EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. EMPEA is an independent non-profit organization with over 300 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe. Its members share EMPEA’s belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. They support members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences, networking, education and advocacy.
The Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association was established on November 12, 1987 with the objectives of promoting and protecting the interests of the venture capital industry in Hong Kong. The HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and the private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. HKVCA provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; promotes industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; and represents the views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies.
The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) is a not-for-profit organisation formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. The association strives to promote the professional development of the industry as well as facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members. The association also acts as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE and builds linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region.
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently 12,000 members in 47 chapters across 11 countries. TiE's mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. TiE has grown to become the world's largest not-for-profit organization for entrepreneurs.
Indian Angel Network is India's first Angel network with successful entrepreneurs and high profile CEOs interested in investing in early stage businesses across India have potential to create disproportionate value.The Network has invested in multiple sectors like Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Hospitality, Mobile, Education, Internet, etc.
NASSCOM is the industry association for the IT-BPM sector in India. A not-for-profit organisation funded by the industry, its objective is to build a growth led and sustainable technology and business services sector in the country.
Established in 1988, NASSCOM’s membership has grown over the years and currently stands at 1,400. These companies represent 95 percent of industry revenues and have enabled the association to spearhead initiatives and programs to build the sector in the country and globally.
Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies.
A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 240 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
The Impact Investors Council (IIC) is an industry body that has been established to build a compelling and comprehensive India Impact story and strengthen the significance of Impact Investing in India.
Envisioned in 2013, IIC was incorporated on 19th December, 2014 as a Section 8 Company to address the growing sentiment among stakeholders in the Impact Investing community for a member-based industry body. IIC has over 30+ Impact Investors as members currently.
These Impact Investors have invested over US$700 million in India across 350+ social enterprises of the total cumulative $2.5 billion of Impact Investments in India.
PEI Media, the leading independent financial media group dedicated to alternative assets. At present majoring in private equity and real estate, PEI Media takes pride in delivering not just the news but the comment and analysis that matters for industry professionals all over the world.