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Beyond Profit Issue 2: Property Rights - A Development Imperative

Beyond Profit was a social enterprise magazine launched by Intellecap in 2009 to present the stories, people and ideas behind innovative social enterprises. It brought together first-hand insights and expert commentary across Intellecap's Focus Sectors and related themes.This issue of Beyond Profit looks into property rights.

Published: 
October, 2010

Beyond Profit Issue 1: What Does it Mean to be a Responsible Company

Beyond Profit was a social enterprise magazine launched by Intellecap in 2009 to present the stories, people and ideas behind innovative social enterprises. It brought together first-hand insights and expert commentary across Intellecap's Focus Sectors and related themes. This issue of Beyond Profit looks into Corporate Social Responsibility.

Published: 
September, 2010

Indian MFIs: Growth for Old and New Institutions Alike

This publication presents an overview of the Indian microfinance market, which has seen significant changes over the last two years. The article states that the industry emerged from the financial crisis more consolidated.

The market that was made of numerous, small and medium-sized, non-profit players gave way to one dominated by fewer large commercial players that are successfully attracting equity and debt capital, human resources and clients at a fast rate. Other findings include:

Published: 
September, 2010

Lesson Plans: The strategic DNA of Affordable Private Schools?

This article - originally posted in the Enterprising Schools blog - looks at the supporting role that 'Lesson Plans' can play for Affordable Private Schools. From 2010 to 2011, Intellecap wrote a series of articles for 'Enterprising Schools' - an initiative of Gray Matters Capital - that seeks to transform lives by redefining the Affordable Private School market. By cultivating a community, raising awareness and seeding new growth Enterprise Schools Network Partners aim to expand access and increase the quality of education available to low-income communities across the world.
Published: 
August, 2010

Innovations in Education Delivery – E-Reader with Cutting Edge Content for Affordable Private Schools

This article - originally posted in the Enterprising Schools blog - looks at innovations in service delivery in Education. From 2010 to 2011, Intellecap wrote a series of articles for 'Enterprising Schools' - an initiative of Gray Matters Capital - that seeks to transform lives by redefining the Affordable Private School market. By cultivating a community, raising awareness and seeding new growth Enterprise Schools Network Partners aim to expand access and increase the quality of education available to low-income communities across the world.
Published: 
August, 2010

Frugal Innovation in Education

This article - originally posted in the Enterprising Schools blog - looks at frugal innovation in Education, particularly among Affordable Private Schools. From 2010 to 2011, Intellecap wrote a series of articles for 'Enterprising Schools' - an initiative of Gray Matters Capital - that seeks to transform lives by redefining the Affordable Private School market. By cultivating a community, raising awareness and seeding new growth Enterprise Schools Network Partners aim to expand access and increase the quality of education available to low-income communities across the world.
Published: 
July, 2010

Flows: Filling up the Base of the Pyramid - Business and Finance Solutions to Scale up Water Access for India’s poor

How can microfinance enhance access to water and sanitation for the poor? This paper identifies opportunities to address demand for water and sanitation (watsan) at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) through effective business models. Over 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation facilities worldwide. One of the U. N.’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is to reduce this number to half by 2015. About 100 million people need to gain access to watsan per year to meet the MDG target.
Published: 
December, 2009

Navigating the Crisis

Some observers claim that Indian microfinance institutions (MFIs) are too far removed from the global economy to feel any shock wave; they rely very little on global financial markets and their clients are disengaged from the international markets. Some sceptics, on the other hand, maintain that the crisis has fundamentally changed the quantum and terms of funding available to MFIs globally.

Published: 
November, 2009

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