Tag: MSDF

Unitus Seed Fund’s new investors propel fund over USD $20 million

September 2, 2014 Update

New investors in India’s most active Micro VC impact fund demonstrate that commercial and philanthropic investors are drawn to impact investing 2 September 2014. San Francisco: Unitus Seed Fund, India’s most active seed-stage impact investor, has secured an additional USD $7 million in commitments for a total of USD $20 million for its India-focused Micro… Read more >

Announcing MSDF Partnership on Social Performance Management

September 4, 2009 Press Release

Unitus and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Collaborate to Increase Use Of Social Performance Management Among Microfinance Institutions SEATTLE, 4 September 2009 – In an ongoing effort to increase the availability and effectiveness of life-changing microfinance services, international nonprofit Unitus and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation will launch the Social Performance Management Implementation Project… Read more >

Unitus and MSDF in Puget Sound Business Journal

September 4, 2009 Media Exposure

Unitus gets Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Grant to Study Results of Microfinance From Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) by Clay Holtzman. September 4, 2009. A Seattle microfinance organization is launching a project to measure how microloans and other services improve the lives of borrowers under a grant provided by the founder of Dell computers. Unitus,… Read more >

ACCION, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Unitus Equity Fund Invest in Swadhaar FinServe

October 14, 2008 Media Exposure

MUMBAI, India, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ — ACCION International (through its Gateway Fund), the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the Unitus Equity Fund (UEF) announced investments in Swadhaar FinServe Private Limited, a microfinance institution (MFI) operating in the slums of Mumbai. The promoters of Swadhaar FinServe, Veena Mankar and Haseena Vahanvaty, bring together a unique… Read more >

Unitus & MSDF Invest in Microfinance

May 18, 2006 Press Release

Unitus and Michael and Susan Dell Foundation Invest in Microfinance in India Ujjivan partnership to provide microfinance to 600,000 clients by 2011       Redmond, Wash. (PRWEB) May 18, 2006 — Unitus Equity Fund, L.P. (UEF), a private equity fund formed by Unitus, a nonprofit organization which creates innovative solutions to global poverty, and… Read more >