There is a need to grow all of India : Sunil Munjal

Jul 9, 2018

When it comes to impact investing, Sunil Munjal, chairman of Hero Enterprise, is the newsmaker of 2017. In April, Munjal wrote a cheque of ₹100 crore to Aavishkaar, an early-stage, social venture capital firm. The investment, dubbed the biggest such by an Indian HNI, was part of Aavishkaar’s ₹2,000-crore Aavishkaar Bharat Fund to bankroll startups as well as other companies that operate in sectors such as agriculture, financial services, renewable energy and health care.
The 57-year-old entrepreneur, who moved out of his family’s flagship company Hero MotoCorp in 2016, is also a votary of India’s traditional arts and crafts. “If it can be branded and positioned appropriately, it will truly build India’s soft power,” Munjal tells Forbes India in an interview.

Invest in creative art economy, Kenyans urged

Mar 2, 2018

The government and private sector have been urged to consider investing in the creative art economy. This came out during the fifth Sankalp Africa Summit 2018 held in Nairobi.
Creative investment includes investing in arts, artistes, musicians, and graffiti people among other talents which the youth possess. This kind of investment is wanting because it has not been taken with the seriousness it deserves in Kenya.

“There is great opportunity which is yet to be tapped in the creative investment sector in Kenya which contributes to the bigger economy because the ideas are converted into products and services of the whole economy.,” Godown arts centre executive director Joy Mboya said.

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3rd Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit 2017 in Indonesia Marks the Achievement of Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group

Oct 13, 2017

Aavishkaar Intellecap group, the organization that encourages the social entrepreneurship climate in Southeast Asia, held another Summit with the theme ”Shaping Market to Build Equitable Societies”. The forum focuses on agriculture, blue economy, financial inclusion, health care, investing in women and energy. It aims to bring together entrepreneurs with investors, corporates, and policymakers.

https://dailysocial.id/wire/sankalp-southeast-asia-summit-2017-yang-ke-3-di-indonesia-menandai-pencapaian-aavishkaar-intellecap-group/
Nisha Dutt, Chief Executive Officer of Intellecap, said “This year’s Summit marks our achievement in building a social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Southeast Asia, where more than 1,000 ecosystem players have been linked through this platform, with over 250 startup companies on display finalists from 8 inclusive sectors in 6 countries of the region,

Amartha Wins SankalpSoutheast Asia Summit 2017 Awards 2017

Oct 13, 2017

Amartha, a financial lending and loan company, won the Sankalp Southeast Asia Award 2017 at Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit at Bidakara Hotel Jakarta. Amartha has set aside more than 200 companies of social impact from all countries in Southeast Asia.”Shaping Market to Build Equitable Societies” is the focus of this summit. In the future, society will rely heavily on innovation and entrepreneurship, “said Senior Investment Aavishkaar for Indonesia, Adi Sudewa
In this case, Amartha’s business model has proven that with technology, rural communities who are unaffordable for financial services can get equal opportunities to obtain affordable, fair, and secure funding from urban investors through the peer to peer lending platform amartha.com

 

 

Amartha Made Indonesia Proud on Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit 2017 Awards 2017

Oct 13, 2017

Amartha was named the winner of Sankalp Southeast Asia Award 2017 at Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit’s annual event at Bidakara Hotel Jakarta, 19th – 20th September 2017, after setting aside more than 200 social impact companies from all countries in Southeast Asia.

http://pressrelease.id/release/amartha-harumkan-indonesia-sankalp-southeast-asia-award-2017
The Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit was initiated by Intellecap Advisory Services from India. The meeting garnered more than 600 delegates from all regions including social companies, investors, corporates and policymakers to facilitate communities in sector development and create collaboration. “Shaping Market to Build Equitable Societies” is the focus of this summit.

Amartha, Invite Collaboration to Achieve Indonesia’s Welfare- by Bandung News Photo

Oct 13, 2017

Amartha (PT Amartha Mikro Fintek) pioneer of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending for micro business, held a gathering with media in Bandung. Amartha, which focuses on connecting rural micro-business women with urban investors, has been present in Indonesia since 2010.

http://bandung.bisnis.com/read/20170926/5/574418/amartha-fintek-telah-danai-41.000-umkm
Amartha remains committed in providing financial services only to women of rural micro entrepreneurs who do not have access to banking or better known as unbanked. This is based on the Group Lending system used by Amartha suitable for women. In addition, by encouraging a mother, Amartha believes that we can encourage one family at a time.This is also confirmed by Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit 2017 which says that by encouraging women, the nation’s economy will increase, and will significantly have a positive impact on politics, families and communities.

Helping Unbanked Women Entrepreneurs – Filed by JabarEkspres

Oct 13, 2017

Financial technology (fintech) provider PT Amartha Mikro Fintek (Amartha) focuses on connecting rural micro-business women with urban investors. Brand Manager Amartha Lydia Maria Kusnadi said that since its inception in 2010 until now, Amartha remains committed to providing financial services only to women of rural micro entrepreneurs who do not have access to banking

This is also confirmed by Sankalp Southeast Asia Forum 2017, where it is said that by encouraging women, the nation’s economy will increase, and will significantly have a positive impact on politics, families and communities.

https://jabarekspres.com/2017/bantu-pengusaha-perempuan-unbanked/

 

4 Best Social Startups from Sankalp SE Asia Summit , Sept 2017

Oct 13, 2017

Startup from Indonesia, became the winner in the event Sankalp Awards which is a special competition for the startup in the social field. Sankalp Forum itself is an initiative initiated by Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group to encourage social startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia.

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https://www.lintasarena.com/2017/09/30/4-startup-sosial-terbaik-asal-indonesia-2017/