Dimple Sahni: Art of Venture Seduction

Video interview with Dimple Sahni.  As the founding partner of DS Inc., Dimple provides strategic and investment advice to firms who are exploring mission related investing and/or emerging markets more generally. Concurrently, she also advises social entrepreneurs globally on issues related to operational efficiency, strategy, financing, and governance, etc.  Most recently, Dimple was a Manager of Investments at the Omidyar Network with a focus on Emerging Market Ventures and Property Rights. She was instrumental in developing the firm’s Emerging Markets Venture strategy with a specialization in India and the BOP market segment.  Dimple led Omidyar Network’s recent investments in Comat Technologies, a for-profit provider of technology-enabled solutions that promote socio-economic growth for rural communities in India and the Rural Development Institute, an international nonprofit that secures land rights for the world’s poor. Her portfolio also included World of Good, an online and offline ethical retailmarketplace empowering female producers all over the developing world and United Villages, a US-India mobile WiFi company providing services and a distribution channel across rural marketplaces. Dimple’s board responsibilities included Comat and World of Good. You can find Dimple on Twitter @dimple_sahni

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