Backing mission-driven founders solving the world's most pressing problems

Our Impact Themes

Giant Leap Fund is Australia’s first venture capital fund that is 100% dedicated to investing in impact startups – rapidly scalable businesses that blend financial returns with real and measurable social and environmental benefits. We invest across the following themes:

SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Eg. Clean-tech, waste reduction, sustainable agriculture & water use

6,210
Tonnes

CO2-e emissions avoided (equivalent to 1,351 cars off road); 248,741 cumulative tonnes*

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Eg. Aged care, mental health, medical innovation, longevity

247,714
Employees

impacted by improved workplace policies; 346,389 cumulative employees

EMPOWERING PEOPLE

Eg. Education, social equity, addressing diversity & inclusion challenges

$47.4
Million

savings to the healthcare system; $74.4m cumulative healthcare savings

SEE FY21 PORTFOLIO IMPACT HIGHLIGHTS

Our Portfolio Companies

What We Look For

If you’re sending us a pitch deck, here’s a list of things we get excited about.
We also recommend reading this cheat sheet on how to pitch our fund.

Impact Embedded

Social or environmental good embedded into the business model

PAINFUL PROBLEM

A painful problem being addressed for the target audience

VALUE CREATED

A compelling solution with a clear value proposition

LARGE MARKET

A large market opportunity to capture

TRACTION

Proven ability to win paying customers

THE RIGHT TEAM

A skilled team committed to the mission

PITCH YOUR STARTUP

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