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Meet the women leaders who broke the glass ceiling in Asian PE/VC world

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Here’s DSA’s region-wise list of women who dominate the PE world.

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India Digest: PayU to invest in ZestMoney; Vini founder backs Soothe Health

Consumer lending startup ZestMoney is in the process of raising funds in a round led by Naspers-owned online payments platform, PayU, while Soothe Healthcare, has sold major strategic stake to Darshan Patel, founder of Paras Pharma and Vini Cosmetics. Naspers-backed PayU to invest in ZestMoney Consumer lending startup ZestMoney is in the process of raising funds in a round… Read more »

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Impact investing in India sees big strides but still to go mainstream

If there is one thing the government’s ongoing demonetisation drive has amplified, it’s the yawning gap that exists in India between the privileged and the underserved. In that context, it seems appropriate that the country hosted its first convention on impact investing this week. Put together by the Impact Investors… Read more »

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Impact investing in India could touch $6-8b by 2025: McKinsey

McKinsey & Co. says impact investing in India has the potential to grow from $1 billion worth of investments in 2015 to $6-8 billion by 2025. “India is one of the world’s biggest markets for impact investing, given the nation’s many pressing social needs and an abundance of global capital…. Read more »