CNBC TV18 recently featured an in depth interview with Aparajita Agrawal, Co-founder of Intellecap.
Interview with Aparajita Agarwal , Intellecap
Aparajita Agrawal is on a mission to change India through the pier of entrepreneurship and enterprise. She is part of the founding team of Intellectual Capital Advisory Services or Intellecap. Aparajita has worked closely with co-founders Vineet and Swati Rai since 2004 to provide innovative business solutions to build and scale profitable, sustainable enterprises dedicated to social and environmental change. It started from a 2 person firm has today spanned three subsidiary companies and employs over 600 people with a group turnover of Rs 45 crore that is the target by the end of this financial year.
Aparajita Agrawal gave up her job with Care India nine years back to be a part of Intellecap. The opportunity to work with an advisory firm that positions itself at the intersection of commercial and social business sectors interested her. Working with clients across six sectors from agriculture, education, healthcare, water and sanitation, clean energy and financial inclusion
Intellecap has helped raise USD 200 million in equity for businesses that impact the bottom of the pyramid. Revenues are largely driven by P-based advisory services and commissions made from investments and Aparajita and team are hoping to close this fiscal at Rs 45 crore. With an eye on the changing needs of social sector, Intellecap has evolved the services it offers.