Be! Fund: Investing in Young Entrepreneurs

May 8, 2012

Be! Fund Entrepreneurs

Be! Fund is India's first risk capital fund for young people who live in poverty.

Our big Be! Movies just aired on national television in India. Each story is about a young entrepeneur who lives in poverty and one day decides to solve a problem by building a business. Every movie is a Bollywood epic, 22 minutes long and at the end we ask, "Do you have a business idea that solves a problem where you live? If so, please call the Be! Fund." Our movies aired on STAR and we received over 68,000 calls from young people who live in poverty and have business ideas to solve local social problems. There are still 200 young people going through the selection process, but the first round is in: please find their hero stories in the attached report, we hope you like reading their stories.

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Be Trust

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Project Leader

Taposh Roy Chowdhry

New Delhi, Delhi India

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