extraordinary impact.
Grateful Gardeners USA Agriculture 2020 Grateful Gardeners focus on growing organic and sustainable flowers on their farm.
Great Lakes Energy Rwanda Energy 2011 Great Lakes Energy is a solar innovation and distribution enterprise based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Green Canopy USA Housing 2017 Node Eco is a B to C housing solutions and technology integration company that makes radical sustainability in residential buildings affordable by combining the efficiencies of modular building with technology and systems integration.
Green Energy Biofuels Nigeria Energy 2014 Green Energy Biofuels is scaling renewable ethanol for clean cooking fuels. Green Energy Biofuels is a SMEFUNDS company.
Green Print Partners USA Housing 2016 GreenPrint Partners makes it easy for cities to achieve high-impact, community-driven stormwater solutions.
Green Product Placement USA Environment 2012 Green Product Placement is committed to using the marketing platform of media product placement to promote products with a green, ethical, social enterprising and local entrepreneurial agenda.
Greenleaf Integrative Strategies USA Health 2008 Greenleaf Integrative Strategies provides training and support services to enhance wellness and resiliency of professionals working in high-pressure and/or trauma-related situations.
Groundit Canada Agriculture 2016 Groundit offers waste hauling services to coffee shops across cities and recycle their used coffee grounds and organic waste to produce a high quality compost that is sold to consumers as a safer and more effective alternative to polluting synthetic fertilizers!
Handscart India Crafts 2016 Handscart is a provider of indigenous handmade products directly from Artisans and weavers hand from all over globe to save culture and history behind products.
Haptic Path Russia / Israel Apparel 2018 Haptic path is an ethical slow fashion brand, which provides people with longlasting comfortable clothes made of hemp. They are based in Israel and Russia and sell online. https://hapticpath.com/
Harvest Nation USA Agriculture 2020 Harvest Nation is a vertical aeroponic farm whose revolutionary design makes healthy living a viable option in communities challenged by location, climate, and economic constraint.
HawKar Tunisia Health 2017 HawKar is building a smart electric car that is directly accessible in a wheelchair, compact, economical & environmentally friendly.
HERHealthEQ USA / Global Health 2020 HERhealthEQ provides innovative medical equipment to healthcare systems or entrepreneurs in developing countries to address the lack of quality medical equipment to treat, detect, or prevent non-communicable diseases affecting women’s health.
HeSapa Enterprises USA Culture 2020 HeSapa Enterprises was founded by Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal members. Starting off with a single laser engraver the business quickly grew to include screen printing, embroidery, custom knitting, sand carving and sublimation. One of the main reasons for starting their business was to focus on accurately portraying their Native American culture and language.
Himalayan Wild Fibers Nepal Apparel 2017 Himalayan Wild Fibers produces textile fiber extracted from a plant growing wild in the Himalayas and sells it into established textile supply chains as a ‘better than linen’ raw material input to high end apparel and furnishings manufacturing in order to create income for subsistence farmers who wild-harvest our raw material.
Husk Power Systems India Energy 2008 Husk Power Systems generates clean, safe and efficient electricity at affordable rates in some of India’s most remote communities.
Hydroponic Farms Uganda Uganda Agriculture 2020 Hydroponic Farms Uganda is a home-grown Ugandan climate smart urban farming social enterprise that primarily designs, manufactures and distributes Hydroponic Farms.
I-Dev International USA / Global Entrepreneurship 2010 I-Dev International designs and builds economically-viable, market-based businesses and industries at the base of the pyramid. They do this by aligning the interests of corporations and local communities to create bottom line value for both.
Ignitia Ghana / Mali / Nigeria / Sweden Agriculture 2016 Ignitia is the world’s first and most accurate tropical weather forecasting company. The forecasts are delivered to West African farmers via SMS in partnership with mobile network operators .
Immersed Games USA Education 2014 Immersed Games is creating an immersive world for deep learning experiences.
Inache India Culture 2020 Inache solves for the lack of transparent and accountable grievance redressal mechanisms in factories by providing an anonymized communication tool for workers to communicate their suggestions and grievances via SMS or voice call, and for managers to listen and respond.
