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Genpact founder Pramod Bhasin & I-banker Vikram Gandhi invest in Unitus Seed Fund

VCCircle.com Apr 06 2015

Unitus has announced 16 investments in India including online micro-lending platform Milaap, Caravan Craft, m-Gaadi and Hippocampus. Read more

Pramod Bhasin, Vikram Gandhi invest in Unitus Seed Fund

Mint Apr 06 2015

Unitus Seed Fund, which has backed start-ups including online micro-lending platform Milaap and retailer Caravan Craft, has received investments from Pramod Bhasin and Vikram Gandhi. Read more

How to walk the talk: what experienced social entrepreneurs said at NASSCOM Foundation Technology for Good 2015

Yourstory.com Mar 14 2015

Anoj Vishwanathan Co-founder, Milaap.org spoke at the NASSCOM Foundation’s Technology for Good in Bangalore. Read more

Why Women’s Day is still relevant in the 21st century

DNAIndia.com Mar 08 2015

Milaap has empowered close to 23,000 women across rural India, ranging from politically unstable,militancy-prone areas to financially-excluded villages and disconnected geographies. Read more

We Need To Help The Families Of Vidarbha Farmers For Whom Suicide Is The Only Hope

Indiatimes.com Mar 07 2015

Mahesh could not bear the stress of failed crops and endless debts. So, he consumed poison, leaving behind a son, a pregnant wife and his mother. Log on to milaap.org to donate. Every effort will count. Read more

How 3 women entrepreneurs from rural India are creating opportunities for

Yourstory.com Mar 07 2015

Every year, the international community bands together on March 8th to celebrate International Women’s Day. This article is published in collaboration with Milaap.org Read more

The 11th Grader Who Made A Robot That Can Walk And Even Pick Up Things By Itself

Thebetterindia.com Mar 03 2015

Akshay has started a campaign on milaap.org to raise Rs.60,000 which will cover his cost of return tickets to the US. Read more

This man with a 92 kg leg is raising funds for a wheelchair

DNAIndia.com Feb 22 2015

A man born with a giant leg disease is raising funds on Milaap to acquire a fully customised wheelchair accessible vehicle and a powered wheelchair. Read more

The illusion of inclusion in India

DNAIndia.com Feb 07 2015

With every new government comes a spate of seemingly new schemes that talk of revolutionising development in India - schemes that are just as useful as cheap, unopened gift boxes re-wrapped with sparkly cellophane paper. rarely replace the broken glassware inside the gift box, but they definitely jazz up the wrapping. Read more

Recognising our everyday heroes

DNAIndia.com Jan 26 2015

The Republic Day of India is a celebration of our Constitution, a celebration of our people, a celebration of us. The author is an impact assessment fellow with Milaap.org Read more

IIM-A hosts first edition of TEDxIIMAhmedabad

The Hindu Business Line Jan 15 2015

Anoj Viswanathan, co-founder of Milaap, an online crowdfunding platform that enables people to fund communities in need of capital in India, shared the stories that inspired him to start the company. Read more

Indian marathoners' pick: Scenic marathon trails around the world

Daily News & Analysis Jan 07 2015

Srini Swaminathan fulfilled his Christmas wish-lists for 20 low-income community classrooms across two cities by setting up a fund-raising page with Milaap.org. Read more

Sankhya Women Impact Fund to Invest USD 500K Each in Milaap and MarkSharks

Iamwire.com Dec 31 2014

Sankhya Women Impact Fund is planning to invest up to Rs 3 crore each in charity-focused crowd-funding venture Milaap and e-learning venture MarkSharks. Read more

Excl: Sankhya Women Impact Fund to invest under $500K each in Milaap, MarkSharks

Techcircle.vccircle.com Dec 30 2014

Sankhya Women Impact Fund is planning to invest up to Rs 3 crore each in charity-focused crowd-funding venture Milaap and e-learning venture MarkSharks. Read more

Block 71: Singapore’s incubation success story

The Hindu Business Line Nov 11 2014

Among the other successful ventures that were housed at Blk 71 are: BizEquity, Tware, Saught TribeHired and Milaap. Read more

Zivame.com facilitates breast cancer screening for rural women

Business Standard Oct 16 2014

Zivame.com has tied up with Milaap to get 1,000 women from country's rural areas screened for breast and cervical cancer. Read more

Innovations in philanthropic funding

Mint Oct 03 2014

Milaap.org, a crowdfunding platform, has mobilized nearly $2.5 million worth of funds from 22,000 individuals for various impacts. Read more

Cycling for a better Bangalore

The New Indian Express Sep 16 2014

People who wish to donate to the causes that Ride2Light is promoting, can donate through their page on Milaap.org. Read more

A marathon for classrooms

The Hindu Sep 14 2014

Srini Swaminathan is looking at raising the money to fund for basic necessities in classrooms such as furniture, stationary, projectors, field trips associated with Teach for India through Milaap. Read more

NSDC to help skilling firms get early-stage funding

Business Standard Sep 11 2014

NSDC has developed the programme to encourage organisations with innovative solutions that can provide and has invested in enterprises such as Milaap, AVR Edge, Microspin, etc. Read more

Milaap Adds Crowd Element to Sustainable Giving

Huffingtonpost.in Aug 23 2014

The Milaap Community is celebrating its fourth anniversary by hosting a global conversation on sustainable giving. Sustainable giving is a mix of crowdfunding and microlending. Read more

Startups see dark clouds over Sebi's crowdfunding plan

The Economic Times Jun 20 2014

Indian crowdfunding platforms like Milaap have mostly helped pool donations for causes and financing artistic projects like movies. Read more

Indian Crowdfunding Platform Milaap Partners with IndusLadies

Crowdfundinsider.com Mar 24 2014

Milaap.org joined hands with IndusLadies.com, the largest online community for Indian women to launch ‘Change a Life this Women’s Malathy JeyDay’ campaign. Read more

This Social Enterprise Runs A Global Crowd-funding Platform; Eyes $3-5 Million In Series B Funding

Businessinsider.in Mar 07 2014

Milaap Social Ventures, a social enterprise operating from Bangalore and Singapore, which has developed an online crowd-funding platform to help the unbanked and the underprivileged masses in India. Read more

Peer to peer lending grows silently, as HNI investors see profits

Business Standard Feb 20 2014

Recently Milaap Social Ventures, a P2P platform raised Series A round of $1.1 million (around Rs 6.6 crore) from Singapore-based Jungle Ventures and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus. Read more

Who will pay for a skilled workforce?

The Hindu Business Line Jan 31 2014

The National Skill Development Mission is a project to skill 500 mn youth and make them employable by 2022. (Milaap and TalentSprint are training partners of NSDC) Read more

Milaap.org Crowd-Sources Over Rs. 1,000,000 in a Maiden Student-training Fundraising Campaign

Prweb.com Sep 02 2013

Milaap launched the Adopt-A-Student campaign for training deserving youth in India. Read more

Microlending site Milaap Crowdfunds for Students in India

Crowdfundinsider.com Sep 02 2013

Milaap launched the Adopt-A-Student campaign for training deserving youth in India. Read more