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Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group raises USD 25 million from Triodos Investment Management and Shell Foundation

Wednesday, January 25, 2017: The Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group, a pioneer in impact investing and an instrumental entity of the impact investing ecosystem globally, today announced raising an equity round of USD $25 million led by Triodos Investment Management, the investment arm of European lender Triodos Bank, and Shell Foundation, an independent charity established by the Shell Group. Triodos has invested USD 15 million while Shell has contributed USD 10 million of the total capital raised.

Sweet Truth: Non Communicable Diseases, firmly entrenched in Emerging Markets

1. Non Communicable Diseases Impacting Economic Growth
Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) is a leading cause of death and ill health in high income countries. It is no surprise that NCD prevalence is now rising in the rest of the world, where the burden of communicable diseases is largely on the growing middle aged population, rapidly aging population, and development and lifestyle changes due to social and economic globalization are increasing exposure to risk factors such as obesity, smoking, and pollution.

Intellecap-USAID Collaboration for Impact Facility presented at ANDE Sector Update

Intellecap has recently launched its Collaboration for Impact Facility together with USAID’s Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) to build a market infrastructure and facilitate impactful collaborations between corporates and small and growing businesses that aim to target low income consumers in East Africa.

The scope of private actors in impact investing, philanthropy- MacArthur-Intellecap report

A MacArthur-Intellecap report on what needs to be done to aid India’s transition to a more robust and equal society on Mint 8th March 2016

New Delhi: According to Central Statistics Office data released last month, the per capita income in real terms (at 2011-2012 prices) in 2015-2016 is set to reach Rs.77,431 as compared to Rs.72,889 in 2014-2015.

Surely that is good news, but when you take a step back and look at the Human Development Index (HDI) rankings, India stands at 130 out of 180 countries.

Intellecap Impact Investment Networks raises Capital on Automated Cleaning Startup Cleanse Solutions (BikeCleanse)

Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I3N or I-cube-N) has announced closure of an investment in Mumbai-based Cleanse Solutions (India) India Pvt. Ltd. which manufactures and operates automated bike washing machines under the brand of BikeCleanse.

Intellecap advises EPS in raising Series D investment from APIS partners and in the acquisition of CISB ATM Services

Intellecap exclusively advised Electronic Payment and Services Private Limited ("EPS" or "Company"), a leading player in the ATM Managed Services industry, in raising significant investment for a minority stake from Apis Partners. Earlier last month, Intellecap also exclusively advised EPS in its acquisition of the complete stake in CISB ATM Services, from CIS Bureaus Facility Services (CISB), its joint venture partner with whom it had won a long-term bid to manage over 5,400 ATMs of public sector banks in 2012.

Swarna Pragati raises Series B capital from Zephyr Peacock and Omidyar Network

Existing Investor Aavishkaar Goodwell II also participates in the round

Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance Private Ltd., India’s first housing microfinance institution, has raised Series B funding from the Bangalore based private equity fund Zephyr Peacock and Pierre Omidyar’s Omidyar Network. The transaction also involved a follow-on investment by Aavishkaar Goodwell II, an existing investor in the Company and participation from I3N (Intellecap Impact Investment Network) and select high-profile HNIs. Intellecap was the exclusive advisor to Swarna Pragati on this transaction.


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