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    • Investor DIrectory Compiled by Villgro Innovations Foundation3rd Floor, IIT Madras Research Park Building, Kanagam Road, Taramani, Chennai - 600113. Date: 29 June 2010 1
    • PrefaceThis ‘Investor Directory’ caters to the need of those entrepreneurs who are looking forward to raisemoney for their ventures in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors. The scope of Agriculture and alliedsectors for this Directory includes: Horticulture and its allied sectors (including fruits and vegetables,flowers, plantation crops, spices, aromatic and medicinal plants); biotechnology, fisheries sector; animalhusbandry and livestock; and sericulture.Here emphasis has been laid on listing those funding options which caters to the needs of start-ups andgrowing businesses in this field. Some schemes or organizations which are sector agnostic have alsobeen included for the benefit of the entrepreneur. The financial requirements for particular aspects ofbusiness like marketing or promotion, working capital etc have only been briefly profiled in theAnnexure of the Directory.Moreover for the convenience of readers this Directory has been divided into three main sections: • Venture Funds and Angel Investors • Bank schemes • Central and State Government schemesA brief of what comprises Venture Funds, Bank and Government Schemes has been presented in thebeginning of each section.Lastly this is a non-exhaustive and purely indicative list, primarily sourced from the internet.Definitely there are other entities offering similar services and we welcome their inclusion inthis list. All such requests may kindly be sent to info@villgro.org. 2
    • List of AbbreviationsACS Apex Committee of SBIRIAFC Assam Financial CorporationAIG American International GroupANTS Advanced Networks and Telecommunications SystemsAPEDA Agricultural and Processed food products export development authorityAPIDC Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development CorporationAPIDC Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development CorporationAPSFC Andhra Pradesh State Financial CorporationBAP Business Acceleration ProgramBoP Base of the PyramidBPLR Benchmark Prime Lending RateBPO Business Process OutsourcingBRC Business Resilience ConsortiumBYST Bharatiya Yuva Shakti TrustCCPS Compulsorily Convertible Preference SharesCGS Credit Guarantee SchemeCGTMSE Credit Guarantee Fund Trust For Micro and Small EnterprisesCGTSI Credit Guaranteed Fund Scheme for Small IndustriesCIIE Centre for Innovation, Incubation, and EntrepreneurshipCSIR Council of Scientific and Industrial ResearchCVCFL Canbank Venture Capital Fund LtdDBT Department of BiotechnologyDDM District Development ManagerDG Director GeneralDIC District Industries CentreDRI Directorate of Revenue IntelligenceDRS DRS Dilip Road LinesDSIR Department of Scientific and Industrial ResearchDST Department of Science and TechnologyEPABX Electronic Private Automatic Branch ExchangeFBI United States Federal Bureau of InvestigationFDI Foreign Direct InvestmentFI Financial InstitutionsFMCG Fast moving consumer goodsFRR Floating Reference RateGIAN Grassroots Innovation Augmentation NetworkGVFL Gujarat Venture Finance Limited 3
    • HBCFDC Haryana Backward Classes Finance and DevelopmentHGT Home Grown TechnologyICT Information and Communication TechnologiesIDBI Industrial Development Bank of IndiaIDFC Infrastructure Development Finance CompanyIFC International Finance CorporationIFMR Institute for Financial Management and ResearchIIM Indian Institute of ManagementIIMA Indian Institute of Management AhmedabadIIML Indian Institute of Management LucknowIIT Indian Institute of TechnologyIL & FS Infrastructure Leasing & Financial ServicesING International Netherlands GroupISO International Organization for StandardizationIT Information TechnologyITES Information Technology Enabled ServicesIVFA Indian value fund advisorsJLG Joint Liability GroupsKFC Kerala Financial CorporationKITVEN Karnataka Information Venture Technology FundKPEG Kotak Private Equity GroupKSEB Kerala State Electricity BoardKSFC Karnataka State Financial CorporationKYC Know Your client/CustomerM&A Mergers and AcquisitionsMoU Memorandum of UnderstandingMSME Micro and Small EnterprisesMVIF Micro Venture Innovation FundNABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentNBCFDC National Backward Classes Finance and DevelopmentNCT National Capital Territory of DelhiNEDFI North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd.NEF Network Enterprises FundNGO Non Governmental OrganizationNIF National Innovation FundNMITLI New Millennium Indian technology leadership InitiativeNPA Non-Performing AssetsOBC Oriental Bank of CommerceOCCPS Optionally Convertible Cumulative Preferential SharesOCD Optionally Convertible DebenturesPAN Permanent Account Number 4
    • PATSER Programme Aimed at Technological Self RelianceR&D Research and DevelopmentRBI Reserve Bank of IndiaRBTC ICICI Bank’s Long Term LoanRCS Registrar Co-operative SocietyROC Registrar of CompaniesRVCF Rajasthan Venture Capital FundSaaS Software-as-a-ServiceSBIRI Small business Innovation research InitiativeSEAF Small Enterprise Assistance FundsSEBI Securities and Exchange Board of IndiaSHG Self Help GroupSICOM The State Industrial and Investment Corporation of MaharashtraSIDBI Small Industries Development Bank of IndiaSMA SBIRI Management AgencySME Small and Medium-sized enterprisesSRTO Small Road Transport OperatorsSSI Small Scale IndustriesSSSBE Small Scale Service Business EnterprisesTARA Technology and Action for Rural AdvancementTDDP Technology development and demonstration programTePP Technopreneur Promotion ProgrammeTiE The Indus EntrepreneursTIFAC Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment CouncilTPDU DSIR’s Technology Promotion, Development and Utilization ProgrammeTQM total quality managementTSGF TVS Shriram Growth FundUSAID United States Agency for International DevelopmentUSD United States DollarVAS Value Added ServicesVC Venture Capital 5
    • Table of ContentsBRIEF OF VENTURE FUNDS & ANGEL NETWORKS.................................................................................................2LIST OF VENTURE FUNDS....................................................................................................................................3 1.AAVISHKAAR INDIA MICRO VENTURE CAPITAL FUND.................................................................................................................3 2.ACUMEN FUND INDIA....................................................................................................................................................4 3.AMBIT PRAGMA .........................................................................................................................................................6 4.AVIGO CAPITAL...........................................................................................................................................................7 5.BEACON INDIA PRIVATE EQUITY FUND.................................................................................................................................9 6.BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS.......................................................................................................................................10 7.CANBANK VENTURE FUND.............................................................................................................................................11 8.CANBANK VENTURE FUND.............................................................................................................................................13 9.ELEVAR EQUITY ADVISORS PVT LTD..................................................................................................................................15 10.ENNOVENT.............................................................................................................................................................16 11.EPIPHANY VENTURES.................................................................................................................................................18 12.FOOTPRINT VENTURES................................................................................................................................................19 13.GUJARAT VENTURE FINANCE LIMITED..............................................................................................................................21 14.IDFC PRIVATE EQUITY..............................................................................................................................................22 15.IFCI VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS LTD...............................................................................................................................24 16.IFMR VENTURES....................................................................................................................................................26 17.IL & FS INVESTMENT MANAGERS LIMITED.......................................................................................................................27 18.INDIA CO VENTURES LIMITED.......................................................................................................................................29 19.INDIA VALUE FUND...................................................................................................................................................31 20.INDOUS VENTURE PARTNERS.......................................................................................................................................33 21.INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION............................................................................................................................34 22.KOTAK PRIVATE EQUITY..............................................................................................................................................36 23.MORPHEUS VENTURE PARTNERS.....................................................................................................................................38 24.NADATHUR HOLDINGS AND INVESTMENT LTD.....................................................................................................................39 25.NEXUSVENTURES.....................................................................................................................................................40 26.NINE RIVER CAPITAL.................................................................................................................................................42 27.RABO EQUITY ADVISORS.............................................................................................................................................43 28.RAJASTHAN VENTURE CAPITAL FUND...............................................................................................................................45 29.SEAF..................................................................................................................................................................47 30.SEED FUND............................................................................................................................................................48 31.SICOM LIMITED....................................................................................................................................................49 32.SIDBI VENTURE CAPITAL LTD......................................................................................................................................51 33.SONG ADVISORS......................................................................................................................................................53 34.SUBHKAM VENTURES.................................................................................................................................................54 35.SUMMIT PARTNERS...................................................................................................................................................55 36.THE INDUS ENTREPRENEURS.........................................................................................................................................57 37.TVS CAPITAL.........................................................................................................................................................58 38. UNLTD INDIA........................................................................................................................................................60 39.UTI VENTURES.......................................................................................................................................................61 6
    • 40.VENTUREAST...........................................................................................................................................................63 41.YES BANK.............................................................................................................................................................64 42.ANGEL NETWORKS....................................................................................................................................................66 a)Mumbai Angel Network...................................................................................................................................66 b)Indian Angel Network.......................................................................................................................................68LIST OF INCUBATORS........................................................................................................................................71 43.CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, INCUBATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP...............................................................................................71 44.TECHNOPRENEUR PROMOTION PROGRAMME......................................................................................................................72 45.