Villgro Innovations invests in seven social enterprises
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Social enterprise incubator Villgro Innovations has picked seven new companies operating in the healthcare, energy, agriculture and education sectors for its second set of incubation and funding programme.
Based out of Chennai, Villgro funds and incubates early-stage, innovation-based, for-profit social enterprises that have significant impact on the lives of India’s poor. It has so far supported 103 enterprises since it started in 2001, and claims to have generated 4,000 jobs. In September this year, Villgro invested in three companies, namely Scholowiz, Aindra Systems and Healthypariwar.