With social entrepreneurship gaining momentum in India, the impact investment space is buzzing too. Last year, impact investments of $390 million were made in over 80 deals. The young impact investment space in India had most of these investments happening in the early stage social enterprises.
We, at YourStory, are hosting a meet up with an expert session with Govind Shivkumar, Investment Manager at LGT Venture Philanthropy, on decoding the impact investments in india this Friday, May 30th, 2014.
All you social entrepreneurs out there, grab this opportunity to know the why, what and how of impact investing, meet like minded people, share your stories and network with fellow social entrepreneurs.
When : Friday, May 30th, 2014
Where : YourStory office
Time : 6pm-8pm
Govind looks at education and financial inclusion sectors. He has experience in investing in several non-profit and for-profit enterprises and currently manages four portfolio organizations.
Prior to LGT VP, Govind worked with Unitus Capital advising micro finance institutions and social enterprises on fund raising and expansion strategy and with Citigroup advising large cap companies in Asia Pacific across M&A’s, IPO’s, and other facets of applied corporate finance such as cost of capital, leveraged buybacks, valuation and financial engineering. Govind is based in Bangalore, India. Govind has a bachelor’s degree from Bombay University, and is a Chartered Accountant.