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Knowledge Domains

Certain Solutions for an Uncertain Future

Tambourine Innovation Ventures (TIV) is a technology and venture development firm dedicated to poverty alleviation and sustainable growth through innovation. The company’s core focus is on bringing technological innovations to market, with an emphasis on the Base of the Pyramid (BoP). We create, nurture and scale sustainable entrepreneurial ventures in emerging markets that have positive economic, environmental and social benefits. Our partnerships with research institutes, development banks and agencies, private companies, NGOs industry networks, and leading experts in relevant fields enables us to scout for disruptive innovations and leverage expertise and resources to convert concepts into business. Insights from our broad and deep reservoir of expertise helps strengthen the capacity of our ventures and clients to address challenges raised by technological advances, environmental concerns, increasing pressure on resources, and globalization.

We deliver a full suite of strategic services and solutions to international development organizations, governments, NGOs, multilateral banks, and the private sector on a number of topics.

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Raising Capital Through Non-Conventional, Innovative, and Disruptive Investment Models


Design of New Ventures Based on Sustainable Innovation



Touchscreen Computer

Risk Finance and Impact Investment

Standing Meeting

Knowledge Development in Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Climate Change and Energy


Meta Innovation


Industry 4.0


Technology Deployment and Innovation Commercialization


Sustainable Business


Business Solutions for the Base of Pyramid (BoP)


Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets

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Institutional Experience

Our consulting experience is wide ranging, including development organizations and public and private entities. Our clients include:

  • UNDP: United Nations Development Program

  • UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization

  • UNESCO: United Nations Educational Social and Cultural Organization

  • UNFSSTD: United Nations Financing System for Science and Technology for Development

  • OECD: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development


  • UNU: United Nations University

  • UNCSTD: Center for Science and Technology for Development

  • UNCCST: Caribbean Center for Science and Technology

  • ICCDA: International Coordinating Committee of Development associations

  • UNDP TCDC UNIT: Technical cooperation Between Developing Countries

  • UNRCTT: Regional Center for Technology Transfer, Bangalore, India

  • International Finance Corporation

  • Asian Development Bank

  • Inter-American Development Bank

  • DFID: UK Department for International Development

  • CIDA: Canadian International Development Agency

  • USAID: United States Agency for International Development

  • CARIRI: Caribbean Industrial Research Institute 

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