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.
Trump, demonetisation impact: Invest on the basis of data, not speculation about event results
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We do not expect any returns from impact investing: Sunil Kant Munjal
Sunil Kant Munjal, the Hero Enterprises, has invested Rs 100 crore in impact investment in firm Aavishkaar's new fund, Aavishkaar Bharat Fund.
Profit in mind, impact investment funds eye new economy
Top impact funds such as Aavishkaar and Unitus are increasingly looking at tech-enabled ventures that hold the promise of creating jobs at the lower rung of the pyramid.
Impact investing turns out to be a sustainable business
Investments made with an eye on social and eco benefits as well as financial returns finally turn out to be a sustainable business.
Impact investment is the response to the needs of social entrepreneurs: Sir Ronald Cohen
Cohen will be in India to meet with investors and social entrepreneurs. In this interview, he talks about global trends in social investment space.
Delay in giving capital to PSU banks could impact investments: Morgan Stanley
Public sector banks are struggling for capital from the government and have been recently hit by the rise in bad loans.
Khosla Impact invests undisclosed amount in NeoGrowth
"We entered the online lending space recently. We plan to commit significant investment to building this aspect of our business,"
Challenges lying ahead for impact investing
Impact investors have primarily focused on investing in early stage companies that have a strong low income segment focus.
Saradha episode not to impact investment climate in Bengal: Expert
Saradha scam will not have any major impact on investment climate of WB if the state government takes bold steps and pushes ahead reforms, says expert.
Uncertainty over tax issues may impact investments: Moody’s
A growth rate of more than 7.5 per cent may not be "sustainable" for India in the present scenario, global rating agency Moody's said today.
Lok Capital raises Rs 300 crore for new fund, targeting Rs 700 crore
Lok Capital expects to deploy the fund in next five years, targeting investments ranging from $2 million (Rs 13.4 crore) to $10 million (Rs 67 crore).
See impact investing as part of an evolution towards a fairer society: Ronald Cohen
Cohen believes that impact investing -which looks at both financial and social returns -can be a game changer for social development.
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