This article showcases our top picks for the best India based Impact Investment companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Impact Investment industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top India Impact Investment Companies
Groww is an investment platform that offers a new way of investing money with stockbroking and direct mutual funds. The platform provides insights about mutual funds, systematic investment planning, equity-linked savings, and everything from the personal finance world, which helps new investors make investing simple by maintaining a simplified user interface to make investing easy, accessible, transparent, and paperless, enabling users to invest in mutual funds without any hassles.
Customers can also invest in gold and US stocks through the Groww platform. The company is also a part of Y Combinator’s winter 2018 batch.
Founded in 2017 by Lalit Keshre, Harsh Jain, Neeraj Singh, and Ishan Bansal, the company was launched in Bengaluru, Karnataka.. .
LenDen Club is a peer to peer lending marketplace of personal loans. In the current era of mobilization, our endeavour takes traditional lending processes online to make it beneficial, easy and hassle-free.
Our finance and technology team, with a zeal to innovate, have blended their experience to resolve real world challenges faced by lenders and borrowers. The platform of LenDen Club ensures elimination of high cost intermediary institutions to bring monetary benefits to lenders and borrowers.
We earn by charging transparent fees to borrowers and/or lenders!. .
NordFX is an international brokerage company offering a full range of online trading services in currencies, cryptocurrencies, gold and silver in the Forex market. Investments in global stocks with high income and with capital protection up to 100 percentages, and PAMM-accounts (Percent Allocation Management Module) – one of the most popular and time-tested methods of trust management.
NordFX is distinguished by minimal spreads, immediate order execution, and a leverage ratio of 1 to 1000, which is available for all currency pairs and metals. Fixed margins for crypto pairs are indicated in the account specifications.
Starting from 2008, over 1 200 000 accounts have been opened in NordFX by clients from over 100 countries, and the company has been honored with over 30 prestigious prizes and awards.. .
ORO Wealth lets retail investors access sophisticated advice and techniques that are available to high net worth individuals and institutions. Retail investors make three common mistakes which drag down returns or lead to expectations mismatch: paying too high commissions, under-diversification, and portfolio not aligned with risk preferences/goals.
ORO Wealth will take care of all three of these to provide a superior investment experience.. .
Goalwise provides a simple online mutual fund investment platform to help you set, track and achieve your financial goals like retirement, child’s education, etc. Its do your risk profiling, do asset allocation between equity and debt, pick best performing mutual funds and monitor and rebalance efficiently to always keep you on track.
Goalwise smart algorithms automatically detect how likely you are to achieve your long term goals based on your investment pattern and if you are falling behind what needs to be done to get you back on track.. .
Nalabothu Foundation designs and implements community-driven interventions to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and educational inequity among underserved communities in India. The nonprofit engages directly with the communities it serves to mobilize and redistribute excess food from homes, restaurants, businesses, canteens, and gatherings to people in need.
Nalabothu Foundation manages a network of over 450 volunteers, 7 corporate partners, and 6 offices in Chittoor, Madanapalle, Palamaner, Punganur, Pakala, and Venkatagirikota.. .
MutualFarm provides a platform for farmers, investors and exporters to work collaboratively to create an ecosystem wherein all stakeholders get mutually benefited by harvesting, value addition marketing and wealth sharing. MutualFarm’s aim is to find new agriculture investment opportunities in India to support farmers and to create safe investment options for our Investors to generate higher returns.
MutualFarm has converted many barren lands to green farms with the Investors money and have found a way to provide them better returns than fixed deposit or mutual-funds.. .
YES SCALE initiative by YES BANK
YES SCALE is a multi sector start-up accelerator program launched by YES Bank Limited in 2018. YES SCALE houses five focused accelerators targeted to the impact sectors of the Indian economy, namely Smart Cities, Clean Energy, Agriculture, Lifesciences and Education.
YES SCALE offers a 15 week intensive acceleration program and brings together government bodies, industry leaders, funding partners, technology leaders and influencers to help create and commercialize innovations in these sectors. After the selection of the start-ups into the program, the bank offers each of the sector accelerators with dedicated industry partners to support the development of a proof-of-concept (PoC) and commercialisation of the developed solution.
Each start-up shall be mentored by one sector expert & one technology expert and one investment partner out of the 100+ mentors on the YES Scale roster. To support the investment made by start-ups on developing dedicated proof of concepts (PoC), YES SCALE will provide a pilot grant of up to INR 20 lakhs, and an additional funding of up to $1Mn through investments and fund partners.YES SCALE will also support start-ups with over USD 1 mn worth digital infrastructure like cloud credits, cloud telephony and SaaS invoice discounting.
1. Grip lists curated investment leasing opportunities on its platform.
Investors browse through the active assets to review financial details, lease terms and return expectations and identify the right investment opportunity 2. Investors choose the investment amount and confirm their interest 3.
Investors make an online transfer of the committed amount to the dedicated bank account of the LLP 4. Grip continues to attract more co-investors for the active assets.
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