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Artha Venture Challenge


The Artha Venture Challenge (AVC) supports ambitious social ventures by providing access to finance, business support and powerful connections to help them scale their enterprises.

Sectors: Agriculture, Water, Energy (clean cookstoves and others), Livelihoods and others


  • An intensive 12-month programme, the AVC is designed to help social ventures raise investment of between INR 25 lakh – 100 lakh (USD 50,000 to 200,000)
  • Moreover, by providing match funding of upto INR 25 lakh, the AVC makes it easier for your enterprise to attract early stage, patient capital.
  • In addition to match funding, the AVC will also enable enterprises to build a compelling growth story, make strategic connections and support you as an entrepreneur during the journey.

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