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS INCUBATORS...............................................................................................................................74 46.VILLGRO INNOVATIONS FOUNDATION...............................................................................................................................95BRIEF OF BANK SCHEMES..................................................................................................................................99LIST OF BANK SCHEMES...................................................................................................................................100 47.ANDHRA BANK.......................................................................................................................................................100 48.BANK OF INDIA......................................................................................................................................................101 49.BANK OF MAHARASHTRA..........................................................................................................................................102 50.CANARA BANK......................................................................................................................................................103 51.HARYANA STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LTD.......................................................................................................................105 52.ICICI BANK.........................................................................................................................................................106 53.INDIAN BANK........................................................................................................................................................108 54.INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK...........................................................................................................................................109 55.ING VYSYA BANK..................................................................................................................................................110 56.NABARD..........................................................................................................................................................111 57.PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK..........................................................................................................................................113 58.SMALL INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF INDIA..............................................................................................................114 59.SOUTH INDIA BANK................................................................................................................................................116 60.STATE BANK OF INDIA..............................................................................................................................................117 61.SYNDICATE BANK...................................................................................................................................................120 62.VIJAYA BANK........................................................................................................................................................122BRIEF OF GOVERNMENT SCHEMES..................................................................................................................126LIST OF GOVERNMENT SCHEMES.....................................................................................................................127 63.AGRICULTURAL AND PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS EXPORT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (APEDA)..........................................................127 64.ANDHRA PRADESH INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.................................................................................................128 65.ANDHRA PRADESH STATE GOVERNMENT.........................................................................................................................130 66.ANDHRA STATE FINANCIAL CORPORATION.......................................................................................................................131 67.ASSAM FINANCIAL CORPORATION.................................................................................................................................133 68.BIHAR STATE CREDIT AND INVESTMENT CORPORATION LTD...................................................................................................134 69.COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH............................................................................................................135 70.CREDIT GUARANTEE FUND TRUST FOR MICRO AND SMALL ENTERPRISES (CGTMSE)...................................................................137 71.DELHI FINANCIAL CORPORATION..................................................................................................................................138 72.DEPARTMENT OF BIO TECHNOLOGY..............................................................................................................................141 73.DEPARTMENT OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH.......................................................................................................143 74.HARYANA FINANCIAL CORPORATION..............................................................................................................................144 7
    • 75.HIMACHAL PRADESH STATE DEPARTMENT........................................................................................................................145 76.KARNATAKA STATE FINANCIAL CORPORATION....................................................................................................................147 77.KERALA FINANCIAL CORPORATION................................................................................................................................148 78.NATIONAL INNOVATION FOUNDATION............................................................................................................................149 79.NORTH EASTERN DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LTD................................................................................................151 80.ORISSA STATE FINANCIAL CORPORATION.........................................................................................................................153 81.PUNJAB FINANCIAL CORPORATION................................................................................................................................154 82.SMALL FARMERS AGRI BUSINESS CONSORTIUM.................................................................................................................156 83.TAMIL NADU INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT CORPORATION LIMITED...............................................................................................157 84.TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOARD.............................................................................................................................159ANNEXURE – ACTIVITY BASED FINANCE...........................................................................................................162NOTE FOR READERS........................................................................................................................................163 8
    • sectIon - Iventure FunDs anD angel networks 1
    • Brief of Venture Funds & Angel NetworksVenture funds in layman terms are a “pooled investment that uses the money from third-partyinvestors, such as investment banks or wealthy investors, to invest in business projects”. They areusually sought for businesses that carry greater risk. Moreover it is also a useful source when businessesare unwilling/ incapacitated to pay the interest on bank or market loans or the same is not available forthem.In this Directory, Venture Funds headquartered in India and abroad with focus on agriculture and alliedsectors have been included. Also those with profiles of investment in agri-businesses in the past or inrecent years though with no specific focus on this sector have been included for benefit of theentrepreneur.Angel networks are institutions dedicated to bringing together wealthy individual investors withdifferent investment preference under one umbrella for the ease and convenience of theentrepreneurs.The following section lists only angel networks active in India. 2
    • List of Venture Funds1.Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital FundBackgroundName: Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital fundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: May 2002Website: www.aavishkaar.inContact details: Mumbai, 516, 5th Floor, Palm Spring, Besides D-Mart,,Link Road, Malad(W), Mumbai – 400 064,Telephone: +91 22 42005757Fax: +91 22 42005777ChennaiCentury Plaza, 2C, 560-562, Anna SalaiTeynampet, Chennai 600 018, IndiaTelephone: +91 44 4354 6937General enquiries: info@aavishkaar.orgFund Seekers: funds@aavishkaar.orgBrief Summary: Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital Fund intends for investment intoMicro and Small Enterprises (MSMEs) that have rural and social focus. This fund has beenoperational since May 2002, and is registered as a Private Trust under the Indian Trust Actof 1882, and with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Scalability and thepotential to make strong positive social impact on rural or semi-urban India are essentialconditions for making investments.Investing ProfileFund Manager: Aavishkaar Venture Management ServicesType of funding: Common equity, CCPS (Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares),Mezzanine funding, bridge loans, working capital loans etc. 3
    • Funding cap: USD 50,000- 5,00,000Area/Sector Focus: Geographic Focus: Technology for Development, Handicrafts,Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Rural Innovations, Health and Education.Funding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit Business plan to- funds@aavishkaar.orgEligibility requirements: The investment criteria is- scalability and the potential to makestrong positive social impact on rural or semi-urban IndiaDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business planOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Vortex EngineeringInvestee 2: Naveen Gram Agrotechnologies Pvt LtdInvestee 3: Zameen OrganicTotal number of investees: 172.Acumen Fund IndiaBackgroundName: Acumen FundHeadquarter: HyderabadEstablished: April 2001 (Acumen Fund)Website: www.acumenfund.orgContact details: Acumen Fund Advisory Services India Private LimitedUnit G4, Le Benaka, 6-3-248/FBanjara Hills Road No. 1 4
    • Hyderabad - 500034,INDIAPhone: + 91 (40) 6677-2734Fax: + 91 (40) 6677-2731 Brief Summary: Acumen Fund invests patient capital in a variety of institutions, reflectingthe diversity of business models that can be effective in reaching the “base of the pyramid”(BoP)—or the billions of poor without access to clean water, reliable health services, orformal housing options. Eligible institutions for our financial support range from non-profitorganizations seeking to scale their operations and achieve financial sustainability, to smalland medium for-profit companies in need of capital, to larger companies that are startingspecific business units to serve the BoP.Investing ProfileType of funding: Equity, Debt (subject to RBI approval as FDI)Funding cap: Maximum 2 million USDArea/Sector Focus: Any sector in agriculture and related fieldsGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Capital available for 5-7 yearsApplication DetailsApplication process: Share business plan and if interested Acumen Fund will move intodiligence.Eligibility requirements: Preferably a company with 1-2 year track recordDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business Plan including financialsOther details: The service or product should be inclusive with the beneficiaries includinglow-income/small-holding farmers in IndiaInvestmentsInvestee 1: Global Easy water products (drip irrigation for small scale farmers)Investee 2: D. Light designInvestee 3: Husk power system 5
    • Total number of investees: 123.Ambit PragmaBackgroundName: Ambit Pragma FundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.ambitpragma.comContact details: Ambit House, 449, Senapati Bapat Marg,Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400013. IndiaTel: +91 22 3003 8400Fax: +91 22 3003 8410Email: info@ambitpragma.comBrief Summary: Ambit Pragma is a venture fund with focus across five sectors.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Rs 25-30 croresArea/Sector Focus: Health, Logistics, Media and Entrtainment, food, and infrastructureservices.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Dollar denominated and FBI regulations apply.Application DetailsApplication process: Submit a Business PlanEligibility requirements: We look for companies that are: 6
    • • Based in India and are not listed on the stock markets • Clocking revenues upwards of 20 Crores (approximately USD 5 million) and are profitable • Looking to grow at a fast pace and need equity capital of USD 5-10 million • Led and managed by entrepreneurs who have the passion to build valuable businessesDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: SpearInvestee 2: Urban TransportInvestee 3: Health care HospitalTotal number of investees: NA4.Avigo CapitalBackgroundName: Growth capital & SME Buyout FundHeadquarter: DelhiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.avigocorp.comContact details: 503-504, DLF Place (Office Tower),A4 District Centre, Saket,New Delhi - 110017, IndiaContact: Vivek SubramanianEmail: vivek@avigocorp.comTel: +91 11 4368 3300Fax: +91 11 4368 3335 7
    • 161/162, A Wing, Mittal Court,Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021Contact: SK MitraEmail: sk@avigocorp.comTel: +91 22 65265454Brief Summary: Avigo’s philosophy is to be the first institutional investor primarilyproviding growth capital to fast growing SME companies in the Industrial sector in India.Avigo actively assists in the corporatization of its portfolio companies and handholds themthrough their journey from niche SME players to fast-growing actively tracked companies.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: USD 5- 20 millionArea/Sector Focus: Engineering and Manufacturing, Industrial Services, Infrastructure,Emerging Sectors like Education, Media and HealthcareGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth, Acquisition or Buyout FinanceApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a Business PlanEligibility requirements: Revenues of over USD 15 million with profitable operatinghistoryDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Privi Organics LtdInvestee 2: AeroflexInvestee 3: RINAC India Ltd 8
    • Total number of investees: More than 155.Beacon India Private Equity FundBackgroundName: Beacon Private Equity FundHeadquarter: MauritiusEstablished: 2006Website: www.beaconindia.inContact details:THE INDIA ADVISORBCP Advisors, Pvt., Ltd.11B Nirmal BuildingNariman PointMumbai, 400-021,IndiaT: +91.22.6618.0000Brief Summary: Beacon India Private Equity Fund was set up by experienced privateequity professionals to identify and invest in Indias next generation of promisingcompanies.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: $ 5-25 millionArea/Sector Focus: Invest in all growth sectors. This includes infrastructure, consumerservices, business services, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing. Also haveexperience in FMCG, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Media, Telecoms, Education, Healthcare,Financial Services, Retail, Travel, Offshore Services, Specialty Manufacturing and RealEstate Development.Geographic Focus: India 9
    • Funding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit proposal to- gayatri.patel@bcpadvisors.comEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: Proposal / Executive summaryOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: ImpresarioInvestee 2: A2ZInvestee 3: Everest Kento CylindersTotal number of investees: 86.Bessemer Venture PartnersBackgroundName: Bessemer Venture FundHeadquarter: Larchmont, New YorkEstablished: 2004Website: www.bvp.comContact details: 71 Free Press House7th floorFree Press Journal Road215 Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021, IndiaTel: +91-22-6616-2000Fax: +91-22-6616-2001E mail: india@bvp.com 10
    • Brief Summary: Since 2004, Bessemer has invested in more than 24 companies andestablished a 14-person Mumbai-based team. Currently, the India investment practiceconcentrates on three roadmaps: Agriculture, power and infrastructure and consumerservices.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: It typically makes investments in the range of $4 million and $10 million andoccasionally makes small seed stage investments below $1 millionArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture, power and infrastructure and consumer servicesGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit business plans to- businessplans@bvp.comEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business Plan Other details: The firm seeks to acquire a seat on the Board of Directors of the portfoliocompanies.InvestmentsInvestee 1: Orient PowerInvestee 2: Sunil Hi-tech Engineers LtdInvestee 3: NetAmbitTotal number of investees: More than 24 companies7.Canbank Venture FundBackground 11
    • Name: Bharat Nirman FundHeadquarter: BangaloreEstablished: 1989Website: www.canbankventure.comContact details: Canbank Venture Capital Fund Limited6th Floor, Naveen ComplexNo.14, MG Road, Bangalore-1Phone- 91-080-25586506-507Fax- 91-080-25583909Email: info@canbankventure.comBrief Summary: Canbank Venture Capital Fund Ltd (CVCFL) is a wholly owned Subsidiaryof Canara Bank. Canbank Venture Capital Fund is India’s First and Only Public Sector Banksponsored Venture Capital Fund. The Fund is registered with SEBI.Four Venture Capital Funds with an aggregate corpus of around INR 1200 Million launchedtill date. The portfolio investments are spread across diverse industrial segments.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Rs 45-90 millionArea/Sector Focus: The Investment Focus is on Emerging Indian SME Businesses in IT/ITES/ BPO, Telecom, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Auto &Auto Components, Infrastructure led Sectors and Domestic Demand Driven Segments.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth and expansion financingApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact themEligibility requirements: The investment criteria covers the following points: • Activity- Growth and Expansion financing, 12
