We invest in companies primarily in growth stage that pursue scalable and technology driven business models around our key impact themes “people”, “planet” and “productivity/tech for good”. Our portfolio currently encompasses more than 85 high-growth companies in 14 countries, across Europe, the USA, Latin America, Asia and Africa, and demonstrably contribute to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Liqid is the world’s leading software company delivering data centre composability. It enables users to build a living data centre architecture that changes to meet their business demands and scales as needed. Liqid eliminates the need for costly IT overprovisioning and reduces power and cooling requirements, enabling the most efficient and sustainable IT infrastructure design.
Shiprocket is India's only automated shipping solution for eCommerce. Customers can choose from 17+ courier partners, print shipping labels, track orders from a single panel and also process returns from an integrated dashboard. Apart from the shipping automation, Shiprocket offers negotiated freight rates with its top-rated shipping partners like FedEx, Bluedart, Delhivery & Ecom Express.
Max is a leading technology-enabled company driven by a vision to solve the mobility challenges in Africa. The company is making mobility safe, affordable, accessible, and sustainable through the deployment of high-performance technologies and operators. Max is driven by a dedication to heal the planet and make the environment greener by reducing carbon emissions. To this effect, the company is pioneering electric vehicles in Africa as an eco-friendly and equally effective means of mobility.
Their work with transport operators in the informal sector delivers increased income generation, financial inclusion, access to high-quality vehicles, training, support services, insurance, healthcare, emergency response and other value-added services all aimed at empowering them.
Alasco is a cloud-based financial management platform for real estate projects, that enables real estate owners to make ESG-related decisions based on robust data and benchmarks.
Real estate companies often spend an enormous amount of time and resources on budget calculations, invoice approvals and spreadsheet-based cost controlling. Alasco helps these companies save time and money by enabling smarter, faster and safer ways to manage their project finances. It seamlessly connects all financial data and partners of real estate projects. This enables firms to make better decisions through solid, real-time data and sets them up for success in real estate.
Tul is an e-commerce platform that strengthens developing communities by providing locally-run hard-ware stores with consistent access to construction materials, inventory managementcapabilities, invoicing services and opportunities to diversify revenue streams.
Launched in March of 2020, its vision is to fully digitize the operations of remote, local hardware stores which represent 50% of the regions’ construction material sales. Tul operates in Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico with plans to expand into Brazil and other Latin American markets.
Betterfly is the first purpose-driven benefits platform that rewards employees' healthy habits with charitable donations and no-cost life insurance coverage that grows every day. The Chilean insurance-tech startup provides a digital benefits platform where employers can incentivize healthy habits, such as walking or meditation. This way employees can get perks such as growing life insurance or the option to direct funds to charitable causes, while the company sees fewer sick days and lower medical costs for healthier workers.
Scaler is an ed-tech company that is devoted to creating a growth ecosystem to help software professionals unlock talent and opportunities at every stage of their career.
Students enrolled in Scaler have access to over 1000 working professionals from top software companies across the globe including Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, and Twitter among others who act as instructors, mentors, and career coaches. Within just 12 months of launch, Scaler has built a reputation for tech excellence with outcomes comparable to leading national and international educational institutions.
Selina is the UK’s first Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) fintech, that enables homeowners to unlock the value in their homes with a multipurpose facility by borrowing against their equity at low interest rates with a flexible line of credit, only paying for the funds that they use. By offering HELOCs, Selina provides homeowners with a new way to fund home improvements or other large purchases without the cost and inflexibility of traditional loans or having to re-mortgage.
Bugworks Research Inc, (Bugworks), is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that is developing novel therapeutic assets in the anti-infectives and immuno-oncology (IO) areas using innovative science from the frontiers of computational biology, pharmacology, structural-biology, and medicinal chemistry. Over the years, it have diversified its expertise in the areas of cancer biology and immunology.
Medibuddy is a healthtech startup, that offers 24x7 access to specialist doctors via video calls, doorstep medicine delivery, at-home lab tests, mental health support, and other integrated healthcare services on its platform. It caters to the healthcare needs of over 30 million Indians on the back of its pan-India network of 90,000 doctors, 7,000 hospitals, 3,000 diagnostic centres, and 2,500 pharmacies that cover over 96% of pin codes.
Niyo is India’s leading fintech, which is making banking simpler, smarter and safer for more than 1.5 million customers. Since its inception in 2015, Niyo has been at the forefront of revolutionising banking with continual digital innovation.
Niyo offers digital savings accounts as well as wealth management services to customers in partnership with banks and other financial institutions. It also issues travel cards in partnership with SBM and DCB Bank for international remittance. The company also provides zero-balance prepaid cards for blue-collar workers.
4G Capital is an award-winning African neobank, that provides 100% unsecured business loans for enterprise growth, along with financial literacy training, and access to digital solutions to support development. The company uniquely blends client centric in-person service with proprietary AI technology to minimise default risk.
