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The Fortune at the Base of the Pyramid: How Business is Transforming the Lives of Poor Indians

Yesterday at 2B Community, Royston Braganza, CEO of Grameen Capital India - in dialogue with three of Israel's most successful startups targeting the Indian masses (Mobile ODT, Seemba and ConfirmU) - explored how impact investing, microfinance and inclusive business are changing India.

Royston Braganza is the CEO of Grameen Capital. Grameen Capital, a joint venture of the Grameen Foundation and Citibank, is a financial advisory firm with a mandate to catalyze inclusive growth and facilitate capital market access for impact-focused enterprises across sectors. Their clients are Indian micro-finance institutions, healthcare providers, education firms and others. Royston is a brilliant analyst who is one of the leading figures in the impact investing field in India.

The event was co-hosted by the Pears Program for Global Innovation, Israel Export Institute, the Foreign Trade Administration, 2B Community, SID Israel, the 8200 Social Program and Grameen Capital India.

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