Sectors like microfinance institutions, financial inclusion and healthcare together received 82% of the investment. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Impact investing firms, which invest to deliver social benefits alongside financial returns, have put $1.6 ... Livemint.com, 3 days ago
International Finance Corp, the private sector lending arm of the World Bank, may lend up to Rs 120 crore (close to $20 million) to microlender Janalakshmi Financial Services Pvt Ltd and up to Rs 35 crore (around $5.5 million) to Vistaar Finance, a ...VC Circle, 4 weeks ago
No one knew how serious the government actually was when it announced the decision to issue fresh licences to promote financial inclusion - but two microfinance organisations, Bandhan and Janalakshmi, took the government at its word, says Subir Roy. The way in which the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued two in-principle approvals for banking licences after a gap of 10 years, following a four-year process, shows the central bank and the Indian system in credible light. This is so ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The way in which the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued two in-principle approvals for banking licences after a gap of 10 years, following a four-year process, shows the central bank and the Indian system in credible light. This is so because ...Business Standard India, 1 week ago
It seems unlikely that India Post, which runs the nation's post offices, will secure a banking licence when new ones are announced soon - otherwise the Union Budget would have provided for its capital. This is a pity, but the silver lining is the ...Business Standard India, 1 month ago Subir Roy: Still a case for 'Post Bank of India' Smart Investor, 1 month ago
Impact equity investing in the country saw a positive growth and contributed for 23% of the overall private equity transactions during 2013. These investments were spread over 80 deals and had a total value of $390 mn. This growth is expected to reach 30% of ...Pluggd in, 1 month ago
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