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WE PROMOTE

the innovation and social entrepreneurship ecosystem to solve the most important challenges of Mexico.

Members of the platform

We strengthen our intermediary initiatives at operational and financial levels with the purpose of increasing their range of services, as well as improving their institutional quality and, therefore, their capacity to support social enterprises. All of our intermediary initiatives have resulted in a collaborative community that generates synergies and encourages the exchange of innovative experiences.

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SISTEMA B

Redefining the meaning of business success

12

companies

certified as B in Mexico and committed not only to be the best companies in the world, but FOR the world.

MISSION

Sistema B seeks to build a favorable environment for those companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems: B Corps.

MODEL

Sistema B works by interconnecting six communities of economic actors: B Corps, legal group B, B Academy , major market players, investors and impact funds, media and opinion leaders.

IMPACT

Sistema B in Mexico has carried out the workshops“Multipliers B”and “How B is my company? with an attendance of  20 and 180 participants, respectively. Also they held the “Encuentro de Academia B” with the participation of managers and professors of Tecnológico de Monterrey, UDEM and UPAEP.

“CO_Plataforma has been central to the launch of Sistema B in Mexico; the resources, community and accompaniment have allowed us to grow”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.sistemab.org | CONTACT: sumate@sistemab.org

VILLAGE CAPITAL

Democratizing entrepreneurship

54

companies

accelerated seeking for solutions to the most important problems in Mexico and the world.

MISSION

Search, train and invest in early stage entrepreneurs that are looking for solutions to the most important problems in the world.

MODEL

Village Capital build communities of entrepreneurs who solve specific social problems and train them to receive investment capital.

IMPACT

Through the “Fintech: México 2015”, “Fintech: México 2016” and “Health: Mexico 2016” programs, Village Capital has attended more than 39,000 clients and created 110 jobs. The companies supported by Village Capital have raised more than $ 2.5 million dollars in capital and earned revenues of more than $ 5.4 million dollars. The total amount of Village Capital’s investments in Mexico is $ 100,000 dollars.

“CO_Plataforma has helped us to professionalize our presence in Mexico with physical infrastructure and links with the social entrepreneurship community”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.vilcap.com | CONTACT: info@vilcap.com

HULT PRIZE

Inspiring social entrepreneurs

3,700

students

have been part of the Hult Prize program in Mexico.

MISSION

Inspire, develop and create high impact social entrepreneurs for Mexico.

MODEL

They inspire and encourage social entrepreneurs in early stages and accompany them in the creation of their companies. This is done through an intensive incubation process and with an award which attracts the best talent in the country.

IMPACT

Hult Prize Mexico has received more than 950 solutions and launched 6 companies that contribute to solve social problems in a sustainable and scalable way.  

“Thanks to CO_ Plataforma we have received support for our entrepreneurs, without CO_, we would hardly have been able to get our best national team to the next stage”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.hultprizemexico.org | CONTACT: mexico@hultprize.org

DISRUPTIVO.TV

Let´s talk about social entrepreneurship

300K

people

reached with contents that promote social entrepreneurship.

MISSION

Bring social entrepreneurship to everyone.

MODEL

They create and broadcast social entrepreneurial and innovative content in an accessible and attractive way for everyone. They broadcast social entrepreneurship content such as events or new opportunities in the ecosystem through videos, podcasts, articles and infographics.

IMPACT

Over 3 years, Disruptivo.tv has managed to bring social entrepreneurship to more than 300 thousand people in Mexico, Latin America and around the world with the aim of inspiring them to get involved in creating impact. It has become one of the main media specialized in social entrepreneurship in Spanish.

“CO_ Plataforma has opened us many opportunities in order to consolidate our media as a key player in the social ecosystem”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.disruptivo.tv | CONTACT: juan@disruptivo.tv

CONNOVO

Scaling the impact of what already works

3

companies

scaled that provide solutions to the most critical problems in Mexico.

MISSION

To build high social impact companies, in order to give the most vulnerable people the opportunities to live in a more equitable and sustainable Mexico.

MODEL

They detect critical social problems and escalate the impact of the world’s best social enterprises in Mexico.

IMPACT

24,240 people had been benefit in education, employability and agrifood sectors.

“CO_ Plataforma has provided us with all the essential services to detonate Connovo and it´s social enterprises in Mexico”.

 

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.connovo.org | CONTACT: info@connovo.org

SOCIALAB

We challenge you to create solutions for a better world

9

companies

launched to solve the great problems of humanity in an innovative way.

MISSION

Generate a positive social impact through the search and support of innovative and sustainable social entrepreneurs at early stages.

MODEL

Through calls for innovation, they support solutions that help people, companies and organizations to build a better world.

IMPACT

Socialab has launched 7 calls, received more than 1,200 solutions to address social problems and delivered more than $800 thousand pesos in seed capital for the creation of 9 new social enterprises.

“CO_Plataforma has been essential for our business development in Mexico, providing us the necessary bases to start up the operation in a new country”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.mx.socialab.com | CONTACT: juan.delcerro@socialab.com

MAKESENSE

We make the world everybody´s business.

+18,000

citizens

sensitized who contribute to the creation of sustainable cities.

MISSION

To link citizenship, social enterprises, companies, universities and government with social and environmental impact projects in Mexico, through the design and implementation of methodologies, workshops and events.

MODEL

They inspire people about the challenges that big cities are facing, connect citizens with sustainable cities projects, incubate projects that offer solutions to critical problems, and scale collaborations.

IMPACT

More than 70,000 active volunteers trained in the MakeSense methodologies have been able to expand the community in more than 18 countries in Latin America. SenseCube, MakeSense acceleration platform, has succeeded in driving 14 social enterprises that offer solutions to the most pressing challenges of Mexico City.

“Thanks to the support of CO_Plataforma we managed to create the first international office of MakeSense in Mexico”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.makesense.org | CONTACT: feedback@makesense.org

KAYA

Capital advisory

3.4

million dollars

in investment raised directly by the companies supported by Kaya.

MISSION

Prepare, connect and accompany social entrepreneurs in their way to raise the capital they need for scaling their business and impact.

MODEL

Kaya specializes in capital advisory services for social entrepreneurs looking to raise capital to grow and scale their business. One Kaya identifies an investment necessity from social business, they accompany social entrepreneurs, first by preparing them and then in the negotiation process. As an intermediary between investors and entrepreneurs, Kaya guarantees that the investment conditions represents benefits for both parties, and thet they are aligned with the vision of social business.

IMPACT

75% of the social enterprises who have raised capital with the support of Kaya have succeeded. Kaya has worked with 13 different social enterprises, of which 5 were selected through its Capital Raising Scholarship program.

“Without CO_Plataforma’s support Kaya would not exist. In the CO_community we have found resources that facilitate our work and allow us to generate higher value for our clients”.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.kayaimpacto.com | CONTACT: natalie@kayaimpacto.com

SVX.MX

We seek to ensure that capital serves humanity

90

investors

trained in impact investment.

MISSION

Increase the volume and efficiency of impact transactions.

MODEL

SVX make the investment process more efficient, providing education in impact investment and facilitating win to win transactions, where all the incentives are aligned among all the stakeholders.

IMPACT

70 entrepreneurs trained to received impact investment and 6 impact investment projects designed tailor made.

“CO_Plataforma was the first to believe in us and support us to grow impact investment in Mexico. It was a key partner to adapt the Canadian model of SVX and MaRS Center for the Investing in Mexico “.

Thanks to the support of

WEBSITE: www.svx.mx | CONTACT: hola@svx.mx