Why Small Firms Stay Small?

In India across various industrial and trading clusters, small scale manufacturers and traders use manufacturing methods aided by simple tools and technology, basic machines (usually old-reused machines which have…

Structuring a Fund Platform for Financial Inclusion in India

In the latest edition of Securitisation & Structured Finance Handbook 2016/17 (published by Capital Markets Intelligence) Ravi Saraogi, IFMR Investments & Robin Tyagi, IFMR Capital, have authored a chapter on…

IFMR Capital: The Money Conductors

The latest edition of the Forbes India magazine features a cover story on IFMR Capital. The story traces the origins of IFMR Capital, its evolution over the years and…

The Power of Frustration

In a recent report by Wharton Social Impact Initiative & [email protected] on Innovative Finance and the various forms it has taken, the report highlights among others, the multi-originator securitization…

From Looking to Seeing

I met today with the promoter and CEO of one of our newer Small Business Loan Originators and visited some of their end borrowers in Bombay.

Microfinance through a Data Lens

In the last five years, the microfinance sector in India has grown into a stable and well-regulated sector thanks to a strengthened regulatory framework and credit bureau infrastructure.