Member - RAISE

RAISE is based on a unique funding model that combines profitability with philanthropy. The different investment teams pass on 50% of their carried interest to the Endowment Fund. His model, the first of its kind in France, is at the heart of a virtuous ecosystem bringing together large corporate and institutional shareholders, mid-sized firms and the fledgling entrepreneurs.

Type Company
Founded 2014
Company Size 26
Member Type
Founders Clara Gaymard & Gonzague de Blignières
Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
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Founded in 2013 by Clara Gaymard and Gonzague de Blignières, RAISE has four complementary activities: RAISE Investment, RAISE REIM, RAISE Ventures and the RAISE Endowment Fund named RAISESHERPAS. - RAISE Investment, a €390m development capital company targeting mid-cap companies with high growth potential and taking minority stakes through investments of between 10 50 million euros - REIM, a real estate fund management company licensed by the French financial markets authority - RAISE Ventures, an investment vehicle targeting innovative startups - The Endowment Fund, named RAISESHERPAS, a philanthropic structure aimed at supporting, funding , raising the profile of startups and helping them build a sustainable future.

Headquarters 75007 Paris, France

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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