    • • Technology and business- Businesses with established technological or market positioning edge with sustainable competitive advantage, operating efficiencies and attractive profit margins. • Management team: Strong Management Team with a demonstrated track record of performance, integrity, commitment and enterprise. • Sector- Investment will be in sectors with sustainable high growth potential. • Our role in the venture: Board RepresentationDeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: PRATHISTA INDUSTRIES LIMITEDInvestee 2: MERCHEM LTD.Investee 3: M-TECH INNOVATIONS LTDTotal number of investees: NA8.Canbank Venture FundBackgroundName: Bharat Nirman FundHeadquarter: BangaloreEstablished: 1989Website: www.canbankventure.comContact details: Canbank Venture Capital Fund Limited6th Floor, Naveen ComplexNo.14, MG Road, Bangalore-1Phone- 91-080-25586506-507Fax- 91-080-25583909Email: info@canbankventure.com 13
    • Brief Summary: Canbank Venture Capital Fund Ltd (CVCFL) is a wholly owned Subsidiaryof Canara Bank. Canbank Venture Capital Fund is India’s First and Only Public Sector Banksponsored Venture Capital Fund. The Fund is registered with SEBI.Four Venture Capital Funds with an aggregate corpus of around INR 1200 Million launchedtill date. The portfolio investments are spread across diverse industrial segments.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Rs 45-90 millionArea/Sector Focus: The Investment Focus is on Emerging Indian SME Businesses in IT/ITES/ BPO, Telecom, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Auto &Auto Components, Infrastructure led Sectors and Domestic Demand Driven Segments.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth and expansion financingApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact themEligibility requirements: The investment criteria covers the following points: • Activity- Growth and Expansion financing, • Technology and business- Businesses with established technological or market positioning edge with sustainable competitive advantage, operating efficiencies and attractive profit margins. • Management team: Strong Management Team with a demonstrated track record of performance, integrity, commitment and enterprise. • Sector- Investment will be in sectors with sustainable high growth potential. • Our role in the venture: Board RepresentationDeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: PRATHISTA INDUSTRIES LIMITED 14
    • Investee 2: MERCHEM LTD.Investee 3: M-TECH INNOVATIONS LTDTotal number of investees: NA9.Elevar Equity Advisors Pvt LtdBackgroundName: Elevar equityHeadquarter: BangaloreEstablished: 2006Website: www.elevarequity.comContact details: Elevar Equity Advisors Private LimitedNo. 9/3, Kaiser-E-Hind1st Floor,Richmond Road,Bangalore - 560 025. INDIATel: 91.80.4142.1717Fax: 91.80.4112.0009General Inquiry: info@elevarequity.comSubmit Business Plan: businessplan@elevarequity.com Brief Summary: Elevar Equity is a leading global growth investor focused on theunderserved four billion at the base of the pyramid in developing countries. Elevar Equityinvests for social and economics return.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: Microfinance and Entrepreneurs focused on providing affordable,commercial and scalable financial and other services to communities at the base of thepyramidGeographic Focus: India, Latin America, and Southeast Asia 15
    • Funding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a business plan online or mail them at-businessplan@elevarequity.comEligibility requirements: Elevar Equity invests in entrepreneurs that are focused onproviding affordable, commercial and scalable services to the poor. They place a strongemphasis on the quality of the company’s management team and their ability to leveragethrough innovation, the full potential of microfinance or similar networks. Viewing thesenetworks as distribution and aggregation systems, they support entrepreneurs who focuson building high growth microfinance institutions that are creating opportunity for thepoor; alternate delivery channels for microfinance and other services from mobile phonesto internet kiosks; the delivery of new financial products and services using microfinancedistribution channels; and services that link unconnected individuals and communities toglobal systems (financial, health care, communications, education).Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanInvestmentsInvestee 1: Moksha Yuga AccessInvestee 2: SKS MicrofinanceInvestee 3: Comat technologiesTotal number of investees: More than 810.EnnoventBackgroundName: Sustainable Enterprise FundHeadquarter: AustriaEstablished: NAWebsite: www.ennovent.com 16
    • Contact details: Online Brief Summary: Their mission is to promote entrepreneurs who advance innovations forsustainability at the base of the economic pyramid. Building on its broad expertise andthrough leveraging its network, it discovers, finances and scale innovations that catalyzefundamental change to sustainable development. Their social venture capital fund, theSustainable Enterprises Fund, invests in innovations in energy, food, water, health andeducation for Indias poor.Investing ProfileType of funding: Equity, loans or structured finance (but not grants)Funding cap: Per enterprise: €100,000 to €1,000,000Area/Sector Focus: Rural and urban poor areas in India (food, energy, Water, educationand health)Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Scale-up, growth or expansion capital (no repayment of pre-finance or deficit reduction). For further clarification visit their investment criteria link-http://www.ennovent.com/fund/investment-criteria.htmlApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit business proposal onlineEligibility requirements: All applications submitted to ennovent will be evaluated inaccordance with the following investment and exclusion criteria. Additional, as well asmore specific, criteria may be laid down by ennovent from time to time. Base of the Economic Pyramid (BoP) - People who earn about USDTarget Market 2.- or lessGeographic Region Rural and urban poor areas in India Innovations for sustainability that are valuable to people at the BoPSector Focus (e.g. food, energy, health, education and water) Innovative products, processes, services and business models thatDefinition of address challenges of sustainability at the BoP in developingInnovation countries. Indian or foreign for-profit enterprises working or planning toEnterprise Type work in India. They invest in funds, NGOs or lending institutions. Triple Bottom Line Returns - social, economic and environmentalImpact of Enterprise impact - at the BoP in India 17
    • Enterprise Size Small and medium size enterprises Short to medium-term operating history (not seed stage). TheStage of Operation enterprise should have proof of concept and at least partly proof of market. Per enterprise: €100,000 to €1,000,000 in equity, loans orCapital Commitment structured finance (but not grants) Scale-up, growth or expansion capital (no repayment of pre-financeCapital Utilization or deficit reduction)Investment Period Payback or exit in five to seven yearsDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: Other additional criteria-http://www.ennovent.com/fileadmin/user_upload/Resources/ennovent_investment_criteria.pdfInvestmentsInvestee 1: NAInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: Yet to invest11.Epiphany VenturesBackgroundName: Epiphany VenturesHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.epiphanyventures.inContact details: Epiphany ventures, C/o Facor 168 CST Rd. Kalina Santacruz E, MumbaiT: 91 22 2652 8635 18
    • F: 91 22 2652 6079Email: contact@epiphanyventures.inBrief Summary: Epiphany ventures works with high profile overseas investors to identifyopportunities to invest a total of 25 million dollar in path breaking ventures in India andabroad. Considers all sectors for investment where business is scalable.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: $ 0.5-3.0 millionArea/Sector Focus: Across all sectorsGeographic Focus: GlobalFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact themEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: NAInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: NA12.Footprint venturesBackground 19
    • Name: Footprint venturesHeadquarter: USEstablished: NAWebsite: www.footprintventures.comContact details:Email: info@footprintventures.comAddress: Plot No. 16, 2nd Floor, 7th Main, 1st Block Koramangala, Bangalore, India 560 034Phone: (91) 80 41101910 Fax: (91) 80 41101913Brief Summary: Footprint is an early stage venture capital fund, based out of India. Theyare aptly suited for entrepreneurs seeking Series A investment.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: They have very broad areas of interest. It ranges from softwareproducts or software-as-a-service (SaaS) to telecom, mobile VAS, education, lifestyle,infrastructure, healthcare, biotech, life sciences, clean-tech and other technology enabledservices.Geographic Focus: GlobalFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact themEligibility requirements: Footprint invests in companies that have proof of technology inplace and are actively engaging with their potential customers or are in early revenue.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: NA 20
    • Other details: Focuses on early stage venture opportunitiesInvestmentsInvestee 1: CanveraInvestee 2: TicketvalaInvestee 3: Mast KalandharTotal number of investees: NA13.Gujarat Venture Finance LimitedBackgroundName of the scheme: Gujarat Biotechnology venture Fund/ SME technology venture FundWebsite: www.gvfl.comEstablished: NAContact details: GVFL Ltd.1st Floor, Premchand House Annexe,B/h Popular House, Ashram Road,Ahmedabad – 380 009.Phone:+91-79-4021 3900, 2658 9985Fax: +91-79-2658 5226For General Queries: info@gvfl.comFor Business Queries: bplans@gvfl.com Brief Summary: The Fund would identify start-ups, early stage and existing companies inthe areas of biotechnology having potential to become leading players in India or beacquired by multinational companies or in synergy with corporate investors of the Fund/The SME fund would be used for investing in various projects of both small and mediumtechnology companies. The entire fund would be invested in six to eight projects within aperiod of one yearInvesting Profile 21
    • Type of Funding: EquityFunding Cap: INR -50- 150 millionArea/Sector Focus: Technology, Biopharma, Agri- Biotech, Contract Research andIndustrial Biotechnology.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restriction: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit Business Plan at- bplans@gvfl.com. This will be followedby a personal meetingEligibility requirements: GVFL has primarily focused on financing companies in the SMEsegment. If you have the technology and want to implement it commercially, you meet oureligibility criteria.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Executive summaryOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Fair Tech Engineering Service LtdInvestee 2: Sebacic India LtdInvestee 3: Shahjanand Laser Technology LtdTotal number of investee: NA14.IDFC Private EquityBackgroundName: IDFC Private equity FundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NA 22
    • Website: www.idfcpe.comContact details: IDFC Private Equity,201 Naman Chambers, C-32, G- block, Bandra Kurla Complex,Bandra East, Mumbai.Ph: 91 22 4222 2000Fax: 91 22 2652 3803Email: fund@idfcpe.comBrief Summary: It is India’s largest private equity firm focused on infrastructure.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: INR 2000-5000 millionArea/Sector Focus: Focus areas: 1. Rural Infrastructure- food processing, distribution 2. Power, telecommunication, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Social & Urban InfrastructureGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit presentation to – satish@idfcpe.comEligibility requirements: Looks at 4 key factors while evaluating investmentopportunities: Management teams, Deal terms, Exit strategy and Quality Business.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestments 23
    • Investee 1: NAInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: 2715.IFCI Venture Capital Funds LtdBackgroundName: India Enterprise Development FundHeadquarter: DelhiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.ifciventure.comContact details: IFCI Venture Capital Funds Ltd. (IFCI Venture)11th Floor, IFCI Tower, 61, Nehru Place,New Delhi - 110 019Ph : +91-011-26453343/46Fax : +91-011-26453348 (Fax)E-mail : iedf@ifciventure.com deals@ifciventure.com resources@ifciventure.comBrief Summary: The fund seeks to invest in knowledge based projects with relatively highentry barriers, critical applications, prospects for high growth and global scalability. Theprojects/ ventures for investment under the fund would be identified in diversified and/ oremerging sectors of the economyInvesting ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: NA 24
    • Area/Sector Focus: The investment under IEDF would be made to avail opportunities forinvestment in key & emerging sectors of the Indian economy.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: The Company has a four step application process- • Initial/ Preliminary discussions with promoters • Submission of business plan by the promoters • Due-diligence/ Investment appraisal • Investment decision/ Further directionEligibility requirements: The criteria for investment are as follows; a. The investment under IEDF would generally be made in companies promoted by professionally qualified and/ or experienced promoters. The promoters/companies should have assimilated the project/process/ technology and can establish commercial viability of venture. b. The investments will generally be made in companies proposing to either deliver critical products/ services or have unique & critical business processes. c. The investee companies should propose to set up projects as per well conceived/developed business plan. d. The Investment will be preferred in late start-up Companies undertaking expansion of business. e. The investments will be made in Indian companies qualifying the objective of the fund. Such Indian companies may also include small and medium enterprises with prospects for accelerated growth and generating high returns on investment. f. The investee companies with features such as Global competence, Corporate Governance, etc. would be preferred for investment under the fund. g. The companies should be in position to provide exit from investment in a period of 4-6 years. h. The investment will generally be linked to a specific business project of the company. i. The investments under IEDF will be made as per limit prescribed under SEBI Regulations.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business Plan 25
    • Other details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Jeevan Rekha Medical care Services Ltd.Investee 2: Shri Pushkar petro products LtdInvestee 3: Sharon SolutionsTotal number of investees: NA16.IFMR VenturesBackgroundName: Network Enterprises Fund (NEF)Headquarter: ChennaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.ifmrtrust.co.inContact details: 1, Kanagam Village, 10th Floor, IIT research Park, Taramani,Chennai - 600 113Ph : +91 44 6668 7000Fax: +91 44 6668 7010Brief Summary: The NEF intends to make investments in some key missing links in ruralsupply chains.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: invest in supply chain companies in sectors like rural tourism, dairy,crafts, apparel and furnishings, rural energy, vocational training, rural drinking water,consumer goods (FMCG) and agriculture terminal marketsGeographic Focus: India 26
    • Funding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit ProposalsEligibility requirements: NEF will only invest in companies that are: • Industry utilities or back-ends: Where a single entity has the potential to work with thousands of remote rural enterprises. This would typically be a national transaction platform like an exchange or an internet-based transaction platform. • Management services companies that can aid the replication of thousands of enterprises (enterprise-in-a-box) through the provision of standardised business inputs.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: The NEF expects to get returns in the form of regular dividend and interestpayout by the investee companies. It may also make additional returns in the form ofterminal value. Promoter buyback/ trade sales are the likely exits.InvestmentsInvestee 1: Earthy GoodsInvestee 2: CapstoneInvestee 3: SandhiTotal number of investees: 717.IL & FS Investment Managers LimitedBackgroundName: TARA fundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: 2007Website: www.iimlindia.com 27
