30 socents from India & Africa pitch live, moderated by Jeff Koinange & Suresh Venkat.
GPF aims to build a community of donors and social investors committed to international causes, and to inform, enable and enhance the strategic nature of their work.
Villgro has opened applications for Entrepreneur-in-Residence, a programme that helps budding entrepreneurs convert innovative ideas into successful social enterprises.
Success in inclusive business depends on getting the business model right. But so far there is little known about which business models work, how long success takes and what success looks like in practice. 4Ps of inclusive business: How perseverance, partnerships, pilots and passion can lead to success helps fill that gap draws on findings from [...]
Long considered an immutable fact of life in India, extreme poverty is finally in retreat. India launched its first wave of economic reforms in the early 1990s, resulting in a decline in the official poverty ratio from 45 percent in 1994 to 37 percent in 2005. Over the next seven years, a period in which [...]
Entrepreneurs are key drivers of economic and social progress. Rapidly growing entrepreneurial enterprises are often viewed as important sources of innovation, productivity growth and employment (small and medium-sized enterprises account for a high percentage of all jobs in emerging economies). Many governments are therefore trying to actively promote entrepreneurship through various forms of support. The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Stanford University, Ernst & [...]
The Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Healthcare* (WISH), a not-for-profit works to strengthen & support healthcare institutions, across the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.
The MA is an inclusive platform to leverage Indian creativity, expertise, & resources to address development challenges that will benefit the BoP across India and the world.
Established in 1927, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India.
IntelleGrow provides venture debt finance to small and growing businesses (SGBs) through a customized and comprehensive credit approach.
Villgro incubates, funds and supports early-stage, innovative social-enterprises that impact the lives of India’s rural poor.
Aavishkaar is a pioneer in early-stage investing, and targets businesses that can deliver commercial returns and create developmental impact for underserved communities.
The Rockefeller Foundation supports work that expands opportunity and strengthens resilience.to social, economic, health and environmental challenges
Intellecap is a pioneer in providing innovative business solutions that help help build and scale profitable and sustainable enterprises dedicated to social and environmental change.