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  • Wednesday, August, 2022| Today's Market | Current Time: 02:01:54
  • Impact investing has been built around a legal logic based on a various goals excluding the financial ones. The goals which impact fund manager aims are social and environmental challenges integrated with personal values. The problems like lack in resources and the rise in social issues lead to the growing concentration of investors in responsible investing.  The fund manager takes the charge for executing ideas & controlling the trading activities for the invested funds. They directs in diversifying investments & aim to reduce volatility of returns.

    Past few years with the growing startups the impact investing ecosystem has also grown & is a novel innovation across the financial world. Here are the top sector agnostic impact fund managers of India.

    C4D Partners

    Capital 4 Development Partners is an impact fund manager incorporated under the laws of Netherlands in 2012 & intends to reach out to potential investors in India by mid-2022. C4D Partners believes that fair economic development contributes to economic inclusion and the improvement of people’s perspectives in underserved communities. With their investments, they aim for risk-adjusted market rate financial returns together with social returns for underserved communities. C4D Partners is looking to make investments into early & growth-stage companies that are operating across sectors including agriculture and allied activities, food processing, retail and consumer goods, clean energy, healthcare, skilling and education, water and sanitation, financial inclusion, and others in India.

    Omnivore

    Omnivore firm is based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore pioneered agritech investing in India, backing over 20 startups since 2011. Every day, Omnivore portfolio companies drive agricultural prosperity and transform food systems across India, making farming more profitable, resilient, and sustainable.

    Aavishkaar Capital

    Aavishkaar Capital pioneered the venture capital approach of investing in early-growth stage enterprises in India in 2001, with a focus on geographies and sectors that were often overlooked and challenging. Aavishkaar Capital has gone on to close 6 funds since then, with close to half a billion dollars in AUM today.

    Ankur Capital

    Ankur Capital is an India focused micro-fund that incubates and invests in start-up businesses that impact low-income communities. Focuses on models that can provide radical improvements in livelihoods as well as ones that impact health and education in these communities. Partnered with young companies providing intensive hands on support as well as seed capital. They look to build organizations that can grow and sustainably create impact & are a new fund with an innovative approach to very early stage investing.

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