    • Contact details: Mr. Mark SilgardoIL&FS Investment Managers LimitedThe IL&FS Financial Centre, 1st Floor,Plot No. C - 22, G Block,Bandra Kurla Complex,Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400 051IndiaE-mail: mark.silgardo@ilfsindia.comTel : +91 22 2659 3120Fax : +91 22 2653 3056Brief Summary: Tara India Fund III, a US$ 225 mn fund sponsored by IL&FS, is acontinuation of IIMLs strategy of providing capital to middle-market companies to fundtheir growth plans. Tara India Fund III builds on the successful growth capital investmentstrategy of its predecessor funds - the AIG India Sectoral Equity Fund and the LeverageIndia Fund.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: $ 8 million - $ 20 millionArea/Sector Focus: Infrastructure, Consumer Services, Manufacturing, InformationTechnology and pharmaceutical-healthcare servicesGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a business planEligibility requirements: For growth stage companies. It is expected that the majority ofthe Funds capital will be invested in growth opportunities, including expansions,restructurings, buyouts and acquisitions.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business plan 28
    • Other details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1:Ramsky infrastructure limitedInvestee 2: Godrej Beverage and Food LimitedInvestee 3: Napo India LtdTotal number of investees: 818.India Co Ventures LimitedBackgroundName: India Co India FundHeadquarter: PuneEstablished: NAWebsite: www.indiaco.comContact details: IndiaCo Center, 4th Floor,Symphony, S.No. 210 A/1,Range Hills Road, Shivaji Nagar,Pune 411 020Maharashtra, IndiaTel +91.20. 2556 0254 +91.20. 2556 0264Fax +91.20. 2556 0243Brief Summary: IndiaCo is a profitable investment management firm listed on the BombayStock Exchange. IndiaCo selects investment opportunities with strictly defined parameters,where IndiaCo can bring about positive change through strategic, financial, technologicaland operational involvement, thus revolutionizing the companys fundamental parameters.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: 40-60 crores per deal 29
    • Area/Sector Focus: Has focus on the following sectors:• Telecom Tower O&M and Value Added Services (‘VAS’)• Energy Saving Companies• Healthcare• Domestic consumption driven sectors/companies• Infrastructure Ancillaries• Information Technology (‘IT’) & IT Enabled Services (‘ITES’)Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth CapitalApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit business plans to info@indiaco.comEligibility requirements: Their investment strategy includes the following:Leverage India’s knowledge and resource advantage and their access to global marketsHave competitive, defensible business models and intellectual property, leading to highgrowthCompanies that are fast growing and profitable Need growth capital for organic expansion and/or M&A Can get publicly listed in 3-4 yearsInvestment risk is mitigated by sector and stage diversification, and hands-on involvementby India Co in portfolio companiesDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: It is shortly going to launch India Growth opportunities fund.InvestmentsInvestee 1: Neo Corp International LtdInvestee 2: Grow VC operations LimitedInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: 2 30
    • 19.India Value FundBackgroundName: India Value FundHeadquarter: IndiaEstablished: 1999Website: www.ivfa.comContact details: INDIA VALUE FUNDRocklines HouseGround Floor9/2, Museum RoadBangalore 560 001KarnatakaIndiaT +91 80 4132 1845F +91 80 2559 0800India Value FundSuite F9CGrand Hyatt PlazaSantacruz (East)Mumbai 400 055IndiaT +91 22 6695 4888F +91 22 6695 4777Email: contactus@ivfa.comBrief Summary: IVFA favors ‘Buy and Build or ‘Invest and Build business models.Investing ProfileType of funding: Equity 31
    • Funding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: Although sector agnostic, IVFA has built reasonable understanding ofsectors like Media & Entertainment, Healthcare, Logistics, Supply Chain & Retailing,Infrastructure Services, Education and Clean Energy.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit business proposal to- contactus@ivfa.com IVFA follows a rigorous and structured process for screening investment proposals. Theentire process from start to disbursement of funds takes 4 - 6 months.IVFA investment process consists of four stages:Initial ScreeningDetailed EvaluationDue DiligenceLegal Agreements & ClosingEligibility requirements: IVFA is interested in companies which have been steered bystrong entrepreneurship to leadership or near leadership positions in their respectiveindustry segments; which now require professional management, systems and financialcapital to achieve a step change in business growth.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: Has invested in BIOCON in the pastInvestmentsInvestee 1: DM healthcareInvestee 2: ACTInvestee 3: InlogisticsTotal number of investees: Around 18 32
    • 20.IndoUS Venture PartnersBackgroundName: IndoUS Venture PartnersHeadquarter: US office-SantaClara, CAIndia office- BangaloreEstablished: NAWebsite: www.iuvp.comContact details: IndoUS Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd.Ground Floor, Unit-2, Navigator Bldg.International Tech ParkWhitefield RoadBangalore 560066, IndiaShruti Sadasivan, Marketing Associate, IndoUS Venture PartnersBoard line: 080 66169500 Direct: 080 66169514Brief Summary: IndoUS Venture Partners (IUVP) is a leading venture capital firm whichprovides early and mid-stage funding to new or growing businesses in India.Investing ProfileType of funding: Equity or debtFunding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: TechnologyGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit business plan to iuvpinfo@iuvp.com orssadasivan@iuvp.com 33
    • Eligibility requirements: Invest in firms that have a strong technology or processleverageDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business Plan presentation/information memorandum/companyteaserOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: BasizInvestee 2: AtteroInvestee 3: GradatimTotal number of investees: 1721.International Finance CorporationBackgroundName: International Finance CorporationHeadquarter: WashingtonEstablished: 1956Website: www.ifc.orgContact details: 50-M, Shanti PathGate No. 3, Niti MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi 110 021Tel: (91-11) 4111 1000Fax: (91-11) 4111 1001-2Agribusiness contact- Vipul C. PrakashSenior Manager,Africa, Middle East, SouthernEurope, South and East Asia Tel: (202) 473-1015 34
    • Fax: (202) 974-4338E-mail: Vprakash@ifc.orgBrief Summary: IFC fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries byfinancing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in the international financialmarkets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments.Investing ProfileType of funding: Loan, EquityFunding cap: IFC investments typically range from $100,000 to $1 million, for small andmedium projects range, and from $1 million to $100 million for standard-size projects.Area/Sector Focus: Agribusiness, Health & Education, Infrastructure etcGeographic Focus: GlobalFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: In order for IFC to assess if a project meets its requirements forfunding, submit to them a detailed investment proposal. Please note that there is nostandard application form for IFC financing. In the following link one will find IFCsguidelines on what information to include:http://www.ifc.org/ifcext/proserv.nsf/Content/InvestmentProposalProposals can be submitted to IFCs sector/industry departments.Eligibility requirements: - Be located in a developing country that is a member of IFC;- Be in the private sector;- Be technically sound;- Have good prospects of being profitable;- Benefit the local economy; and- Be environmentally and socially sound, satisfying IFC environmental and social standardsas well as those of the host country.IFC does not lend directly to micro, small, and medium enterprises or individualentrepreneurs, but many of our investment clients are financial intermediaries that on-lend to smaller businesses.Deadlines: NA 35
    • Documents needed: Investment ProposalOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Jain IrrigationInvestee 2: Auro Mira Bio SystemsInvestee 3: Modern dairies LtdTotal number of investees: NA22.Kotak Private EquityBackgroundName: India Growth FundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: 2005Website: www.privateequityfund.kotak.comContact details: Kotak Private Equity Group,5th Floor , INGS Point , Plot no. 8Near University CampusCST Road , KalinaMumbai – 400 098Telephone: +91-22-66260500Brief Summary: Kotak Private Equity Group (KPEG) is a specialist India Private Equityfirm of Kotak Mahindra Group. They are focused on helping emerging corporates and mid-size enterprises evolve into tomorrows industry leaders. KPEG provides these companiesa combination of equity capital, strategic support and other value added services, playing apro-active role with the entrepreneur in building the business.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: USD 15 million to 40 million 36
    • Area/Sector Focus: Life-Sciences (Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology), Retailing, Media &Entertainment, Light Manufacturing, Agri-business, Food Processing & Infrastructure LedServices like Healthcare, Logistics & Distribution and Information Technology (SoftwareProducts, Services and IT enabled)Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit Business PlanEligibility requirements: The Company seeks to invest in organizations with thefollowing: • a management team that demonstrates passion and the hunger/drive to create a world class enterprise; a team that brings in both credibility and capability and has a proven track record • a company with strong intellectual property, technology or a well differentiated market positioning • a well articulated business plan coupled with strong execution skills that would give the company a sustainable competitive advantage • a company that has the clear potential of achieving a leadership position in a well- defined, large and growing market. • a company with clear exit plan for the investors and which has the potential to offer superior returns to the investor.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Metahelix Life Sciences Pvt LtdInvestee 2: DRS Logistics LimitedInvestee 3: Sabare International LimitedTotal number of investees: NA 37
    • 23.Morpheus venture partnersBackgroundName: Business acceleration ProgrammeHeadquarter: NAEstablished: NAWebsite: www.themorpheus.comContact details: neo@morpheusventure.com Brief Summary: It is a gang of serial entrepreneurs and around 40 startup founders andgrowing. Via Morpheus they are trying to make a small contribution towards “India’sstartup revolution”. They engage with startups in the most crucial phase of their existence,the first 12-18 months, the phase that is also known as valley of death. Morpheus runs aBusiness Acceleration Program (BAP) for talented, progressive and young startupsdesigned to guide startups through this treacherous phase.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Take an equity stake of 7% to 12% in each of the companies which engagewith us as part of the business acceleration program. Also invests Rs 5 lakh in start upsArea/Sector Focus: Start UpsGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Morpheus accepts companies to their Business AccelerationProgram twice a yearEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: Announces batches 6 monthlyDocuments needed: Fill in their online application formOther details: NA 38
    • InvestmentsInvestee 1: AdScootInvestee 2: NaaboInvestee 3:Red QuantaTotal number of investees: NA24.Nadathur Holdings and Investment LtdBackgroundName: Nadathur HoldingsHeadquarter: BangaloreEstablished: NAWebsite: www.nadathur.comContact details:Nadathur Holdings and Investments Pvt. Ltd.,# 278/23, 3rd Floor, 10th Main,T.Mariappa Road, 2nd Block,Jayanagar, Bangalore 560 011.Tel: 91 80 41204336/37/38Fax: 91 80 41204339Email : info@nadathur.comBrief Summary: They have invested in over 25 venture and private equity opportunities,have funded an investment bank, and have made long-term investments in philanthropicand social ventures. The groups activities span diverse sectors, including informationtechnology, hospitality, aerospace, biotechnology, health care, education, real estate, arts,and conservation.Investing ProfileType of funding: Equity 39
    • Funding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: Health care and Life sciences (biotech), IT and Engineering servicesGeographic Focus: GlobalFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit business plans with clearly spelt out- drivers of marketsuccess, pragmatic approach to execution and a structured value creation path tofunding@nadathur.comEligibility requirements: Given the early-stage profile of companies in which they invest,it focuses on the experience and capabilities of the management team as the primarydeterminant of success. In addition to a quality management team, it always look forscientific or business innovation driven businesses that either target the Indian market orleverage Indian resources to target the global markets.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PresentationOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Geetha Kannan Spices Pvt LtdInvestee 2: Metahelix ( agri- biotech)Investee 3: Dhaanya Seeds Pvt LtdTotal number of investees: Over 25 companies25.NexusVenturesBackgroundName: Nexus VenturesHeadquarter: India and Sillicon valley 40
    • Established: NAWebsite: www.nexusvp.com Contact details: Nexus India Capital Advisors Pvt LtdG-2, Sarjan Plaza100, Dr. Annie Besant RoadWorliMumbai 400018IndiaTel: +91 (22) 662 60000Fax: +91 (22) 662 60001 Brief Summary: NexusVentures typically invest early in the life of the company and inmany cases, they are the first institutional round of capital. Their investment size rangesfrom $100,000 to $10 million. They also like to participate in follow-on investments at laterstages for companies that successfully execute their business plans. They prefer to take aboard seat in the companies they invest in and be active in supporting the entrepreneurwherever assistance is required. However, they do not seek to control the company theyinvest in.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: $100,000 to 10 millionArea/Sector Focus: No specific focus- Consumer, cleantech, technology, internetGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit Business plan at- plan@nexusindiacap.comEligibility requirements: We invest in early and early growth stage companies acrosssectors.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: NA 41
    • Other details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Suminter India OrganicsInvestee 2: SudemacTotal number of investees: 2126.Nine River CapitalBackgroundName: Nine River CapitalHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.nineriverscapital.comContact details: 511-512, Meadows, Sahar Plaza,Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri (East),Mumbai - 400 059 India.Email: Tel: +91 22 4063 2800Fax: +91 22 4063 2801Brief Summary: Nine Rivers Capital is a premier India centric Private Equity InvestmentManager/ Investment Advisor focused on providing growth and expansion capital to Small& Medium Enterprises (SMEs).Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: US $ 5-15 millionArea/Sector Focus: Sector AgnosticGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NA 42
    • Application DetailsApplication process: Submit B PlanEligibility requirements: The company looks into investing in businesses with strong,defensible market franchises and visible revenue & earnings growth to potentiallygenerate high levels of free cash flow and/or attractive returns on the capital reinvested inbusiness.Typically the companies they seek to invest would have achieved initial levels of success;but will be operating under constraints that impede their growth. These constraints mayinclude, for example, lack of adequate capital for expansion and growth, limitations onmanagerial or operating resources, excessive financial leverage or poor capital structuresamongst others.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Global Agrisystem Pvt LtdInvestee 2: GPT Infra projects LtdInvestee 3: Pranav Construction Systems Pvt LtdTotal number of investees: NA27.Rabo Equity AdvisorsBackgroundName: India Agri business fund LtdHeadquarter: MauritiusEstablished: NAWebsite: www.rabobank.com/equity 43
