VC Investment trends in Southeast Asia Q1’20

According to the KPMG publication, Venture Pulse, Q1’20 saw China’s lockdown towards the end of January resulting in a slowdown in VC deals activity in the country.  As COVID-19 evovled throughout the Southeast Asian region, VC investors hit the pause button, particularly those with interests in China.However, while deal volume decreased over Asia, three were…

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What makes the Philippines an attractive investment for PEs and VCs

According to the GIIN’s (Global Impact Investing Network) latest report on impact investing in the Southeast Asia, the Philippines is Southeast Asia’s second-largest impact investing market in terms of both the amount of impact capital disbursed and number of impact deals completed between 2007 and 2017. The inquirer.net organizes the report description of impact investors…

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Insights into the sectors attracting impact investing in India

The Global Impact Investment Network(GINN), not-for-profit group that works to promote impact investments and has some 230 members, defines impact investments as investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Impact investments can be made in both emerging and developed markets, and target a…

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India - a solid case for impact investment

The latest McKinsey report released in September 2017 shows the value of India’s impact investment ecosystem to have accumulated $4.1 billion worth of investments over the period of 2010 – 2016. As impact investment attracts more attention with social responsibility drawing attention from private equity and venture capital, global impact investment is anticipated to reach…

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Return on investment for Impact Investing in 2018

According to New York based, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN),  a not-for-profit group that works to promote impact investments, by investing in companies which are involved in socially and environmentally responsible practices and projects, impact investment helps developing and emerging countries address global challenges of climate change, extreme poverty, weak healthcare and educational systems. (1)…

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