Schwab Foundation’s Two Decades of Impact Report

A few times a year, I Google a few variants of “social enterprise news” with the hope of uncovering new kids on the block or some new social impact report. Measuring social impact is hard. For philanthropic organizations that do things other than direct investing (or give out grants) this is even harder. Today my …

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ISB iDiya calling all social entrepreneurs

Calling all social impact ideas & innovations!! 10 best ideas get a week-long all-expenses-paid bootcamp to ISB. Cash reward of Rs 2 Lakhs for winner. Over a crore of seed funding. Make the difference you have always wanted to by submitting your proposal at https://events.isb.edu/idiya/ Application Deadline : 15th Sep 2014 Register now to get a …

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Impact Investing Landscape in India

When I give my 2-minute elevator pitch about TechSangam to friends or acquaintances, I usually follow-up with the question “Do you know what social enterprises are?” The answer invariably is “No.” The only other term with a lower aided awareness is ‘impact investing’. Heck! I first heard the term during this year’s Sankalp Forum and …

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