    • Contact details: D-41, 3rd FloorDefence ColonyNew Delhi 110024+91 11 66339898satish.kumar@raboequity.in Brief Summary: The Fund is an extended commitment of Rabobank and the three Leadinvestors to Indian food and agribusiness sector and is their first such fund in an emergingmarket. The Fund will focus on the fastest growing sub sectors in the Food & Agribusinessspace. The Fund has been incorporated as a limited liability company in Mauritius. It isregistered as Global Business License Category I with Financial Services Commission,Mauritius. Rabo Equity Management Company Limited will be the Manager to the Fund andRabo Equity Advisors Private Limited will be the Advisor.Investing ProfileType of funding: Foreign Direct Investment ( Equity)Funding cap: US $ 3 million- 10 millionArea/Sector Focus: All sub-sectors of food and agribusiness and agri-infrastructure.Focus of the fund is on Small and Medium enterprises with a turn over of $50-75 million.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact investment team with business proposalEligibility requirements: Food & Agribusiness: Seeds, Food grains, Oil seeds & edible oil,Non-alcoholic beverages, Alcoholic beverage (limited to beer), Dairy & dairy products,Poultry, Fruits and vegetables (fresh & processed), Processed foods, Food ingredients,Confectionary, Fishery & seafood, etc. Agri infrastructure: Post harvest infrastructure,Warehousing, Food parks and agri-export zones, Cold storages and cold chain logistics,Terminal markets, etc.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NA 44
    • InvestmentsInvestee 1: Sri Biotech Laboratories India LtdInvestee 2: Global green Co LtdInvestee 3: Gee pee Agri Pvt LtdTotal number of investees: NA28.Rajasthan Venture Capital FundBackgroundName of the scheme: Venture AssistanceWebsite: www.rvcf.orgEstablished: NAContact details: Girish GuptaChief Executive OfficerRajasthan Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd.(Managers to Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund)7th Floor, Ganga Heights,Bapu Nagar,Tonk Road,Jaipur, Pin:-302005Rajasthan (India)Phone:- 0141-4071680, 0141-4071681, 0141-4071682, 0141-4071683Fax:-91-0141-5101226 Brief Summary: RVCF aims at investing in companies in the Information Technology, Bio-Technology , Retail, Auto, Agri-Tech, Health Care, Tourism, Entertainment and othertechnology-driven industries in India with focus on Rajasthan and NCR such as Delhi,Gurgaon and Noida. The Funds investment in companies is through the route of equity,quasi-equity and debt instruments. The Fund seeks to achieve its return through dividendsand capital gains at the time of disinvestment through an Initial Public Offering anegotiated sale of its holding to Strategic Investors, Buy-back, etc. 45
    • Investing ProfileType of Funding: The Fund invests in the form of equity, Optionally ConvertibleDebentures (OCD)/ Optionally Convertible Cumulative Preferential Shares (OCCPS), etc. Inexceptional cases conditional loans may also be considered. The exact instrument variesfrom case to case depending on the risk perception, the requirements of the investeecompany and the applicable SEBI regulations.Funding Cap: Individual investment normally in the range of Rs. 10 million to Rs. 200million. Normally investment in equity is restricted to 40% of the total paid up capital ofthe company .Larger investment may also be considered jointly with national funds.Area/Sector Focus: RVCF is mandated to fund technology driven projects in general andIT, Bio-Technology, Retail, Auto, Agri-Tech, Health Care, Tourism and EntertainmentSectors in particular.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding use restriction: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a business plan by email or postEligibility requirements: The Funds primary objectives are to make available venturecapital to new companies, which have shown performance. The Fund also invests in start-ups, turn-around and buy-out situations on case to case basis.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Executive summary detailing the following-http://www.rvcf.org/FAQ.aspx#q1Other details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Hitashi Herbotech Pvt LtdInvestee 2: Sebacic Acid LtdInvestee 3: The home Store India LtdTotal Number of Investee: NA 46
    • 29.SEAFBackgroundName: India growth FundHeadquarter: Washington DCEstablished: NAWebsite: www.seaf.comContact details: SEAF India Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd.,No. 30-31, Shubhadha Building B WingPockhanwala Road Worli,Mumbai 400 021, IndiaTel: (91) 22 249 40399Cell: (91) 98102 74483Email: hmathur@seafweb.orgManaging Director: Hemendra Mathur Brief Summary: SEAF is currently operating in India through the India Growth Fund inpartnership with Kotak Mahindra Bank. The Fund invests in Indian companies with high-growth potential and sustainable competitive advantages. SEAF India Investment Advisoris the investment advisor to Kotak, particularly in connecting Indian companies to marketsin the United States, Europe, Latin America and East Asia. With SIDBI and USAID as anchorinvestors, the India Growth Fund is currently capitalized at approximately USD 160 million.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: 5-20 croresArea/Sector Focus: Food and AgribusinessGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth capital for expansionApplication DetailsApplication process: No standard format. Submit Business Plan to hmathur@seafweb.org 47
    • Eligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business planOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: NAInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3:NATotal number of investees: None30.Seed FundBackgroundName: Seed fundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.seedfund.inContact details: Seed Advisors Pvt. Ltd.001, Turf Estate, Shakti Mills Lane, Off. Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai - 400 011.India.T. +91 22 24902201 – 04F.+91 22 24902205E.info@seedfund.inBrief Summary: It aims to back true innovations in India. Has a fund size of $ 15 million. Itwill invest in 15-20 company over next 5 years. 48
    • Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: 5 croresArea/Sector Focus: Internet, media, telecom, retail, mobileGeographic Focus: Mumbai and BangaloreFunding Use Restrictions: As per business plan approvedApplication DetailsApplication process: Potential Investors have to send their business plans at-bplans@seedfund.inEligibility requirements: Indian CompanyDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: VaatsalyaInvestee 2: U HurooTotal number of investees: 1231.SICOM LimitedBackgroundName: Long term loanHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: June 1996Website: www.sicomindia.com 49
    • Contact details: SICOM LIMITEDNirmal, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021.Tel. : (+91 22) 6657 2700 / (+91 22) 2202 3018Fax : (+91 22) 2282 5781 / (+91 22) 2288 2895.Brief Summary: SICOM has dedicated itself to providing entrepreneurs with a range offund-based and non fund-based products and services. For more than 3 decades SICOMhas been responsible for catalyzing the development of infrastructure and industry in theState of Maharashtra. After 1994 SICOM has been offering its services for projects locatedanywhere in India.Investing ProfileType of funding: LoanFunding cap: Rs 2- 150 coresArea/Sector Focus: Agro based and food manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Tourism,Education etcGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth CapitalApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit the Preliminary proposal and application form available fordownload from website or contact their branch offices.Eligibility requirements: Term Loan is available for projects in the industrial, Services &infrastructure sectors and diversification, modernization and expansion of existingprojects. Financials of 3 years are required.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Normally documents for creation of mortgage / hypothecation on thefixed assets, are required apart from personal guarantees and in some cases collateralsecurity.Other details: Rate of interest is floating for long term loan.InvestmentsInvestee 1: NA 50
    • Investee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: NA32.SIDBI Venture Capital LtdBackgroundName: SME Growth FundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.sidbiventure.co.inContact details: SIDBI Venture Capital LimitedGround Floor,SME Development Centre,C-11, G Block,Bandra Kurla Complex,Bandra (East)Mumbai - 400 051Phone : 91 - 22 - 2652 7124 /25 /27 /28Fax : 91 - 22 - 2652 7126E-mail: info@sidbiventure.co.in Brief Summary: In order to meet the venture capital needs of SME units and enable themto achieve rapid growth by taking advantage of opportunities in the emerging sectors,SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd. has set up SME GROWTH FUND. The fund has a targeted corpusof Rs.500 crore with a life of 8 years.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Case based 51
    • Area/Sector Focus: Wide range of growth sectors, such as life sciences, retailing, lightengineering, food processing, information technology, infrastructure related services,healthcare, logistics and distribution, etc.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: One can send an email to info@sidbiventure.co.in forwarding a copyof the executive summary of your business plan including the profile of management team.The company can simultaneously forward a hard copy of business plan along withsupporting documents to enable us to make a preliminary assessment of the proposal.Eligibility requirements: SME GROWTH FUND is looking for investment in projectsoffering potential for attractive growth and earnings. Key criteria for project selection are –— Strong and committed core team: The Fund will look for businesses managed by ateam with a demonstrated performance track record, commitment and energy.— Growth potential: The Fund will like to invest in promising businesses havingpotential for sustainable high growth.— Long-term competitive advantage: The Fund will prefer to invest in innovativebusiness operations with a sustainable competitive advantage.— Viable business plan: The venture should have a viable business plan which offersabove average profitability leading to attractive return on investment.— A Clear exit plan: The Fund, being of limited life, will seek to invest in ventures offeringa strategy for clear exit within a reasonable time period. The exit could be by way of IPO,offer for sale, merger and acquisition or sale to a strategic or a financial investor.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Executive summary of business planOther details: On an average it should be possible to complete the full cycle of processingof the proposal including due diligence, sanction, documentation etc. between 6 – 8 weeksInvestmentsInvestee 1: Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd 52
    • Investee 2: Naturol Bioenergy ltdInvestee 3: Associated Powercon Equipments ( India) Pvt LtdTotal number of investees: 1933.Song AdvisorsBackgroundName: SongHeadquarter: HyderabadEstablished: NAWebsite: www.songadvisors.comContact details: SONG Investment Advisors India Pvt. Ltd.ISB Campus, GachibowliHyderabad 500032IndiaVishal Vasishth: vishal@songadvisors.comKartik Srivatsa: kartik@songadvisors.com Brief Summary: SONG plans to target the SME (Small- and-Medium-Sized Enterprises)space in India as an initial market, with potential expansion into other developingcountriesInvesting ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: 50 lakhs – 20 croresArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture and food, education and training, healthcare, financialservicesGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Financial and Socio- economic DevelopmentApplication Details 53
    • Application process: Refrence through partners or bankers or contact Vishal atvishal@songadvisors.com with a B Plan.Eligibility requirements: Offers early stage and expansion capital. Ideally the revenue ofthe target companies is between Rs. 2.5 crores to 25 crores, serving a large, growingmarket. They are open to projects that are not profitable but would become profitable withan infusion of SONG capital.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: B PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: NAInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: Has made two investments; yet to announce34.Subhkam VenturesBackgroundName: Subhkam VenturesHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: 1999Website: www.subhkam.comContact details: 1202, Maker Chambers - V, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400021Tel No : 91 - 22 - 22875863 / 64 / 65 / 66. Fax No : 91 - 22 – 22876540For submitting proposal- proposal@subhkam.com, For contact information-info@subhkam.comBrief Summary: Subhkam focuses on investments in midsized companies, providinggrowth capital, and in exceptional circumstances, provides initial stage funding. Apart from 54
    • providing financial capital, Subhkam proactively supports the investee companies realizetheir potential through strong and able partnerships.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Rs 10- 20 croresArea/Sector Focus: Invests across a number of sectors including agri and allied sector aswell.Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth capitalApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit Business PlanEligibility requirements: The Company must cater to Indian markets and must have asustainable business.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business Plan and presentationOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Bharat Biotech International LtdInvestee 2: Nagarjuna Agritech LtdInvestee 3: Flowers Valley Pvt LtdTotal number of investees: 2735.Summit PartnersBackgroundName: Summit Partners 55
    • Headquarter: UKEstablished: 1984Website: www.summitpartners.comContact details: No India Office yetE mail- financing@summitpartners.comBrief Summary: Summit looks for profitable, rapidly growing companies across a varietyof growth industry sectors. Summit is interested in partnering with Indian entrepreneurswho have navigated their businesses to a leadership position by identifying a marketopportunity and implementing an innovative business model or technology to create asustainable business advantage.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Rs 50-500 croresArea/Sector Focus: Growth sectorsGeographic Focus: GlobalFunding Use Restrictions: Growth capitalApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a business plan onlineEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Krishidhan Seeds LimitedInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NA 56
    • Total number of investees: NA36.The Indus EntrepreneursBackgroundName: Chennai FundHeadquarter: ChennaiEstablished: 1992Website: www.chennaifund.comContact details: Raghu Rajagopal,Programme Co-ordinator, Chennai FundOld No. 75, New No. 24, 1st Floor, Spur Tank Road,Chetpet, Chennai - 600 031, India.E-mail id : raghu.rajagopal@energeate.comBrief Summary: The Chennai Fund is a fund facilitated by the Charter members of TiEChennai to help and encourage Chennai based entrepreneurs in early stage funding andmentoring.Investing ProfileType of funding: NAFunding cap: Case basedArea/Sector Focus: Early stage entrepreneursGeographic Focus: ChennaiFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a business plan to bizplan@chennai.tie.org orbizplan@energeate.com 57
    • Eligibility requirements: The CHENNAI FUND is accessible to all early stageentrepreneurs who satisfy the following criteria: • The venture must be based in Chennai to facilitate easy mentoring • Annual revenues must be less than 2 crores • Entrepreneur should be a member of the Chennai Chapter of TiEThe main criteria is the innovativeness and scalability of the business.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: MANGODVMInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: NA37.TVS CapitalBackgroundName: TVS Shriram Growth Fund (TSGF)Headquarter: IndiaEstablished: July 2008Website: www.tvscapital.inContact details: TVS Capital Funds Limited,249 A, Ammbujamal Street, OffTTk Road, Alwarpet,Chennai- 600018Ph: 91-44-42954800 58
