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Returns will take longer: Ravi Venkatesan

Interview with Chairman of Social Venture Partners & partner at Unitus Seed Fund Business Standard September 27, 2015 Last Updated at 21:27 IST The aim behind impact investing is to create social impact, while simultaneously making financial gains. As a ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

Venture capital being formed to fund social sector: Jayant Sinha

The government is planning to create a venture capital (VC) industry that will also help fund social sector initiatives, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Monday."There is one thing that we are trying to do... to create domestic venture ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Government plans to form Venture Capital industry to fund social sector projects  Economic Times1 month ago Govt plans to form VC industry to fund social sector projects  Business Standard1 month ago Govt to create domestic venture capital industry to provide impact fund for social innovations  News on Air1 month ago

Govt plans policy push for VC funds to invest in social sector

ent is planning a policy push to help create domestic venture capital industry for enabling greater fund flow into social initiatives that promote sustainable development and create jobs, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said today. "One thing that ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Government plans policy push for VC funds to invest in social sector: Jayant Sinha  Economic Times1 month ago
VC Circle

Aavishkaar through the years

Social impact venture fund Aavishkaar has been one of the few big players in this space in India since it was founded in 2001. The company has invested in more than 51 enterprises in India across eight sectors with 90 per cent of the companies ...
 VC Circle20 hours ago

Philanthropy: Tapping the online world

Individuals as well as non-profits are moving steadily towards social media and crowdfunding to raise funds and awareness Diva Sharma at Friendicoes, New Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Srini Swaminathan is on a mission. Over the next four ...
 Livemint.com2 days ago

Madurai’s NAN seed funds off beat ventures in small towns

Chennai Native Angel Network (NAN), an initiative started by a group of Madurai-based entrepreneurs and industrialists to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among locals through the Native Lead Foundation, has seed fu­nded three novel ventures in tier 2 ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
Yahoo! Finance

Money sent to venture capital slowed in Q3

U.S. venture capital firms saw a steep decline in funds raised in the third quarter, according to a report released Wednesday. VCs saw a 34 percent decrease in funds raised from the second to the third quarter of 2015, and a 59 percent decrease ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 day ago Money sent to VC slowed in Q3  CNBC1 day ago Here's A Detailed Breakdown Of Racial, Gender Diversity Data Across U.S. Venture Capital Firms  TechCrunch2 days ago Startups untapped resource for Japan Inc., says venture capitalist  Japan Times2 weeks ago
Multichannel Online

Comcast Ventures Backs YouNow

Joins $15M Round in Live Social Network YouNow, a live social network that connects audiences and broadcasters in real time, said it has secured $15 million round of funding led by current backers Venrock and Oren Zeev. Comcast Ventures also joined ...
 Multichannel Online3 days ago YouNow Scores $15 Million, Adds Comcast Ventures to Investor Team  VideoInk3 days ago Live social network YouNow picks up $15 mln  ACQ Magazine3 days ago YouNow, a Live Social Network, Raises $15 Million in Fresh Funding  TechCrunch3 days ago

Mayo-backed consumer health startup Better to shutdown

Palo Alto-based consumer health startup Better, which counts the Mayo Clinic's venture arm and the Social+Capital Partnership as investors, is closing up shop at the end of the month, according to statements made by the company on its website and on ...
 Mobihealthnews1 week ago
Yonhap News Agency

(Yonhap Interview) Budding S. Korean social casino game maker eyes global top tier

By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- Many aspirants to a successful IT venture in South Korea dream of going global someday. But few dare to start outside their home turf from the get-go. For Kim Ga-ram, CEO of DoubleU Games Co., it was ...
 Yonhap News Agency2 weeks ago
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