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Intellecap to Present Opening Remarks at Rockefeller's Impact Investing Forum

Date: 
January 16, 2013 - January 17, 2013 (ended)

In conjunction with Omidyar Network, Monitor Inclusive Markets and Dasra, the Rockefeller Foundation is convening leaders in the field of impact investing and social entrepreneurship for a dialog on how more capital can be unlocked for high impact businesses, and how a culture of high performing impact entrepreneurs can be built in India. The convening is spread over 2 days, the first of which will see a panel discussion and the launch of Rockefeller Foundation's Challenge Fund. Day 2 is designed as a closed workshop for 40 key stakeholders to discuss action plans to accelerate impact investing in India.

Intellecap’s Head of Corporate Development, Manju George, has been invited to present opening remarks to set the stage for this workshop. The India convening is the second in a series of regional convenings being organized by the Rockefeller Foundation to accelerate domestic impact investing markets in the Global South. More details may be found here.

Update: A Challenge Fund was announced at the event. This will award grants to industry level efforts that have the potential to accelerate the industry. More details maybe found here.

Event type: 
participating
Posted on January 16, 2013