2-Day Free Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Young Founders School is a free startup bootcamp who take high school students from ideation to pitch deck and pitching real venture capitalists in just 36 hours with emphasis on changing mindsets.

3 Ways to Support Indian Women Entrepreneurs for the Future

3 Ways to Support Indian Women Entrepreneurs for the Future

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Let’s start with the statistics: India is home to close to 18% of the world’s population and 50% of it is female. Currently, only 39% of Indian women are formally employed, compared to 81% of Indian men. Less than 20% of women are entrepreneurs and of those that are, only 9% sit at the helm of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the social sector.

3C’s of Hope!

Develops employability of youth and women in underprivileged communities in India, through technology driven and design-thinking based education programmes.

5 Trends Indicating the Philippines Is Ripe for EdTech Investment

4 min read

With a population of 100 million and a $330+ billion GDP growing at 6 percent per year, the Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Amidst its growth, the developing nation, like others in Southeast Asia, still faces significant challenges, particularly affecting its youth. These challenges include access to relevant, quality education, and paths to sustainable careers.

6 Hotspots for Social Impact in Asia: Key Trends and Players

4 min read

Inclusive Business (IB) is a novel concept in Asia, but highly relevant. Aiming to catalyse social impact in a financially viable way, it provides opportunities for private and public sector players to work alongside communities at the bottom of the pyramid (BoP) to enable sustainable livelihoods for all.

7 Ways to Reboot the Indian Rural Economy Post COVID-19

3 min read

As India enters into the 4th phase of lockdown, we are caught between the dilemma of savings lives or protecting livelihoods by keeping the economy open and running. The most marginalised, daily wage earners, unorganised labour class and those at the fringes of our society have been disproportionately affected. With the migrant labourers returning home with no cash or savings, village communities are stressed due to the loss of remittance income, and the added mouths to feed.

A Platform for Youth Economic Opportunities

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A Sneak Peek on the Latest Investments Made by Some of Our Members

Our members are creating social impact all around Asia and we at AVPN are proud to publicise their new investments, which are helping to target hot social issues such as women and health, prevent future natural disasters, as well as actively reshaping the future state of the world through education. In the employment and livelihoods […]

A Tech-first Co-farming Network

Co-farming is a paradigm shift for smallholder farmers in ASEAN, providing access to modern technologies, knowledge and skills, to grow more with less at zero capital investment.

Aavishkaar Venture Management Services

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank. Aavishkaar Capital is one of the global pioneers in taking an entrepreneurship based approach to scaling businesses for […]

Accenture Solutions Private Limited

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations […]

Acumen Investments

Patient Capital, Early stage investments, Access to expertise and post-investment support

Addressing Leadership Crisis in the Social Sector

2 min read

Dr Reddy’s Foundation recently launched its 15-month Atira Leadership Accelerator Programme to address the paucity of visionary leaders within the social sector. Find out which competency areas that DRF is targeting.


Alsisar Impact logo

ALSiSAR IMPACT is a pioneer in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem and has been instrumental in building the ecosystem from the early stages 12 years ago. We are market leaders in South Asia in Transaction Advisory in impact investing and social enterprise landscape. Focus work includes: Due Diligence; CFO Advisory; Blended Finance; Legal documentation; Regulatory Advise; […]

Amani Institute

Responding to the widely recognized shortage of leaders in the social sector, Amani Institute's mission is to develop professionals who create social impact through a new approach to education and talent development. Our methodology comes to life in our award-winning Certificate in Social Innovation Management, which runs in Kenya, Brazil and India. This program has […]

Amoli : Gainful Employment

Amoli Handicrafts began as a urgent need to to provide viable job opportunities to survivors of trafficking. We provide survivors with a steady income source while in the process developing their skills.


ANGIN is the largest network of high-net-worth individuals in Indonesia who pool resources together to engage in early stage investment and mentoring.

Angin Investment Network

Supporting entrepreneurs at their earlier stages (Pre-seed to Series A), from different industries and models

Annika Linder Center Deal Share Impact Trip Report

4 min read

Annika Linden Center (ALC) serves as a one stop shop services offering a holistic concept for person with disabilities (PWDs) in Bali. As part of the AVPN SEA summit agenda, the Deal Share team curated an impact visit for delegates to visit 3 ALC supported Social Purpose Organizations (SPOs) – Puspadi Bali , Yayasan Peduli Kemanusiaan (YPK), and D’network.

Ant Capital Partners Co., Ltd.

Ant Capital Partners Co., Ltd. is a Japan based company that focus on investment in private equity and business administration of investment limited partnership

APCO Worldwide

APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations act with agility, and build organizational reputations, brands, relationships and solutions to succeed. APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business. Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure […]