We are very glad to welcome our new associate member Inpulse!
Inpulse is an impact investment manager based in Belgium with special know-how on social investments and microfinance. Inpulse has a core expertise in cooperative equity financing, strong skills in managing alternative investment funds providing long-term financing to socially driven financial intermediaries. Through a team based in three countries (Belgium, Poland and France), Inpulse currently advise three impact funds for a total aggregate investment capacity of EUR 56 M.
In 2006, Inpulse launched CoopEst, a social impact investment fund for Central and Eastern Europe which today represents a portfolio of EUR 27 M (invested in cooperative banks, MFIs and credit unions) over 9 countries. In 2016, the CoopMed fund was developed for the Mediterranean area with the mission of stimulating local economies and fighting social exclusion. In 2018, Inpulse launched Helenos, the first specialized equity fund for microfinance and social enterprises in Europe. The newest member of the family of funds managed by Inpulse is Impakt EU. This impact fund is targeting a launch in the second half of 2021 to provide long-term financing to social enterprises in Europe.
In 2020 Inpulse has been added to the list of authorized AIFMs by the Belgian FSMA (Financial Services and Market Authority). Such accreditation is the recognition for 15 years dedicated to achieve Sustainable Development Goals through financial inclusion
A warm welcome to our new member!