With Govt in tow, India Inc gets social for impact play
Farias said the conclave will be attended by the representatives of Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Germany headquartered social investment fund management firm Sonanz and Omidyar Network, among others.
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Prince Charles backs new education bond for India
The Education Development Impact Bond has been developed by the trust alongside UBS Optimus Foundation with the aim of transforming the future of education in India.
Did RBI Guv Urjit Patel just inadvertently make case for LTCG tax removal?
5 taxes on capital would have an impact on investments and savings decisions, says Patel.
Education reform startup Chrysalis raises pre-series A funding
The amount raised will be used by Chrysalis to build on its research and development, and to strengthen its multichannel approach leading the company to further target on its goal of improving education in K-12 schools.
Kaleidofin raises Rs 18 crore in seed round led by Omidyar Network
The capital raised in its seed round will accelerate Kaleidofin’s customer acquisition pan-India, expand the company’s network of strategic partners and enable deep investments in technology and analytics.
Jaypore sets aside Rs 10 crore for offline expansion
The online platform which set up its first offline store in New Delhi last week, works on a curated marketplace model sourcing apparel, jewellery, lifestyle accessories and home decor from about 500 vendors.
Quona Capital plans to raise $150-200 million Fund III
Accion, a global non profit focussed on fintech is one of the anchor investors in the fund and will remain an anchor investor in the Quona’s next fund as well.
Only GST cut can prompt consumers to start buying cars: Pawan Goenka
After 12 months of slowdown, something is needed to turn the vicious cycle to a virtuous cycle.
AYE Finance lands Rs 147 crore from CapitalG and others
The NBFC will use the proceeds from the round to further increase its loan book, which stands at about Rs 525 crore, with a significant portion also to be allocated towards building its technology platforms.
Frequent changes in tax rates hit planning: Auto industry
The impact will be more telling on luxury cars. Audi's Q7 SUV will get dearer by Rs 7 lakh while the Mercedes E-Class will cost nearly Rs 4 lakh more.
Prince Charles launches education impact bond for India
The new bond has been launched by the trust with the support of the UK government's Department for International Development (DfID), Comic Relief, the Mittal Foundation and the UBS Optimus Foundation.
Unitus Ventures invests $1 million in AI startup i3systems
The company is expected to use the proceeds from the funding round to partner with the country’s top 20 life and health insurance companies, and process 1 million policies through its digital platform,
Singapore social startups build a niche market in India
According to the Economic Survey 2015-16, India houses more than 19,000 technology-enabled startups.
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