ARE YOU INTERESTED IN INVESTING IN HIGH GROWTH SOCIAL VENTURES? WE CAN HELP.
Join the Artha Venture Challenge:
We are looking for investors – private individuals (angels), foundations, family offices, institutions and corporations – interested in investing INR 60 lakh (USD 100K) and above in some of the most exciting early-stage social ventures in India.
In 2015-2016 we will accept applicants all year round from all over the country to find the most outstanding entrepreneurs with the skills, ambition and tenacity to deliver disruptive social change and impressive financial returns.
In essence, AVC in partnership with Villgro will:
FILTER – assess hundreds of applications in order to find the next big idea, the most ambitious early stage social ventures in India.
MATCH – provide funding to match co-investment by early stage investors, attracting new investors to the sector, and ‘greasing the wheels’ for entrepreneurs.
SUPPORT – connect entrepreneurs to a powerful network of supporters and partners to provide investment readiness support and strengthen the winning ventures through the early growth stage.
These three interventions serve as a catalyst – making it easier and more attractive for investors interested in syndication to get involved. Together, these three elements provide a powerful de-risking mechanism in the early growth stage for ambitious social ventures and investors alike.
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CO-INVESTOR AND IN JOINING OUR NETWORK OF MATCH FUNDERS, PLEASE CONTACT US AT INFO@ARTHAVENTURECHALLENGE.COM.