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Swarna Pragati raises Series B capital from Zephyr Peacock and Omidyar Network

Existing Investor Aavishkaar Goodwell II also participates in the round

Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance Private Ltd., India’s first housing microfinance institution, has raised Series B funding from the Bangalore based private equity fund Zephyr Peacock and Pierre Omidyar’s Omidyar Network. The transaction also involved a follow-on investment by Aavishkaar Goodwell II, an existing investor in the Company and participation from I3N (Intellecap Impact Investment Network) and select high-profile HNIs. Intellecap was the exclusive advisor to Swarna Pragati on this transaction.

Why are women worse at 'selling' themselves than men? Aditi questions notions in TheAlternative

Why are women worse at 'selling' themselves than men? Aditi questions notions in TheAlternative

On the occasion of International Women’s Day Head – I3N Aditi Shrivastava challenged some dominant conventions, which see women comparing themselves to men. In a thought-provoking article for TheAlternative, a leading online social commentary media platform, she questioned the ‘guilt’ that women feel as they try to conform to success tips from male entrepreneurs.

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