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…

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…

Social Enterprise Analytics: Investment Stage and Business Model Themes

Social Enterprise Analytics:

The bigger problem that originates out of the massive data inaccessibility that exists in the Social Enterprise space in general is that it becomes incredibly difficult to get a sense of how the space is growing. The understanding that currently prevails about the space in India, for example is mostly experiential and anecdotal instead of…