Since its inception in 2013, the company has lent over 1,400,000 small business working capital loans, has 225,000 clients, 81% of whom are female with 77% running micro and SME enterprises in rural areas, and has positively impacted over 1 million people to date.
edgegrid is a B2B enterprise clean-tech platform, that connects sellers that need energy services with individuals, businesses and distribution companies. The company is changing the way energy is consumed and produced, by enabling every home and business sell and use clean power at a fraction of the existing prices.
edgegrid is using Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Industry Innovation to solve the problems at scale in the energy markets. The company is accelerating the switch to value-based consumption, charged-up mobility and dispatchable renewable power. It is building a customer driven deep-tech energy platform where an AIOT powered battery is creating innovative solutions to deliver full-value stack.
Dock is the leading provider of modern financial technology infrastructure in Latin America. With a single, comprehensive platform, Dock offers solutions for Card Issuing and Processing, Digital Banking, Acquiring and Risk & Compliance in a B2B/B2B2C white-label business model.
Dock's mission is to simplify the delivery of financial services at scale through the use of APIs, allowing customers to develop their own financial services, hence enhancing their value proposition to end-customers. By partnering with few companies, Dock today has more than 200 corporate partners and 45 million active accounts.
Driven by its vision of the affordable, reliable, zero carbon grid of the future, Mainspring is delivering a breakthrough new category of power generation — the linear generator — to leading commercial, industrial, and utility customers. to increase their energy resilience, generate cost savings, and meet their sustainability and climate goals. Customers include Fortune 500 companies like Kroger and Lineage Logistics, as well as utilities like PG&E, Florida Power and Light, and others. Based in Menlo Park, Calif., Mainspring is backed by top-tier investors.
Distribusion is the leading global B2B platform making scheduled ground transportation accessible. Distribusion connects hundreds of coach/bus, rail and public transport providers worldwide to a global network of travel retailers, including OTAs, mobility platforms, meta searches, GDSs, travel agency chains, and more.
Visby Medical is transforming the order of diagnosis and treatment for infectious diseases so clinicians can test, talk with, and treat the patient in a single visit. The company's proprietary technology development program culminated in the world's first instrument-free, single-use PCR platform that fits in the palm of your hand and rapidly tests for serious infections. Originally developed for sexually transmitted infections, the company's FDA-cleared, CLIA-waived Sexual Health Click Test for women returns accurate results within 28 minutes. The Visby Medical technology is also helping to fight the global pandemic via the Visby Medical COVID-19 Test, and its robust pipeline includes tests for other infectious diseases. Visby Medical is accelerating the delivery of fast and accurate, palm-sized PCR diagnostics to the point of care, and eventually for use at home.
Cortex has a Big Data Analytics SaaS platform that provides intelligence solutions for the Sales, Marketing and Communication areas. The platform's flexibility allows non-tech-savvy users to configure the product for many use cases that address the issues of multiple segments. For instance, the B2B Sales Intelligence solution allows Sales teams to locate the ideal customers to prospect, in addition to quantifying the market and planning sales. With the Strategic Communication and Reputation solution, Communication teams are able to measure the impact of their actions on all media almost in real time. With around 350 employees, the company’s client portfolio includes businesses such as Visa, iFood, Vibra Energia, Flash Benefícios, and Bradesco.
Mettus is a data, analytics and technology services company committed to using its resources, in-house intellectual property and expertise as a transformative force for good. Mettus encompasses four established South African information services brands: Managed Integrity Evaluation Proprietary Limited (MIE), Xpert Decision Systems (XDS), Hoonar Tekwurks Consulting SA (HTSA), and zenAptix.
The group intends to bring credible, unique and cutting-edge data analytical insights and solutions to the market, across the spectrum of risk management, identity management, digital enablement and growth opportunities for its customers. Set to become a multibillion revenue powerhouse by 2026 through core business growth, geographic expansion, acquisition, and innovation-driven new business growth, Mettus is backed by global private equity firm Lightrock and local private equity firm Acorn Black Investments, a level 1 BEE investor and management.
Katana offers everything companies need to keep manufacturing, uniting all the processes, tools, and software manufacturers require with an intuitive and easy-to-use ERP. Global from day one, Katana’s portfolio of over 1300 companies ranges from hobby makers to multi-million dollar manufacturing businesses. To date, Katana’s founding team has raised over $51 million in funding from VC firms and angel investors and scaled its team of six to 140 employees across North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.
Agrolend’s mission is to transform the experience of financial services for small-to-medium sized farmers as they pursue business improvement and productivity growth in the context of a fast-changing global market.
Using its 100 per cent digital cloud-native platform, Agrolend offers farmers easy, fast and bureaucracy-free credit, with the finance most often used to buy agribusiness inputs such as seeds, fertilizer, and equipment. Loans are arranged and executed with farmers over WhatsApp in an expedient manner, with the requested capital becoming available in a matter of days. Agrolend benefits from a vast network of more than 100 partners, including agribusiness retailers that are able to offer Agrolend services directly at the point of sale; making the process simpler, quicker, and easier for farmers.
Founded in 2020, Even is a full-stack healthcare provider which works with members across consultations to hospitalisations, with an emphasis on preventive and individualised care. The company builds primary care programmes as per global protocols to improve clinical outcomes, while reducing OPD (out-patient department) costs.
Sukoon is India’s first super specialty hospital that offers both inpatient and outpatient treatments for psychiatry, mental health, and deaddiction. We have a team of experienced psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, counsellors, and art-based therapists that ensures you receive personalised care. Our treatments are designed keeping in mind your condition, emotions, and needs. At Sukoon, we want to make you feel like yourself again as quickly as possible. We ensure this through world-class treatments, premium facilities, modern amenities, and above all compassionate caregivers.
