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Inventing for Impact Series

The series celebrates social enterprises that are inventing products that are advancing impactful social innovations at scale in agriculture, healthcare and climate action space.

Episode 2: Water & Agriculture

Climate change is now an accepted fact. Dried streams, unseasonal hailstorms, dropping water tables, and droughts have become more and more frequent. Over extracting resources and our environmental footprint are increasingly evident. One such key resource essential to life is water. . In this episode of Inventing for Impact, we explore two groundbreaking inventions that are helping us manage and conserve water in Agriculture.

Episode 1: Strengthening Community Healthcare

India's healthcare system is plagued by two critical challenges: acute scarcity of medical practitioners and poor access to primary healthcare. About 60% of hospitals and 80% of doctors are located in urban areas about 3/4 of the country is still under-served. In this episode, we take a look at two health-tech innovations that are inventing for impact and scale.

Launch: Inventing for Impact Series Trailer

We are bringing an exciting new series highlighting inventors who are creating innovative solutions to address challenges in healthcare, agriculture, and the climate action space.


We bring together experts from different fields to help entrepreneurs keep pace with emerging trends and opportunities

19 November 2020

Can Social Entrepreneurs Revitalize Rural Livelihoods in the Post-COVID era?

The panelists highlight the impact of COVID on rural livelihoods and explore how clean, decentralized energy can act as a catalyst for job creation and in turn accelerate green recovery.

6 October 2020

Pitching to Perfection by Chand Das

The exclusive webinar for iPitch Applicants demonstrated the key features a pitch deck should include while presenting to impact investors.

25 September 2020

Behind the Scenes: iPitch 2020 Decoded

A deep dive into what is unique about Villgro's annual deal discovery platform iPitch this year and why entrepreneurs should apply.

20 August 2020

Digital Agriculture: Democratizing Agriculture Markets

The webinar highlights the scope of digitization in agriculture and the role of Agritech innovators in democratizing agriculture markets.

30 July 2020

Digital Health: Myth or Reality?

Panelists evaluate how the COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity for inventors to take the lead in the digital dispensation of healthcare across the globe.

29 May 2020

Impact of Covid-19 – The Incubators Roundtable

The webinar evaluates the impact of COVID-19 on social incubators across India. Panelists highlight the effects on incubators supporting women entrepreneurs and other sectors.