IndiVillage India Education 2015 IndiVillage trains rural women and children in India on information technology and provides secure employment opportunities by integrating with the information economy and outsource knowledge work.
Ingressive Ghana / Kenya / Nigeria / Rwanda / South Africa Entrepreneurship 2015 Ingressive is an impact facilitation firm that connects scalable, revenue-generating, vetted African businesses with international investors seeking double-bottom line opportunities.
Iron Goat USA Agriculture 2014 Iron Goat is a small self-fueled mower and grass pellet harvester. It uses the grassy biomass that it harvests as fuel, and processes the biomass that it does not use into a dried pellet form which can be used for other applications such as heating or power generation.
Jaan Pakistan Pakistan Energy 2017 Jaan Pakistan sell affordable clean energy solutions to off-grid areas of Pakistan.
Jackrabbit Development USA Environment 2020 Jackrabbit Development creates self-sustaining, efficient, “smart” homes and structures, that provide mankind a better way to live.
JaM Treats USA Food 2020 JaM Treats makes food that is plant-based and entirely gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and free of refined sugar. They are part of the Be Green Business incubator in Bethesda, MD, USA.
Jitasa USA Financial Inclusion 2008 Jitasa provides finance, accounting and bookkeeping services for non-profits to lower their administrative costs. This helps non-profits to focus more time on programs and less time on day-to-day financial management and make better financial decisions with more accurate and timely financial data.
Kamson Financial USA Financial Inclusion 2011 Kamson Financial provides loans and advisory services to communities in developing countries by raising money in the global capital market through development bonds and other creative and innovative financing mechanisms to enhance income generation and improve productivity while taking into consideration the impact on the environment and underserved communities in developed economies.
KOMAZA Kenya Agriculture 2011 KOMAZA is unlocking the potential of small-scale farmers to solve Africa’s wood supply crisis by providing farmers with support across the forestry value chain, from seedlings to sawmills.
Koolboks Nigeria Energy 2021 Koolhome solar powered refrigerator cater to the sub-Saharan African market and its for use in home and businesses. It also provides LED lighting and USB ports for charging.
Kopo Kopo Kenya Financial Inclusion 2011 Kopo Kopo is a world-class platform to enable small and medium businesses to accept mobile payments and build relationships with their customers.
Krimanshi India Agriculture 2016 Krimanshi produces animal/cattle feed from invasive plant species, decreasing dependency on grains and oil seeds, to reduce the cost on feeding cattle by 50% in next 2 years and create additional livelihood opportunities in raw material collection.
Kuli Kuli Ghana / Haiti / Nicaragua / USA Food 2013 Kuli Kuli sells moringa-based nutritional products to health-conscious and globally aware consumers in the United States in order to help reduce malnutrition in West Africa.
LabourNet India Employment 2009 LabourNet enables sustainable livelihoods for disadvantaged men, women and youth in urban and rural areas.
Living Canopies USA Environment 2019 Living Canopies uses its living umbrella technology with its solar-smart irrigation to shade people with plant canopies of beautiful flowers and local edibles.
Loop Closing USA Environment 2021 Loop Closing installs and operates composting machines placed where dumpsters now stand at commercial food waste generators to compost their food scraps and, using previously empty food delivery vehicles returning to farms, brings back the finished compost to regenerate the soil.
LuminAID Lab USA Energy 2012 LuminAID Lab develops cost effective, solar-rechargeable lighting products. The LuminAID light – is an inflatable, lightweight, waterproof solar lantern that can be packed and shipped flat and is ideal for use in emergency and disaster situations.
Lumos India Apparel 2013 Lumos sells Solar Energy enabled apparel (e.g. T-shirts) and accessories (Backpacks) to mobile working executives to solve their mobile and laptop charging issues as well as provide other electricity-based functionality with the product.
Maisha Meds Kenya Health 2015 Maisha Meds builds and distributes software to support Kenyan retail pharmacies’ access and manage higher-quality medication, including a point of sale system and supply and inventory management.
Makua Jewelry Colombia Apparel 2016 Makua Jewelry is a Colombian jewelry brand that uses ancestral techniques of indigenous communities of Colombia fused with contemporary design.
