Norwest Venture Partners is a global, multi-stage investment firm that manages approximately $12.5 billion in capital and has funded more than 650 companies since inception. Norwest India is an advisor to Norwest’s Mauritius subsidiary.
We are focused on early to mid-stage venture capital investments in India across a wide range of sectors such as consumer, internet, telecommunications, financial services and education. We also make growth equity investments in India-centric businesses in sectors such as technology, financial services, infrastructure, consumer, industrials, manufacturing, media, telecommunications, retail and healthcare.
We believe in social responsibility of business and that ‘people’ should be the real source of inspiration. We equally commit ourselves to energize our surrounding communities through our Corporate Social Responsibility (‘CSR’) initiatives.NVP CSR strategy focuses on aligning corporate goals with development goals thereby enabling inclusive growth. Through the CSR initiatives, our Company strives to provide equitable opportunities for sustainable growth. With this idea of shared growth, our company has focused the CSR initiative in the field of promoting education and health of the disadvantaged and marginalized section of society in terms of disability. NVP is working for the disabled segments of our society and aims at extending generous help towards their upliftment.
NVP’s CSR activities primarily focuses on identifying gaps in the existing system of the delivery to society and intervening meaningfully with them, so as to create a long-term, sustainable impact; rather than creating parallel systems.
The Board of Directors, Management and the CSR Committee Members of the Company are committed to assisting differently abled sections of society and to help building a sustainable way of living for them.
NVP has provided for an improved living environment for blind children. This environment provides their hygiene, medical facilities and nutrition.
Formal and Non-Formal Education
Improving quality of education – We are focused on improving the quality of education provided to blind children. We are working in partnership with reputable agencies providing Braille based study material for blind children to improve access, content and delivery of education.Skills-based volunteering – Apart from enhancing their knowledge, the blind children are also taught skills in vocations like rolling incense sticks for sale in local markets.
Standard of Living
The focus was in this segment was on construction for providing rooms and improving the living standards of the children. An entire floor has been constructed to provide the children additional space to live comfortably. Facilities such as toilets, books, clothing, health insurance were provided.