Incepted in 2017, Capital 4 Development Partners (C4D Partners) is a gender-smart impact investment fund manager incorporated to invest across sectors in growing start-ups. C4D Partners operates in the venture capital space, focusing on climate, livelihood, and an intersectional approach toward gender.
To promote inclusive economic growth and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), C4D Partners invests in responsible businesses those work towards the planet, people, and profit combined with market returns. Our investment strategy has been thoughtfully designed to invest with a gender lens and we are committed to invest at least 30% of our corpus in women SMEs. We support companies owned or led by women, companies employing women, companies working with women in the supply chain, and companies serving women consumers.
In addition to providing capital, C4D Partners also provides Technical Assistance (TA) through its Portfolio Support Program (PSP), which is considered non-investment support to portfolio companies. This acts as a catalyst for better financial sustainability and organizational resilience of investee companies and potentially reducing the mortality rate.