    • Fax: 91-44-42954888Brief Summary: TVS Shriram Growth Fund (TSGF) is an India focused growth privateequity fund. The vision of the Fund is to develop and nurture India’s mid-cap businesses(typical sales of Rs. 50 crores to Rs. 250 crores) into world class companies. TSGF willmake investments primarily in unlisted companies that are at the intersection of highgrowth sectors driven by India’s macro-trends and a developmental theme, such asorganizing the unorganized/inefficient sectors, entrepreneur and enterprise developmentand providing high quality products to consumers. TSGF is sponsored by TVS InvestmentsLimited, a member company of TVS Group, and Shriram Capital Limited, a membercompany of Shriram Group.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Case basedArea/Sector Focus: FMCG & Collateral agriculture opportunities, restaurants, specialtyretails, microfinance etcGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth FundApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit Business plan onlineEligibility requirements: It will invest in disruptive growth opportunities that are at theintersection of "high growth sectors" driven by India’s macro trends and a "developmentaltheme."Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Landmark LimitedInvestee 2: Duster Hospitality services 59
    • Investee 3: TVS Logistics Services LtdTotal number of investees: NA38. UnLtd IndiaBackgroundName: Seed Funding ProgramHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.unltdindia.orgContact details: UnLtd India, 4th Floor, Candelar Building, 26 St. John Baptist Road, NearMount Mary Steps, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400 050, India. Tel: +91 22 3216 3287. Email:info@unltdindia.orgBrief Summary: UnLtd India is a launch pad for social entrepreneurs in India. We workwith start-up social entrepreneurs to help them grow as leaders and create high-impact,sustainable organisations ready for scaling and further investment.Investing profileType of funding: Grants and debt (interest free loan)Funding cap: As per the present status - For Level 1 investees upto Rs. 80000/- and ForLevel 2 investees upto Rs. 2,00,000/-Area/Sector Focus: No specific focusGeographic Focus: MumbaiFunding Use Restrictions: Only for the program development and not for personaldevelopmentApplication DetailsApplication process: Twice in year in February / March and August /September – Thedates are announced on Website and intimation emails are sent to all contacts available. 60
    • Eligibility requirements: The applicant must be:1. Over the age of 162. Resident in India and based in MumbaiThe applicants must have an idea or initiative that is:1. Beneficial for a deprived community or the public at large2. Entrepreneurial in nature, i.e. resourceful, practical and/or innovativeIf the applicants apply on behalf of a registered organisation then:1. He/she must be a co-founder of the organisation2. The organisation must not be more than 4 years old as a registered entity3. The organisation must have a current budget of less than Rs. 10 LakhsImportant points to note: 1. Applicants could be working part time on their idea/project.2. Applicants need not have registered organisations.3. Applicants can apply as individuals or teams (up to three members) can apply.Deadlines: One month from the date of circulation.Documents needed: NAOther details: As the first step in selection process, applicant needs to fill up the ‘Eligibilityquestionnaire’. The form is designed to asses applicants eligibility for our support. If theapplicant is eligible, an UnLtd India team member meets the applicant to find out moreabout him/her and his/her idea/organisation. On the basis of this preliminary interview,the applicant is selected for the panel interview constituted of external experts fromvarious fields of social sector, education, corporate etc. Incubation support is providedonly on the basis of panels project scrutinization and recommendations.InvestmentsInvestee 1: GrassroutesInvestee 2: OscarInvestee 3: MasoomTotal number of investees: Supported 28 ventures till 31st March 2010.39.UTI VenturesBackground 61
    • Name: UTI VenturesHeadquarter: BangaloreEstablished: NAWebsite: www.utiventures.comContact details: Concorde Block16th Floor, UB City#24 Vittal Mallya RoadBangalore 560 001Tel: +91 80 3055 1200Fax: +91 80 3055 1234email us at: info@utiventures.comBrief Summary: UTI Ventures is a leading Indian private equity firm. Focused on growthcapital, they propel the ambitions of passionate Indian entrepreneurs, while unlockingsuperior returns for their investors.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: NAArea/Sector Focus: They prefer to invest in: Sectors that address domestic demanddriven by a fast growing consumer market • Services sectors that benefit from Indiasinfrastructure boom • Sectors that leverage Indias outsourcing strengths in services andmanufacturingGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: Growth CapitalApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact themEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed:NA 62
    • Other details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Vallabhdas Kanjhi ( Food processing)Investee 2: Naturol BioenergyTotal number of investees: 1940.VentureastBackgroundName: APIDC Venture Capital Fund, Biotechnology Fund, BYST Growth FundHeadquarter: HyderabadEstablished: December 1960Website: www.ventureast.netContact details: HYDERABAD8-2-546, Plot No.140, Sheesh Mahal, Road No. 7,Banjara Hills,Hyderabad-500 034,Andhra Pradesh, India.Phone: +91-40-2335 1044 / 45 / 46, 6551 0491Fax:+91-40-2335 1047CHENNAI5B, Ramachandra Avenue, Seethammal Colony, First Main Road,Alwarpet,Chennai 600 018,India.Phone: +91 44 2432 9864 / +91 44 2432 9863Fax: +91 44 2432 9865Email: info@ventureast.netBrief Summary: They are a “venture style” fund manager with over $300 million undermanagement. They have enabled over 50 businesses in ICT – technology, Healthcare & LifeSciences, Cleantech, besides other emerging sectors.Investing Profile 63
    • Type of funding: EquityFunding cap: sub $ 5 million- $ 15 millionArea/Sector Focus: Technology (rural markets), healthcare (Pharma-Agri), Emerging(clean tech)Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit B plan or upload it on websiteEligibility requirements: Differs with fund- http://www.ventureast.net/Funds.htmDeadlines: NADocuments needed: B PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: BioserveInvestee 2: NeurosynapticsInvestee 3: NaturolTotal number of investees: 4141.Yes BankBackgroundName: Food and Agribusiness India FundHeadquarter: MumbaiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.yesbank.in 64
    • Contact details: Corporate Headquarters:YES BANK Limited, Nehru Centre, 9th floor,Discovery of India, Dr. A.B. Road, Worli,Mumbai – 400 018, India.Tel: +91 (22) 6669 9000Fax: +91 (22) 2490 0314Email: contactus@yesbank.inAmandeep S KaurYES BANKPh.: + 91 98995 22336Email: amandeep.skaur@yesbank.inAditya ChatterjeeAdfactors PRPh : + 91 98186 12399Email : aditya.chaterjee@adfactorspr.comBrief Summary: Yes Bank launched Food and Agribusiness India Fund, a $100 millionprivate equity fund, for the Banks current and potential customers as a component of theFood and Agribusiness sector.Investing ProfileType of funding: EquityFunding cap: Average investment per company- $ 3- 5 millionArea/Sector Focus: Food and Agribusiness sectorGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact their offices for application and other detailsEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: NA 65
    • Other details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: NAInvestee 2: NAInvestee 3: NATotal number of investees: NA42.Angel Networks a)Mumbai Angel NetworkBackgroundName: Mumbai Angel NetworkHeadquaters: MumbaiEstablished: November 2006Website: www.mumbaiangels.comContact: Amit Grover+ 91 9833410822Mansi Shah+ 91 9920403656Email: contact@mumbaiangels.com,mymumbaiangels@gmail.com,nidhisara@gmail.com,payal@mumbaiangels.comBrief Summary: The Mumbai Angels is a unique forum where its members may interactand exchange ideas and knowledge. The Mumbai Angels provides a unique platform tostart up and very early stage companies by bringing them face to face with successfulentrepreneurs, professionals and executives who are interested in and have the fundsavailable to invest in start up companies. 66
    • Many members of Mumbai Angels have prior Silicon Valley experience. In addition to thecapital of its members, the Mumbai Angels provides access to high quality mentoring, vastnetworks in India and abroad and inputs on strategy as well as execution.Investing ProfileType of Funding: NAFunding Cap: Rs 50 lakhs- Rs 2 crores but may exceed as wellArea/ Sector Focus: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Media and Entertainment,Consumer, Business process Outsourcing in addition to any other area that interests themembers.Geographic focus: IndiaFunding use Restriction: NAApplication DetailsApplication Process: Submit a business plan for consideration. Following successfulcompletion of the pre-screening process one is invited to present his/her plan to the entiremember community of the Mumbai Angels.Eligibiltiy requirements: The Angels are primarily focused on seed stage and early stagecompanies with strong teams, defensible technologies or services and well defined productto market plans.Documents needed: Business case Analysis, Power point presentation and Team Profilealong with Business PlanDeadlines: NAOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: ApalyaInvestee 2: Asiatic Clinical research Pvt LtdInvestee 3: CnergyisTotal number of Investees: NA 67
    • b)Indian Angel NetworkBackgroundName: Indian Angel NetworkHeadquaters: DelhiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.indianangelnetwork.comContact: 301-302, 3rd floor, Delhi Blue Apartments, Main Ring Road,Near Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029 Phone : + 91-11-40755713, Fax : +91-11-41628863Email: info@indianangelnetwork.com, vidhya@indianangelnetwork.com,padmaja@indianangelnetwork.comBrief Summary: Indian Angel Network brings together highly successful entrepreneursfrom India and around the world who are interested in investing in startup / early stageventures which have the potential of creating disproportionate value.Investing ProfileType of Funding: NAFunding Cap: USD 400-600k up to USD 1 mnArea/ Sector Focus: Agriculture/ Food processing, Banking and Financial Services,Education, Health etc or any other area that may excite the network membersGeographic focus: IndiaFunding use Restriction: NAApplication DetailsApplication Process: There are two routes for presenting to the Network. • Approaching the Network Members: The primary deal flow for the Network comes through its members. Network members individually assess funding proposals that they may come across. Once a Network member recommends an 68
    • opportunity to the Indian Angel Network (with no commitment to invest) the opportunity will then be presented at a detailed monthly presentation. • Elevator Pitch: The Secretariat receives several deals from across the country. These plans are either referred for Elevator Pitch meeting by Network Members or may come directly to the Secretariat through the online submission process.Submit business proposal online or mail to info@indianangelnetwork.comEligibiltiy requirements: The Network is likely to invest in startups that meet thefollowing criteria • High barriers to entry. • A complementary management team • Scalable business • Differentiated value proposition (a unique product/service/process, either in concept or implementation)Documents needed: Business PlanDeadlines: NAOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: DruvaaInvestee 2: Karmic LifeciencesInvestee 3: HungryzonesTotal number of Investees: NA 69
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    • List of Incubators43.Centre For Innovation, Incubation andEntrepreneurshipBackgroundName: CIIEHeadquarter: AhemdabadEstablished: 2001Website: www.ciieindia.orgContact details:Indian Institute of Management (IIM),Vastrapur,Ahmedabad - 380015Gujarat, INDIAE-mail: ciie@iimahd.ernet.inPhone: 079 6632 4203Fax: 079 6632 4207Brief Summary: CIIE was setup at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)with the support of the Government of Gujarat and the Department of Science andTechnology (Government of India) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in India.Experience and expertise at IIMA in the areas of management, innovation, technologynetworks along with entrepreneurship provide the necessary impetus and intellectualbasis for this initiative.Investing ProfileType of funding: LoanFunding cap: Rs 1-50 lakhsArea/Sector Focus: Cleantech, IT, Healthcare and othersGeographic Focus: India 71
    • Funding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Submit a business Plan to- bizplan-ciie@iimahd.ernet.inEligibility requirements: Start ups or aspiring entrepreneursDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Business PlanOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Aura herbalInvestee 2: VMuktiInvestee 3: ANTSTotal number of investees: 2244.Technopreneur Promotion ProgrammeBackgroundName: TEPPHeadquarter: New DelhiEstablished: NAWebsite: http://www.dsir.gov.in/Contact details:The Head, TePPDepartment of Scientific & Industrial ResearchTechnology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016Fax. 011-2696 0629Brief Summary: Additional Information can be found under the Technology DevelopmentBoard section of the Government Schemes section. 72
    • Investing ProfileType of funding: GrantFunding cap: Rs 15,00,000/- subject to 90% of approved project costArea/Sector Focus: Science and TechnologyGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: For grant above Rs 5 lakhs, project will be divided into phaseswith clear deliverables at the end of each phase. The project will be continued into the nextphase only if the performance in the preceding phase was satisfactory.Application DetailsApplication process: Submit a business Plan online (http://oscar.iitb.ac.in/TEPP) orsubmitted off line to the nearest TUC (TePP Outreach centre). The innovators can meetcoordinators of TUCs and take their advise before submitting the application. Addresses ofTUCs is given on www.dsir.gov.in.Eligibility requirements: • Unattached independent innovators like micro and small entrepreneurs working on new designs. • Start-up firms / incubated firms with turnover less than Rs. 45.00 lakhs. • Independent innovators scouted, documented, mentored by various agencies like NIF,RIN,RIF, ISB, SPJIMR,CIIE, CII, FICCI, Stanford Bio Design. • Finalists of competitions like Techfest, GE Edison Challenge, Tata NEN, Proto.in, Indian Angel Network, TiE, Eureka, India Innovation Pioneers Challenge, Lockheed Martin India Innovation growth program, Innovation for India awards, Piramal Prize , Economic Times, National Geographic. • Medical doctors coming out with low cost tools.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: ProposalOther details: NA 73
    • 45.Technology Business IncubatorsBackgroundName: TBIHeadquarter: New DelhiEstablished: NAWebsite: http://www.nstedb.com/institutional/tbi.htmContact details:The Member Secretary,National S&T Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)Department of Science & Technology,Technology BhawanNew Mehrauli RoadNew Delhi 110016Ph: (011) 26517186/ 26854416/ 26537982/ 26964781Fax : (011) 26517186/ 26854416E-mail : hkmittal@vsnl.comBrief Summary: The need for instruments such as TBI has been recognised the world overfor initiating technology led and knowledge driven enterprises. Studies also show that suchmechanisms help not only in the growth of technology based new enterprises but also inimproving their survival rate substantially (from 30 per cent to over 70 per cent). TBIs alsofacilitate speedy commercialisation of research outputs. The TBIs usually provide followingtypes of services:- • Market survey/ marketing assistance, • Business planning and training, • Organising management/ technical assistance, • Assistance in obtaining statutory approvals, • Information dissemination on product ideas/technologies, • Syndicating finances, • Arranging legal and IPR services, • Using facilities of the Host Institute (HI) at nominal charges, • Work space for a limited period • Common facilities of TBI such as communication, conference, computers.Thus, the TBIs besides providing a host of services to new enterprises (and also to existingSMEs in the region) also facilitate an atmosphere congenial for their survival and growth. 74
