Weekly Roundup, 30.01.2015: Innovations to serve the underprivileged

In this week’s roundup we focus on efforts taken by young social entrepreneurs as they aim to make an impact in the energy and employment sectors. » Read more

Weekly Roundup, 24.01.2015: From Tiger conservation to social innovation

In this week’s roundup we promote tiger conservation practices, list the trends in social innovation and share news about investments, programs and competitions in the social impact space. » Read more

Top 10 Social Innovation trends of 2015

2015 will be a game-changer, especially in the field of social innovation. If we want to be ahead of the curve, we have to be creative, forward-thinking and incredibly innovative when it comes to designing new products, services and brands. » Read more

Category: General

How can the 2014 budget create an enabling ecosystem for enterprises in India

For enterprises working in these markets to generate a sustainable impact and grow profits, it is essential that the government and by extension the 2014 budget creates an enabling ecosystem for such entrepreneurs. Digbijoy Shukla explores four areas where the government’s support is critical. » Read more

Five Questions with the Ennovent Circle: Sadeesh Raghavan

In this new series on the blog, every month we highlight one of our Circle members and ask them five questions about their work in low-income markets and their insights about the sector. » Read more

Impact Investing: Can we pay her less?

What constitutes impact investment? The debate seems to be an ongoing one. At the heart of the debate is the question that when push comes to shove what are an investors’ priorities? Profit or impact? Strive for both, but be clear about which is subservient. » Read more

NSDC and India@75 announce the winners of Power to Empower 2013

This year, Power to Empower received a record 1,004 applications from over 150 cities across India and was managed by Ennovent and TiE Delhi-NCR. The winners of the Challenge were announced at a ceremony in Delhi on 18th March. Find out who they are now. » Read more

Cartier seeks exceptional women entrepreneurs for its 2014 Women’s Initiative Awards edition

Joining forces with the Women’s Forum, INSEAD and McKinsey & Company, Cartier created in 2006 the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, an annual international business plan competition to accompany and guide initiatives by women entrepreneurs. Applications for the 2014 edition are open from now until February 28th. » Read more

Assam based ERC Eye Care closes angel round through the Ennovent Impact Investment Holding and others

Ennovent Impact Investment Holding and Ankur Capital along with Ennovent Circle members, Beyond Capital Fund and Sadeesh Raghavan closed an angel investment round in Assam-based eye care company, ERC Eye Care Pvt. Ltd (ERC) today » Read more

Now seeking: The world’s most unreasonable entrepreneurs

The Unreasonable Institute has began its annual search for startup ventures tackling the world’s greatest social and environmental challenges and if you have a startup that meets their criteria, consider applying now. » Read more

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