Cuanimen Social Impact Fund, FCR PYME is a Social Venture Capital Fund that invests in social and environmental impact projects, and in FinTech companies that foster disruption in the financial sector through technology. The Fund’s size is €60 million.

The fund is focused on investing in social enterprises that demonstrate significant potential to spark social and environmental change, together with stable and sustainable profitability. The fund also searches for exceptional founders and technology companies, with a special focus on FinTech innovations that aim to disrupt the traditional financial sector by significantly improving the market through technological development, efficiency, cost reduction, universal usage and transparency.


Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Change

Cuanimen wishes to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth. We also wish to accompany innovative companies in the development of applications to improve the banking sector.  Consequently, the fund aims to influence certain key sectors of Spain’s social ecosystem:

Social Inclusion

Companies that employ undermined sectors of the population, or that offer products and services that can improve the quality of life of these collectives.


Innovative companies that aim to disrupt and improve the traditional financial sector.


Companies that improve the effectiveness and inclusiveness of our education sector, improving school performance, developing methods por special needs students or making quality education accessible to underprivileged sectors of society.


Companies that allow consumers to eat more healthily, including those that improve the methods of food production.


Companies that generate a positive impact in the development of local and sustainable agriculture.


Companies that promote reutilization of resources and recycling, clean energy sources, or reduction of pollution and waste.


The Team

The Cuanimen team is convinced that by promoting the growth of innovative social and environmental business models we will contribute to modernize our economy and to generate large scale positive impact.

Our team is formed by a unique combination of professionals within the FinTech, Private Equity / Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship sectors, with a successful investment track record in the last decade.

Borja Menendez
Borja Menéndez
Investment Director

He holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from ICADE and an MBA from INSEAD. He has more than seven years experience in the financial industry. After spending four years in the areas of M&A and ECM of BBVA, he joined the private equity team of Beka Finance. He has previous experience in social impact investments.

Rodrigo Aguirre de Carcer
Rodrigo Aguirre de Cárcer

Director of Social Impact and Civic Engagement

He holds a Bachelor of  Arts in Economics, Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University. He has experience in finance (Goldman Sachs, Citigroup), management consulting (Bain & Company) and country management of multinationals (eBay Spain.  He has worked in  social entrepreneurship (founder of SocialBid, Ashoka Fellow) and social impact investment.

Tatiana Ayala
Tatiana Ayala
Digital Media Manager- Social Impact and Fintech

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and a Master’s degree in Social Impact and Social Inclusion from UC3M. Her experience has mainly focused on ​​Social Impact and Public Relations. Before working for Beka, she worked at a trade association, gaining experience working with government entities as well as private sector companies.


Beka Finance

We are a global investment bank, established in 1989 and headquartered in Madrid. We provide tailor-made independent financial services to a diversified clientele composed of public companies, individuals and large and medium-sized private corporations. Our activities include corporate finance, capital markets, structured finance and asset management.

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The Market

The Spanish market is ideal for a fund like Cuanimen, given Spain’s exponential growth in social impact and FinTech projects in recent years. Cuanimen holds an exceptional position within this country to take advantage of the market opportunity, following the management team’s launch of one of the first registered and established impact investing funds in Spain in 2013 (Vivergi Social Impact Fund).


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Sector Development

We have been actively participating in developing the global Social FinTech ecosystem since its inception, having coined the term “Social Fintech”, through our editorial content as well as our active presence in sector-specific forums.

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This fund is oriented exclusively to professional investors. If you need more information, please get in touch with us.

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