Unitus Seed Fund launches in India with three seed investments New Unitus Labs Initiative Seeks to Accelerate Development of Innovative Startups Which...

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Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Thursday set a minimum allotment size of Rs 50 million ($1 million)...

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The Business Standard recently reported that Bank in Punjab have now reached all 1,576 villages in the state through an ICT-based ‘business...

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A Business Line article discusses India’s progress in promoting financial inclusion across the country. With a greater number of initiatives aimed at...

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By Logan Yonavjak, for NextBillion.net Ross Baird, executive director of Village Capital (VilCap), identified one of the main problems: even though there are over...

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A new seed capital provider, Venture Lab, was recently launched in an effort to support financial inclusion start-ups around the world. Backed...

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Recently, the mobile retail network, Eko, has tied up with the State Bank of India to expand mobile banking services across rural...

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Impact investing generated around $100 mn of capital in India last year, according to Rockefeller Foundation Mumbai: Impact investing, in which money...

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Unitus Seed Fund (USF) has secured over $8 million in investment commitments for its seed-stage venture capital fund focused on accelerating “BoP...

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Aavishkaar India II (Aavishkaar II), a venture fund focussed towards investing in underserved India achieved its final close at US $ 94...

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Giving a commitment to help India meet its significant needs by providing finance and knowledge services in response to India’s request to...

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SunFunder, the solar crowdfunding platform for impact investing, has announced a new milestone as they now have 1000 investors from 41 countries...

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On January 16th and 17th 2013, Dasra will host the Impact Investing India Regional Forum in Bengaluru in partnership with the Rockefeller...

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Indian Angel Network (IAN), a national network of angel investors investing in startups and early-stage ventures, has formed a sub-group called IAN...

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Impact investing, in which money is used to deliver social benefits alongside financial returns, generated around $100 million (around Rs.547 crore today)...

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Social venture firm Aavishkaar Venture Management has invested Rs 18.6 crore in luxury lifestyle brand Mela Artisans, a company founded by India-origin...

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The government of India will start giving cash directly to its poorest citizens in early 2013. The programme will reach up to...

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Sep 25th 2009, New York. You might suppose that financial innovation had done enough damage. But bankers, investors and philanthropists believe it...

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In an important step towards expanding their role to cover impact investments, Indian Angel Network today announced the setting up of IAN...

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Scholarship application to The Impact Forum in Singapore, run by Shujog and the Asia Impact Investment Exchange, close on 8th March. Impact...

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Impact equity investment continued to be an important component of the India private equity landscape, comprising 23 per cent of the overall...

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By Ashish Karamchandani, Michael Kubzansky, Paul Frandano. March 2009. File Name: emerging-markets-emerging-models-market-based

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Milaap Social Ventures, South Asia’s leading, impact-focused fundraising platform, announced on Friday that it has raised an additional INR 6.6 crore (USD$1.1...

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The Incube Connect Fund, sponsored by Incube Ventures Pvt. Ltd, will be accorded registration under the Securities and Exchange Board of India...

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Ennovent Impact Investment Holding and Ankur Capital have invested an undisclosed amount in Assam-based eyecare company ERC Eye Care. Beyond Capital Fund,...

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International and Indian Trends and Challenges in Responsible Finance Executive Summary Global sustainable development challenges such as climate change or poverty cannot...

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Impact investor Unitus Capital has raised an undisclosed sum from a consortium of investors, led by social venture capital firm Gray Matters...

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