Ventureast Proactive Fund LLC

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

VenturEast is an Indian venture capital firm based in Chennai. Founded in 2007, the firm focuses on the technology, infrastructure services, retail, cloud technologies, digital health, social media, and internet sectors.

This is an early stage 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, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other consumer services
Website:
http://www.ventureast.net/
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
VenturEast
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

:
February 2008
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.

:
$20m
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
Sabse Technologies Inc (VYSR Inc)

Vysr Technologies is a provider of internet software solutions. The software enables advertisers to target internet susers by aggregating and profiling consumers.

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India Rest of the World, South Asia Communications and IT Services March 2008 Active
Ad2pro media Solutions

Ad2Pro is a creative agency delivering strategic, digital and production services for mid-sized to large corporations.

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India South Asia Other consumer services March 2008 Active
Richcore Life Sciences / OnEMI Technology

Richcore builds efficiencies into manufacturing processes using propriety methodology to solve industrial manufacturing problems.

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India South Asia Health September 2008 Active
Lattice Bridge Info Tech

Lattice Bridge has become one of the top voiced based service providers for telecom applications in India. It is expanding its services by partnering with telecoms operators.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services September 2008 Active
Sai Sudhir Infrastructure Pvt Ltd Hyderabad

Sai Sudhir undertakes infrastructure projects, building drinking water, sanitation and irrigation projects in semi-urban and rural India.

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India South Asia Infrastructure December 2008 Active
Crederity Information Services Private Ltd India South Asia Communications and IT Services March 2009 Active
Si2 Microsystems Ltd

Si2 Microsystems is a company delivering system in package (SiP) and microelectronics solutions by integrating chip and system design capabilities.

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India South Asia Manufacturing June 2009 Active
Ventureast Tenet II Fund

Ventureast Tenet II fund invests in seed stage companies in the IT & communications technology sectors in India. These include cleantech, enterprise mobility, credential verification, IT outsourcing and service providers.

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India South Asia Financial services May 2010 Active
Orion Edutech

Orion is a vocational training company with 140 centres in urban and semi-urban cities across India. It provides employment enhancing training for job aspirants with non-English speaking backgrounds, and facilitates placement for trained candidates.

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India South Asia Education September 2010 Active
Building Control Solutions Pvt Ltd

Building Control Solutions operating under the brand name Central Parking Services is India s largest parking management company.

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India South Asia Manufacturing December 2010 Active
Orca Systems Inc

Orca Systems is a chip design company for use in digital TV tuners and for other applications.

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India South Asia Manufacturing August 2011 Active
Goli Vadpav Pvt Ltd

Goli Vadpav is a quick service food-chain across Central and South India, focused on providing hygienic ethnic Indian street food. With 200+ franchise outlets across India, Goli’s core product is the vada pav, the famous Indian street-food equivalent to the burger.

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India South Asia Other consumer services August 2011 Active
Bharat Light & Power

Bharat Light & Power is an independent power producer developing a portfolio of energy generating assets. This includes wind and solar in the short term, expanding to off-shore wind & gas in the medium to long term.

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India South Asia Infrastructure October 2011 Active
Royal Images Catalogue Company

Royal Images is one of the largest catalogue/direct marketing companies in India making aspirational products affordable for retail consumers through attractive EMI financing plans. They are one of the few multi-channel retail companies in India using a catalogue-cum-e-commerce approach to acquire and engage customers.

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India South Asia Other consumer services October 2011 Active
E2E Railway Infrastructures Pvt Ltd

E2E is a rail infrastructure services company that provides design, testing and commissioning services across signalling and electrification sectors in India (non-government) and overseas markets.

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India South Asia Infrastructure March 2012 Active
Seclore Inc.

Seclore is a Mumbai-based enterprise software company that focuses on information rights management. Seclore s unique technology is used by enterprises and government organizations across India, Europe and the Middle East to keep private information secure.

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India South Asia Communications and IT Services March 2013 Active
Zaggle Prepaid Ocean Services Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications and IT Services November 2017 Active