Milaap is Asia’s most successful social lending platform. We recently interviewed their Founder, Sourabh Sharma on how they grew the idea. Read more
MicroPlace, an eBay owned company has made it possible for people to do good while growing their money. Using a web based platform, you can now have access to an array of socially conscious investment options, an investment of as little as $20 can earn as much as a 4.5% return.
Rang De is the first and only web based platform in India which allows individuals to directly lend money to poor people who are looking for capital to start small businesses. Inspired by Kiva’s (US … Read more
The 4 billion poor around the world – people who live on less than $2 a day, have largely been viewed as weak and dependent on others for their survival. Frontier Markets wants to change … Read more
The year 2010 saw the coming of age for investment and technology within the social sector. Socially oriented Venture Capital funds are making investment in companies that adopt a market based approach to solving problems … Read more
Micro-finance has become a buzzword in the social sector and viewed as a silver bullet for eradicating poverty. This column is designed to help you gain some basic knowledge on micro-finance, it’s role in poverty … Read more