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You want to be closely involved with matters of particular interest to you as a venture philanthropist/social venturer. We can assist you in achieving maximum impact. Shaping impact is our motto.

The advantages of working with us
We work with you, for you. We are optimally capable of providing tailor-made assistance and support in venture philanthropy and social venturing, in complete accordance with your wishes, requirements and interests.

Experience
Collectively, our team has over 20 years’ experience in supporting venture philanthropists and social venturers. We have a broad range of experience built up over many years, encompassing a comprehensive range of themes.

Expertise
In recent years, we have perfected our skills in the field of project implementation, strategy development and management of investments and projects that make a difference to society.

Networks
We know how important it is to meet the right people at the right time. For this reason, we offer you access to a broad international network of experts and professionals who have the same ambitions as you with regard to achieving maximum impact.

How do we operate and what does that mean to you?
Although shærpa does charge for its services, we function as a non-profit social interest organization.

Case Studies

Andere Handen Community

Andere Handen Community

Het werk in de zorg verandert snel door de toepassing van technologie en social media en de toenemende nadruk op zelfregie en samenredzaamheid. Andere Handen Community faciliteert een web-based ontmoetingsplek waar zorgwerkers worden geactiveerd en gestimuleerd zichzelf te ontwikkelen. Dit gebeurt door de gebruikmaking van discussies, experts, kennis, innovaties, tips en ervaringen aan te bieden. Voor onze opdrachtgever hebben we de investering geanalyseerd, due diligence en structurering uitgevoerd en begeleiden we de sociale onderneming.

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MemorieCare

MemorieCare

Dementie en Alzheimer tasten de kwaliteit van leven zwaar aan; cliënten raken geïsoleerd, rusteloos en agressief. Het herstellen van het contact tussen patiënten, familie en zorgverlener zal het sociaal isolement en de mate van agressie verminderen. MemorieCare ontwikkelt en verkoopt diverse producten die het contact met dementie- en alzeheimer patiënten herstellen. Voor onze opdrachtgever hebben we de investering geanalyseerd, due diligence en structurering uitgevoerd en begeleiden we deze sociale onderneming.

Into D'mentia

Into D'mentia

A simulation training to bring caregivers and care professionals into the perception of persons with alzheimers or dementia. Into D’mentia offers a  lifelike experience. When you experienced how it is to live with dementia, you will understand better, show more understanding, offer better care, and feel the care as less burdensome….

For our client we structured the investment and provide a coaching role for the social enterprise.

Het Paradijs

Het Paradijs

This Dutch care farm caters for children with ADHD and their parents.

We represent our client as a member of the board of this organisation.Furthermore, amongst many other activities, we have carried out analysis with regard to social return on investment and we have contributed to the efforts to structure the business as a social interest organisation.

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