Unitus Ventures Newsletter – February 2014

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Updates from India’s Most Active Seed-Stage Impact Investor

Hippocampus Raises More Capital amidst 3x Growth

hlc-pre-school-childrenJanuary 21, 2014 Bangalore, India. Hippocampus Learning Centres, a Bangalore-based leader in affordable private rural pre-school programs in India, raised an additional INR 3.5 crore (US$600,000) of equity capital from Unitus Ventures, Acumen, and angel investors. Hippocampus expects to expand its enrollments to 7,500 students this coming year. Read more >

 

Unitus Ventures releases Baseline Impact Report

Unitus Ventures Six Sector Focus

February 17, 2014 Seattle, USA. Unitus Ventures has released its 2013 Baseline Impact Report, aggregating social impact metrics from 9 portfolio companies in 6 sectors. While most ventures are still preparing to scale, some are showing significant impact in key sectors in India, including education and livelihoods. Read USF’s methodology of impact assessment and full report here >

February 17, 2014. Our sister company Unitus Capital’s 2013 Impact Equity Report names Unitus Ventures as India’s most active seed stage impact investor in 2013.. Read more >

December 17, 2013 Bangalore, India. The new India-based seed-stage investment fund named Unitus Ventures (USFI) has received approval from India’s Securities Regulator, The Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI, to start investment activities.. Read more >

January 8, 2014 Bangalore, India. Unitus Ventures has invested in Commerzpoint Networks, creators of Medypal.com, a new online India healthcare marketplace. Medypal creates a marketplace which helps consumers find the right medical service provider at the right price and… Read more >

December 18, 2013 Bangalore, India. Unitus Ventures made its forray into the healthcare sector by investing in Welcare Health Systems Private Ltd, an affordable eye screening service company. Welcare has focused its operation on the 6 crore diabetics in India… Read more >

December 17, 2013 Bangalore, India. Unitus Ventures, partnered with Indian Angel Network to make an investment in GoCoop, a venture that provides a social marketplace for co-ops and community based enterprises… Read more >

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