How innovation in financial security design may boost impact investing in 2015
Impact Investing is gaining popularity among investors and appears to be immensely attractive amongst the millennials.
Chennai-based Veritas Finance gets Rs 30 crore from Sarva Capital, others
It will use the funds for expansion as well as increasing the range...
Trai recommendations to adversely impact investments: SSTL
Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd, has said telecom regulator Trai's recommendations ...
Intellecap Impact Investment Network, Rianta Capital and ah! Ventures invest in Sampurn(e)arth Environmental Solutions
Elaborating on the investment, Ajay Dalmia said: "The current method of dumping waste into landfills leads to several environmental and societal problems.
Rajasthan-based Karma Healthcare raises investment from Ennovent Impact Investment Holding
Ennovent Impact Investment Holding, which is a member of the Ennovent Circle, says this investment in Karma is the ninth facilitated by the Ennovent Circle.
Double penalty on RIL to impact investment climate: Plan Panel
The Planning Commission wanted the block oversight panel, called the Management Committee headed by the DGH, to take a view on the revised plan.
Angel Network sets up social impact investment arm
Angel investors are now seeking to invest in socially relevant enterprises at the seed-stage as they see an opportunity to make high returns.
Impact investing won't replace philanthropy but will push firms towards CSR: Rockefeller Foundation Chief
There are a few reasons why one might choose impact investing. Unlike grantmaking, impact investing expects a financial return, and thus is a market based approach.
Now, a regulatory body to set norms for impact investment
"The need for a self-regulatory organisation came from the experience of microfinance," says Vineet Rai, managing director, Aavishkaar Fund.
Infuse Ventures, Intellecap Impact Investment Network invest Rs 3 crore in solar startup Surya Power
Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I3N) and Infuse Ventures have invested $500,000, or Rs 3 crore, in solar-agriculture startup Surya Power Magic.
New trend: Young Turks quitting jobs or taking sabbaticals to pursue social enterprise fellowships
It’s a win-win situation for all the parties concerned. Fellows develop an in-depth understanding of the sector, while the sectors gets global talent.
mGaadi raises funding from global impact investment firm Unitus Seed Fund
“mGaadi is bringing Uber-like convenience to auto rickshaw riders, addressing a massive need in India’s growing metro areas,”
Motilal Oswal plans Rs 300-crore impact investment fund
The impact investment fund will be raised in the first half of 2013 said Somak Ghosh, the newly-appointed co-chief executive of Motilal Oswal Private Equity.
Discoms raise concerns over audit by CAG; say to impact investment in infra sector
The Delhi government’s decision to audit the books of power distribution companies has drawn flak from several private discoms.
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