Optimizer Foundation

Optimizer Foundation is an early-stage impact investor founded in 2017.

At Optimizer Foundation, we are striving to find entrepreneurs that share our vision of a future where children and youth have access to affordable and high-quality healthcare and education, as well as job opportunities. We search for dedicated and impact-oriented early-stage companies, who create a positive social impact in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our Investments

Kasha

Delivering women’s health products to women of all socioeconomic levels

Kasha

Delivering women’s health products to women of all socioeconomic levels

Delivering women’s health products to women of all socioeconomic levels

Instill Education

Improving educational outcomes by training teachers and school leaders

Instill Education

Improving educational outcomes by training teachers and school leaders

Improving educational outcomes by training teachers and school leaders

Penda Health
Penda Health

Offering affordable and high quality healthcare in Kenya

Penda Health

Offering affordable and high quality healthcare in Kenya

Offering affordable and high quality healthcare in Kenya

Arifu

Taking quality education to scale through a new kind of platform

Arifu

Taking quality education to scale through a new kind of platform

Taking quality education to scale through a new kind of platform

Zumi Marketplace
Zumi

Offering supply chain services supporting micro-businesses in the Kenyan apparel sector

Zumi

Offering supply chain services supporting micro-businesses in the Kenyan apparel sector

Offering supply chain services supporting micro-businesses in the Kenyan apparel sector

Numida

Supporting SMEs through mobile based financial literacy training and loans

Numida

Supporting SMEs through mobile based financial literacy training and loans

Supporting SMEs through mobile based financial literacy training and loans

Latest News

Penda Health

New Investment into Penda Health

Offering affordable and high quality healthcare in Kenya

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Zumi Marketplace

News Investment into Zumi

Offering supply chain services supporting micro-businesses in the Kenyan apparel sector

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Release of 2019 Impact Report

We are excited to share our 2019 Impact Report, which summarizes our approach and our progress as an organization

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Optimizer Foundation COVID-19 Response