Social Capital Market

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Why I’m Going to SOCAP09

A few months ago, Ashni Mohnot wrote a post on the Pop!Tech blog that really struck a chord with me, on why the field of social entrepreneurship is so hard to break into.  She outlines three reasons– the preference for MBAs,…

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India’s first Social Capital Exchange to be launched (I’m serious!)

According to story today on Business Standard, M-Cril, the credit rating agency is launching a platform called ‘Capital Connect’ which will enable MFIs and social enterprises to access capital from investors looking to make investments in this space. This is…

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Social Capital Index Unveiled by Xigi.net

The other day, we posted an article by PSD Blog suggesting that the new development paradigm still suffers from the same shortcomings of the old guard. Today, we have come across one initiative to help address those concerns, as Xigi.net has…

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Private School for the Poor?

From Xigi.net, Gray Matters Capital, a private equity fund that focuses on the creation and expansion of social enterprises has been conducting very interesting research on the prospect of providing private school education at $2 per day in the developing…
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