Malian AgriBusiness Solutions Kenya Agriculture 2020 Malian AgriBusiness Solutions sells sweet potatoes and sweet potatoes to residents of Embu county, Kenya. We purchase the sweet potatoes from small scale farmers in Kenya to address the lack of reliable market problem that the farmers experience.
Manta Biofuel USA Energy 2016 Manta Biofuel has developed a three step method for producing renewable crude oil from algae: Grow, Harvest and Convert.
Mas Panadas USA Food 2020 Mas Panadas makes healthy empanadas.
Maternova Haiti / Mexico Health 2011 Maternova is a web-based global marketplace tracking and selling goods/services saving the lives of mothers and newborns. They make it easy for doctors, nurses and midwives to track innovation and to buy technologies and kits to use overseas.
Maziza Farms Nigeria Agriculture 2021 Maziza Farms farms, processes, and produces 100% organic coconut products.
MilkCrate USA Environment 2015 MilkCrate makes impact actionable and measurable through mobile app solutions for nonprofit programs and municipal initiatives.
Mille Collines Kenya Apparel 2011 Mille Collines carries the design, production and distribution of high quality clothing and accessories under a brand with a strong identity.
Million Dollar Scholar USA Education 2011 Million Dollar Scholar edits applications, personal statements, and scholarship essays for students across the world through an e-commerce solution. For every purchased service, we provide free services to a low income student.
Mizaru USA Health 2022 Mizaru is an online platform helping organizations find and manage disability support workers.
Molcajete Foods USA Food 2022 Molcejate Foods makes Corn Tortillas & Chips, made with no preservatives, in Puerto Rico.
MoveInSync India Environment 2009 MoveInSync provides smart, effective and safe corporate transport operations, providing complete control and visibility to the transportation stakeholders.
Mozambikes Mozambique Environment 2012 Mozambikes is the first provider seeking to build a bicycle industry and make bicycles a commodity in Mozambique. The unique advantage of Mozambikes lies in their model of bicycle sales to provide bicycles of higher quality and lower prices to all provinces in Mozambique.
Musana Carts Uganda Energy 2016 Musana Carts provide urban street vendors with a cleaner, safer and more efficient solution to their cooking, storage, and financing needs.
Native Botanicals USA Health 2020 Native Botanicals is a Native American-owned e-commerce business, bringing indigenous healing traditions into modern self-care. Our products are made using traditional Lakota remedies and natural ingredients and include herbal tinctures, topical beauty and health products, environmental sprays and gift bundles.
New Trintionink Germany Agriculture 2008 New Trintionink makes edible weeds, the most frugal choice of fresh produce, accessible to the general public.
Nicomak France Employment 2010 Nicomak has developed Ethimak, a tool to provide your coworkers with a regular solutions to be trained in a fun and motivating way to ethics, while providing for the management employee feedback management features (EFM).
Novulis Ecuador Health 2019 Novulis is a social, public-health enterprise that provides on-the-job-site oral health solutions with employer subsidy to the working poor of Ecuador.
One World Play Project USA / Global Crafts 2011 One World Play Project is a B Corporation that markets and distributes a virtually indestructible soccer ball that never needs a pump and goes on playing even if punctured multiple times.
ONergy India Energy 2011 ONergy is India’s leading solar enterprise providing complete solar solutions and services.
Oretronics Technology Nigeria Energy 2016 Oretronics Technology increases energy security by developing, deploying and distributing renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and solutions to solve energy poverty, electricity access and high electricity cost challenges and as a means of reducing carbon emissions on our planet.
Outline India India Education 2017 Outline India is a research and consultancy firm, focusing on ground level primary data collection work from communities that are hard to reach, to enable data-driven decision-making at policy and intervention levels.
PACE MD Mexico Health 2014 PACE MD provides quality training to the best health providers in Latin America.
PearTree Preschool USA Education 2010 PearTree Preschool is a year-round preschool providing New York City families with a child-centered approach to early learning, collaborative family atmosphere, and a safe, inspiring environment that encourages exploration and creativity.
PharmaSecure India Health 2009 PharmaSecure protects the world from the threat of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and other goods.
Phil’s Finest USA Food 2015 Phil’s Finest unites veggies and humanely-raised meats to create complete delight for your taste buds.
