Social Ventures Highlighted by The New York Times

A Social Solution, Without Going the Nonprofit Route is an article in the March 4th issue of The New York Times that examines social enterprises.  D.light Design (see previous Green VC coverage) and MIA Consulting are ventures highlighted in the article.  The article also examines issues surrounding whether a for-profit or non-profit model is best suited … Read more

D.light Design Receives $6 Million in Series A Funding

D.light Design, a New Delhi, India-based social enterprise that is developing lighting solutions to replace the use of kerosene lanterns by families who don't have adequate electricity, announced earlier this month that it secured $6 million in Series A financing.  This financing was led by Nexus India Capital and included participation from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Garage Technology Ventures, the Mahindra Group, and … Read more