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Hedge funds are the new venture firms

IN Silicon Valley, hedge funds with billion-dollar reserves are becoming the new venture capitalists. Tiger Global, a US$20 billion investment firm started by Chase Coleman as a hedge fund, is one of three investors that has helped Nubank, a ... BT Invest, 1 week ago
Bain Capital Ventures-Backed Regulatory DataCorp Weighs Sale Dow Jones Financial Information Services, 5 days ago
VC Circle

Online retail store Jaypore raises Rs 30 crore in funding from Aavishkaar

NEW DELHI: Curated online retail store Jaypore has raised Rs 30 crore in funding from social venture capital firm Aavishkaar.While it is yet unclear the exact stake picked up by India's largest impact investment firm during the series A round of funding, ...
 Economic Times2 months ago Crowdfunding platform Impact Guru gets seed funding  VC Circle2 days ago Indian company bags US$500K to impact the world through social crowdfunding  Yahoo! Singapore2 days ago Indian company that wants to impact the world through social crowdfunding raises US$500K  Yahoo! Singapore2 days ago
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Social Impact Ventures secures additional EUR19m close for first fund focused on social entrepreneurs

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:08 Tags : Social Impact Ventures NL (Social IV), the management company for Social Impact Venture Fund I (Fund I), has successfully closed on EUR19 million in new commitments from the European Investment Fund and ...
 Private Equity Wire1 day ago Mustard Seed launches new £25m venture fund to invest in tech for good  Tech City News1 day ago Social Entrepreneurs: Creating positive impact in Philanthropy  Moneycontrol.com2 days ago University of Michigan's Social Venture Fund Invests in Conversa Health  4 Traders4 days ago
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Livemint.com

InTouchApp raises seed fund from Blume Ventures

InTouchApp will use the funds to build its technology team and start marketing activities Bengaluru: Volare Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the maker of contacts management app InTouchApp, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from seed fund Blume ...
 Livemint.com6 days ago Pune-based InTouchApp raises seed funding from Blume Ventures  Yourstory.in5 days ago InTouchApp raises funding from Blume Ventures  Economic Times5 days ago
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VC Circle

Social startups at Techcircle Startup Summit urge government to lend a helping hand

A little help from the government could go a long way in encouraging more startups to venture into the social space and bring about actual changes in society, according to panelists at The Techcircle Startup 2016 event that kicked off in Bangalore ...
 VC Circle2 days ago 9 things that'll help your startup grow after the incubator stage  Mashable11 hours ago Enterprise scheme calls out for aspiring entrepreneurs and new start-Ups in London  Business Matters Magazine4 days ago How startup founders are finding inspiration  Economic Times2 months ago
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Profit in mind, impact investment funds eye new economy

By Taslima Khan NEW DELHI: Impact investment funds, or those that look for a social impact along with financial returns in their investments, are turning their attention to profit-focused new economy ventures that can scale fast. Top impact funds ...
 Economic Times1 week ago Roundup: Chicago's $100M Impact Test, World Bank Relevance Check And Defending White Savior Barbie  NextBillion.net1 day ago Sebi registers over 200 Alternative Investment Funds  DNA India1 week ago 'Impact investment funds to grow to $5t in 10 years'  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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Aavishkaar forays into Sri Lanka by investing in MA's Foods

Social venture capital firm Aavishkaar has forayed into Sri Lanka with an investment of 300 million Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) in MA's Foods. The South and South-east Asia focused Aavishkaar Frontier Fund has agreed to invest 300 million LKR (about Rs ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

China Government Is Bankrolling the Boom in Startup Fundraising

Sovereign wealth fund invests in Alipay owner's funding round Local government venture funds raised almost $340 billion Venture capital investment in China's technology sector is becoming a pastime for the national team. State-backed funds ...
 Bloomberg3 days ago
The Observer Uganda

NSSF ventures out, goes for $1m Jinja plan

Known for its conservative approach in the way it spreads out its investment, the National Social Security Fund broke new ground last week when it decided to venture outside the usual hotspots of Kampala and Wakiso to go to Jinja, in a move that ...
 The Observer Uganda5 days ago Uganda: NSSF Ventures Out, Goes for U.S.$1 Million Jinja Plan(Observer)  AllAfrica.com5 days ago

#3 Tanzania's Nyerere Bridge Trends On Social Media

-- -- It's a joint venture by the Tanzanian government and the National Social Security Fund costing $135million, the 680m long toll bridge is the longest cable stayed bridge in East Africa and Tanzania's first cross-sea bridge. Read More >> ...
 Africa-News.info1 week ago Sh66 billion NSSF cash goes down the drain  Tanzania Citizen3 days ago Tanzania: Sh66 Billion NSSF Cash 'Goes Down the Drain'  Sokolako3 days ago $31 million National Social Security Fund cash goes down the drain (Tanzania)  Asoko Insight2 days ago
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