EU Ambassador To India Talks About Innovation Agenda for 2017

The Welcome Address by Ambassador Tomasz Kozlowski delivered at the EU Science Technology & Innovation Cooperation days on Bioeconomy in Goa on 21 September 2016 is given below Dear Organisers, Researchers and Innovators, Ladies and Gentlemen It is my pleasure to be here at this leading research institute and welcome you all in Goa for … Continue reading “EU Ambassador To India Talks About Innovation Agenda for 2017”

2016 Skoll Social Entrepreneurship Awards Announced

The Skoll Foundation announced the winners of it’s Social Entrepreneurship Awards for 2016 yesterday. The awards will be conferred on the 14th April 2016 at the Skoll World Forum. Every year Skoll Foundation invites applications from social entrepreneurs who are working for radical change at the grassroots across the globe. After a stringent screening process … Continue reading “2016 Skoll Social Entrepreneurship Awards Announced”

Interview with Ms Renee Bell, Micro Energy Credits

Q. Tell us a little about your professional background, how did you end up working at Micro Energy Credits (MEC)? I received my degree in Environmental Studies and began my career working at a climate change policy NGO. After gaining experience at the policy level, I wanted field experience and joined the US Peace Corps … Continue reading “Interview with Ms Renee Bell, Micro Energy Credits”

Invisible Heart of Markets : Report on Impact Investing

A report titled ” The Invisible Heart of Markets: How Impact Investing is Harnessing Innovation and Capital for Public Good” has been released by The Social Impact Taskforce, which was constituted by the governments of the G8 in June 2013. The report released last week outlines various recommendations that could potentially unleash billions of dollars … Continue reading “Invisible Heart of Markets : Report on Impact Investing”

Stanford Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship

The Graduate School of Business at Stanford University is now accepting applications for it’s Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship. The 5 Day residential program is designed to help social entrepreneurs take their social enterprises to the next level by leveraging innovative models. The 5 Day program is scheduled to be held from 08 – 13 … Continue reading “Stanford Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship”

Boond secures Series A Investment

Opes Impact Fund (Fondazione Opes) joined by two other members of the Ennovent Circle – Rianta Capital and Sumantra Roy – have closed a Series A equity investment round in North India-based clean energy access company, Boond Engineering & Development. This investment in Boond led by Opes is the seventh deal facilitated by the Ennovent … Continue reading “Boond secures Series A Investment”

India Inclusive Innovation Fund

In January 2014, the launch of the Indian Inclusive Innovation fund was announced by the National Innovation Council and the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. All these months the fund remained on paper, but now the newly elected Narendra Modi government has announced concrete steps that could see it becoming operational within this … Continue reading “India Inclusive Innovation Fund”