Pinkcollar Malaysia Employment 2017 Pinkcollar is a a first-of-its-kind solution for employers looking for a better way to hire domestic workers, and for workers seeking safe and dignified jobs.
Pitaya Nicaragua Food 2011 Pitaya sells the highest quality Dragon Fruit, to bring you the brightest color while supporting those in need.
PowerMundo Peru Energy 2009 PowerMundo improves access to solar and other clean technologies to empower people in emerging markets.
Prisere USA Financial Inclusion 2011 Prisere enables small enterprise access to capital by enabling better risk management practices.
Prison Art Mexico Employment 2020 Prison Art has developed a training program that fuses the traditional tattoo, chiseling, fashion design and leather construction resulting in a luxury line of leather products.
Prosperity Candle USA Employment 2010 Prosperity Candle supports refugees and artisans through candle-making and beautifully crafted vessels.
Rate It Green USA Housing 2016 Rate It Green platform connects and supports green builders and green building companies across the globe in order to enable product and service validation and information exchange, with an ultimate goal of reducing the impact of the built environment.
Realty Sage USA Environment 2016 Realty Sage is the largest and most comprehensive online real estate marketplace for sustainable homes. ‘The Zillow of eco-friendly homes.’
Reiki Learning and Healing Center USA Employment 2010 Reiki Learning and Healing Center is a job creation program for people with disabilities, chronic conditions, and low-income doing Reiki as franchise operators.
Rendered USA Apparel 2020 Rendered Inc. is working to promote sustainability by vending quality & rare used apparel.
Renew Power Systems USA Energy 2020 Renew Power Systems has developed a modular, expandable design fpr microgrids. They have worked around the world, and are based in Saint Paul, MN.
Re-Nuble USA Energy 2013 Re-Nuble is a leading developer of innovative, plant-based, agricultural technologies sourced from verified, unrecoverable vegetative waste streams.
RUR Greenlife India Environment 2016 RUR Greenlife designs, builds, and implements sustainable,decentralized waste management solutions for individuals, schools, organizations, housing societies, industry to recycle 80% of waste into resource to reduce landfill load leading to reduction in carbon/methane emissions and conserving the planet.
Saathi India Health 2016 Saathi has developed a fully eco-friendly and biodegradable sanitary pad with an absorbent core made from waste banana tree fiber.
Sanergy Kenya Health 2011 Sanergy builds healthy, prosperous communities by providing sustainable non-sewered sanitation solutions in Africa’s urban informal settlements.
Sanivation Kenya Health 2015 Sanivation provides a household sanitation service and affordable fuel to residents living in slums of Kenya, where current toilets are too expensive and require infrastructure that slum dwellers are not setup to invest in.
Schaduf Egypt Agriculture 2012 Schaduf develops innovative urban farming systems. They strive to create financially sustainable businesses for their customers, while tackling Egypt and other arid regions’ agricultural land and water scarcity problems.
Shellcatch Chile Agriculture 2011 Shellcatch uses mobile technology to effectively address fish fraud, seafood sustainability claims and bring consumer confidence back into the market. They were the first to develop an easy to use, low cost IT solution for artisanal fishery fleets.
Shifting Patterns Consulting USA Education 2011 Shifting Patterns Consulting is a socially responsible consulting firm that helps social enterprises access funding and strengthen their people and organizational capabilities.
Signalytic Uganda Health 2019 Signalytic provides an e-health solution so Health Providers can focus on delivering quality care to their patients. They are in Uganda.
Skynotch Energy Africa Kenya Energy 2015 Skynotch Energy Africa sells solar water pumping technology to provide sustainable access to water for agricultural and household use.
SOL VISTA USA Energy 2014 SOL VISTA’s mission is to make building efficiency simple and profitable. We provide building performance management and efficiency-implementation services to building owners across the U.S.
Solar Bear USA Environment 2020 Solar Bear is committed to battling climate change through education, workforce development, and solar projects. Specifically we are working on tribal lands but plan to expand next year to the rest of Minnesota.
Solar Site Design USA Energy 2013 Solar Site Design was founded in January 2013 by Jason and Samantha Loyet. With well over a decade of solar experience, Solar Site Design was built to gather information about solar projects to be instantly shared with all stakeholders in the project.
