The Promise Fund is a start-up impact investment fund that seeks to create positive social impact through place-based private equity investing. By identifying investment opportunities and investors, The Promise Funds aims to empower businesses to stabilise and empower communities.
The Promise Fund addresses the powerful role that business can play in stabilising and empowering communities by identifying investment opportunities that would result in job creation and pathways to employment in disadvantaged communities. The Promise Fund engages investors who are willing to quantify success in both financial and social returns.
Students supported the development of a prospectus by conducting core research in relation to market size and competitive landscape in both Australia and India; analysing investment types and returns; and making specific recommendations for investments in core categories.