Venture Capital Funds Current Affairs, GK & News

Damodaran Committee to boost PE/VC investments

The Union Finance Ministry recently set up an expert committee headed by former SEBI chief M. Damodaran to assess and recommend ways to solve regulatory issues to boost investments by private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) in Indian startups. Key facts Other members of the Damodaran Committee are former member of SEBI and executive ..

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Ambedkar Young Entrepreneur-Mentor Programme

The government is looking to launch a scheme to help aspiring entrepreneurs who belong to SCs and OBCs and are failing to receive venture capital funds (VCF). Overview: The name of the proposed scheme is Ambedkar Young Entrepreneur-Mentor programme. As the VCF scheme couldn’t make good progress despite being in operation for many years, this ..

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Ambedkar Social Innovation Incubation Mission: Key Facts, Features and Benefits

On September 30, 2020, the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot launched Ambedkar Social Innovation and Incubation Mission for the Scheduled Castes under Venture Capital Funds. The mission aims to promote innovation among the SC students in the country. Key Features To promote entrepreneurship among SC students with special preference to disabled ..

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Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds are the investments which do not happen via the traditional modes of investment such as stocks, bonds, cash, property etc. The other avenues have been put into the Alternative Investments, though there is no proper definition of AI. Some of the alternative investments include the commodities, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital, and ..

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