Applications to the Pitch Fest 2022 is officially open for enterprises looking to improve their Population, involve more in Participation or increase Productivity

April 15, 2022 – IIX Impact Partners, a crowdfunding investor portal for impact investing, has deepened their commitment in building gender lens solutions with the announcement of the Pitch Fest 2022, a pre-acceleration program designed for entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia who are solving the world’s most pressing problems. With that, Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), a global champion of sustainable enterprise, is opening access to its community of over 1,800 companies and 1,200 investors to democratize fundraising in the impact investing space.

In line with the theme “Population. Participation. Productivity.” this year’s Pitch Fest seeks startups with for-profit business models that increase economic and social participation and/or overall productivity across all sectors. It is through this program that IIX aims to further unlock capital towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

“IIX continues to strive to move towards a gender equal future and innovate solutions to level the playing field for every segment of society. With this in mind, IIX aims to provide capital to enterprises who aim to generate positive social or environmental impact in their communities, and thus, help us move forward with this vision.” said Professor Durreen Shahnaz, CEO and Founder, IIX.

Selected enterprises will pitch to IIX’s global community of investors dedicated to advancing the United Nations Social Development Goals (SDGs) and stand a chance to receive over $100,000 in investment capital and over $60,000 of additional products and support. This exclusive group of enterprises will also receive guidance from IIX Impact Partners to help propel them to their next stage of growth with free impact assessments and access to exclusive closed-door webinars with high-profile investors, enterprises will benefit from long-term global visibility.

All applications are also entitled to a free Impact Assessment and subscription on IIX’s Impact Partners platform.

Applicants have until 8 April 2022 to submit their applications, with women-led organizations particularly encouraged to apply. For more information, visit:


How to apply

STEP 1) Register your  Impact enterprise on the IIX Impact Partners:

STEP 2) Answer these simple questions on the registration form:

STEP 3) IIX team will review your application and reach out to you when the finalists have been selected. We encourage participants to apply at the earliest so our team can help them enhance your application before the deadline.


About IIX Impact Partners

Impact partners 3.0 is an innovative, fintech crowdfunding platform that provides more efficient, data-driven support to enterprises and investors alike to reach their impact goals and transition to more sustainable business practices globally. Established in 2011, IIX’s Impact Partners is the world’s largest crowdfunding platform for impact investing with a network of 1.2K investors with a track record of raising US $110M+ investment capital to impact over 25 million lives.

Impact Partners 3.0 is now democratizing capital flows with data-driven matchmaking, directly connecting impact investors to enterprises with business models that create a positive impact on people and the planet.

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About IIX

IIX is the pioneer in impact investing and the global leader in sustainability. We have transformed the financial system so that women, the environment and underserved communities are finally given a value and a voice in the global market. Over the past decade, we have built the world’s largest crowdfunding platform for impact investing (Impact Partners), created innovative financial products such as the Women’s Livelihood Bond and the Women’s Catalyst Fund, operated award-winning enterprise technical assistance programs such as IIX ACTS, and established an Impact Institute and Research & Advisory to build the sustainable investing market. To date, our work has spanned 53 countries, unlocked US$233 million of private-sector capital, and positively impacted over 100 million direct and household lives, and avoided over 1.4 million tons of carbon. The foundation of IIX’s work is IIX ValuesTM, the world’s first impact verification solution for every organization, which effectively measures the social and environmental impact of an investment and gives value to the voices of the underserved. IIX has received numerous awards for its work including the Oslo Business for Peace Award, the ‘Nobel Prize for Business.’

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