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About 29 results for "social venture funds"

IIT Kanpur seed funds Lucknow-based social start-up

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has sanctioned seed funding of Rs 50 lakh for a Lucknow-based startup, Decentrik Technologies.Helmed by Vineet Vats, the company is working towards providing a simple and inexpensive solution to drinking water ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

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Unitus Seed Fund is clearing the decks for a second fund to support new-age social ventures

Unitus Seed Fund raised $23 million for impact investing in India, nearly a third of it from local investors. It is now gearing up for a second, larger fund. With internet penetration reaching critical mass, the 'base of the pyramid' is a serious investible ...
 Forbes India2 months ago
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When a workplace finds you. And offers you a job

Start-up Belong.co uses an unconventional way of hiring that relies more on data available on social media or tweets than the resume. IMAGE: Vijay Sharma, BITS Pilani alumnus and cofounder of Belong.co. Photograph: Kind Courtesy @BelongCo/Twitter. Prateek Pai (name changed), a 31-year-old information technology professional, would have reasons to bask in his professional glory if he alights at the top floor of the office building of Bengaluru-based recruitment start-up Belong.co. Surprisingly, ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
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Duty of finance ministry to help us find money for capex: Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu on the priority being given to safety and the need for more funds for railways to move ahead. After the first Union Budget where railway finances were merged with the main one for the government, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu spoke to the media. An excerpt. Your immediate take on the Budget? For the first time in the railways’ history, a Rs 1 lakh crore safety fund has been announced. That was the exact amount we have given to the finance ministry. We are focussing on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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How the Infosys founders are giving back to the start-up ecosystem

'In certain sectors we want to become catalysts, in others we want to encourage.' S D Shibulal discusses Axilor Ventures with Ayan Pramanik and Raghu Krishnan.   IMAGE: Along with other partners, Infosys co-founders S D Shibulal, left, and Krish Gopalakrishnan, right, set up Axilor Ventures. Photograph: Courtesy Axilor Ventures/Facebook.com. Set up by Infosys co-founders S D Shibulal and Krish Gopalakrishnan along with other partners, Axilor Ventures mentors start-up aspirants with bold ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

EPFO defers decision to invest more in ETFs

Trustees of retirement fund body EPFO on Thursday deferred the discussion on the proposal to increase investments in ETFs to 15 per cent, from the current 10 per cent of investible deposits, in 2017-18. However, the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) agreed in ...
 The Financial Chronicle7 hours ago

Rooter raises seed round of funding from Intex Technologies

Digital platform that connects, engages and helps sports audiences interact with each other on a real-time basis, Rooter on Tuesday announced raising of an undisclosed amount of funds from Intex, one of India's fastest growing consumer electronic goods and ...
 Business Standard2 days ago
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What Vastu Housing Finance does differently to stand out in a crowd

Vastu Housing Finance is trying to leverage technology to distinguish itself in a crowded space. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. After many years of a comfortable banking career with leading banks like GE Capital, Standard Chartered and Barclays, Sandeep Menon and Sujay Patil decided to rock the boat. At roughly 40, they found themselves at the crossroads with two options before them: One, continue on the staid, oft-treaded path and stay within the comfort zone; and two, stir things up a ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
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Investing in affordable housing? Don't!

Sops meant to attract end users may not provide enough capital appreciation, says Priya Nair. You may have noticed advertisements from several builders offering affordable homes in the past few months. The implementation of the Prime Minister's December announcement in the Union Budget has suddenly attracted a lot of builders into this segment. And with loans coming at a good 3 to 4 per cent lower than the rack rate of banks, a lot of interest is being generating amid both buyers and ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Has startup culture left Indian Muslims untouched?

The Indian economy is thriving despite umpteen challenges. It is among the fastest growing economies in the world and has already become the sixth largest economy. The picture may not be very rosy in rural areas. But in urban metros, there is a startup ...
 Sify1 week ago
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