    • The essential feature of a TBI is that the tenant companies leave the incubator space within2-3 years.Investing ProfileType of funding: LoanFunding cap: NA Area/Sector Focus: NAGeographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: NAEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details:TBIs Sanctioned by DST as on 31.12.2009Andhra PradeshMs. Deepanwita ChattopadhyayChief Executive OfficerICICI Knowledge Park-Life Sciences IncubatorLevel IV , ICICI Bank TowerSt. No. 1, BegumpetHyderabad - 560 016Tel: 9140 2348 0003/ 0022Fax: 040 2348 0007Email: deepanwita@icicikp.comWebsite: http://www.iciciknowledgepark.com/icicikp/iciciinnerfiles/Incubators.htmTechnological Thrust Area: Life SciencesYear of Establishment: 2005 75
    • Mr. Dipak MahajanManagerICICI Knowledge Park-Life Sciences IncubatorTurkapally - VillageShameerpet - Mandal, Ranga Reddy - Dist.Hyderabad - 500078Tel: 9140 2348 0003/ 0022Fax: 040 2348 0007Email: dipak@icicikp.comWebsite: http://www.iciciknowledgepark.com /icicikp/iciciinnerfiles/Incubators.htmTechnological Thrust Area: Life SciencesYear of Establishment: 2005Dr. K. K. SharmaPrincipal Scientist & HeadAgri Business IncubatorInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid TropicsICRISAT, 303 BldgPatancheru - 5023224Tel: 040 30713071Fax: 040 30713074, 30713075Email: k.sharma@cgiar.orgWebsite: http://www.agri-sciencepark.icrisat.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Agri BusinessYear of Establishment: 2003Mr. SM KaruppanchettyDeputy COOAgri Business IncubatorInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid TropicsICRISAT, 303 BldgPatancheru - 5023224Tel: 040 30713071Fax: 040 30713074, 30713075Email: karuppanchetty@cgiar.org 76
    • Website: http://www.agri-sciencepark.icrisat.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Agri BusinessYear of Establishment: 2003Prof. V. Venkata RamanaDean, School of Management Studies & Coordinator – TBI-UOHUniversity of HyderabadP.O. Central UniversityHyderabad - 500 046.Tel: 40-23135000/23011091Fax: 040-2301-1091Email: vedulla@hotmail.comTechnological Thrust Area: Pharma Biotechnology, Renewable Energy and ITYear of Establishment: 2008Dr. J. S. YadavDirector,Indian Institute of Chemical TechnologyUppal RoadHyderabad - 500 007.Tel: 40-27193030Fax: 040-2716 0387, 27160757Email: yadav@iict.res.inTechnological Thrust Area: Pharma related Chemical TechnologyYear of Establishment: 2008Dr. Yogeshwar RaoScientist GIndian Institute of Chemical TechnologyUppal RoadHyderabad - 500 007.Tel: 040 27193195Fax: 040-27160757Email: dyogeswara@gmail.comTechnological Thrust Area: Pharma related chemical technologyYear of Establishment: 2008Delhi 77
    • Prof. Rajendra K. SaxenaCoordinatorTechnology based Incubator Society (TBI)University of DelhiSouth Campus, Benito Juarez RoadNew Delhi - 110021Tel: 011-24116559Fax: 041-24115270Email: rksmicro@yahoo.co.in , rksmicro@hotmail.comWebsite: www.udsctbi.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Microbiology, Bio-molecules and Industrial EnzymesYear of Establishment: 2007Dr. R.K. KhandalDirectorShriram Institute for Industrial Research19, University Road ,P.B. No. 2122New Delhi - 110007Email: sridlhi@vsnl.comTechnological Thrust Area: Rubber, plastic, specility materialsYear of Establishment: 2008GujaratMr. Mahesh KrovviddiChief Operating OfficerNational Design Business IncubatorNational Institute of Design (NID),PaldiAhmedabad - 380007Tel: 079-26603289Fax: 91 079 26603289Email: ndbi@nid.edu , coo_ndbi@nid.eduWebsite: http://www.ndbiindia.org/Technological Thrust Area: Consumer goods, design consultancy,Year of Establishment: 2005 78
    • Dr. K.K.PatelCo-ordinatorNirma LabsNirma University Campus,S.G. Highway ,Ahmedabad - 382 481Tel: 2717-241900-04. Ext. No. 664, 614 and 642, -2717-241228Fax: 2717-241916Email: info@nirmalabs.orgWebsite: : http://www.nirmalabs.org/Technological Thrust Area: Information Technology, Telecommunications, Bio-informaticsYear of Establishment: 2004Mr. Kunal UpadhyayCEOCentre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE)Indian Institute of Management , VastrapurAhmedabad - 380015Tel: 079 666324203Fax: 79 66324203, 66324207Email: kunal@iimahd.ernet.inWebsite: www.ciieindia.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Market oriented products/technologiesYear of Establishment: 2004Mr. Pranay GuptaJoint – CEOCentre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE)Indian Institute of Management , VastrapurAhmedabad - 380015Tel: 079 666324203Fax: 79 66324203, 66324207Email: pranay@iimahd.ernet.inWebsite: www.ciieindia.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Market oriented products/technologiesYear of Establishment: 2008 79
    • Dr. Gautam Raj JainSenior Professor and Faculty In-chargeTechnology Business IncubatorEntrepreneurship Development CentreMudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad, ShelaAhmedabad - 380 058Tel: 02717-237946-51Fax: 02717-308349Email: gautam@mica.ac.inWebsite: www.mica-edc.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Communication TechYear of Establishment: 2008Sh. Roshan KumarManager ComcubatorMudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad, ShelaAhmedabad - 380 058Tel: +91 79 6522 2758Email: roshan@mica.ac.inWebsite: www.mica-edc.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Communication TechYear of Establishment: 2008HaryanaSudhakar SharmaManaging DirectorSociety for Innovation and entrepreneurship in DairyingNational Dairy Research InstituteKarnal - 132 001Tel: 0184-2259242/2259246Fax: 0184-2254751Email: sudhakartbi@ndri.res.inWebsite: www.ndritbi.comTechnological Thrust Area: Dairy technologyYear of Establishment: 2008 80
    • Dr. G. R. PatilJoint Director (Academic)Society for Innovation and entrepreneurship in DairyingNational Dairy Research InstituteKarnal - 132 001Tel: 0184-2254751/2259003/2259007Fax: 0184-2250042Email: grpndri@yahoo.co.inWebsite: www.ndritbi.comTechnological Thrust Area: Dairy technologyYear of Establishment: 2008KarnatakaDr. R. GopalanExecutive DirectorComposites Technology Park205, Bande Mutt, Kengeri Satellite Township,Bangalore - 560060Tel: 080 6599 7605, 65581005, 28482768Fax: 080 28482771Email: drgopalan2003@yahoo.comWebsite: www.compositestechnologypark.comTechnological Thrust Area: Composites based on Coir, bamboo, juteYear of Establishment: 2008Prof. Shivaram MalavalliChairman & Managing DirectorE health-TBIPesit Tech Park , 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Ring RoadBSK 3rd Stage,Bangalore - 85Tel: 080-26420001Fax: 080 - 26420304Email: shivaram.malavalli@gmail.com , ehealthtbi@mail2business.comWebsite: http://www.ehealthtbi.comTechnological Thrust Area: ICT enabled health management and scrnces 81
    • Year of Establishment: 2008Sh. Abhijit KrishnanProcess Owner – Project Appraisal & ManagementE health-TBIPesit Tech Park , 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Ring RoadBSK 3rd Stage,Bangalore - 85Tel: 080-26420001Fax: 080 - 26420304Email: ehealthtbi@mail2business.comWebsite: http://www.ehealthtbi.comTechnological Thrust Area: ICT enabled health management and scrncesYear of Establishment: 2008Dr. Manohara Pai MAssociate DirectorManipal Institute of TechnologyInnovation CentreManipal - 576 104Tel: 0820 2925375, 2925051Fax: 0820 2571071Email: mmm.pai@manipal.eduWebsite: www.manipal.eduTechnological Thrust Area: Information Technology & Health CareYear of Establishment: 2009KeralaMs. Preethi M.Manager, TBINational Institute of Technology ,Calicut - 673601Tel: 0495 2286604, 2286162, 2289061Fax: 0495 2287250Email: tbi@nitc.ac.in , preethi@nitc.ac.inWebsite: http://nitc.ac.in/nitc/misc/tbi/public_html/index.htmTechnological Thrust Area: Information Technology and electronics 82
    • Year of Establishment: 2003Mr. Marvin AlexanderCEOTechnopark TBITechnopark CampusTrivandrum - 695 581Tel: 471-2700222Fax: 471-2700171Email: marvin@technopark.orgWebsite: www.technopark.orgTechnological Thrust Area: IT and BioinformaticsYear of Establishment: 2007Mr. K C Chandrasekharan NairSecretary and RegistrarTechnopark TBITechnopark CampusTrivandrum - 695 581Tel: 471-2700222Fax: 471-2700171Email: kccnair@technopark.orgWebsite: www.technopark.orgTechnological Thrust Area: IT and BioinformaticsYear of Establishment: 2007Dr. Krishna ShreeCEO,Amrita TBITel: 0476-2896318 Ex 4503Fax: 0422 - 2652174Email: Krishna@amrita.eduWebsite: www.amritatbi.comTechnological Thrust Area: e-learning, IT and innovative tech.Year of Establishment: 2008 83
    • Mr. Kalaignar TOperational Manager- Amrita TBIAmrita Vishwa VidhyapeethamAmritapuri Campus, ClappanaP.O.Kollam, Kerala - 690 525Tel: 0476-2896318 Ex 4503Fax: 0422 - 2652174Email: kailash@amritapuri.amrita.eduWebsite: www.amritatbi.comTechnological Thrust Area: e-learning, IT and innovative tech.Year of Establishment: 2008MaharashtraMr. Sushanto MitraChief Executive Officer, SINE,Society for Innovation and EntrepreneurshipIndian Institute of Technology-BombayPowai,Mumbai - 400 076Tel: 022- 2576 7072/ 7016Fax: 022- 2572 1220Email: sushanto.mitra@sineiitb.orgWebsite: www.sineiitb.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Innovative technologies across all sectorsYear of Establishment: 2004Ms. Poyni BhattChief Administrative Officer SINESociety for Innovation and EntrepreneurshipIndian Institute of Technology-BombayPowai,Mumbai - 400 076Tel: 022- 2576 7072/ 7016Fax: 022- 2572 1220Email: poyni.bhatt@iitb.ac.inWebsite: www.sineiitb.org 84
    • Technological Thrust Area: Innovative technologies across all sectorsYear of Establishment: 2004Dr. Pradeep BavadekarManaging DirectorMITCON Biotechnology Business Incubation CentreUdyog Prabodhini Building ,Ground Floor, Agriculture College Campus,Next to District Industries Centre Office,Shivaginagar Pune - 411 005.Tel: : 020-66289452/53Fax: 020-25521607/25533206Website: http://mitconindia.com/biotech_aboutUs.htmTechnological Thrust Area: Agri BiotechnologyYear of Establishment: 2002Sh. Chandrashekhar KulkarniChief ConsultantMITCON Biotechnology Business Incubation CentreUdyog Prabodhini Building ,Ground Floor, Agriculture College Campus,Next to District Industries Centre Office,Shivaginagar Pune - 411 005.Tel: : 020-66289452/53Fax: 020-25521607/25533206Email: shekhukulkarni@yahoo.comWebsite: http://mitconindia.com/biotech_aboutUs.htmTechnological Thrust Area: Agri BiotechnologyYear of Establishment: 2002Dr.V.PremnathFounding Director & SecretaryVenture Center , National Chemical Laboratory100 NCL Innovation ParkNational Chemical Laboratory CampusPune - 411008Tel: 20-2590-2185 85
    • Fax: 20-2590-2618Email: v.premnath@ncl.res.inWebsite: www.venturecentre.co.inTechnological Thrust Area: Material centric productsYear of Establishment: 2008Mr. Kaushik GalaBusiness Development ManagerVenture Center , National Chemical Laboratory100 NCL Innovation ParkNational Chemical Laboratory CampusPune - 411 008Tel: 020-2590-2986Email: bdm@venturecenter.co.inWebsite: www.venturecentre.co.inTechnological Thrust Area: Material centric productsYear of Establishment: 2008Prof. P. V. KadoleD.K.T.E. Societys , Textile & Engineering Institute,P.O. Box – 130 “Rajwada”.Dis. – KolhapurIchalkarnaji - 416 115Tel: 0230-2421300,2432340, 2437316 }Fax: Fax: 0230-2432329Email: skrw@sancharnet.in , edcdkte@yahoo.comTechnological Thrust Area: Textile TechnologyYear of Establishment: 2009OrissaDr. Mrutyunjay SuarProfessor-in-chargeKIIT Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship –KIITCIEKIIT University , Campus-XI, PatiaBhubaneswar - 7510204Tel: 0674 2725732Email: msuar@kiitbiotech.ac.in , msbiotek@yahoo.com 86
    • Website: http://www.kiitincubator.in/Technological Thrust Area: Biotech., ICTYear of Establishment: 2009Mr. Anand PatroProgram ManagerKIIT -TBIKIIT University , Campus-XI, PatiaBhubaneswar - 7510204Email: anand.patro@gmail.comWebsite: http://www.kiitincubator.in/Technological Thrust Area: Biotech., ICTYear of Establishment: 2009RajasthanProf. Arya KumarCo-ordinator , TBIBirla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)Pilani - 333031Tel: 01596 245073Fax: 01596 244183Email: aryakumar@bits-pilani.ac.inWebsite: www.discovery.bits-pilani.ac.in/tbi/Technological Thrust Area: ICTYear of Establishment: 2004Dr. Anu GuptaManager, TBIBirla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)Pilani - 333031Tel: 01596 245073Email: anug@bits-pilani.ac.inWebsite: www.discovery.bits-pilani.ac.in/tbi/Technological Thrust Area: ICTYear of Establishment: 2004 87
    • Tamil NaduProf. S. BalamuruganExecutive Director – Technology Business IncubatorKongu Engineering CollegePerundurai - 638 052Tel: 4294 226650, 226633Fax: 4294 226649Email: balamurugan@kongu.ac.in , tbi-kec@kongu.ac.inWebsite: www.tbi-kec.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Digital Signal Processing, embedded systems, Electronic PCBYear of Establishment: 2002Mr. S. RavikumarSr. Manager, KEC - TBIKongu Engineering CollegePerundurai - 638 052Tel: 4294 226650, 226633Fax: 4294 226649Email: balamurugan@kongu.ac.in , tbi-kec@kongu.ac.inWebsite: www.tbi-kec.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Digital Signal Processing, embedded systems, Electronic PCBYear of Establishment: 2002Sh. BalachandranGeneral Manager -TBIVellore Institute of Technology -TBI(VITTBI)Vellore - 632014Tel: 0416 2243097Fax: 0416 2243097Email: vittbi@vit.ac.in , balac68@yahoo.comWebsite: http://www.vittbi.com/Technological Thrust Area: Automotive Engg., Biotechnology and Leather products.Year of Establishment: 2003Ms. Sudha RajgopalProject Co-ordinator 88
    • VITTBIVellore - 632014Tel: 0416 2243097Fax: 0416 2243097Email: tbicoordinator@vit.ac.inWebsite: http://www.vittbi.com/Technological Thrust Area: Automotive Engg., Biotechnology and Leather products.Year of Establishment: 2003Dr. S. MeenakshisundaramBusiness ManagerTechnology Business IncubatorCentre for Biotechnology, Anna University ,Chennai - 600025Tel: 044 22350772, 98403 48173Fax: 044 22350299Email: meenakshi@annauniv.eduWebsite: www.annauniv.edTechnological Thrust Area: BiotechnologyYear of Establishment: 2002Dr. Gangi ReddyManaging Director - TBIUniversity of MadrasDr. A L M PGIBMS, Taramani campus, ChepaukChennai - 600113Tel: 044-24540038/39Email: tbi_unom@yahoo.com , tbi@unom.ac.inWebsite: www.unom.ac.in/taramanitbi.htmlTechnological Thrust Area: Health related Herbal and Biotech industriesYear of Establishment: 2005Prof. Ashok JhunjhunwalaChairman RTBIIITMs, Rural Technology and Business Incubator331A, Electrical Engineering DepartmentIIT Madras , Guindy 89
    • Tel: 44 2257 0428/2257 5441Email: ashok@tenet.res.in , office@telnet.res.inWebsite: www.rtbi.inTechnological Thrust Area: technologies for rural areasYear of Establishment: 2006Ms. Lakshmi VaidyanathanSenior Manager Technology - RTBIDept. of Electrical Engg.Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored ResearchIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennai - 600036Tel: 44 2257 0428/2257 5441Email: lvaidya@tenet.res.in,office@telnet.res.inWebsite: www.rtbi.inTechnological Thrust Area:Year of Establishment: 2006Dr. K.SubramanianProfessor, CEO In-charge of BIT-TBIBannari Amman Institute of TechnologySathyamangalam - 638 401Tel: 04295-221289Fax: 04295-23775Email: bitsathy@bannari.comWebsite: www.bitsathy.ac.in/Technological Thrust Area: App of biotechnology in agro, industrial and rural sectors.Year of Establishment: 2007Mr. P. Shankar SwaminathanManagerBIT-TBISathyamangalam - 638 401Tel: 04295-221289Fax: 04295-23775Email: shankarpillai.inc@gmail.comWebsite: www.bitsathy.ac.in/Technological Thrust Area: App of biotechnology in agro, industrial and rural sectors. 90
    • Year of Establishment: 2007Ms. A.P. ArunaChief Executive OfficerPeriyar Technology Business IncubatorPeriyar Maniammai UniversityPeriyar NagarVallam - 613 403, ThanjavurTel: 04362-264520Fax: 4362-264520Email: info@periyartbi.org ; ap_aruna@yahoo.co.inWebsite: www.periyartbi.orgTechnological Thrust Area: Herbal health products, medicinal plants sYear of Establishment: 2006Dr. K.P.RajaChief Executive OfficerSt. Peters Engineering College TBIAvadi,Chennai - 600 054Tel: 044-26558080-84Fax: 044-26555430Email: spectbi@spec.ac.inWebsite: www.spec.ac.in/tbiTechnological Thrust Area: Refrigeration and cold chainYear of Establishment: 2009Prof. A.Alex GeorgeProject ManagerSt. Peters Engineering College TBIAvadi,Chennai - 600 054Email: spectbi@spec.ac.inWebsite: www.spec.ac.in/tbiTechnological Thrust Area:Year of Establishment: 2009Uttar Pradesh 91
