Impact

Vela Partners is a purpose driven investment firm that believes innovative ideas and hard work know no limit.

Vela invests in disruptive technologies, innovative ideas, and entrepreneurs who are changing the way we live and work. The group works with entrepreneurs and companies that strive to improve people, enterprises and societies - and who are committed to contributing positively to their communities.

Investing in social enterprises

In addition to the current portfolio, Vela invests in social enterprises that are both profit driven and rooted in societal improvement. These investments represent innovation in all fields and sectors, leveraging the latest technologies. 

  • Base Operations: A social enterprise that helps people safely navigate their city. 

Developing entrepreneurs

Vela knows that innovative ideas can be born anywhere and by anyone, but these ideas need cultivation to grow. Vela is honored to support and sponsor initiatives that develop entrepreneurs from all backgrounds, in all parts of the world.

  • Pyme Labs: An initiative in Latin America supporting female entrepreneurs who strive to bring their families out of poverty.
  • Dokuz Eylül University: A three-month intensive entrepreneurial bootcamp providing mentorship for students in Turkey.
  • Koç University: Mentorship to undergraduate students in the entrepreneurship track with their graduation projects.  

Committed to giving back

Vela is a proud member of the Pledge 1% Movement and is championing the way investment firms give back.

 

For more information on Vela’s impact and investment strategy contact impact@vela.partners.