Seedfund2 International

South Asia Other consumer services, Communications and IT Services, Manufacturing, Health, Financial services, Education

An early stage and venture capital fund investing in India.

This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.

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
Countries

For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
India
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, Education, Financial services, Health, Manufacturing, 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:
Seed Fund Advisory
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

:
September 2010
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.

:
$12.6m
Domicile

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

:
Mauritius

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Seedfarm

Seedfarm is holding company representing a variety of seed company investments in India. These include Level 10 and Daily Objects.

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India South Asia Financial services November 2010 Active
Nihodo Media (formerly Level10)

Level 10 creates indigenous comic book characters and content that can grow in cross-media vehicles in India.

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India South Asia Other consumer services May 2011 Active
Frontier Markets

Rural marketing and distribution company addressing the demand for energy products and other consumer durables in rural India.

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India South Asia Other consumer services June 2011 Active
Vaatsalya

Vaatsalya manages a network of affordable hospitals in Tier II and III cities in India.

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India South Asia Health June 2011 Active
Fetise

Fetise is an online retailer for all types of branded clothing, shoes and fashion accessories for men, women and children. Its head office is in Mumbai.

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India South Asia Other consumer services November 2011 Active
Mydentist

Mydentist manages affordable neighbourhood clinics providing honest, quality dental care.

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India South Asia Health November 2011 Active
Sportskeeda (Absolute Sports Pvt. Ltd)

Sports Keeda is a sports website featuring writer and blogger articles on different genres and aspects of sport in India.

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India South Asia Other consumer services November 2011 Active
Heckyl

Heckyl provides real time financial information, news, analytics and heat maps to offer exclusive coverage of markets, companies and businesses.

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India South Asia Other consumer services December 2011 Active
Intuitent Online (Done By None)

Intuitent sells affordable fashion apparel and accessories for women online and is creating a fashion brand for young, urban women in India.

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India South Asia Other consumer services December 2011 Active
Firki Web (Daily Objects)

Daily Objects is an online retailer, specialising in accessories for electronic gadgets including cameras, mobiles, laptops, gaming and storage devices.

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India South Asia Other consumer services June 2012 Active
Offer Media (Viral Mint)

Viral Mint helps businesses create, manage and analyse their deals across multiple social networks in real time.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services June 2012 Active
Technium Labs (LurnQ)

Technium Labs is an open web education technology company. Through its LurnQ product, it connects educators, students, and institutions, offering digital learning resources.

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India South Asia Education June 2012 Active
Chumbak

Chumbak is a design focussed company that creates unusual products for wide range of uses, including travel souvenirs and gifts.

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India South Asia Manufacturing September 2012 Active
Axis Room

Axis Rooms owns a hotel exchange product that enables small and medium sized hotels to increase distribution reach, transact with travel agents and corporates.

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India South Asia Other consumer services September 2013 Active
Bliss Inns Private Limited (V Resorts)

Bliss Inns is a hotel management company that manages hotels & resorts in the mid market segment of the Indian leisure industry.

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India South Asia Other consumer services December 2013 Active
Nearify (Novelroots)

The company is an online portal that provides users a listing of events, promotions and engagements near their location.

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India South Asia Other consumer services January 2014 Active
Browntape

Browntape has developed a single console platform for multi-channel online sellers where an online retailer through Browntape.com can manage his e-commerce operations irrespective of the marketplaces he is selling on.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services February 2014 Active
Voonik

Voonik is a personal stylist providing customers with best hand-picked clothes based on the customer's body type and style preferences.

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India South Asia Other consumer services February 2014 Active
Kulzy Media Pvt Ltd

Kulzy Media Pvt Ltd, which has its head office in Delhi, is an online market place where professionals from the advertising/communication industry can connect and interact with fellow professionals, and showcase their professional achievements.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services February 2015 Active