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Farm-focussed Pioneering Ventures opens Rural India Impact Fund to push growth

  Jun 10, 2019

Agri-focused accelerator and investor Pioneering Ventures has launched its Rural India Impact Fund, a private equity fund with a targeted corpus of $70 million, to provide growth capital exclusively to companies it has backed so far.

The Mumbai and Zurich-based investor has incubated five companies — Desai Fruits & Vegetables, Citrus International, FarmLink, MilkLane and Samaaru — in the agriculture, agri-supply chain and farmer credit space. “The fund went live recently as a private equity fund that exclusively invests in Pioneering Ventures’ (PV’s) businesses. The plan is to, over the next two years, build the fund to around $70 million and to use all the proceeds into PV’s five business,” said Martin Wittwer, executive partner for operations at Pioneering Ventures…

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Farm-focussed Pioneering Ventures opens Rural India Impact Fund to push growth

  Jun 10, 2019

Agri-focused accelerator and investor Pioneering Ventures has launched its Rural India Impact Fund, a private equity fund with a targeted corpus of $70 million, to provide growth capital exclusively to…

FarmLink – Contract Farming Getting a Better Deal for Indian Farmers

  May 31, 2019

India continues to be a largely agro-based economy with agriculture the mainstay in providing the sustainable livelihood for a large section of India’s rural population. Though advanced farming techniques have…