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Financing small & growing enterprises
in the sustainable
Blue Economy
of Asia-Pacific

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Register here if you seek impactful, return-generating projects in developing Asia-Pacific

Submit your project here if you seek capital (<$10M) for growth in a blue economy sector with positive impacts in developing Asia-Pacific

Register here if you provide technical assistance to projects - from business advice to operational support

About BlueImpact

We are a team of impact finance professionals - together with UNDP, UNEP and Asian Development Bank - leading an initiative to scale private finance of SMEs in Asia's blue economy.

The BlueImpact initiative raises capital for eligible projects following the 7-point process described below.

If you are seeking under $10M for growth with positive impacts in Asia's blue economy, register here today!

7 Steps to Success

01

Apply to the BlueImpact initiative (BI) by registering on the Projects tab of the BlueImpact website. Supporting documents are requested but not required at this stage. Most projects are referred to us by Project Partners: Experts who are also involved in the BI Academy to develop investment readiness for each Project. 

02

Our Eligibility Review  determines if there is a fit with blue economy, impact location, capital goals and development stage. If accepted by Eligibility criteria, the Project is invited to sign the Placement Agreement, engaging BI to assist in the capital campaign with payment on a success basis. If not Eligible, the Project is encouraged to find a more appropriate funding partner.

03

Our Bankability Review  determines if the Project meets our criteria for commercial, financial and sustainability readiness. Our conclusions are given in a Needs Analysis report, with recommendations for an Investment Readiness program.

04

Investment Readiness Program  has two components:

  • Financial Advice: Delivered directly by BI on issues of deal structuring, document preparation and investor targeting.

  • Business Advice: Delivered by experts in the BI Academy, based on the Needs Analysis. The Project engages with the expert of its choice, with timetable and any training fees agreed between them.

05

Project is Listed on the BI Deal website, where qualified investors have access to all documents. The Project maintains the listing directly and may respond to direct investor inquiries.  BI also organizes calls with investors based on inquiries received.

06

Presentation Skills are honed with guidance provided on the BI Knowledge Centre. Our BI Webinar Series gives each Project the opportunity to present to an investor audience. BI also identifies other appropriate investor events for the Project to gain exposure. 

07

As your Partner, we continue to Improve the offering and conduct investor engagements to close. The Project may be included in a portfolio structured to achieve size and diversification for a group of investors. Or the deal may close with individual investments. You pay only for success: 5% on capital raised from investors we introduced. Flexibility, commitment and patience are the ingredients for success.