Unitus Seed Fund is a new investment fund based in Bangalore and Seattle that provides opportunities for economic self-reliance, education, and obtaining basic necessities to millions of people living at the base of the economic pyramid. We create opportunities by accelerating the growth of early-stage “BoP startups” that serve low-income populations. Acceleration is achieved via seed funding, support and connections which help investees refine their plans, scale up their business, and secure additional growth capital.
More about our investing team >
More about our venture advisors >
More about our fund advisors >
More about our founding investors >
About Unitus Group
The Unitus Group, founded in 2000, has extensive experience in pioneering early-stage equity and debt investing in more than 50 early-stage businesses serving low-income (base of the economic pyramid or “BoP”) populations in India, Southeast Asia, China, Africa and Latin America markets. Unitus Labs, a public nonprofit, has incubated and spun-out four for-profit ventures to scale-up promising models. The Unitus Group is organized as a federation with each entity managed by an independent leadership team.
Affiliates of Unitus Group include:
- Unitus Equity Fund is the first commercially-funded venture fund focused on early-stage microfinance institutions. Now managed by Elevar Equity.
- Unitus Impact is actively investing in early-stage businesses which create BoP livelihoods opportunities.
- Unitus Capital is the leading financial advisory firm in India focused raising capital for businesses serving BOP populations.
- Unitus Seed Fund invests in startups which create opportunities for large low-income populations in developing countries.
More about Unitus Group >