We solve pressing global development challenges through partnership, innovation, and market-led approaches that drive lasting impact.
We are experts in engaging the private sector – through partnership and innovation – to meet critical global development objectives. Working across development sectors and in every geography, we focus on meeting complex challenges with innovation; collaborative, cross-sector solutions; and market-led approaches that enhance sustainability and scale.
We believe the market is a critical element in advancing sustainable and scalable development solutions. We help development partners to harness the market to extend new products, services, and solutions to communities in need. We also help innovators and social entrepreneurs grow their solutions and successfully navigate and expand in emerging markets.
Effective cross-sector partnerships amplify development impact. When done right, partnerships create the conditions for far greater scale, efficiency, and sustainability; and they inject private sector innovation into traditional development programming. We are leading experts in private sector engagement and cross-sector partnership: We help our clients craft partnership strategy and identify, design, negotiate, and implement cross-sector partnerships that forge new, collaborative solutions to critical development challenges.
We believe today’s challenges demand new solutions and new perspectives. We help development organizations deploy open innovation to crowdsource fresh ideas and business models from global and local innovators. We then deploy our partnership, finance, and enterprise development expertise to accelerate and support these innovations, helping up-and-coming entrepreneurs to succeed and scale. Through our suite of innovation services, we help our partners identify, test, and grow new solutions to complex, emerging, and intractable development challenges worldwide.
Across development sectors and solutions, catalytic finance is a critical piece of the puzzle. We help our clients develop strategy and identify partners to co-invest in piloting, scaling, and sustaining bold new solutions.
We specialize in pragmatic MEL design, responsive to the needs and realities of our clients. We combine efficient performance monitoring with industry-leading approaches for evaluation and data analysis. Our objective is to provide our clients with truly actionable insights to inform better, more effective development programming.