Tag: impact investment

Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) Launches India Impact Acceleration Program

September 2, 2014 Update

New Initiative Seeks to Build India Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs Serving Large Low-Income Populations September 2, 2014: San Francisco. Today at SOCAP14, Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) launched its India Impact Acceleration Program to help improve and accelerate the early-stage impact startup ecosystem across India in three ways: by increasing connections facilitated through “startup scouts” operating across India, working with leading… Read more >

Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) H1 2014 Impact Report

August 18, 2014 Press Release, Update

We are pleased to release the Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) Impact Report for H1 2014. Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) creates three types of impact, all of which are measured at company, sector, and fund level: Social – Portfolio companies have the potential to reach at least 100,000 BoP families in 5 years, and/or directly employ up to 1,000 BoP… Read more >

Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) Adds Education Veteran to Team; Looks to Invest 3 Crore in India

July 31, 2014 Media Exposure, Press Release

Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) looks to take advantage of the demand for quality education delivered at prices affordable to the masses in India and driven by entrepreneur innovators Bangalore, July 31, 2014. Low-cost private education is poised to become a driving force in improving the lives at the base of the economic pyramid (“BoP”). The only way out… Read more >

Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund) is doubling-down on healthcare investments

April 8, 2014 Update

In conjunction with the announcement of our third India healthcare seed funding investment in the past 100 days, we are announcing our intention to invest in another 3-4 healthcare startups in 2014. We are also pleased to announce that Dr. Michael J. Free OBE, Ph. D.,  a globally-recognized global health expert and 35-year technology leader at PATH, is joining Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund)… Read more >