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    Google.org, Nonprofits Launching $17 Million Indian Investment Co

    Google.org, Nonprofits Launching $17 Million Indian Investment Co
    February 19, 2008: 12:44 PM EST
    Dow Jones


    Google Inc.'s (GOOG) Google.org, the Soros Economic Development Fund and Omidyar Network, founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, said Tuesday they will create a new $17 million small to medium investment company for India.

    The philanthropic groups said the venture will create job opportunities and and spur "greater economic participation" for a largest segment of the population.

    The investment company will target companies, which fall in between microloans and the larger investments from commercial banks and private equity funders, with investments of $500,000 to $3.5 million.

    The philanthropic groups named Reuben Abraham, currently the Indian School of Business's director of the Base Pyramid Lab and a board member of the Soros Economic Development Fund, as senior adviser. They plan to locate the investment advisor at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

    -Amanda Harris Falls; 201-938-5400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com

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