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Nonprofit startups in our portfolio have made a difference
to the lives of 14+ Mn Indians

Nudging talent to solve underserved problems

The deficit of talent, capital and public attention plagues some areas of the development sector far more than others. Areas where the need for solutions is most acute, unfortunately, attract the lease investments. We have therefore made a strategic choice to invest in category building activities in areas where India has underperformed against our sustainable development goals

60

stories of impact media coverage

3

research papers

12

ideas in launchpad

We expect to leverage inducement prizes as means to nudge talent in future. 

Nurturing nonprofit entrepreneurs

The base of the economic pyramid has remained out of the reach of market-based models. We believe that nonprofits, with their singular focus on impact, are uniquely positioned to alleviate extreme poverty. Our support to early-stage nonprofits has kickstarted exceptional entrepreneurs on their journey towards meaningful impact at scale.

14 million+

Lives impacted

80+

nonprofits incubated

10x

grant multiplier

₹ 15 cr

grants disbursed

Enabling nonprofit sector

India’s Finance Minister mooted a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) during the Union Budget 2019 to help nonprofits and social enterprises unlock philanthropic capital to support their work. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has constituted a working group to recommend structures and mechanisms to facilitate fundraising for social enterprises. We supported the working group with inputs from over 200 nonprofits to ensure a voice at the table for the sector. The final recommendations were presented in June 2020.

Model stories

home > IMPACT > OUTCOMES

Nonprofit startups in our portfolio have made a difference
to the lives of 9+ Mn Indians

Nudging talent to solve underserved problems

The deficit of talent, capital and public attention plagues some areas of the development sector far more than others. Areas where the need for solutions is most acute, unfortunately, attract the lease investments. We have therefore made a strategic choice to invest in category building activities in areas where India has underperformed against our sustainable development goals

60

stories of impact media coverage

3

research papers

12

ideas in launchpad

We expect to leverage inducement prizes as means to nudge talent in future. 

Nurturing nonprofit entrepreneurs

The base of the economic pyramid has remained out of the reach of market based models. We believe that nonprofits, with their singular focus on impact, are uniquely positioned to alleviate extreme poverty. Our support to early stage nonprofits has kickstarted exceptional entrepreneurs on their journey towards meaningful impact at scale.

14 million+

Lives impacted

80+

entrepreneurs

12x

grant multiplier at 1 YR

₹ 12 cr

grants disbursed

Enabling nonprofit sector

India’s Finance Minister mooted a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) during the Union Budget 2019 to help nonprofits and social enterprises unlock philanthropic capital to support their work. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has constituted a working group to recommend structures and mechanisms to facilitate fundraising for social enterprises. We supported the working group with inputs from over 200 nonprofits to ensure a voice at the table for the sector. The final recommendations were presented in June 2020.

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Model stories

Social Change
Nonprofits in our portfolio have successfully effected social and behaviour change by changing the attitudes, perceptions, and practices around health and hygiene to enable individuals, families, and communities to increase control over and improve their life outcomes.
Systems Change
Sustainable change in public systems takes more than a new law or policy. It requires alignment of purpose with all stakeholders and orchestration of the change across various levels of administration and execution.
Societal Platforms
Technology platforms have the ability to amplify existing human capacity and intent. And when used thoughtfully, they  can strengthen programs, distribute choice, and accelerate scale.
Implementations at Scale
Models that are simple enough, cheap enough, and effective enough can scale through replication. Several of our incubates started small but have successfully grown their impact.
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