Social entrepreneurs can use GIE to fundraise more effectively for their global development innovations


Spend less time on fundraising so you can focus on scaling your innovation. Use GIE to:
  • Develop your fundraising strategy and find the next round of funding

  • Showcase your innovation for consideration in Innovation Finder and more

  • Research other innovations that are like yours

  • Automatic email alerts about funding relevant to your innovation

Close to 70% of entrepreneurs who used GIE to search for funding said they discovered at least one new funding opportunity that was a good fit for their innovation.

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A Kenyan social entreprise's story


Mama Maji not only secured funding they discovered through GIE but also improved operational efficiency

"The secret to GIE's usability is in their search engine. In the first two days of using Global Innovation Exchange, I found more opportunities than I had in the previous six months of research on other sites". 

 Sydney Gray Co-Founder, Mama Maji


Innovation Supporters (i.e. funders, scaling partners, accelerators) can access and share reliable innovation information more easily


Make more informed business decisions, so you can make a greater impact. Use GIE to:
  • Research innovations with proprietary information such as "Verified" validations

  • Find "unusual suspects" that your strategic priorities

  • Showcase innovations you've supported through dedicated organization pages

  • Add your open calls for innovations to reach new innovations

Organizations are using GIE's database of 10,000+ innovations to map local innovation landscapes, find "unusual suspects" or research proprietary information about innovations such as "Verified" validations.



A humanitarian ecosystem player's story


Response Innovation Lab uses GIE to map local innovation ecosystems as well as to source new innovations.

"GIE is a great first stop. It gives you a really good first cast net of what innovations are out there". 

Catherine Green, Program Director, Response Innovation Lab