Masawa is the world’s first mental wellness impact fund.
We partner with founders igniting mental wellness through ambitious products in proven areas like nutrition, natural medicine, mindfulness, technology, and workplace wellness, so that billions live life.
We nurture capital through a focus on profitability, impact maximization, and founder resilience + organizational health, which leads to higher-than-average financial returns + exponential social impact.
Mental illness is the silent pandemic. Depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, eating disorders, addiction, and other mental illnesses are finding their way into our minds and will do anything to stay there. These pre-COVID-19 stats are striking.
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide.
The mental illness cost of lost productivity to the global economy by 2030.
Almost one-fifth of US-Americans are affected by mental illness.
The yearly cost of lost productivity in the EU due to mental illness — (i.e. 4% of GDP).
% of people in Africa with mental illness that do not receive treatment.
Being mentally well is a right.
We nurture capital to nurture minds.