Solaris Offgrid Tanzania Energy 2015 Solaris Offgrid provides affordable, reliable, modular and easy-to-use solar stations that allow low income Tanzanians to generate revenue by charging devices such as lamps and phones in their community.
SolarPipo Uganda Energy 2016 SolarPipo provides data insights about solar projects in East Africa and collaborates with funders to offer small businesses and projects innovative clean energy financing, which can be a key bottleneck for SMEs operating in emerging markets to access or switch to clean energy.
SolePower USA Energy 2013 SolePower provides a renewable energy source to any individual without ready access to a conventional power grid for operating personal electronic devices, providing a portable, inexpensive and more convenient alternative to the traditional battery.
Solstice USA Energy 2016 Solstice radically expands access to clean energy by providing roofless solar to the 80 percent of American households that cannot install an array on their roof.
Sonsight Wind USA Energy 2016 Sonsight Wind is developing a small (5kW) horizontal axis wind turbine that is versatile and more cost effective, particularly within moderate winds for sale to residential and business customers.
Soupergirl USA Food 2009 Soupergirl serves fresh, homemade soup made with ingredients from small local farms that practice sustainable farming methods.
SparkFund USA Energy 2014 Sparkfund powers your organization with efficient technologies like lighting, building controls, and HVAC without the complexity.
Spira USA Health 2018 Spira creates neutral-tasting spirulina powder as a complete sustainable protein ingredient for food companies. They operate in India, Peru and the USA.
Sproutel USA Health 2012 Sproutel is a patient-centered R&D workshop, producing products like Jerry the Bear, an interactive plush toy that helps kids with Type 1 Diabetes adjust to their new lifestyle.
Sproxil Ghana / India / Kenya / Mali / Nigeria / Pakistan / Tanzania Health 2009 Sproxil builds trust across pharmaceutical supply chains with mobile technology solutions that emphasize direct engagement from the factory through to the consumer.
StartSomeGood Australia Entrepreneurship 2012 StartSomeGood allows social entrepreneurs to ask for small amounts of money from supporters around the world, and gives them the tools to update their supporters, provide unique rewards in exchange for support and run multiple campaigns over time.
Structures Design/Build USA Housing 2010 Structures Design/Build is a triple bottom line company that uses patented technologies to design, manufacture and oversee the construction of cost competitive low energy & carbon (LEC) and zero energy & carbon (ZEC) buildings in all sectors of the United States building industry.
Suntap Mexico Water 2017 Suntap is the first solar water heater designed specifically for emerging market conditions.
Tala Kenya / Philippines / USA Financial Inclusion 2011 Tala uses nontraditional data to create credit scores that are bringing 3 billion consumers to the global market.
Terra Nostra USA Food 2022 Terra Nostra is a family business dedicated to agriculture and the processing of frozen, traditional and tasty products originating in western Puerto Rico.
TerraOak Ghana Energy 2016 TerraOak builds a patented smokeless cookstove that is also able to convert heat energy to electricity.
TerViva USA Agriculture 2012 TerViva grows a hardy, high yielding oilseed tree crop called pongamia.
Teysha Honduras Apparel 2014 Teysha brings together customers and skilled artisans to create beautiful goods which empower people to connect and create together.
The Jackfruit Company India / USA Food 2013 The Jackfruit Company supports agricultural supply chain development for fruits in India.
TIAS (Trito Agro) USA Environment 2022 Trito Agro is a Puerto Rican corporation dedicated to providing integrated systems for recycling, water treatment, composting and the creation of soil conditioners for clean, resilient, efficient and sustainable agriculture.
Toilets for People Peru Health 2015 Toilets for People provides an affordable, sustainable and ecological toilet solution to those living off-grid in cabins, tiny houses, boats and RVs. They also provide toilet solutions to organizations working in community development and disaster relief.
Tonlé Cambodia Apparel 2013 Tonlé designs and makes comfortable, wearable clothes that are as original and beautiful as the people who make them. We adhere to principles of transparency, fairness, and waste reduction in everything we do, from the big stuff like wages, down to the little things like the materials in our buttons.
