Our Impact

Our impact is about strengthening entrepreneurial eco-system in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Incubation of new businesses

Support system for entrepreneurial skills building and business planning

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Innovative financial support

Investments, micro grants, joint financing, social enrepreneurship, blended financing

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Support to bussines growth

Mentor and technical support to the growth of existing businesses and reaching new markets

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About the Foundation

Impact Investment Foundation was founded with the aim to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Foundation continues to provide support to entrepreneurship originally started by the Youth Employment Project (YEP). The Foundation’s work is governed by the principles of sustainability, partnership and transparencysustainability, partnership and transparency.

Impact Investment Foundation’s mission is to create a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem and to provide sustainable technical and financial support to entrepreneurs in the process of launching and expanding their businesses.

Impact Investment Foundation’s vision is to be an entrepreneurial company that values and supports private initiatives in developing creative business ideas, creating jobs and addressing social issues.

Support models the Foundation develops and provides to its users are carefully tailored to their needs and combine different forms of technical, expert and financial support. In terms of financing, the Foundation’s key business is investment support to innovative and promising businesses. This approach promotes sustainability of market operations without neglecting the social aspect of business operations and the importance of cooperation between private, public and NGO sectors for social development.

The Foundation’s portfolio includes more than 100 businesses from the whole of Bosnia and Herzegovina, all launched in 2018 with support from the YEP business idea incubator. This activity, implemented in cooperation with 32 local communities and public employment services, represents an example of the partnership approach to developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem that results in actual business start-ups.

Our Partners

Stories of our partners/beneficiaries

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Funky Guerrilla

Gradiška

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Šaha Cakes

Živinice

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Bastan

Mostar

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Zabac vegetables

Gradiška

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Sunkissed

Mostar

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Paleta Ćulhan

Stari Grad Sarajevo

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AC Atleta

Novi Grad Sarajevo

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Agency Skyworks

Bijeljina

Team

Team of the Impact Investment Foundation

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Founder

Ranko Markuš

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Founder

Amela Gajić

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Founder

Dina Duraković

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Exective Director

Dženan Trbić

Contact

Impact Investment Foundation

La Benevolencija 8
71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

+387 33 207 812