mission statement

We believe in entrepreneurship as a powerful and sustainable vehicle for reducing economic inequality and advancing societal prosperity in emerging economies.

The non-profit organization enpact supports entrepreneurs and their ecosystems in the context of economic cooperation and development. enpact was founded in 2013 with the goal of strengthening entrepreneurship in emerging economies.

We work with entrepreneurs and support organizations across all stages of their journey to develop ecosystems in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Latin America. Our approach is based on entrepreneurial thinking, which combines capacity building, financial support, mentoring and network development. 

  • Through Entrepreneurial Support, enpact facilitates sustainable growth of entrepreneurs and their teams. 
  • Through Organizational Support, enpact fosters the development organizations and individuals that promote entrepreneurship and economic growth.

Since enpact was founded in 2013, the organization  has grown to over 50 employees at locations in nine countries.

Our portfolio consists of a diverse set of activities and programs: 

  • Awareness and Business development: We empower new and existing  businesses and organizations through mentoring, financial support and capacity-building over a period of nine to 12 months
  • Crisis relief and Recovery: In a crisis, we provide quick direct financial support, resilience training and mentoring over a three to six months period for MSMEs to sustain their operations
  • International Networks: We facilitate market access opportunities, strategic partnerships and growth-oriented mentoring and training for businesses to expand their impact internationally.

We collaborate with partner organizations around the world that share our vision for the sustainable development of the global entrepreneurship ecosystem. Together, we create projects tailored to the local needs of small businesses and organizations. 

Our work is founded on peer-to-peer knowledge exchange, connecting resources across ecosystems, and building global communities.

At present, enpact’s network consists of more than 3,200 businesses, 1,100 mentors and experts and 200 support organizations in over 30 countries. Over 15,000 jobs have been created or preserved as a direct result of over 40 projects implemented by enpact since 2013.

Our values:

We follow a code of conduct and set of values to create meaningful impact and a workplace where people can maximize their potential.

Empowerment. We empower entrepreneurs, ecosystems, and international cooperation to tap into their full potential.

Adaptability. We adapt with agility and flexibility according to needs, circumstances, and local conditions.

Co-Creation. We co-create long-term positive impact in collaboration with all our stakeholders.

Trust. We believe in trust as the glue and foundation of all our relationships.

Appreciation. We embody and foster a culture of appreciation for one another.

Integrity. We adhere to the highest standards of moral behavior in all our interactions.