Finance, Social Entrepreneurship

Impact Investing – Financing Social Enterprises

Aavishkaar is a pioneer in early stage investing in the country and has been active in the space for over a decade. We are guided by the fundamental belief that investing in

early stage entrepreneurial ventures can not only deliver commercial returns, but also bring about significant efficiencies and developmental impact to rural and underserved communities. Over time, Aavishkaar has built a track record of high impact scalable enterprises in its portfolio that span across seven key sectors, namely Agriculture and Dairy, Education, Energy, Handicrafts, Health, Water and Sanitation, Technology for Development and Microfinance and Financial Inclusion.

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Omidyar Network is committed to creating opportunity for people to improve their lives and make powerful, lasting contributions to their communities. Our efforts are organized around five initiatives: Consumer Internet & MobileEntrepreneurship,Financial InclusionGovernment Transparency, and Property Rights.

United by the principles of individual access, connection, and ownership, we look for solutions that enable people to access credible information and resources, connect with others around shared interests, and take constructive action on the issues that matter to them.

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Our mission is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas.

Our vision is that one day every human being will have access to the critical goods and services they need – including affordable healthwaterhousingenergyagricultural inputs and services – so that they can make decisions and choices for themselves and unleash their full human potential. This is where dignity starts – not just for the poor but for everyone on earth.

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