Report Date - 30 th March, 2023
Gray Matters Capital had the opportunity to contribute to Impact Investors Council (IIC)’s report, 2022 In Retrospect: India Impact Investing Trends”. In this report, we reflect on the need to integrate a gender-lens framework in impact investing and underlining its role in enabling women to become solution providers, clients, and talent in the growing Indian economy.
Report Date - 11 th September, 2022
Over two decades of impact investing, Gray Matters Capital has demonstrated profit with purpose. This impact report provides a snapshot of our journey and highlights our key milestones, the impact of our work and learnings over the years. In the report, we also have a Spotlight section that captures the entrepreneur and customer stories from the field.
Report Date - 17 th September, 2019
EMPOWERING GLOBAL CITIZENS TO CREATE GLOBAL CHANGE
The first 5 year Social Impact report by our portfolio company MPOWER Financing adumbrates its impact on borrowers (Students taking Study Abroad Loans), universities and their communities; thereby aiding our mission to support education for 100 million women by 2036..
-International students contribute $42.4 billion to the U.S. economy.
-55% of U.S. universities cite high tuition as a major contributor to the drop in international students.
-Of MPOWER’s total borrower base, over 40% are women and over 75% are students from emerging markets.
Download the report to read more about the work done by this social enterprise supported by us.
Report Date - 23 rd May, 2019
edLABS has a portfolio of 11 active disruptive companies, through which it aims to reduce barriers to learning and create an equitable environment for progress. It aims to make Education affordable & accessible at scale.
The Fund is the first institutional investor into companies that create solutions for the Indian mass market
The 2019 Fin-Impact Report of edLABS delves into the Financial and Social Metrics of these portfolio companies.
Report Date - 14 th December, 2018
There are many reports which talk about the mobile explosion and the growth of digital solutions in India. However, the real gap in EdTech is in the journey from downloads to improving learning outcomes, employability and in bridging the digital gender divide.
This report – “Efficacy of Mobile EdTech in India: Mapping User Engagement to Learning Outcomes” finds out how the combined application of behavioural science, data-driven strategies and optimization can address the key challenges Edtech firms with Mobile solutions face in their journey from downloads to impact
The report is based on the hands-on work our mentors did with the 8 cohort companies during the GMC Calibrator program, the behavioural blueprint and user labs conducted in conjunction with Behavioural Architecture expert firm, Final Mile Consulting, the user testing with 2000+ users enabled by Career Launcher (CL Educate) as well access to our cohort’s customers and insights from 42 Education entrepreneurs apart from market data analysis and expert views.
For the areas we have worked in: government job test preparation, teacher capacity building, English language learning, vocational skills and life-long learning, the report highlights a few key ways to enhance engagement.