Tag: seed investing

Five Minutes can Save a Child’s Vision for Life

By adopting the use of portable vision screeners throughout India, the vision of approximately 10 lakhs (1m) children can be treated and saved before the onset of permanent damage from amblyopia Amblyopia: Affecting 10 lakhs (1m) Children Every Year Amblyopia is a medical condition in which a person’s vision in at least one of the… Read more >

Unitus Seed Fund lands $8 Million for BoP Startups from Leading Early-stage Investors

January 3, 2013 Press Release

UPDATE: New investors propel fund over USD $20 million> Investment includes backing of Vinod Khosla, Mohandas Pai, Mike Murray and others Seattle, USA and Bangalore, India. Unitus Seed Fund (USF) 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… Read more >

Tips on getting our attention for a seed investment

August 24, 2012 Entrepreneur Info

At Unitus Seed Fund, we get a LOT of inquiries for seed investments. Here are some tips for what gets our attention and interest. 1. Great Team. What is your team’s experience and how is that relevant to your business? Remember, as a seed investor, we are heavily betting on the team to be able to… Read more >

Unitus Seed Fund: Harnessing Small Equity for Scale at the BoP

May 11, 2012 Media Coverage

This interview with Dave Richards, Managing Director of Unitus Seed Fund, by Sriram Gutta was originally posted on NextBillion. I recently had the opportunity to interview Dave Richards, managing director of Unitus Seed Fund – a new seed stage venture fund investing in startups with high potential to improve the lives of many BoP families in India. Dave… Read more >

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