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India's Leaders Create A New Microfinance Venture

<span style="line-height: 20.8px;">Luminaries from the tech, government and business sectors have joined hands to create a microfinance unit in India. The new Avanti Finance counts Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the Tata Group, Vijay Kelkar, former finance secretary, and Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys Ltd.</span><span style="line-height: 20.8px;">&nbsp;among its investors.</span>
Read by 37% of LPs August 08, 2016

Microfinance Lender Chaitanya Rural Raises $7M In Series C Round

Bengaluru-based&nbsp;Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services Pvt Ltd, has raised Rs. 47 crore ($7million) from&nbsp;Equator Capital&lsquo;s fund ShoreCap II and a few high networth individuals.
Read by 59% of LPs April 28, 2016

Ujjivan Investors Exit After IPO With Manifold Returns

<span style="line-height: 20.8px;">With Bengaluru-based microfinance company Ujjivan going public on Wednesday, expectations are high that it will bring in the same levels of returns as its peers for PE players. Equitas Holdings during its initial public offering earlier this month saw 10 investors exiting with returns ranging from two to 13 times.&nbsp;</span>
Read by 62% of LPs March 06, 2016

Panak├Ęs Partners SGR Launches Its First Venture Capital Fund Dedicated To European Medtech Startups

At the end of 2015, Panak&egrave;s Partners SGR SpA has obtained the required authorization by the competent authorities and has launched its first Fund, Panak&egrave;s Fund I.&nbsp;
Read by 67% of LPs February 21, 2016

India Sees Resurgence Of Micro Venture Capital Funds; Investors Focus On Early-stage Investing

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Read by 30% of LPs February 17, 2016

Microlending Startup Buddy Raises $500K In Pre-series A Funding

Buddy, a microlending startup that provides students with small loans to use on ecommerce sites, raised $500,000 in pre-series A funding today from Blume Ventures, Tracxn Labs, and a few other angel investors.
Read by 32% of LPs February 08, 2016

The Different Flavors Of Micro-VC

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Read by 73% of LPs February 07, 2016

The Different "flavors" Of Micro-VC

<span style="line-height: 20.8px;">The different &ldquo;flavors&rdquo; of Micro-VC</span>
Read by 36% of LPs January 12, 2016

TPG's Jin-Yong Cai Sees Opportunity In Market Chaos

<p style="line-height: 20.8px;">Jin-Yong Cai, the former head of the World Bank&rsquo;s investment arm, is moving to global private equity firm&nbsp;<a href="">TPG</a>&nbsp;at a time when emerging markets are in tumult.&nbsp;For him, the market gyrations created by worries over the state of the Chinese economy, crashing commodity prices and rising US interest rates are creating buying opportunities and encouraged him to make the leap into private equity.</p>
Read by 45% of LPs January 07, 2016

Olympus Capital Invests $30M In Microfinance

<p style="line-height: 20.8px;">Founded in 2006,&nbsp;CreditAccess Asia wants to expand its retail lending operations and aims to double its client base to over three million customers over the next two years.&nbsp;Olympus Capital&rsquo;s investment follows a decision by India&rsquo;s central bank in September to license ten financial institutions to set up small banks to provide microfinance to its citizens.</p>
Read by 60% of LPs