BeatO offers a digital care platform for controlling and reversing diabetes. It offers glucose-monitoring solutions (the smartphone-connected glucometers work in unison with the BeatO app to provide personalised insights) and diabetes-specific products such as snacks, speciality food and footwear. BeatO also has a marketplace of doctors, educators, diagnostics, nutritionists, medicines refills and insurance products.
Group14 Technologies manufactures a specialised, patented, drop-in ready silicon material that significantly enhances the performance parameters of batteries, which should enable and accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles at scale. The company’s disruptive and proven technology is market-leading with significant potential in terms of commercialization and scale-up.
Aerones is the leading provider of robotic blade care systems for wind turbines, bringing significant cost and resource efficiencies to the industry. The company’s innovative technology supports wind turbine longevity and more effective maintenance of wind energy assets.
Aerones’s robots are revolutionising the maintenance servicing of turbines by providing faster service rates, greater resilience to weather conditions, and more affordable pricing. These factors result in an increase of the quantity of energy produced by wind energy sources and a significant reduction in carbon emissions.
South Pole, recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Social Enterprise, has been at the forefront of decarbonization since 2006. With its global Climate Solutions platform, South Pole develops and implements comprehensive strategies that turn climate action into long-term business opportunities for companies, governments and organizations around the world.
South Pole is also a leading project developer, and has provided nearly 1,000 projects in over 50 countries with climate finance to reduce over a gigaton of CO2 emissions, and to provide social benefits to less privileged communities who are particularly vulnerable to climate change.
Sunfire is a global leader in the development and production of industrial electrolyzers based on alkaline and solid oxide (SOEC) technologies. With its electrolysis solutions, Sunfire is addressing a key challenge of today’s energy system: Providing renewable hydrogen and fuels from renewable electricity, water, and CO2 as climate-neutral substitutes for fossil energy. Sunfire’s innovative and proven electrolysis technologies enable the transformation of carbon-intensive industries that are currently dependent on fossil-based oil, gas, or coal.
Kebony is a wood technology company, that permanently transforms sustainable wood species into Kebony wood, with features that are comparable or superior to tropical hardwoods, in an environmentally friendly process. The company’s mission is to reduce CO2 emissions, avoid tropical deforestation and enable sustainability in the high-emission construction industry.
Antec Biogas is revolutionizing the biogas industry, by enabling more effective production of biogas at a lower cost. It supplies turnkey solutions for an effective process by delivering design, construction, logistics and service of complete biogas plants of any size worldwide.
Antec Biogas’s production is up to 5 times faster than traditional biogas plants. Its use of biological waste to produce gas is potentially the largest untapped energy revolution in our century and it comes with a massive positive impact. It also enables the green revolution to be more profitable and sustainable.
InFarm has developed a farming services platform that takes a technological and industrial approach to meeting the produce needs of major customers globally. The company takes a widely used plant science concept (hydroponics) and combines it with high quality software, IoT, and data analytics to optimize product safety, quality, and yields. InFarm’s modular vertical farming systems are placed in or close to customer-facing locations and can be monitored and controlled from InFarm’s central control centre. This approach shortens the length of fresh produce supply chains, reducing wastage and related emissions whilst also using significantly less inputs than traditional farming.
Wefox is a full-stack digital insurance company driven by a single purpose: to make people safe and prevent risk by reinventing insurance at scale through technology. The company was founded in 2015 by Julian Teicke, Fabian Wesemann, and Dario Fazlic. wefox is a fully licensed digital insurance company that sells insurance through intermediaries and not directly to customers, which has resulted in significant growth with a clear path to profitability. wefox is the parent company of wefox Insurance, which is the in-house regulated insurance carrier.
Kiona is set to be the leading proptechcompany in Europe, enabling stakeholders to optimize resource efficiency whilereducing emissions from buildings through the monitoring, control andoptimization of energy usage.
The company helps customers achievetheir financial and sustainability objectives through the digitalization of newand old buildings and their systems for heating, cooling, ventilation andrefrigeration.
Lilium is a developer of the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet. With the help of this technology, the Company aims to create a world where “anyone can fly anywhere, anytime” via an intra and inter urban, on-demand air-taxi service. The low-emission and quiet air taxis will contribute to the relief of traffic and reduction of air pollution in major cities, and provide a cost-effective, clean and efficient way for governments to enhance regional connectivity.
Norsk Gjenvinning is Norway's largest supplier ofrecycling and environmental services. The company provides waste managementservices, such as metal recycling, industrial services, hazardous waste,downstream solutions, household cleanup, demolition, environmental sanitation,and security cessation.
CMR has developed a next-gen surgical robotics system, Versius©, for the robotic assistance of minimal access surgery (“MAS”). MAS has significant advantages vs. open surgery – fewer complications, reduced pain, shorter recovery times – but the technique is difficult to master manually, and existing robotic systems are prohibitively expensive for many. CMR’s mission is “to bring the benefits of MAS to everyone who needs it” by providing a robot that fits the financial and operational needs of today’s hospitals and patients.
