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Investing for Impact in India

    Vipul Prakash, an angel investor in India, shares his thoughts Impact investing, that is investments made into companies with the intention to generate social, environmental and financial returns, has been picking up pace in India in the last…

Hippocampus Learning Centres

Nelson Mandela once said that education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. If that’s the case, then a new (adorable) arsenal of change agents is being created in rural India, thanks to our investee company Hippocampus Learning Centres (HLC).
In India, like many countries in the world, there is a[…..]

Paga Receives Investments to Scale Money Transfer Service across Nigeria

Lagos, July 2, 2012 – Paga, Nigeria’s leading money transfer service launched in February 2011, today announced it has secured new investments from Adlevo Capital, Omidyar Network, Acumen Fund, Capricorn Investment Group, and current investors Goodwell West Africa Microfinance Development Company.
Paga’s mission is to deliver innovative and universal access to financial services for all Nigerians.[…..]

Water Challenges in Rural India

Sarvajal’s innovative business model makes clean, affordable drinking water accessible in rural India. In an ideal world, centralized utility systems pipeline affordable, drinkable water to every household in the rural Indian landscape. Reality, however, is different: building utilities is expensive…