Vineet Rai is the co-founder and chairman at Intellecap and founder & managing Director at Aavishkaar. Vineet Co-founded Intellecap in 2002 with the idea to harness intellectual capital for development. Since then, Intellecap has grown to become a unique development advisory firm providing a full spectrum of services for social enterprises and businesses focused on the low-income population. At Aavishkaar, he provides leadership to the team that advises $200 million of capital deployment in India, South and South East Asia in the impact space. In a career spanning two decades, Vineet’s areas of interest have included early-stage venture capital, microenterprises, microfinance investments, incubations. He also chairs the Board of Villgro, an incubating and funding platform, and IntelleGrow, an Intellecap subsidiary, which provides venture debt services to impact enterprises.Over the years received numerous awards including the Porter Prize 2016 Awards for “Enabling Social Progress”.