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S Viswanatha Prasad
Prasad is the Chairman of Caspian Debt. Prasad founded Caspian, now seen as leader in Impact Investing in India. With over Rs 1,200 Crores under management, Caspian has created and managed multiple funds, which have made pioneering investments that have created market leaders of global quality and scale. Caspian combines innovative financing and management techniques in a social development paradigm to unlock the value in this sector. It provides a wide range of financial services built on flexibility, innovation and speed to its partners.
As Founder and a pioneer investor in the Social Impact space, Prasad led the investments in and served on the boards of the top three MFIs that were granted Small Finance Bank licenses. Prasad established long-term partnerships with world-renowned institutions to deepen Caspian’s Impact investing agenda.
Having played a key role in the industry’s achievements in the Financial Inclusion space over the last decade, Prasad is now excited about exploring how those lessons can be replicated and amplified in other sectors. His mission is that any viable business that has a positive impact on society should not be short of either capital or expertise.