Business »  Topic »  Budget 2019: Social stock exchange to attract VC funds, impact investors toward social startups

Budget 2019: Social stock exchange to attract VC funds, impact investors toward social startups


Union Budget 2019 India: On the lines of the Social Stock Exchange in the UK, SASIX in South Africa, Impact Investment Exchange in Singapore, SVX in Canada, the Indian government is planning to have its own stock exchange.

Budget 2019 India: Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed “an electronic fundraising platform – a social stock exchange.”

Budget 2019-20: Structurally, social startups possibly lack the flexibility in raising capital from angel or venture capital investors, unlike a regular technology startup. Exiting from a social startup cannot be certain as they look at creating impact for the long haul even as the scalability cannot be ...


Read the full text financialexpress