SOSV is venture capital firm and an accelerator specializing in technology startups. The firm also specializes in seed, early venture, growth capital, venture and growth-stage funding to disruptive startups. The firm typically invests in information technology with a focus on hardware, software, leap motion, sales and biotechnology, telecommunications, energy efficiency technology, energy, green energy, medical devices, transportation, robotics, internet, and social media; it also invests in the food sector. It seeks to invest globally with a focus on United States, Europe, and Asia including China. The firm typically invests between $0.01 million and $0.05 million and offers a two-four month program in exchange for equity. The firm prefers to invest as the lead investor. SOSV was founded in 1995 and is based in Princeton, New Jearsey with additional offices in United States of America, Europe, and Asia.
Omnivore is a venture capital firm, based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore pioneered agritech investing in India. We manage INR 9.35 billion (approximately $130 million) across two funds and have backed over 20 startups since 2011. Every day, Omnivore portfolio companies drive agricultural prosperity and transform food systems across India, making farming more profitable, resilient, and sustainable.
Omnivore’s current agritech investment themes include Farmer Platforms, Precision Agriculture, Rural Fintech, B2B Agri Marketplaces, Innovative Foods, Agribusiness SaaS, Post-Harvest Technologies, Agri Biotech, and Farm to Consumer (F2C) Brands.
Founded in 1948, CDC Group is a Development Finance Institution and is wholly owned by the UK government. CDC's mission is to support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and to make a lasting difference in the lives of people who live in some of the world's poorest areas.
The Yield Lab Europe is part of a global network of Agrifood Tech funds, with global headquarters in St Louis USA, and sister funds in LATAM and Singapore. The Yield Lab Europe is a €21m early stage Agrifood and Ag Tech fund which comprises an accelerator and a larger follow-on fund, investing in high tech companies with the potential to significant disrupt and improve our current systems of global food production, and to improve the environmental sustainability of the industry. The main fund invests €1m each into 10-12 companies over several follow on rounds, with the strongest accelerator companies expected to progress to the main fund.
Syngenta Ventures invests globally in innovative businesses whose purpose helps "Bringing plant potential to life".
As the venture capital arm of Syngenta, one of the world's leading agribusiness companies, Syngenta Ventures is seeking to identify early stage companies with a strong technology base or new business model, or both, where the team of investment professionals, together with the support of the 25,000 colleagues across the world, can help build valuable businesses benefitting both Syngenta and the investee company stakeholders.
The international and multi-disciplinary team, located in the US and Europe, has extensive strategic and financial experience. Combined with Syngentaï¿½s deep and broad capabilities, this will help portfolio companies maximize their value to achieve a successful outcome for both the company and its investors.
A Rockstart Accelerator is an intensive startup program that helps entrepreneurs take their companies from early traction to the global market in 6 months.
It provides investment, office space, highly specialized knowledge, and access to a broad network of international mentors, partners and investors. During this program, the startups enroll in 30+ workshops on Lean Startup, Growth Strategies, Fundraising, Sales, PR & Marketing, Team & Personal development, Legal & Finance and more. After 100 days the entrepreneurs present their companies to investors, partners, entrepreneurs and industry journalists in Demo Day.
Finally, in a month-long program in Silicon Valley startups expand their international network and learn from the world’s leading tech scene.
Founded in 1992, Advantage Capital Partners is a venture capital firm specialised in equity and debt investments. The firm has worked with state and federal economic organisations to invest in small businesses and in low income areas.
S2G Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in direct investment and fund of fund investment. Within direct investment, it seeks to invest in seed/startup, early venture, mid venture, late venture, emerging growth and growth capital. Within the fund of fund investment it invests in venture capital funds. The firm prefers to invest in the food, ingredients, infrastructure and logistics, big data and hardware, retail and restaurants, consumer brands, and agriculture sector. It usually invests in the United States. S2G Ventures was founded in 2015 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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Liquid and sub-20% listed asset 36%
Liquid large blocs (between 20% and 50% share) 10%
Listed large blocs (over 50% share) 12%
Unlisted assets 42%
Founded in 1974 to hold Singapore government investments in various businesses, Temasek is an active shareholder in a broad range of industries, ranging from transportation and logistics, to finance, telecommunications, engineering and property. Its portfolio comprises cash, fixed income, equities, absolute returns strategies and private equity funds.