Swiss investor Rianta Capital Zurich is scouting for impact investments in India

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Switzerland-based impact investor Rianta Capital Zurich has partnered with Villgro, India’s social enterprise incubator, to scout for funding opportunities in agriculture and allied sectors.

It will invest US$100,000 in each of six startups this year. Beyond the collaboration with Villgro, Rianta will increase the amount of funding available for early-stage impact enterprises in India with other partnerships to come.

Villgro has incubated 109 social impact enterprises and secured US$17 million in follow-on funding.

Source: Tech In Asia (link opens in a new window)

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