Ignite Fund


Last updated 12 May 2020, by Impactyield.

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The IGNITE Fund is aiming to be a impact investment vehicle operating in, but not limited to, Liberia, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Palestinian Territories, Kosovo, and Afghanistan. IGNITE Fund will provide loan, convertible debt, equity and quasi equity investments to promising organizations which are looking to scale its operation and impact. Performance of invested organization would be measured in financial and social impact objectives. IGNITE Fund will provide technical assistance and mentoring in addition to financial support with the ultimatel goal of supporting today’s fledgling innovator who just might create the next great, scalable innovation while offering investors strong risk-adjusted financial returns.

Financial description

The Fund utilizes loan, convertible debt, equity and quasi equity investments to invest in impactful and rapidly growing businesses in fragile states.

9 years

of track record


the year funded

30,000,000 EUR


Asset manager

Ignite Fund


Headquarters location:

SDG goals

SDG targets

Full employment and decent work with equal pay

Increase access to financial services and markets

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: Ignite Fund

Product track record: Fund has 9 years of track record

Target IRR: n.a.

Committed Capital: n.a.

Target return category: Risk-adjusted market-rate of return

Fund domicile:

Product status:

Style/Stage: , , ,

Inception year: 2014

Vintage year: n.a.

Target region: ,

Target close date: 01/12/2015

Product term: 10 Year term

Assets under management: 30,000,000 EUR (Euro)

Investment size: Min: 0; Max: 0; Avg: 0

Co-investment policy:

Currency of investments:

Currency for fund / product figures:

Fund investments to date: 3

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: 3%

Carried interest: n.a.

Hurdle rate: n.a.

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: n.a.

Limited Partner / Investor Type: n.a.


E-mail: spark@spark-online.org

Website: http://www.spark-online.org/solutions/ignite-fund/

Phone number: +31 20 7530311

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Steven Lee


Impact Performance


Impact thesis

The Fund will support organizations that (1) create sustainable, quality employment in fragile states, (2) Improve income in less advantaged populations, especially in marginalized communities (3) increase access to social services for less advantaged people, especially in marginalized communities (4) reduce barriers for higher quality of life (5) promote equality and fairness especially for minorities, youth, women and disable persons.

Impact Management


Financial benchmark

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