Student Impact Investing Fund

Investment Approach

Working with SIIF

Investment strategy

Industry sectors considered focus on the Individual (childhood development, education, financial inclusion, healthcare) and the Collective (agriculture, climate conservation, resource efficiency), with emphasis on how scalable technology can address the world’s toughest development challenges.

SIIF’s approach to due diligence includes, but not limited to:

  1. Founder/management reviews;

  2. Market sizing analysis;

  3. Detailed review of historical financials and operating model; and

  4. Comparable company and transaction analysis.

The investment process runs from September through April.

SIIF is geographically agnostic and looks to co-invest with like-minded investors.


Investment Criteria

LBS Impact Ventures offers:

  • £25 - £50,000 minority investments (consistent with MIINT guidelines)

  • Angel, pre-Seed, or Seed rounds

  • Preferred or ordinary equity securities

  • Ongoing relationship with SIIF, including project-based support along strategic or operational challenges and valuable recruiting opportunities to LBS’s graduates


LBSIV seeks to invest in:

  • Entrepreneurs with strong desire to make a social impact across one of SIIF's target Individual or Collective sectors

  • Start-ups with a minimum viable product/service with demonstrated market traction (e.g., customer usage or existing revenues)

Seeking Investment?

Apply for investment!

If you believe your enterprise is a great fit for SIIF, please send a summary of your business to the student leadership team for consideration.