Venture debt-financing company deploys new approach to address the INR 900 billion credit gap in the SME sector in India. Mumbai-based IntelleGrow,...

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Aspada Investment Company has made an investment of INR 10 crore ($1.6 million) in Gurgaon based ThinkLink Supply Chain Services, a provider...

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Kabeela.life is pleased to share their latest edition of #PitchShare Ecosystem Report - #FinTech in India. In this edition, they cover: FinTech Themes...

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Strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra, has announced the $800,000 Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF) grant award to six organisations building the ecosystem for...

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As Capital Float's first investor, Aspada congratulates the team for leading the way in unlocking much-needed capital for small businesses in India....

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The National Innovation Council (NIC) Chairman will launch a Rs 5,000-crore venture fund aimed at supporting small enterprises by March. "We are...

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New Delhi-based Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance has received a primary infusion of capital led by Aavishkaar Goodwell II in its first investment...

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Hyderabad-based Caspian Advisors has said it would set up a $40-million fund to provide debt capital to a wide range of institutions...

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The project is launched in 282 branches in 16 states. Bangalore-based Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt Ltd, one of the top-tier microfinance institutions...

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Scholarship applications are now open for "Impact Forum 2013: Investing in Inclusion" on 13 - 14 June in Singapore. Ten scholarships will...

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Intellecap initiative Sankalp Forum announced a strategic partnership with Social Capital Markets, convener of the international SOCAP conference series, in San Francisco...

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In order to avoid excesses of the kind that derailed the Indian microfinance industry three years ago, nine entities doing 'impact investing'...

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By Bhawna Gupta Last year, his firm Inflexionpoint acquired majority stake in Delhi-based Iris Computers John Sculley, former CEO of Apple, is...

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Speakers: Nadia Sood - Impact Investment Partners; Vinay Nair - Acumen Fund; Alison Bukhari - Dasra moderated by Priya Shah, Asia House....

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Early-stage start-up incubator GSF Accelerator is investing between $100,000 and $200,000 each in five Indian start-ups, along with other venture capital firms...

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Twenty social enterprises have been awarded grants of $100,000 each by the India Development Marketplace funded by the World Bank Group. The...

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A majority of the investments in social ventures come from regular VC funds by Malvika Joshi Mumbai: Radha Bai, an artisan in...

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You can now lend from FACEBOOK! Beginning this week, lending on Milaap is getting a lot more personal, engaging and fun. Make...

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Khosla Impact, an independent $30-million ‘frontier markets fund’ providing investments for technology oriented social ventures across India and Africa, has quietly invested...

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Investors have committed at least Rs 400 crore to a government-backed fund that will provide capital to new ventures serving the needs...

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Michael Douglas' famous words from the 1987 movie Wall Street were 'Greed is good' and this quote has been the mantra for...

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Global impact investors Rockefeller Foundation and Omidyar Network have joined hands with Dasra, a strategic philanthropy foundation, to launch the Impact Investing...

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Bangalore-based startup Head Held High Services Pvt Ltd, a skills development and employment creation enterprise focused on rural India, has raised Rs...

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The government last week announced a Rs 5,500-crore 'India Inclusive Innovation Fund' will focus on generating employment and supporting livelihoods across the...

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Emory Goizuetta Business School; ANDE, The Aspen Institute, USAID, The Lemelson Foundation, Omidyat Network, Argidius, Kauffman Foundation, DOEN, and Citibanamex; Peter Roberts,...

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The challenges facing the planet today are unprecedented and extraordinary; climate change, water scarcity, poverty, disease, growing inequality of income and wealth,...

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The aim of the research is to understand the “buy” side of the market for impact investing in Asia and the Pacific....

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