Launched by Rajiv Lall, Vishal Mehta and Donald Peck in 2005, social impact venture fund Lok Capital completed a decade of investing in India this year. CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan caught up with the founding team to reflect on the journey so far.
Being a business with high margins of around 50 percent it has led to more than 35 percent overall gross margins in the first quarter of FY17, he said.
Further, it will enable us to exercise increased control over proprietary technology and customer information, better manage customer and market analytics, ensure superior confidentiality and security protection and also provide disaster recovery support infrastructure, Mehta said.
Investing in a social enterprise in India has become quite the in-thing and the definition of who is a social entrepreneur seems to be changing as well. So, to take stock of what is happening in this space and how we should look at social capital we met with some of the earliest players in the business.