MessageBird's vision is to bring people closer together through communication. It is the world's leading omnichannel cloud communications platform offering a suite of both Omnichannel Products and Cloud Communications API's that enable developers and enterprises to communicate with customers in virtually every corner of the planet, and on any channel. With its platform and products, MessageBird helps businesses to communicate better in real time with their customers. Besides leading to improved operating productivity for businesses, millions of individual customers benefit from improved experiences and less time wasted being on hold.
Neo4j is the leading graph database platform that drives innovation and competitive advantage at Airbus, Comcast, eBay, NASA, UBS, Walmart and more. Thousands of community deployments and more than 300 customers harness connected data with Neo4j to reveal how people, processes, locations and systems are interrelated. Using this relationships-first approach, applications built using Neo4j tackle connected data challenges including artificial intelligence, fraud detection, real-time recommendations and master data.
Standard Bio is a research-based company that develops valuable biochar products from organic waste resources in agriculture and forestry. The company captures carbon, generate surplus energy and create a more efficient agriculture. Carbon storage enriches the soil and contributes to a positive solution for a better climate.
Kalera is a technology driven vertical farming company with unique growing methods combining optimized nutrients and light recipes, precise environmental controls, and clean room standards to produce safe, highly nutritious, pesticide-free, non-GMO vegetables with consistent high quality and longer shelf life year-round. The company’s high-yield, automated, data-driven hydroponic production facilities have been designed for rapid rollout with industry-leading payback times to grow vegetables faster, cleaner, at a lower cost, and with less environmental impact.
Satispay is a transformative independent payment network in Europe. Its mobile payment platform facilitates in-store, online and peer-to-peer payments. Satispay operates a mobile wallet with functionalities spanning all customer payments and saving accounts. Merchants accept payments via all payment terminals. They can also use Satispay to run their own cashback promotions and loyalty schemes.
Dataiku is the centralized data platform that moves businesses along their data journey from analytics at scale to enterprise AI. By providing a common ground for data experts and explorers, a repository of best practices, shortcuts to machine learning and AI deployment/management, and a centralized, controlled environment, Dataiku is the catalyst for data-powered companies.
Customers like Unilever, GE, and Comcast use Dataiku to ensure they are moving quickly and growing exponentially along with the amount of data they are collecting. By removing roadblocks, Dataiku ensures more opportunity for business-impacting models and creative solutions, allowing teams to work faster and smarter.
Togetherall, is a leading online mental health service that provides millions of people throughout the UK, New Zealand, Canada, and the US access to community and professional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is clinically proven to help those who are struggling withstress, isolation, anxiety, depression, and other common mental health issues. Togetherall has supported large populations with their mental health since launch in partnership with clients in the education, health, corporate, and charity sectors.
Elvie is a femtech company developing smart technology for women. Elvie is committed to building extraordinary products that improve the health and lives of women everywhere and at all stages of life. Its product Elvie Trainer, is an award-winning app-connected Kegel trainer that helps women strengthen the pelvic floor via fun, five-minute workouts.The Company has also launched Elvie Pump, the world’s first silent wearable breast pump, which is making it possible for new mothers to pump anytime, anywhere.
Creditas is the leading fintech in secured loans in Brazil. It operates a digital platform providing secured loans at low interest rates.
It uses credit scoring systems and borrowers’ assets, such as homes and automobiles as collateral to offer loans. With its solution, Creditas decreases the high interest burden paid by individual debtholders, helping them to replace expensive credit card debt and unsecured personal loans. The company also reduces banking concentration in Brazil, contributing to the systemic shift of the individual loan market towards secured loans and driving digitization of financial services.
Eupheus Learning was established in 2017 with a goal to bring 21st century learning solutions from all across the globe, to the Indian market. The company’s vision is to offer pedagogically differentiated technology driven solutions that lead to critical thinking and achievement of higher learning outcomes by seamlessly integrating in-class and at home learning in the private school segment. Its aim is to bridge the gap between what is taught in-class using institutional textbook driven solutions and retail at-home learning providers by seamlessly integrating both.
The learning solutions have been curated by industry experts to offer the youth of India, an opportunity to learn how to prepare for life, thus ensuring their readiness to take on the world.
Provides post-harvest services across the agricultural value chain, including warehousing, warehouse receipt financing, rural storage discovery, collateral management and market linkages. The Company extends its expertise to various constituents of the agriculture supply chain. It works extensively with Farmers, Farmer Organisations, Financial Institutions, Agriculture Corporations, Development actors, Commodity Exchanges and International players in its endeavour to integrate the entire agriculture value chain. The company also offers warehouse receipt financing solutions via Aradhya, which is the company's wholly owned NBFC subsidiary, for Farmer Producers' Organisation (FPOs), SME aggregators and smallholder farmers in rural India.
The company manages over 2.5 million tonnes of agri commodities as of March 2020. It has 1400 warehouses, 75% of which is located in villages and small mandi level markets. It recently launched India's first online warehouse marketplace.
General Water (GW) is a privately held, full scope provider of on-site ground water extraction & wastewater management catering to mid-sized corporate clients in Brazil, addressing a large and underserved demand for reliable sources of water. The company designs, builds, and operates custom-made, on-site water systems. The company currently services more than 100 contracts, structured as take-or-pay contracts with an average 10-year term.
