Omnivore Partners India Fund 2

India Food and agriculture, Communications and IT Services, Other consumer services

Omnivore Partners India Fund II supports breakthrough technologies in Indian agriculture.

Expected impact

Our commitment will help support early stage Indian companies develop breakthrough technology-enabled solutions for food, agriculture and the rural economy.

Environmental and social aspects

We continue to support the fund manager in the implementation of its robust environmental and social management system (ESMS), particularly in managing specific risks associated with this sector.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
South Asia
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Communications and IT Services, Food and agriculture, Other consumer services
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
Omnivore Capital Management Advisors
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
January 2018
Amount

For direct investments, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the business or project (it may be a combination of equity and debt).

For funds, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the fund.

:
$15m
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
India

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Banger Tech Private Limited India South Asia Other consumer services February 2018 Active
Agnext Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Food and agriculture March 2018 Active
Green Agrevolution Private Limited (DeHaat)

Green Agrevolution is an online marketplace for farm products and services.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture February 2019 Active
Tartan Aerial Sense Tech Private Limited

Tartan Aerial Sense Tech Private Limited produces and distributes robots. The company offers agricultural robots that automatically capture images, weed detection, and spraying.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture February 2019 Active
Intello Labs Private Limited

Intello Labs is an AI platform which uses image matching and machine learning to measure the quality of crops.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture March 2019 Active
Coastal Aquaculture Research Institute Private Limited

Coastal Aquaculture Research Institute is an independent research agency that aims to promote sustainability through research, training, education and out-reach.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services September 2019 Active
Wolkus Technology Solutions Private Limited (Fasal)

Fasal is an artificial intelligence-powered platform for the agriculture ecosystem that records a variety of growing conditions on farms. It then uses artificial intelligence and data science to make predictions and insights.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture October 2019 Active
Krishnacharya Technology Private Limited (Bijak)

Bijak is a business-to-business trade platform for the agricultural sector in India that enables traders, wholesalers, and food processors to keep a ledger of their transactions, access transparent pricing, optimise logistics, and improve their working capital cycles.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture November 2019 Active
Connedit Business Solutions Private Limited (Farmley)

Farmley is a leading agri commodity brands in India, providing a platform for suppliers and wholesale consumers. It sources commodities like nuts, dry fruits, seeds, and spices directly from the place of origin, and develops systems and processes to fulfill deliveries to customers.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture December 2019 Active
Clover Ventures Private Limited

Clover Ventures Private Limited is a food and vegetable producing startup. Currently based in Bengaluru and Hyderbad, India, it manages a network of greenhouse and small farms that are based in peri-urban and rural areas surrounding the consumption zones, ensuring freshness and reducing spoilage.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture February 2020 Active
Arya Collateral Warehousing Private Limited

Arya Collateral Warehousing Services is an agri-services company, which provides post-harvest services including warehousing, warehouse receipt financing, rural storage discovery, collateral management and market linkages. Its clients include farmers, farmer producer organisations, financial institutions, and commodity traders.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture March 2020 Active
Agrim Wholesale Private Limited

Agrim is an Indian e-commerce platform for agricultural inputs, which connect rural retailers directly with manufacturers and provides value-added solutions like distribution, logistics, marketing and credit to improve the supply chain.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services May 2020 Active
Klonec Automation System Private Limited (Krishitantra)

Krishitantra is a company that aims to help improve farmers' understanding of soil quality and boost yields in India.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture October 2020 Active
Animall Technologies Private Limited

Animall is building an online platform to empower millions of dairy farmers in India.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture November 2020 Active
Icognitive Global Private Limited (Agri10x)

Agri10x is India's largest business-to-business market place. It enables businesses to purchase directly from farmers.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture December 2020 Active