Category Archives: Impact Investing

Microfranchising & Meso-Lending in India

According to a report from the Acumen Fund, a pioneer and leader in the impact investing world, microfranchising is “a development tool that leverages the basic concepts of traditional franchising, but it is especially focused on creating opportunities for the world’s … Continue reading

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Kinara Capital

I am all set to leave for Bangalore at the end of this week to begin my work with Kinara Capital. Kinara Capital is a start-up social enterprise that provides access to credit to small enterprises in India with the … Continue reading

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Searching for Impact: A Great Balancing Act

Although the global economy has a GDP of around $70 trillion, more than double the figure from 2000, and life expectancy worldwide has steadily increased over the past decades, according to the World Bank there are still about 2.5 billion … Continue reading

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