Buser is a leading collaborative charter and marketplace platform for passengers looking for new ways to travel by bus through an accessible and pleasant experience. In operation since 2017, it has transported more than 2 million travelers around and today it generates more than 7,000 jobs. The innovative online platform is disrupting and decentralizing the market for charters in Brazil, by offering significantly lower prices and more efficient services to customers.
India’s first tech enabled marketplace that brings together capital market investors with institutions, small enterprises and individuals. Through rigorous data analytics, their technology system will determine the client’s need and design an appropriate product at the client’s doorstep. The product provider will emerge from the most suitable bid on Vivriti’s platform. The company has a strong digital spine which will aid in customer sourcing, underwriting, customising, and offering products at the clients’ fingertips.
At the other end, debt investors (asset managers, banks, NBFCs, insurance companies, pension funds, and private wealth) will be serviced through an intelligent system that targets the right deal to the right investor; creates an exhaustive repository of highly relevant public and private information for the investor and supports post-deal credit, compliance, and accounting needs as well. Through this, Vivriti Capital aims to enable price discovery and investor reach to its clients.
Ummeed provides housing finance access to families with low and informal income. It offers customized home loans, ranging from INR 3 to 30 lakhs to suit a variety of customer requirements including purchase of apartments, construction of homes, home improvements, home extensions and availing loans against property. Ummeed aims to undertake several steps to help people with informal incomes, who have limited access to organized finance and who constitute significant portion of the Indian population:
- Exclusive focus on low & middle-income segment.
- Total family income to be considered for loan eligibility.
- Specialized assessment as per the borrower’s business/trade.
- Income documents, not a hindrance for calculating loan eligibility.
- Doorstep service and fast processing.
Engaged in providing education services for K-8 students. It offers worksheets and a technology-based classroom learning program for mathematics, mathematical reasoning and English comprehension skills. It uses physical worksheets, quiz cards, along with other tablet-based content it develops in-house. It operates on a micro-franchisee model where local tutors sign up with the company. It offers a technology platform for women to run home-based learning centers for students from LKG to the 8 standards.
Vitamina provides early childhood care and education (“ECCE”) to children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years old for working parents and companies through a network of childcare centres across Chile. Vitamina’s services are designed with the intention to allow parents to combine their job with actively helping their children grow; children to develop with love in an educational, safe and high-quality environment, and companies to implement innovative solutions that improve the quality of life for their workers.
The company solves problems in the healthcare supply chain of large hospitals, nursing homes, chains, clinics and manufacturers using technology and data. To solve challenges in the supply chain such as lack of visibility into product movement and consumption, the company works closely with all the stakeholders to help them identify and resolve key efficiency issues across the product lifecycle.
Currently, they are building products that enable them to plan, manage and optimize the massive volumes of transactions that go into efficient healthcare delivery - all without them having to spend any additional time or money to deploy that technology and make better decisions for patient care.
Dr Consulta (DrC) provides high-quality, affordable primary healthcare and diagnostic services via a network of clinics to Brazil’s low to middle income population. Through the intelligent use of data and technology, Dr Consulta unlocks considerable operating efficiencies, especially with regards to managing the agendas of its doctors and clinical staff. Furthermore, DrC’s unparalleled and proprietary database constructed over the years enables the company to more accurately diagnose its patients.
The company owns and operates several hospitals across various cities in Tamil Nadu that provide multi-speciality medical and healthcare services. They are renowned for their radical and state-of-the-art technology in diagnostics and remedial care for heart disease, transplants and neurosciences. The hospitals also provide adult and pediatric trauma care.
Pharmeasy is an omni-channel healthcare platform in India, which targets the out-patient delivery market through a number of distinct revenue streams: B2C online sales of pharma products, and B2B distribution. In addition, Pharmeasy offers retail customers remote diagnostics (both online and telemedicine) and access to electronic medical records. Pharmeasy seeks to aggregate and digitize the pharma supply chain to make it more efficient, increasing access to a range of medicines and lowering costs to end consumers.
Axio is a pioneer of digital lending in India. The company leverages technology and big data analytics to deliver innovative credit products to businesses and individuals across the country. It has developed partnerships to finance SMEs across various ecosystems such as e-commerce, manufacturing supply chains, retail, travel and hospitality, and digital remittances. They have also partnered with over 250 companies to offer finance to consumers availing products and services in segments such as education, vocational training, wellness, elective healthcare, home furnishings, electrical equipment, lifestyle, travel, fitness, and consumer durables.
Fintech consumer lending startup focused on providing financial access to the millions of mobile users of India using alternative credit assessment aided by data science and machine learning. Their team comprises of IIT/IIM graduates with senior-level experience in investment banking and tech startups.
M-KOPA is a connected asset financing platform that offers millions of underbanked customers access to life-enhancing products and services. The innovative asset financing model provides instant access to a suite of products to customers underserved by traditional financial solutions, allowing them to build ownership over time through flexible micro-payments. Once a customer has paid off the instalments for their product, they can leverage this asset and their credit history with M-KOPA to access more products and services.
TeamApt is a financial technology company focused on developing digital banking, digital business solutions, and running payments infrastructure by rethinking the needs of consumers, businesses, and the financial industry.
