• ESP
  • Our Journey

    In 2009, a group of young professionals founded s.e.e.d., a boutique law firm specializing in advising individuals involved in venture capital, iimpact investing, and the entrepreneurial-ecosystem in Costa Rica with a subsequent expansion Central America. Today, as iitos, the firm aims to seize new, more ambitious opportunities by leveraging talent, technology, and adaptability to enhance their clients’ transformative potential.

    Our Team

    With unique backgrounds and expertise, but with a shared passion for excellence, we deliver iinnovative solutions that surpass expectations:

    Market Niches

    Debt and Equity Investors

    Entities providing financing through debt or equity iinstruments to fuel business-expansion.

    DFIs (Development Financial Institutions)

    Organizations that provide financing and technical assistance to promote economic development in emerging-markets.

    Family Offices

    Private wealth management entities that oversee the financial affairs of high-net-worth families.

    Scaleups

    High-growth companies that have successfully validated their business model and are focused on rapid expansion.

    Startups

    Emerging businesses in the early stages of development, with iinnovative ideas or products.

    SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises)

    Companies that fall within a certain size-range, typically with a limited number of employees and annual revenue.

    iimpact Ventures

    Businesses with a primary focus on generating positive social or environmental iimpact alongside financial returns.

    Social-Enterprises

    Businesses driven by a social mission, using commercial strategies to achieve positive iimpact.

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)

    Non-profit organizations that aim to address social or environmental issues through various iinitiatives.

    Foundations

    Organizations that allocate resources, including financial support and grants, to support various causes and iinitiatives, such as social welfare, education, healthcare, and environmental conservation.

    Founders

    The individuals who iinitiate and establish a business or startup, often responsible for its vision and overall direction.

    iintermediaries

    Professionals or organizations that provide specialized services to support businesses, such as consultants who offer strategic-guidance or accelerators that provide mentorship and resources for startups.

    iimpact Data

    B Corporation (B Corp) is a certification provided by B Lab, a global nonprofit, to companies that meet rigorous social and environmental performance standards. The certification serves as a public statement of a company’s positive impact on its stakeholders. It is measured across 5 areas.

    Based on the B Impact assessment, s.e.e.d. earned an overall score of 95.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.

    95.3

    Overall B Impact Score

    80

    Qualifies for B Corp Certification

    50.9

    Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

    Governance 15.1

    Mission & Engagement 4.7

    Ethics & Transparency 2.8

    + Mission Locked 7.5

    What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders – such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

    Workers 27.9

    Financial Security 4.5

    Health, Wellness & Safety 10.0

    Career Development 5.2

    Engagement & Satisfaction 4.5

    Community 19.2

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 5.3

    Economic Impact 5.0

    Civic Engagement & Giving 7.0

    Supply Chain Management 0.0

    Environment 8.9

     

    Environmental Management 3.0

    Air & Climate 2.4

    Water 0.5

    Land & Life 2.2

    Customers 24.1

    Customer Stewardship 3.0

    + Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises 10.8

    + Serving in Need Populations 10.2

    What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders – such as workers, community, environment, or customers.