BIF Pilot Resources

Review of the Business Innovation Facility Portfolio - Year 1

Presents the findings across the aggregated portfolio at the end of the Business Innovation Facility’s Year 1. (June 2011)

The value of technical assistance in supporting inclusive business: Lessons learned to date

Provides the initial lessons learned to date on the Business Innovation Facility’s experience providing technical assistance to inclusive businesses. (July 2012)

Review of the Business Innovation Facility Portfolio - Year 2

Presents the findings across the aggregated portfolio at the end of the Business Innovation Facility’s Year 2 (July 2012)

Review of the Business Innovation Facility portfolio - Year 3

Assesses the results and trajectories of inclusive businesses at the end of the three year pilot. (December 2013)

The Monitoring and Evaluation System of the Business Innovation Facility

Takes an in-depth look at the projects in the IAP portfolio in 2013 - how far have they come in reaching their commercial and development goals? What have been the key opportunities & challenges? Click here for a three page summary. (November 2013)

Adding value to innovation? Lessons on donor support to inclusive business from the Business Innovation Facility pilot

Provides insights on effective support to inclusive business for donors, investor, incubator, or non-profit supporting IB, particularly if deploying technical assistance. (January 2014)

The 4Ps of inclusive business: How perseverance, partnerships, pilots and passion can lead to success

Draws together findings on inclusive business models that work – or don’t – and the journeys that companies are making, based on the experience of the Business Innovation Facility pilot.