It has a hybrid solution for Nigeria’s financially underserved population, by bridging the gap through a current distribution network of over 100,00 agents and reliable technology-enabled payment solutions.
CredAvenue is a unified digital platform for discovery, trading, execution and fulfilment of all debt solutions. The company's fully integrated digital platforms help institutional and retail investors easily find an array of attractive debt deals to fund. Its customers can lend, invest and trade bonds all in one place. All of its 5 platforms have transformed the traditional lending scene and offer new ways of digital finance.
DeHaat is one of the fastest-growing start-ups in the Agri Tech sector and one of the very few companies providing end-to-end solutions and services to the farming community in India. The company is building AI-enabled technologies to revolutionize supply chain and production efficiency in the farm sector. Currently, they are operating with 650,000 farmers in their service network and their goal is to bring their services to 5 million farmers by 2024.
frete.com (fka CargoX) has the mission of eliminating inefficiencies in the road freight sector. The company uses technology to connect carriers to truckers, reversing the current scenario of high idle trucking, insecurity and bureaucracy. frete.com is also making idle capacity more affordable, by saving up to 25% in transportation costs, increasing truckers' profit by 50% and reducing CO2 emissions.
Salauno offers (i) most eye care specialist consultations and surgeries; (ii) complementary products such as imaging and laser treatments; (iii) pharmacy; and (iv) vertical integration services, such as rent to external ophthalmologists and sales of medical supplies to private and public hospitals. Salauno operates a hub-amd-spoke model that currently counts with 19 clinics and a 4,000m² surgical center.
Copia is a last mile distribution business that applies an agency model to distribute essential products to the Middle to Low Income (MLI) consumers located in peri-urban and rural areas in Kenya. to this end, Copia leverages a network of digitally-enabled, locally based agents who operate as ordering and delivery points, as well as mobile payment solutions. Copia has built internally managed, tech-enabled logistics operations that achieve best in class delivery costs despite poor road infrastructure and no addresses.
Intra-city truck aggregator marketplace present in 8 cities that allows customers and businesses to hire vehicles for relocation or to transport e-commerce deliveries and other goods. Porter helps e-commerce, FMCG, SMEs, traders, 3PLs, Courier, Cargo companies optimize their logistics with the help of their fleet management technology.
Dunzo is a hyper hyperlocal delivery platform and a chat-based task management app that allows users to create to-do lists through its app and fulfils tasks such as picking up groceries or providing home services. The platform leverages both artificial intelligence and human operators to provide solutions. It currently focuses on four main categories: shipping packages from point to point, buying, home service & repairs. It has recently introduced 'Checkout with Dunzo', a new B2B logistics service for retailers and small business owners. The company currently operates in Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Chennai, and Hyderabad. Dunzo has around 30,000 monthly active users in Bangalore and has 1000 riders who complete tasks for users, and it has a repeat user rate of 80 percent and a transaction frequency of five orders per month per user. The app is available as dunzo on the Google Play Store and dunzoit on the App Store.
Konfio is the largest online lending platform for Small and Medium Businesses in Mexico. The company's aim is to transform financial services and boost the regional economy.
It helps companies to achieve economic growth through the access of credit solutions with a proprietary algorithm that combines data and technology to measure creditworthiness. Konfio is also creating an array of services, tools and platforms that helps businesses expand their growth opportunities and accelerate their workforce, in order to compete and respond to the ever-changing economic landscapes.
Chalo is India's #1 bus transport technology company that provides live bus tracking services and contactless payment solutions to transform everyday bus travel into a safer and more reliable experience. The company are initially focusing on bus travel, making it easier for those that rely on it, and also for those that are choosing it. Buses, as a mode of transport, form the core architecture of any city's transport system. They also offer the largest improvement areas and the largest opportunity to create an impact, with 2 out of 3 public transport users depending on buses for their travel.
Set up with the vision of organizing India’s farm-to-fork supply chain, to deliver cleaner, fresher and better products to consumers, generate higher returns to farmers, and reduce wastage and inefficiency. The company intends to do this by establishing direct links to farmers on the one side and consumers on the other, and by using a combination of physical and information technology to link them efficiently. They are promoted by investors who are keen to create social impact using market mechanisms. The company’s leadership team comprises veterans with deep experience across several industries, as well as agri-tech experts. They serve over 50 wholesale clients and is scaling the same up rapidly. WayCool also distributes to 12 retail outlets under the brand, “SunnyBee”. WayCool currently handles 350+ tonnes of food products per day, across 8,000 clients, and from a network of 40,000 farmers in more than 50 regions in India. WayCool’s products include staples like rice, pulses, wheat flour, dairy, and value-added products.
Provides on-farm services using modern agricultural machines and technologies, delivered by the company's own trained personnel on a pay-for-use basis. EM3 offers its services under the brand name ‘Samadhan’. Samadhan - FaaS (Farming as a Service) creates a platform that enables technology to reach the farmer and the farm in an efficient and affordable manner through a network of farm centers (Samadhan Kendras). Each center, managed through IT enabled systems and manned by agri-professionals, is equipped to handle a comprehensive suite of basic and precision farm operations throughout the entire crop production cycle.
