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Russian Billionaire Milner in Bangalore to Raise Funds for ‘Finding Aliens’ Project

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner who has launched a global search mission for aliens in collaboration with London-based physicist Stephen Hawking sought to raise funds for the program from Indians, especially from tech capital Bangalore on Thursday. Speaking at an event hosted by him, Milner, who is himself a physicist, said making public all data related to alien research far cry ...

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German GLS Bank to Invest 22 Mln Euros in Green Growth Fund

The German GLS Bank is investing EUR 22 million in the Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF) as part of its impact investment strategy, especifically in sustainable energy, said the bank. The investment will leverage existing investments from donors and international financial institutions, and provide additional funding for energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) projects in the Fund’s ...

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraising Crosses $100 million, 3500% More Than Last Year

Ice Bucket Challenge to help increase awareness for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosisis) or Lou Gehrig’s disease is revolutionizing fundraising pattern all over the world with celebrities taking the baton online from the other though they are physically disconnected. True to the trend that went viral, the ALS Association has said it was able to raise more than $100 million in ...

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Ujjivan Microfinance raises Rs. 128 Cr ($25M) in 5th round of equity funding

Bangalore-based Ujjivan Financial Services, one of India’s major microfinance institutions, has raised Rs 127.9 Crore ($25.5 Million) in its fifth round of equity funding, with two new Foreign Institutional Investors participating in it. Investors who participated in the fifth round of funding include Lok Capital: Rs.100 Million, Sequoia Capital: Rs.100 Million, Mauritius Unitus Corporation: Rs.25 Million, Elevar Equity: Rs.125 Million, ...

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