Posts by CJ Juhasz
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Behind the Most Successful Microfinance IPO in India’s History: What does gender lens investing have to do with it?
The recent domestic IPO for the Indian microfinance firm Ujjivan far exceeded the domestic-only IPO record set by another microfinance firm just days earlier. As a $50 million inclusive finance company focused on women in the lowest economic strata, Ujjivan's success is a powerful statement about the value of serving low-income women with financial services, and the ability of mission-aligned investors to help them achieve impressive returns, both social and financial.