We are not a charity.
WE ARE A CATALYST FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION.
Many charities focus on providing development support and relief to disadvantaged communities. While relief is often welcome, it is usually only a short-term solution at best.
Many businesses provide only jobs. While jobs are desperately needed, disadvantaged communities are often too broken to support sustainable business and founders and investors are often too focused on return.
WE BELIEVE IN REDEMPTIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP.
What does that mean? When something is "redemptive," it willingly makes payment or sacrifice in order to restore something else to its proper place. Redemptive founders are those who surrender their personal and organizational power for the sake of others.
We start by identifying entrepreneurs who have developed a business or business plan designed to tackle a major societal challenge in their communities. Through our Accelerator and Venture Lab, we equip, resource, train and empower these entrepreneurs to operate their businesses through a redemptive lens. Redemptive businesses can change communities economically, socially, and physically.
Our team has a combined 30+ years of experience working with startups in Asia, and we have learned much about the need for sustainable job creation in marginalized, at-risk communities.
We are part of a growing movement of redemptive entrepreneurs, building ventures in response to the creative impulse that we were born with. We take seriously and humbly our own brokenness and that of the world around us. Our end game is for our ventures to be agents of redemption in the world.