Turbodega Peru / Mexico / Bolivia / Colombia Financial Inclusion 2018 Turbodega improves the competitiveness of small grocers enabling access to better prices, credits, product delivery, and business support. Focus in Latin America, launching in Peru.
Twice As Warm USA Apparel 2012 Twice As Warm is a clothing company that provides winter clothing to homeless children and families. For every item purchased, a donation of the same clothing is given to a person in need.
Uncommon Cacao Belize / Guatemala Agriculture 2013 Uncommon Cacao boldly embraces Transparent Trade to source quality cacao.
Union Kitchen USA Entrepreneurship 2016 Union Kitchen lowers the barriers to entry and growth for food businesses by offering kitchen space, a full-time cleaning team, catering, distribution services, and our own retail outlets, acting as a one-stop shop for everything an existing or launching food business needs.
Up Top Acres USA Agriculture 2015 Up Top Acres designs, builds and operates commercial rooftop soil farms.
Urban Pastoral Collective USA Agriculture 2015 Urban Pastoral Collective combines real estate development & investment with a specialized focus in the design / implementation of vertically integrated food-sector businesses & alternative green spaces.
Verde USA Energy 2012 Verde created the VERDE iPad app to help consumers reduce their electricity usage in homes and businesses through a home energy audit.
Verden Interior Design Studio USA Housing 2009 Verden Interior Design Studio is a full service Interior Design and Consultant firm located in Philadelphia, PA. They utilize green and sustainable products on all of their interior design projects.
Vertical Harvest USA Agriculture 2012 Vertical Harvest is dedicated to to growing fresh local food and jobs in urban communities.
Village Ecosystems USA Water 2010 Village Ecosystems specializes in creating service ecosystems that save water, reduce energy use, and create natural habitat.
Wana Energy Solutions Uganda Energy 2014 Wana Energy Solutions was started to create a market for LPG in Uganda. Additionally, WANA works to create awareness among the masses that LPG is an alternative and the way to go.
Wash Cycle Laundry USA Employment 2012 Wash Cycle Laundry delivers laundry on bicycles with trailers to consumers, businesses, and institutions and washes it using sustainable, cost-competitive processes that reduce the water and energy required to do so. They also strive to create meaningful, upwardly mobile careers in all their locations.
WeCyclers Nigeria Employment 2013 Wecyclers gives low-income communities in developing countries a chance to capture value from waste and clean up their neighborhoods through incentive-based recycling.
Wello India Water 2011 Wello created the WaterWheel, an income-generating tool to lift their families out of poverty. The WaterWheel is an innovative water transportation tool designed to alleviate the problems associated with lack of easy access to water.
WeSpire USA Environment 2011 WeSpire develops persuasive technology – combining dynamic content, social levers, and gamification to capture people’s imagination and produce meaningful results.
WholeForest Ecuador Employment 2016 WholeForest partners with with forest communities in Ecuador to conserve threatened forests, implements sustainable forest management, designs and manufactures hardwood flooring and furniture in the community factory, and markets them to green construction projects in the US.
Wilkins Engineering Ghana Environment 2013 Wilkins Engineering Ltd provides Grid Extension Services and Supply and Installation of Solar PV Systems to Municipal, Metropolitan and Districts on behalf of the Ghanaian Government with the rural poor being the beneficiaries.
Wolakota Buffalo Range USA Agriculture 2020 Wolakota Buffalo Range is the the world’s largest native-owned and managed buffalo herd.
World Leadership School USA Education 2008 World Leadership School empowers young leaders to find new and innovative approaches to the world’s pressing problems.
Yellow Leaf Hammocks Thailand Employment 2013 Yellow Leaf Hammocks exists to empower the Hill tribe members in Thailand to rise out of poverty by creating stable, culturally sustainable, high wage weaving jobs.
ZigWay Myanmar Financial Inclusion 2019 ZigWay provides low income families in Myanmar with a mobile application that gives people direct access to cheap, flexible Nano Loans ($5-$200) via their phones.
Zulu Time USA Health 2013 Zulu Time focusses on providing the modern veteran a livelihood and a purpose in a non-threatening environment implementing a holistic approach to the military transition process by addressing personal, professional and rehabilitation needs at a grassroots level.