Farming, health new focus sectors for impact investors
Brookings India Study Notes Shift In Trends; But Measuring Work Of Enterprises Remains Challenge.
Social stock exchange: Will it improve access to capital for social enterprises?
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat just laid out a detailed road map o...
Nuveen puts Rs 232 crore in impact investment asset manager Aavishkaar
The investment, which has been made at the holding company level, will...
Impact investing can be next growth and job engine for India: Amit Bhatia, Global Steering Group
Impact investments are relevant as governments and philanthropy are unable to grapple with mounting social issues, says Amit Bhatia.
Freyr Energy raises Rs 27 crore in Series-A funding
The company said the investment was primarily a mix of equity and debt and the latest round was led by C4D Partners, a Netherlands-based Impact Investment Fund.
Freyr Energy raises INR 27 cr in Series- A funding
The Hyderabad-based company, last year raised seed funding from Doen-Participaties that has a strong track record of investing into sustainable start-ups.
Aavishkaar and Asha Impact invest Rs. 44 crore in Nepra
The company has leveraged advanced technology for processing of waste and has developed a model that is modular, scalable and replicable.
Crisis in banking system has impacted investment flows: IL&FS
The crisis, however, gives an opportunity to improve the overall processes and to built up a strong system, IF&FS Financial Services managing director and chief executive officer, Ramesh Bawa, said.
Frequent changes in tax rates to impact investment: Hyundai
The GST Council last week decided to hike cess on mid- size cars by 2 per cent, on large cars by 5 per cent and on SUVs by 7 per cent to bring tax rates on these cars at pre-GST levels.
Blockbuster exit for Asha Impact from NBFC Varthana
Founded by Genpact’s former CEO, Pramod Bhasin and Vikram Gandhi who was previously with Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, Asha Impact follows a multi family office structure including 9 investors in its circle and was set up in 2014.
Lack of IP protection to impact investment, employment: Assocham
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Industry body Assocham on Wednesday said lack of intellectual property (IP) protection in computer related invention (CRI) will have a direct impact on investment and job opportunities in the ICT industry.
Ronald Cohen’s Impact may get $2 billion for India
GSG, which will largely play the role of an incubator for both funds, is currently meeting stakeholders, entrepreneurs and funds for the same.
'India to see $35-40 billion worth impact investments by 2025'
India is in a "sweet spot" to attract $35-40 bn impact investment by 2025. Impact investment refers to the money invested with an aim to bring social changes.
It’s an exciting time to look at impact investing in India, says Maya Chorengel
"India’s overall growth rate, rate of private consumption, and the size of the emerging middle class, are all growing," Senior Partner, Impact of The Rise Fund said.
Aye Finance gets $8 million from global impact investment manager
The company plans to use a part of the funds to improve its technology stack for better data insights and the rest of it towards giving loans to new and existing customers.
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