Horticulture company focused on Pomegranates and Bananas. InI Farms controls and directs the operations in chosen products from farming to consumption. This includes doing large scale farm-level operations, managing and controlling the process right throughout the supply chain and supplying the fruit across the world to large importers and retailers. They have a strong local presence, deep knowledge of market segments, extensive operational experience, strong network, and hands-on attitude makes us capable of building profitable farming businesses.
InI Farms has developed Pomegranate plantations in over 1000 acres of leased land. The project involves increasing the productivity by 2x of current average productivity and the export quality from 40% to 70%. They are promoted by InI Group which has extensive credentials in horticulture production and trading business. The business is also planned to be socially and environmentally conscious, having over 50% of the jobs are filled from local community, business is water positive, and stringent procedures are followed for health and environment protection.
Vogo Automotive owns and operates tech-enabled scooter sharing platform, VOGO. Vogo is an on-demand self-drive scooter rental service available at selected pickup locations. Vogo has equipped each of its Spark scooters with advanced IoT sensors that can transmit real-time data on vehicle condition and fuel level, among others. The company has a strong footprint across Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities with presence in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Vogo is building a scooter-sharing network that would enable urban commuters to rent scooters for short-haul and offer a quick and cost-effective alternative to cabs and autos. VOGO can remotely track, monitor and control every Spark in real-time that makes the scooter a connected intelligent IoT device. This ranges from vehicle health measurement via fuel and battery sensors, GPS for tracking, dicky and handlebar sensors and much more. VOGO is also one of the world’s largest scooter sharing startups with over 7 million rides, 70 million kilometres, 15000+ scooters and 600+ pick-up points.
Amp India operates clean energy assets both behind and in front of the meter. The company’s solutions, managed by proprietary, technology-enabled risk management tools, allows Amp to provide dispatchable, affordable and resilient clean power to enhance system reliability and security to their customers and the grid. Amp has developed and built over 1 GW of generation assets throughout Canada, USA, Japan, Australia, India, the UK, and Jordan. The company build, own and operate clean energy assets both behind and in front of the meter.
New age finance company providing business loans to small and micro enterprises across India. It offers mortgage, hypothecation, and add-on loans to micro-businesses for their building capital assets and working capital needs, such as purchases of machinery and raw materials, renovation of business premises, and others. The Company also offers mortgage loans and receivable financing to institutions and small businesses. Aye Finance continues to chart an exciting growth path in this under-banked segment while maintaining a high benchmark for credit quality. As a Non-Banking Financial Company, Aye Finance is proud to make business loans against mortgage or simple hypothecation accessible to India’s thriving and underserved MSME sector. Aye Finance is dedicated to working with the most relevant technology to facilitate better financial inclusion and to consequently serve micro-enterprises across the country in a more holistic manner.
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, City Eye Hospital is a quality eye care provider offering affordable consultations, surgeries and ancillary services primarily targeted towards lower middle income populations. Since inception, it has performed over 16,500 cataract surgeries, more 30% of which was done at no cost to the patients as part of its extensive outreach programme.
The company is a K-10 education technology company that provides large scale assessment services & products. IMAX Program is their flagship product - a school-based personalised learning curriculum. The uniqueness of the program is in using the regular school exam data to provide printed individualised remedial input, which is missing in the current system. This exam-remediation loop ensures the learning gap is identified and bridged for every individual in the classroom, thereby maximising learning. Classklap has been adopted by more than 1000+schools, 12,500+ teachers and 4,25,000+ students across India.
Ascent Rift Valley Fund Ltd invests in enterprises in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda with ambitious entrepreneurs, a proven track record and significant growth potential. The Fund invests in a broad range of sectors and targets transactions of USD 2-15 million. Larger transactions may also be considered together with co-investors.
Thinklink is the leading voice in India for the reimagination of Supply Chains in a connected and on-demand business environment. It offers Material Handling Automation, Warehouse Design, Turnkey Projects, Order Picking, Plant Layout & Material Handling, ASRS, Sortation Systems, Network Design, Loading Unloading Systems, and Transport Procurement.
Orri is a specialized private clinic offering day treatment for eating disorders in London. Orri takes a flexible, stepped approach to treatment so that every person’s programme is appropriate to their individual needs and evolves with them over time. This type of treatment, whilst popular and proven on the continent and in the US, is relatively rare in the UK. Orri's expert team works together to help clients in their journey whilst supporting families and carers to deliver the highest standards of “wrap-around” care. The clinic's goal is always to heal the whole person by addressing the underlying causes of the eating disorder.
Specializing in providing loans to the SME sector. NeoGrowth has disbursed more than 12,000 loans to date across India and has a renewal rate of more than 65 percent. The customer segment varies from restaurant owners, petrol pump owners, and automobile dealers to mom & pop grocery stores and pharmacies. The company offers loans up to INR 75 lakhs. These loans are given based on the payment card swipes happening at the merchant’s outlet. With a team strength of 400, NeoGrowth now operates in 21 different cities of India.
Provides loans and support for affordable private schools to increase capacity and thereby access to education for students from low-income households. The loans also enable schools to improve infrastructure to provide better quality education.
It gives unsecured loans up to Rs 5 lakh with up to a three-year tenure while it provides larger amounts for secured loans with up to a five-year tenure. The NBFC insists on funding schools with at least two years of experience which have at least 80 per cent pass percentage of its highest class or class X batch. Varthana partners with those education entrepreneurs who have a sense of urgency about improving access to quality education in low-income communities. Varthana’s support plays a critical role in growing the affordable private school segment, which already includes more than 250000 schools and 100 million students.
