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 youth across the continent have access to affordable and high-quality healthcare and education, as well as job opportunities. We search for dedicated and impact-oriented founders and leadership teams, who have a financially sustainable plan to provide products or services that create a positive social impact.

Our Investments

Kasha

Delivering women’s health & beauty products to last mile customers

Kasha

Delivering women’s health & beauty products to last mile customers

Delivering women’s health & beauty products to last mile customers

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

Somo

Supporting entrepreneurs through access to business training, markets and capital

Somo

Supporting entrepreneurs through access to business training, markets and capital

Supporting entrepreneurs through access to business training, markets and capital

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

Instill Education
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

Access Afya

Providing affordable healthcare in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Access Afya

Providing affordable healthcare in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Providing affordable healthcare in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Latest News

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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COVID-19 support to clinic Chain Access Afya

Providing healthcare in Nairobi’s informal settlements during the COVID-19 crisis

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Instill Education

New Investment into South African company Instill Education

Improving educational outcomes by training teachers and school leaders across the continent

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Optimizer Foundation COVID-19 Response