September 01, 2014 4:58 PM ET

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Company Overview of Unitus Seed Fund LLC

Company Overview

Unitus Seed Fund LLC is a venture capital arm of Unitus Labs, specializing in early stage, seed, and start up investments. It invests in companies which can provide significant benefits to the base of the economic pyramid (BOP) population. It typically invests in a wide range of business sectors including livelihoods, education, agriculture, healthcare, technology for development, basic necessities, healthcare sanitation, ecosystem, clean energy, innovative technologies, mobile, rural distribution etc. It seeks to invest in India. It typically makes an initial equity investments between $0.05 million and $0.15 million and may consider follow-on investment. It also makes co-investments when t...

220 2nd Avenue South

Suite 201

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Phone:

206-486-5701

Key Executives for Unitus Seed Fund LLC

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Co-Founder
Director of Finance and Operations
Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Unitus Seed Fund LLC Key Developments

MicroGraam Plans To Raise Funds

MicroGraam Inc is seeking to raise around INR 20 million. It is in talks with Unitus Seed Fund LLC and Accion International. Rangan Varadan, co-founder of MicroGraam said, “We have held preliminary discussions with a number of funds.” "We are looking to expand into newer areas, lend more money and expand the reach of our offerings," he added. V Balakrishnan, who will be appointed as Chairman later this week said, “My role in MicroGraam will be that of an intermediary, helping them to source funds and ensuring a regular flow of capital.”

Unitus Seed Fund LLC Lands $8 Million for BoP Startups from Early-Stage Investors

Unitus Seed Fund LLC has secured over $8 million in investment commitments for its seed-stage venture capital fund focused on accelerating BoP startups startups serving low-income consumers in India. USF invests in for-profit scalable companies that will provide economic self-reliance, education, and basic necessities to millions of low-income people living at the base of the economic pyramid (aka BoP). USF has also recruited a strong group of venture advisors to provide expert support to its portfolio companies.

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