Venture funding success for former student ambassador

San + Co, a social venture founded by Swapnil Charturvedi, a 2011 NCIIA student ambassador, has been awarded $75,000 of seed capital by Hub Ventures and Village Capital.

San + Co provides essential utilities like sanitation and electricity to the urban poor living in the slums of India.

By leveraging and optimizing proven technologies to convert human waste into electricity, San + Co model aims to solve several intractable problems facing urban poor in India and other developing countries.