A Global Health Investment Advisory

Connecting the dots

Catalyzing private capital investments in health innovations for emerging markets.
Using data analytics and a global network of health systems and finance experts.
ba·ra·ka: Hebrew & Arabic for a blessing

Empowering communities

We connect the dots between private wealth and innovation.

Mobilize
wealth
  • Venture philanthropy
  • Family offices
  • UHNWIs
  • Institutional investors
  • Governments
Build local
partnerships
  • Accelerators
  • Incubators
  • Service providers
Leverage a
global network
  • Global health experts
  • Clinical specialists
  • Data scientists
Enable
innovation
  • Global health experts
  • Technology innovators
  • Social change-makers

See how it works

Enabling
private wealth

investments
into the health
sector in LMICs

Base of the pyramid innovators are plentiful and often brilliant, but they lack networks and access to capital & expertise.
Baraka

Analytics
platform

Baraka

Expert
network

Amplify liquidity

Minimize risk

Base of the pyramid innovators are plentiful and often brilliant, but they lack networks and access to capital & expertise.

A social impact opportunity for
return-seeking capital

The Baraka
pipeline

of health
innovations

South Asia
N. America,
Canada
Africa
Europe
Latin
America
Middle East
United States,
Canada
Latin
America
Africa
South Asia
Europe
Middle
East

270+

Select innovators
worldwide

23

N. America

10

Europe

37

South Asia

3

Middle East

17

Africa

4

Latin America

Innovating across the health system continuum

Decision support

Diagnostics (all)

Mobile monitoring

Informatics

Health financing

Pharmaceutical

Preventative

Telemedicine

Supply chain

Therapeutics

Poised for impact at scale

The Baraka
analytics
platform

Baraka
evidence edge

Built by investors, optimized by health data experts

  • Market leader built by impact investors and ICT experts.
  • 10+ year track record as impact investment facilitator.
  • Private, secure,
    invitation-only fintech platform.
  • Customizable network visibility, online due diligence forms, co-investment facilitation.
  • Sample clients: IADB (2014), Aga Khan Foundation (2019), Global Agribusiness Alliance.
  • 2020 to Global Agribusiness Alliance

Supporting investor decisions

Pre-investment

Investor
data

Global
health data

Technical vetting  +  Due diligence

Investor
compatibility

Impact
estimates

Post-investment

Community data

Impact metrics

Lived experience  +  Dynamic analyses

Health endpoints

Financial endpoints

Access our
network

of scientific
& global health expertise

Get informed analyses from
regional & sectoral specialists.

Scientific expertise
  • Machine learning
  • Epidemiology
  • Biomedical innovation
Global health
expertise
  • Health system strengthening
  • Health policy
  • Health financing
  • Service delivery
  • Information systems
  • Intellectual property law
Clinical medicine
  • Maternal child health
  • Primary care
  • Infectious disease
  • Non-communicable diseases
Clinical medicine
  • Maternal Child Health
  • Primary Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Non-Communicable diseases
Scientific expertise
  • Machine learning
  • Epidemiology
  • Biomedical innovation
Global Health Expertise
  • Health System Strengthening
  • Health Policy
  • Health Financing
  • Service Delivery
  • Information Systems
  • Intellectual Property law

Meet our team

James W. BAIR
MA
Partner
Managing Director
  • Oversees company strategy
  • Manages global advisory network
  • Ensures trains run on time
Carolina BATISTA
MD, MIPH
Partner
Head of Global Health
  • Oversees health systems
    integration
  • Manages investee pipeline
  • Orchestrates innovation
Talal AL-DUAIJ
LL.M.
Partner
Legal and Corporate Affairs
  • Manages contracts and risk
  • Provides key inputs on business strategy and development
  • Keeps us compliant
Sejal SINGHI
MA
Senior Associate
Impact Finance
  • Oversees due diligence
  • Sources and networks for Asia
  • Maintains a dynamic and diverse pipeline

Our advisory board

Audrey Selian, MSc, PhD
Co-Founder, Baraka Impact Finance

Director, Artha Impact, Rianta Capital

Founder, Impact for Breakfast
Nadeem Alduaij, MD, MPH
Co-Founder, Baraka Impact Finance

CEO, Sihaty Virtual Care Systems

Emergency Medicine Physician

Prof. Dr. Till Bärnighausen
Director, Heidelberg University Institute for Global Health

Adjunct Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Robert Mark Hanna
Innovation Architect, Venture Advisor, Impact Investor

Founder, Social Wealth Partners, Austin, TX

Kamran Rafiq, MSc
Co-Founder, Communications Director, ISNTD

Former Managing Director, UK Global Data

Ready
to join us?

Let's talk