Our Growing Portfolio




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Family Spotlight, uses technology and social innovation to find solutions to activate the potential of families. A quick, practical and visual survey helps families easily identify areas in their lives which are in poverty. With Family Spotlight's help, families then design and implement a poverty elimination plan based on their situation, motivation and skills. Family Spotlight markets this platform primarily to corporates who use the tool to understand and solve the needs of their employees outside of work.

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Synova Power recycles waste into clean energy - addressing waste issues and meeting demand for alternative energy sources. Synova uses a revolutionary process to remove unwanted impurities from residual waste so it can be used to produce clean, efficient power or chemical energy.



United States

NANA is a B2B2C marketplace focused on home appliance repairs and installation. Through NANA Academy, NANA provides high-skill learning courses that will equip blue-collar workers who have been marginalised through automation with new skills needed to succeed in future IOT enabled cities. Up-skilled NANA technicians are matched with jobs through their marketplace to repair home appliances, HVAC, and Smart Home systems for homeowners. NANA also focuses on a sustainable approach to help reduce unnecessary wastage for homeowners by providing the option of repair.




VIS is an Indonesian Fintech company that aims to digitize the Koperasis (cooperatives) to reach millions within the underbanked population. They are building an automated platform for koperasi management that would eliminate the need to do record-keeping and calculations on pen and paper.  Koperasi members will have access to VIS member wallets powered by Bank Sampoerna which will evolve into digital community banking for the underbanked.  Founded in 2019, VIS is trusted and backed by some of the renowned investors in the region.

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Teacher and Student

Glyph is dedicated to combating inequality in Asia. People lacking the resources, exposure and a conducive environment from very young lack the confidence, skills and relationships to capitalise on opportunities in life. When they try to acquire these skills and networks later on in life, it's so much more difficult for them to succeed and break out of a vicious cycle.


Glyph disrupts this cycle by offering kids and youth from lower income households or challenging family environments access to affordable privileges in life. Glyph‘s businesses provide highly subsidised, quality goods and services to its members which would otherwise be out of their economic reach.


Documentary Film


Lonsdale Social Innovation Capital co-funded a documentary which raises awareness of sanitation issues around the globe. 

Featuring Jack Sim (aka Mr. Toilet)

Directed by Lily Zepeda

To a stranger, he’s a guy obsessed with toilets, but to those who know him, he’s Jack Sim “Mr. Toilet,” a crusader in global sanitation. Born in the Singapore slums, Jack knows firsthand the agonies of not having a proper loo. Now, he’s dedicating his life to a crisis no one dares talk about: Shit. Using humor as his main weapon, he plunges into his biggest challenge yet when he is asked to secure 6 million toilets for the “Clean India” initiative. But with few resources and no help from the government, his epic project and reputation are in jeopardy.




ShopUp is Bangladesh's leading full-stack B2B platform for online & offline MSMEs. ShopUp aims to unlock digital innovations to benefit the MSMEs and the micro-entrepreneurs, they provide a full-stack solution offering easy access to supply/sourcing, distribution, logistics, digital credit & online business management solutions. With over 325,000 MSMEs on its platform currently(2020), ShopUp's mission is to support 5 million MSMEs and increase their earning potential by 50% by the year 2030.