REVEALED – A technological revolution at the BOP

BOP

The fruits of science, technology and innovation should reach the poorest, the remotest and the most vulnerable person for a safe, sustainable and prosperous future for India. The Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) comprises over 700 million people in India. Even as technology becomes more affordable and internet access increasing, a “digital divide” between rich and…

How to raise money for your Social Startup ?

A great idea, passion, commitment and a vision to make the world a better place is the first step towards starting up a social enterprise. But for any venture to take-off what an entrepreneur needs the most is funding. To attract an investor it is important for a social entrepreneur to have a practical plan in…

Top 4 differentiators between social and mainstream startups

Social startup

“It is always tricky with social enterprises. I think it is because people mistake “creating an impact” with charity. We also aim to make this a sustainable business, along with creating value in society – that does not mean we are doing charity.” says Maniti Modi. Maniti Modi is the founder of ConnectFor, a volunteering…

Making an Impact

social entrepreneurship

2 guys from Kanpur, Ankit Agarwal and Karan Rastogi are on a mission to reduce pollution in the Ganges. They co-founded HelpUsGreen – a social enterprise that recycles flowering waste to produce products such as fertilizers and incense sticks. The idea was well received, the duo winning the ISB iDiya Challenge 2015, the IIT Kanpur…