INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Impact Engine Private Equity invests in lower middle market, growth-stage companies that generate strong financial returns and positive outcomes in economic empowerment, education, environmental sustainability, or health. We invest where our experience, network, and resources as an impact investor can add value to a management team’s drive to scale profits while strengthening impact outcomes. As a mission-driven investor, we actively engage with teams, boards, and other investors to lead impact management and measurement initiatives.

Our investments typically range from $1 to $5 million.

We are Looking For: 

  • Companies with greater than $10 million in revenues

  • EBITDA-positive companies, or that have a clear, near-term path to profitability

  • Businesses with products or services that directly generate lasting positive outcomes in economic empowerment, education, environmental sustainability, or health

  • Management teams committed to managing their companies to generate impact

  • Co-investment opportunities alongside experienced lead investors that value Impact Engine's impact expertise


fund manager investments

We also invest as a strategic limited partner in private equity funds with investment strategies that generate market-rate returns and lasting positive outcomes in economic empowerment, education, environmental sustainability, or health. Both emerging fund managers and established funds with high degrees of impact intentionality are eligible. Our strategic engagement focuses on helping firms implement impact management processes at the firm and portfolio company levels, including sourcing strategies, due diligence considerations, measurement frameworks, and fundraising from impact investors.