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 are global pioneers in taking an entrepreneurship-based approach towards development. The Group is focused on developing the impact ecosystem in the continents of Asia and Africa. Aavishkaar Group manages assets in excess of USD 1.2 Billion across Equity and Credit, with 7,000+ employees present across India, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Kenya.
The Group’s ecosystems include Aavishkaar Capital - Impact fund manager focused on Global South, Arohan- One of India’s largest & most digitally advanced microfinance institution (MFI) targeting low income households, Ashv Finance- Phygital NBFC, offering unique cash flow based business loans to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Intellecap – Global Impact advisory firm providing Consulting, Investment banking and Inclusive networking platform.
The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Triodos Bank, Shell Foundation and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank FMO.
MEET THE GROUP
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
Ashv Finance empowers MSMEs and small businesses of India with loans, designed to unlock their growth potential.Visit Website
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