Investors include prominent India and global business leaders and investors
Unitus Seed Fund has raised more than US$13 million for investing into 30-40 early-stage startups in India. Unitus Seed Fund invests in startups serving the needs of large, underserved low-income populations. Unitus Seed Fund invests in multiple sectors including education, healthcare, agriculture, livelihoods, technology for development, and necessities. Unitus Seed Fund has two investment funds: Unitus Seed Fund India, an India-based SEBI-registered Venture Capital Fund, and Unitus Seed Fund, LP, an offshore venture capital fund.
India Fund investors include T.V. Mohandas Pai (Formerly Infosys CFO), and Dr. Ranjan Pai (CEO of Manipal Education and Medical Group). Global fund institutional investors include Crystal Springs Foundation, ImpactAssets, Unitus Labs and The Renaissance Foundation. Global Fund individual investors include Jeff Clark (Impact Investment Leaders), Vinod Khosla (Khosla Ventures), Hari Kumar (Formerly Goldman Sachs), and Bob Gay (Co-Founder of Bain Capital).
Unitus Seed Fund has recruited more than 40 India Venture Advisors
Unitus Seed Fund is building an “ecosystem” of sector experts, professionals, business leaders, and service providers to support its growing portfolio of high-potential startups and to help them to prepare for growth. The Venture Advisors bring expertise in successfully starting and growing businesses in multiple sectors and are all passionate about the potential of entrepreneurship to bring opportunity in India.