Founding Cohort Stats

HIR was initiated in 2013 by the Kamehameha Schools, Social-Impact International, and the KL Felicitas Foundation. This concept was inspired by Dasra Social-Impact in Mumbai, India and the Investment Ready Program in Vienna for Central and Eastern Europe.

Facts & Figures 2014
  • 15 Enterprises began the 2-year cohort program in 2013 and 12 Enterprises completed the full program.
  • Sectors represented to date: Food Systems and Security, ‘Aina-based Stewardship, ‘Ohana and Community Services, and Media & Communication.
  • $3 million invested successfully in the cohort to date with an additional $23 million in progress.

Detail on cohort participants can be found here.