AI Getting Used as a Driver By Matchmaking Startups for Niche Solutions

SME STREET | 30 April 2019

Matchmaking refers to the interpretation of data to establish an association between people, groups of people, or businesses. Today, the matchmaking terminology has evolved drastically and is making way with start-ups. Emerging businesses in India are matching their requirements and offerings between their clientele and consumer base. Continue reading “AI Getting Used as a Driver By Matchmaking Startups for Niche Solutions”

4 CSR platforms making things simpler for non-profits

The CSR Journal | 23 April 2019

Startups are emerging as a force of change in the country. While we talk about Edtech, Auto and Fintech startups bringing a change, CSR platforms/ startups are not behind. CSR platforms are using their offerings and products to solve real-world problems by acting as catalysts for individuals and NGOs to create an impact. Continue reading “4 CSR platforms making things simpler for non-profits”

Corporate Funding for the Social Sector – Joy Sharma and Sudeep Gupta, Founding Partners, Impactify

The CSR Journal Magazine | April 2019 Edition

For a long time now, the social sector has been facing critical issues pertaining to funds – or a lack thereof, to be precise.

After the CSR mandate in the Companies Act, 2013 came into effect since 2014, there is a new available pool of funds for the social sector, which is funding from corporates in the form of money allocated by them for their CSR projects. In FY2016-17, the total CSR spending by Indian companies reached INR 13,465 crore across 21,117 projects. Continue reading “Corporate Funding for the Social Sector – Joy Sharma and Sudeep Gupta, Founding Partners, Impactify”

How Technology can Restructure CSR?

CIOL Bureau | 29 March 2019

In 2014, the implementation of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 (CRS Rules) was a landmark move by India to make corporate social responsibility mandatory for companies falling under a specific category. Emerging as a force of change in the country, the CSR policy has brought a much-needed shift in the status quo as far as companies and their outlook towards social responsibility is concerned. Continue reading “How Technology can Restructure CSR?”

This Digital Startup is Re-defining the ‘Impact’ of Corporates’ Social Responsibility

Entrepreneur India | 14 March 2019

Back in 2013 when the Companies Act mandated organizations with the profits of over INR 50 million to spend 2 per cent of their revenues in corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, Sudeep Gupta was heading the strategy for SBI Card. He was handed over the reins to establish the company’s CSR department, for which he spent the next two years gaining an in-depth understanding of the sector in India. Continue reading “This Digital Startup is Re-defining the ‘Impact’ of Corporates’ Social Responsibility”

Five companies addressing the B2B requirements of Corporates

DQC Bureau | 12 February 2019

The B2B segment is known as the rock-bed of innovation in India, and is constantly and extensively progressing with new-age groundbreaking solutions. Driven by an increasing focus on technological advancements, B2B start-ups in the country are steadily maturing and are adequately equipped to cater to the requirements and challenges of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Continue reading “Five companies addressing the B2B requirements of Corporates”