ClearlySo raises £800,000 to help support social entrepreneurs
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Social venture company ClearlySo has secured £804,000 in a deal led by existing investors social investment bank Big Society Capital (BSC) and a number of private investors, including The Body Shop co-founder Gordon Roddick.
The deal marks BSC’s first ever follow-on investment on top of the £1m it committed to ClearySo in July 2012.
ClearlySo helps to raise investment for socially-minded businesses, charities and funds while making returns for investors and has directly raised £16.4m of impact investment for over 40 clients; such as a £1.25m deal from Big Issue Invest and Bridges Ventures for social enterprise London Early Years Foundation.