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Sanjay Sinha looks to Narendra Modi with expectations

"If we are to believe the Gujarat experience with governance, what I am expecting is a much more business-like approach to governance and to solving the problems of financial inclusion," says Sanjay Sinha, Managing Director of Micro-Credit Ratings International (M-Cril), a company that rates microfinance institutions (MFIs) and provides research and other services designed to promote the flow of investments into microfinance. Read more »
Financial Services

Social venture capital firm Aavishkaar invests Rs 18.6 crore in Mela Artisans

Social venture firm Aavishkaar Venture Management has invested Rs 18.6 crore in luxury lifestyle brand Mela Artisans, a company founded by India-origin entrepreneurs Navoze Mehta and Sonali Mehta-Rao. Read more »
Financial Services

Impact investors committed $390 mn in India during 2013

Impact equity investment continued to be an important component of the India private equity landscape, comprising 23 per cent of the overall private equity transactions in India. These investments were spread across 80 deals and totaled $390 million. Read more »
Health Services and Supplies

Mobile devices to empower health workers

Adoption of Information Technology is important in improving access to healthcare in India. After pilot projects in a few states, Central Ministry of Health is planning to empower health workers with handheld devices like mobiles phones for data collection at the grass-root level. Read more »

A framework to improve primary care in India and the role of innovation

Article by Dr. Anuradha Katyal - How can India guarantee universal access to essential health care at the community level—at costs community members and the country can afford? Read more »
Financial Services

Assam-based ERC Eye Care raises money from investors to fund expansion plan

Ennovent Impact Investment Holding and Ankur Capital have invested an undisclosed amount in Assam-based eyecare company ERC Eye Care. Beyond Capital Fund, angel investor Sadeesh Raghavan and Ennovent Circle, which accelerates innovations for low-income markets, also participated. Read more »

Unitus Seed Fund invests in Healthcare Marketplace

Seeking to provide better price and quality health services to millions of people across all income levels in India Read more »

Deshpande's Sandbox to inspire social innovation hubs

Five business leaders set to take the concept forward to give entrepreneurs a better shot at success Read more »

Social Enterprise Showcase: Jack On Block – A handy plan for the handyman

Jack On Block is a new age facilities management company that seeks to solve the chronic urban housekeeping problem while providing respectable and dignified livelihoods for informal domestic helpers. Read more »
Health Services and Supplies

Social Enterprise Showcase: Sevamob – 24×7 healthcare, from the cloud to the doorstep

At just Rs. 100 per subscriber, Sevamob is transforming on the ground primary healthcare service in the far-flung areas of North India through its mobile clinics, doctors at the doorstep and unmatched service. Read more »