Investment Snapshot

Deal flow in impact investing assets getting back on track

(Impact Investing Trends: Jun-Aug, 2021)


GP Corner

Dialogue with
Habitat for Humanity International

Although we are beginning to see more interest in the sector, low-income housing is not yet mainstream; Habitat’s 2018 ShelterTech India accelerator, run in partnership with CIIE, was the first such program to focus specifically on this theme.

Patrick Kelley (Vice President, Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, Habitat for Humanity International) walks us through their experience of investing in impact in India and globally.

LP Connect

Dialogue with
Indian Angel Network

There has been a paradigm shift in the start-up funding ecosystem, wherein many angel investors are coming from places beyond major cities such as Delhi/NCR, Bengaluru, and Mumbai.

Padmaja Ruparel (Co-Founder & President, Indian Angel Network) shares angel investors' perspectives, insights and interest in funding early-stage startups across sectors in the impact investing ecosystem.

Star Enterprise

Dvara E-Registry

Agrifintech startup which enables farmer’s access to finance and productivity

Dvara E-Registry has the capacity to identify credit worthy farmers by leveraging the power of tech, and provide them with loans and insurance, in conjunction with partner financial institutions.


Blended Finance Corner

Fuelling businesses for India’s healthcare transformation

This innovative financing model gives investors the confidence to fund private enterprises working to improve the volatile healthcare sector


Special Feature

Adopting a Climate and Environment Lens

Most of the existing pledges focus on mitigation, in part due to the short timeframes; but there is certainly room for impact firms to leverage existing work to enable the communities most impacted by climate change to adapt and secure a greener future.

Starlene Sharma, (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Green Artha) and Maya Chandrasekaran (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Green Artha) highlight the compelling need for impact investors to actively finance climate change related projects and investments.


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