the 3 billion people we impact
A majority of the world's population, comprising 3 billion people are underserved. Earning between US$ 2 and US$ 8 a day, they lack access to transport, healthcare, energy, basic financial and other services. The Aavishkaar Group works at the nexus of the basic needs of these communities, and the businesses, governments, and systems that help them meet these needs.
WHO WE ARE
The Aavishkaar Group is a global pioneer in taking an entrepreneurship based approach towards development. The group brings together an ecosystem of knowledge, capital, and networks to help entrepreneurs thrive while they work to improve the state of the world's 3 billion underserved people. Driven by a vision to build business with/for the other 3 billion that are economically underserved, the group focuses on developing the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem across the continents of Asia and Africa. Founded in 2002, with just US$ 100, the group now manages assets of over US$ 650 million, with 3500+ employees across India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kenya, and the United States of America. The Aavishkaar group's financial ecosystem includes equity funds, a venture debt vehicle, a microfinance and advisory business including investment banking.
MEET THE GROUP
The Aavishkaar Group's financial ecosystem includes equity funds, a venture debt vehicle, a microfinance and advisory business including investment banking.
Pioneered equity capital for high risk, high impact businesses in the ticket range of US$ 500k to US$ 10 millionVisit Website
- Over US$ 200 million in Assets Under Management
- Over 70 million lives impacted and over 150,000 jobs created
- 55 portfolio companies
A digital lending platform to empower small business owners, by offering them quick access to debt, through a simplified processVisit Website
- Cumulative disbursements of US$ 1 million
- 200+ active small business borrowers
Funds under-banked, high-growth impact enterprises in the ticket range of US$ 75k to US$ 1.5 millionVisit Website
- US$ 60 million outstanding disbursements
- $153Mn cumulative disbursements
- 250 portfolio companies
Provides microfinance loans between US$ 150 to US$ 1500 to finance micro enterprises run by underserved populationsVisit Website
- Eastern India's largest MFI with over 450 branches
- Over US$ 340 million outstanding disbursements
- Operating in 9 low income states