Blueprint Local: Texas fund is a blueprint for investors betting on their hometowns – and the businesses bringing them back

  • The idea is simple but execution has been hard: helping local investors invest in local entrepreneurs to revive local communities, all across the U.S. Ross Baird, the founder of Village Capital, has formed Blueprint Local to assemble the pieces for such local entrepreneurial revivals.

Indian startup Groww raises $6.2 million to help millennials invest

  • “There are 200 million people with investable income in India, but only 20 million investors. The only way to bring the next 180 million on board is by making investing simple,” Groww’s Lalit Keshre told TechCrunch.