Business of providing technology, content, pedagogy, training and consulting services and amenities to various educational institutions across Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad. Striving to achieve the highest levels of excellence in facilitating exemplary school education K12 manages around 24+ school branches PAN India. The company is driven by innovation and has a lot of creative and hard-working minds working together to create a better learning environment and creating a better platform for students across the country. They offer professional services to fulfil the needs of schools, students, parents, teachers and all those in the K12 space.
Operates chain of eye care hospitals. It offers services for maintaining optimum vision, preventing deterioration and correcting vision related problems. The firm also provides eye examinations, cataract treatment and surgery, refractive services, retina services, glaucoma services, paediatric, oculoplasty, visual aid services and optical services, general eye care, womens eye care and diabetes eye care.
Be Well owns and operates hospitals in south India with world-class infrastructure in locations that currently have limited access to all-round healthcare. It provides clinical services which includes anticipation, healing, surgical and health education for patients in an equitable and competent approach and providing evidence based quality healthcare at affordable cost.
One of India's largest dental clinic chains, operating over 100 clinics across India. They have now rebranded under the name Sabka Dentist.
Sabka Dentist allows patients the provision to begin treatment in one clinic and then continue treatment at any other clinic as all patient records are accessible online.
In addition to routine dental check-ups, the clinics also provide services like root canal, tooth extraction and dental implants.
The company offers customized transportation solutions and in plant operations, including design and operation of warehouses in customers manufacturing facilities. It also provides temperature-controlled supply chain services, such as temperature-controlled warehousing, less than truckload, full container load, and MVC programs (milk runs); and 3PL distribution centre management services. In addition, it provides warehousing services, such as order management, reverse logistics, packaging, and multi-temperature warehousing; retail distribution services; inbound and outbound transportation solutions; and multi-modal distribution operations, including order consolidation, just-in-time scheduling, and customer care support services. They also offer pan India cold storage solutions with real-time visibility of inventory for temperature sensitive products with a wide range of cold temperatures, ranging from -25°C to +5°C (-20°F to +40°F).
Supply Chain Management company that procures and supplies premium fresh fruits to its customers after selective and quality sourcing directly from farmers at their farms, and also provides appropriate post-harvest management activities designed to deliver fruit conforming to highest standards and customer requirements. The post-harvest management activities undertaken by Allfresh include waxing, grading, packing, labeling, CA or cold storage and refrigerated transportation. They have extended their operations to plums, peaches & pears in India. This has led to phenomenal growth in the value realized by farmers for their produce and enabled far-flung markets to receive almost fresh quality fruits.
SV Agri is engaged in potato supply chain management services (from seed to sale to assisting farmers with knowledge, technology and finance). They include pre-and-post-harvest solutions to potato farmers. The company uses aeroponics labs and germ plants (sourced from CPRI and Netherlands) and has developed capabilities to release its own varieties. The company supply these seeds to and buy the produce from the farmers which it then sells to large potato processors or food manufacturers.
It also offers consulting services to set up or redesign projects, deliver customised environmental solutions. It also provides food processing equipment solutions.
End-to-end supply chain specialist in fresh produce. The company owns the entire value chain of the fresh produce - right from harvest to retail shelves. It has been working with small farmers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana, procuring vegetables to meet the urban demand.
With this expertise in post-harvest management, the company is pioneering one of India's fresh produce brands, Leaf. Leaf caters to the health and environment-conscious consumers who seek safe, dependable and sustainable Leaf products. It has a network of 30,000 farmers in the Southern States and is targeting 100-tonnes-per-day production capacity from 30-35 tonnes a day at present.
Provides loans for asset creation, working capital, and school fees in the education sector in India.
The company offers asset finance loans for the creation of infrastructure and assets primarily to private schools, vocational institutes, employment focused courses, and polytechnics coaching centers, as well as to schools’ vendors against supply of goods and/or services to schools. Its portfolio includes student loans for a group of parents through a school or an employer.
Provides technology and solutions for local language processing for digital media in mobile and other devices. It enables text communication for complex languages of the world on digital platforms and specializes in providing pluggable solutions for complex languages that can be embedded into devices and applications. It offers products and technology solutions for original equipment manufacturers, mobile software developers, web and client-server application developers. It offers language display solutions, language input support, multilingual processing, support legacy data conversion, secure cross language content and messaging platform.
Recruitment portal for blue collared and entry level white collared workers in India, founded by IIT-Bombay graduates.
The company has 10,000+ jobs , across areas like administrative / clerical (accountant, admin executive, office assistant, office boy), Logistics & Supply chain (Data collection executives, delivery boys), Healthcare & Wellness (Fitness trainers, Hair stylists), Technicians (Draftsman, Machine operator, plumbers), BFSI (Debt recovery agents, financial planners, Insurance & MF agents), Retail and others.
High-quality, low-cost primary healthcare and diagnostic services via a network of clinics.
One of the fastest growing indoor vertical farming systems which helps reduce farming inputs, wastage and related emissions.
Medical technology company offering next-gen robotic systems aiming to make minimal access surgery available for everyone who needs it.