Indian Entrepreneurs Compete in the Inclusion Plus Final Round

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Artoo, Badhti Bachat of Janalakshmi, Shram Sarathi, Suvidhaa Nanocredit and Swadhaar Saathi have been selected as finalists in the third wave of Inclusion Plus, a global competition, managed by Verb, Inc., for entrepreneurs to accelerate financial inclusion.

Over 100 entrepreneurs submitted innovative products, programs and services that increase financial inclusion for low-income individuals and families across India, all competing for a total of USD 150,000 in grant funding to scale their solution.

In the semi-final round, over 50 participants worked closely with MetLife PNB associates to refine their pitch and workshop their entries. Entrepreneurs advancing in the competition will have the opportunity to gain media exposure and to compete for the final award in April 2017.

Source: Press Release (link opens in a new window)

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