Stellaris Fund I

Stellaris Advisors LLP is venture capital firm that invests in early stage Indian technology companies that can help solve large problems for consumers and SMEs in India.

Our investment

In 2018 CDC made a commitment of $10 million to Stellaris Fund I.

Expected impact

Stellaris will support the growth of early-stage businesses that increase market access and lower transaction costs for downstream businesses and provide efficient, affordable services to consumers.

Environmental and social aspects

We have worked with the manager to develop a pioneering approach to environmental and social issues for early stage companies, particularly in mapping general environmental and social risks in Stellaris’ four focus areas - logistics, transportation, lending and agent aggregation.

Key facts

Investment type

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

Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
Stellaris Venture Partners

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.


Investments made by this fund

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