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Unitus Capital Reports Impact Investing Makes Up 31% of India’s Private Equity Transactions

July 25, 2014 Unitus Capital, Update

This calendar quarter brings 19 investors, 11 investments in 8 funds, and 11 mainstream investors jumping into investing in impact businesses. Unitus Capital has issued their 2014 second calendar quarter (Q2) impact equity research report. They noted that impact equity investing continued to be a key component of the India private equity landscape making up 31%… Read more >

Unitus Seed Fund lands $8 Million for BoP Startups from Leading Early-stage Investors

January 3, 2013 Press Release, Unitus Seed Fund

Investment includes backing of Vinod Khosla, Mohandas Pai, Mike Murray and others Seattle, USA and Bangalore, India. Unitus Seed Fund (USF) has secured over $8 million in investment commitments for its seed-stage venture capital fund focused on accelerating “BoP startups” – startups serving low-income consumers – in India.  USF invests in for-profit scalable companies that will… Read more >

Updated India BOP statistics

March 18, 2012 Unitus Seed Fund, Update

Last year, Omidyar Network presented a very helpful report called Inclusive Innovation which referenced some recent statistics on the size of the BOP (the base of the economic pyramid) population in India. India’s BOP represents 835 million people and $360 billion in disposable income SOURCE: McKinsey Global Institute; Global Insight; EIU Read More > Tags: base… Read more >