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Vivatus GmbH

Social investor: yes
Research capacity: no
Service provider: yes
Geographical focus: Europe
Type of investee organisation: social enterprise
Phase of investee organisation: established but scaling up
Sector focus: Children/Youth, Development/housing, social services

Vivatus Social Investments develops economically sustainable investments for social enterprises. It offers solutions that combine societal impact and economic efficiency. A current investment example is the award-winning Sophie-Scholl-Schools, which allow children both with and without disability to learn in an integrative way. The school has received a number of awards. On behalf of private investors, Vivatus manages their finances and adopts a hand-on approach with the investors.