    • Dr. R. RaghunanadanChief Executive JSSATE-STEP/ ITBIJ.S.S. Academy of Technical Education,C-20/1, Sector-62,Noida - 201301Tel: 0120-2401514/16Fax: 0120 – 2401516/2401451Email: ce@jssstepnoida.orgWebsite: http://www.jssstepnoida.org/incubator.asTechnological Thrust Area: Innovative products and services enabledYear of Establishment: 2000Mr. Aseem ChauhanChief Executive OfficerAmity Technology IncubatorAKS House, E - 27, Chauhan RoadDefence Colony,New Delhi - 110 024Tel: 41888312, 41888314Fax: 24339100, 24339500Email: achauhan@crossbordergroup.comWebsite: http://www.amity.edu/aiiTechnological Thrust Area: Information and Communication Technologies related innovativeproducts and servicesYear of Establishment: 2007Mr. Apoorv R. SharmaGeneral ManagerAmity Business IncubatorE-3 Block ,Ist Floor, Sector 125,Amity University CampusNoidaTel: 0120-43292242/ 243Email: arsharma@abs.amity.eduWebsite: http://www.amity.edu/aiiTechnological Thrust Area: ICTYear of Establishment: 2007 92
    • Dr. Ajay SharmaChairman-TBIKrishna Institute of Engineering & Technology13 KM Stone, Ghaziabad - Meerut RoadGhaziabad - 201206Tel: 01232-262059Email: tbi@kiet.eduWebsite: www.tbikiet.comTechnological Thrust Area: Information Technology, Electronics and Mechanical EngineeringYear of Establishment: 2006Mr. Satyendra KumarGeneral ManagerTechnology Business IncubatorKrishna Institute of Engineering & Technology13 KM Stone, Ghaziabad - Meerut RoadGhaziabad - 201206Tel: 01232-262059Email: kumartbi@gmail.comWebsite: Website: www.tbikiet.comTechnological Thrust Area:Year of Establishment: 2006Dr. B.V. PhaniCoordinatorSIDBI Innovation and Incubation CentreIndian Institute of TechnologyKanpur - 208 016Tel: 0512-2596646-7979Fax: 0512-2597057Email: bvphani@iitk.ac.inWebsite: www.iitk.ac.in/siicTechnological Thrust Area: IT and other innovative technologies .Year of Establishment: 2008 93
    • Ms. Sudha SelvarajManager TBISIICIndian Institute of TechnologyKanpur - 208 016Tel: 0512-2596646-7979Fax: 0512-2597057Email: sudha@iitk.ac.inWebsite: www.iitk.ac.in/siicTechnological Thrust Area: T and other innovative technologies .Year of Establishment: 2008Dr. P. K. MishraChief Co-ordinatorMalviya Centre for Innovation Incubation & EntrepreneurshipInstitute of Technology ,Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi - 221 005Tel: 0542-2307045, 2307065Fax: 0542 – 2368092, 2368428Email: drpkm18@gmail.comTechnological Thrust Area: ICT, Biotechnology, Food Sector, Agriculture & Allied Sector.Year of Establishment: 2008Dr. A.K.ChakrabartyAdvisorEkta Incubation CentreWest Bengal University of TechnologyAQ 13/1, Salte Lake City , Sector VKolkata - 700 091Tel: 033-23673843/ 3949Fax: 033-2367-3978Email: akchakrabarty@gmail.com , advisor@wbutekta.orgWebsite: www.technologyembryo.comTechnological Thrust Area: Biotech, ITYear of Establishment: 2007 94
    • Prof S SenguptaVC, West Bengal University of TechnologyWBUTBF-142, Sector – I, BidhannagarKolkata - 700 064Tel: 033-23217578Fax: 033-2334-1030Email: vcwbut@sify.com , vc@wbut.ac.inTechnological Thrust Area: Biotech, ITYear of Establishment: 2007Dr. Dhrubes BiswasTIETsIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpur - 721 302Tel: 03222-281091, 278618Fax: 03222-278618Email: mdstep@hijli.iitkgp.ernet.in , dbiswas@sric.iitkgp.ernet.inWebsite: www.stepiitkgp.inTechnological Thrust Area: ICT and electronicsYear of Establishment: 200846.Villgro Innovations Foundation BackgroundName: Villgro Innovations Foundation (Villgro)Headquarter: ChennaiEstablished: 2001Website: www.villgro.orgContact details: 95
    • Villgro Innovations Foundation 3rd Floor, IIT Madras Research Park building, Kanagam Road, Taramani, (Behind Tidel Park, on Old Mahabalipuram Road), Chennai - 600113. Phone: 91-44- 66630400 E-mail: info@villgro.org Web: www.villgro.org Brief Summary: A great idea can come from anywhere. Often it has the potential to change lives. Unfortunately in India, many innovators neither have the time, money or knowhow to change their ideas into a market ready form. That’s where Villgro becomes the vital link. From the time an idea is born, to the time it reaches the market, Villgro offers you support and solutions, every step of the way. Our rigorous four step process ensures that your idea is marketable and reaches out to the maximum number of people. Our funding and mentoring programme ensure that you receive timely and feasible help throughout the incubation/transfer process. We support innovations and inventors in 3 ways. Funding: We give up to Rs. 25,00,000/- as an interest-free loan, repayable upon the successful completion of your project. We also provide a ‘sustenance allowance’ to support you, while you concentrate on your innovation. Mentoring: Our project team is experienced in both strategic and operational areas, and will help you tackle business/technological challenges. We also leverage an extensive network of external consultants for your idea’s progress. Recognition: Our web of media contacts, enables incubatees to get the right kind of marketing when you need it the most. We recognise that this is a crucial part of a go-to- market strategy and the annual Villgro awards is one step in this direction. How we make your idea see light – The Villgro process• Step 1 – Identifying innovations• Step 2 – Incubating innovations• Step 3 – Transferring innovations• Step 4 – Marketing innovation . Investing Profile Type of funding: Interest-free loan Funding cap: Rs. 25,00,000/ and sustenance allowance Area/Sector Focus: Agriculture, Dairy/Livestock, Energy, Water 96
    • Geographic Focus: IndiaFunding Use Restrictions: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: http://www.tunespray.com/Villgro/home.jspEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: NAInvestmentsInvestee 1: Servals Automation Pvt. LtdInvestee 2: Glotech Organics Pvt. LtdInvestee 3: Neurosynaptics Private LimitedTotal number of investees: Over 40 97
    • sectIon IIIBank schemes 98
    • Brief of Bank SchemesBanks in India cater to agripreneurs through offerings like agriculture loans or SME loans.The schemes vary from bank to bank in terms of the quantum of offering, securityrequirements, interest rates, activities financed etc.The interest rates for retail loan by public banks are liked to the BPLR (Benchmark PrimeLending Rate) which varies from 11-13% approximately. Private Banks on the other handmay have different benchmarks for different loan products. It’s approximately in the rangeof 12.5-16.7%.The banks schemes included in this directory cover those offered by Nationalized andPrivate Banks and Cooperative Agriculture Banks. 99
    • List of Bank Schemes47.Andhra bankBackgroundName of the Scheme: MSME term FinanceEstablished: NAWebsite: www.andhrabank-india.comContact details: The link provides a list of offices of the banks across India-http://www.andhrabank.in/scripts/Contactus.aspxBrief Summary: For setting up new units/ Increasing the capacity of existing units/Diversification/Modernisation.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Based on Technical viability and economic feasibility of theproject to service the debtArea/Sector Focus: For setting up new units/ Increasing the capacity of existing units/Diversification/ ModernizationSecurity and Rate of interest: Primary security-first charge on assets created out of termloan. Collateral security- none required up to Rs 5 lacs in case of term/ standby loan,thereafter as per guidelines of bank. The interest rate is linked to BMPLR and subject tochange.Disbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact branch offices for application form 100
    • Eligibility requirements: Eligible for finance- Land, Building, Plant & machinery andother fixed assets with suitable margins.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: NA48.Bank of IndiaBackgroundName of the Scheme: SME Loans-Priyadarshini YojanaEstablished: 1989Website: www.bankofindia.comContact details: Head OfficeBANK OF INDIASTAR HOUSEC - 5, "G" Block,Bandra Kurla Complex,Bandra (East),Mumbai 400 051.Ph: . 022-66684444Email: HeadOffice.GOD@bankofindia.co.inFor enquiries-Call - (022) – 40919191 (all days). The contact details for regional offices can be found at-http://bankofindia.com/branchnetwork_new.aspx Brief Summary: With a view to empowering women by providing credit to womenentrepreneurs, a scheme called ‘Priyadarshini Yojana’ was launched in 1989. Under‘Priyadarshini Yojana’ women entrepreneurs are extended credit facilities at liberal termsand at concessional rate of interest, for economic activities.Investing ProfileType of assistance: Loan 101
    • Quantum of Assistance: Need based depending upon project cost/ turnover etc.Area/Sector Focus: For women engaged in economic activities likei) Purchase of equipment, machinery, vehicle, furniture / fixtures etc. for capitalinvestment and working capital needsii) Agriculture & Allied activitiesSecurity and Rate of interest: rate of interest - 0.5% less than applicable rate for limitsupto Rs.50,000.1% less than applicable rate for limits above Rs.50,000 (This interest rate concession willbe applicable if no other interest concession like DRI loan or crop loan with concessionalinterest rate are available)Net interest concession in case of education loan would not exceed 2 %.Security- No collateral for advances upto Rs.5 lakh in case of small scale industrial units, ifa/c is covered under CGTSI then no collateral including third party guarantee for limit uptoRs.25 lakhsDisbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact nearest branch of Bank of India for application formsEligibility requirements: Women entrepreneurs, women enterprises where womenentrepreneurs hold not less than 51% of the financial holdingDeadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formOther details: Margin money- For limit upto Rs.50,000/- - NilFor limit over Rs. 50,000/-15% to 20%.49.Bank of MaharashtraBackground 102
    • Name of the Scheme: HorticultureEstablished: NAWebsite: www.bankofmaharashtra.inContact details: Bank of MaharashtraHead Office, ‘Lokmangal’,1501, Shivajinagar Pune-411005Telephone: 020 - 25532731, 733, 734, 735, 736020 - 25532728020 - 25514501 - 12020 - 25513781Brief Summary: This scheme is for Cultivation of fruit crops-mango, Pomegranate, Grapesetc.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: As per NABARD Unit costs/ ProjectArea/Sector Focus: HorticultureSecurity and Rate of interest: Mortgage of land. Hypothecation of crops.Application DetailsApplication process: Contact nearest branch for application formsEligibility requirements: Agriculturist with adequate provision of irrigationDeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: Repayment within 15 years50.Canara BankBackground 103
    • Name of the Scheme: Micro, Small & Medium enterprises loan schemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.canarabank.comContact details: Toll free No- 1800425 018. It has branches across the country. Visit thefollowing link for locating the nearest branch-http://www.canarabank.com/English/scripts/Locators.aspx Brief Summary: For acquisition of fixed assets (viz, land/building, plant/machinery, otherfixed assets) towards setting up of new units and for expansion, modernization anddiversification in case of existing unitsInvesting ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Depending on the project costArea/Sector Focus: SME & MSMESecurity and Rate of interest: I charge on fixed assets financed by us. Collateral Securityand Personal/Third Party guarantee shall be insisted wherever required.SME-Manufacturing unitsUpto Rs.50000/- : 9.50 to 10%Above Rs.50000/- upto Rs.2 lakhs: 11 to 11.50%Above Rs.2 lac: (Graded as per scoring norms): 10% to 14%SME-ServicesUpto Rs.50000/- : 9 to 9.50%Above Rs.50000/- upto Rs.2 lakhs: 11 to 11.50%Above Rs.2 lacs: 12 to 14.50%Application DetailsApplication process: Contact their branch offices for application formEligibility requirements: Individuals, Proprietorship, Partnership, Ltd. Companies etc 104
    • Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in the application formOther details: Upfront fee is 1% of the loan51.Haryana State Cooperative Bank LtdBackgroundName of the Scheme: Enterprise Loan schemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.harcobank.nic.inContact details: The Haryana State Cooperative Apex Bank Limited, SCO 78-80, Sector 17-B, Chandigarh, India.Phone 702178, 702370, 721026, Fax-704349, 704360E-mail : harcobank@yahoo.com Brief Summary: Under this scheme loan is available upto an amount of Rs.20.00 lacs to anindividual artisan, small entrepreneurs, proprietary/partnership concerns, companies andother corporate bodies for undertaking any eligible production activities connected withsmall/tiny/cottage and village industries. Loan cases above Rs.20.00 lacs shall besubmitted to NABARD/Harco Bank under the pre-sanction procedure.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Upto Rs 20 lacsArea/Sector Focus: Small/ cottage/tiny and Village industries in HaryanaSecurity and Rate of interest: Rate of interest is fixed by NABARD/RBI from time totime. The current rate is 13% to 15%.Disbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact their office for application forms and details. 105
    • Eligibility requirements: Applicable to individual artisan, small entrepreneurs,proprietary/partnership concerns, companies and other corporate bodies for undertakingany eligible production activities connected with small/tiny/cottage and village industriesDeadlines: NADocuments needed: i) Agreement Deedii) Receipt of loaniii) Hypothecation Deediv) Pledge Deedv) Mortgage Deedvi) Demand Promissory Notevii) Time Promissory Note for loan in accordance with the repayment schedule fixed bythe Bankviii) Letter of Acceptance accepting the terms and conditions of the sanctionix) Utilization certificatex) Consent letter to the effect that borrower has no objection to furnishing toNABARD/HARCOBANK/RCS all such information as may be required by them from timeto time.Other details: Entrepreneurs are expected to contribute margins as under:- a) Upto Rs.25,000/- Nil b) Over Rs.25,000/- to Rs.2.00 lacs 15% to 25% c) Over Rs.2.00 lacs 15% to 25%52.ICICI BankBackgroundName of the scheme: Long term loan (RBTC+)Website: www.icicibank.comContact details: ICICI Bank Limited,5th Floor, Mohd. Illyas Khan Estate Road No.1,Banjara Hills Above Music World,Hyderabad 500034E-mail ID: ruralcustomer.care@icicibank.com 106
    • Brief Summary: ICICI Banks Long Term Loan (RBTC+) facilitates obtaining a loan of up toRs. 3 crore against your residential/commercial property.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Rs 10 lakhs – Rs 3 croreArea/Sector Focus: Caters to only Agri and rural entrepreneursSecurity and Rate of interest: Fixed as well as Floating interest rate is periodicallyadjusted with changes in the ICICI Bank Floating Reference Rate (FRR).Application DetailsApplication process: Contact nearest branch managerEligibility requirements:• Agri and rural entrepreneur.• Minimum age of 21 years.• Self-employed with a regular income.• Owner of a self-occupied residential/commercial property.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: The documents needed are as follows:• Filled-in application form.• Proof of residence and age - PAN card / election ID / passport / driving license / rationcard.• Last six months bank statements for all operative accounts (for company/firm andpersonal).• End use undertaking in the format specified by ICICI Bank.• Documentary proof for the end use i.e. bills, challans, etc.• Last three years certified copies of balance sheet, profit and loss account, ITacknowledgments, advance tax challans (for company/firm and personal).• Constitutional documents, as applicable• PAN card of partnership firm/company/proprietor.• List of authorized signatories.• Proof of residential/office address as per KYC guidelines.• A detailed write up of your business including details of constitution, your partners/ 107
    • shareholders, business history, products/services offered, chief suppliers, chief clients,banking facilities availed and net worth.Other details: You may select a term that most suits you within a maximum limit of 15years. The term cannot extend beyond your retirement age or of your reaching 65 years,whichever is earlier.53.Indian BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: IND SME SecureEstablished: NAWebsite: www.indianbank.inContact details: PB No.1384,66, Rajaji Salai,Chennai 600 001,Tamil NaduHead Office - Phone Numbers 044 25233231; FAX 044 25231278The following is the link to the branch offices across India-http://www.indianbank.in/branch_locator.php Brief Summary: This scheme is focused on financing the SMEs based on collateralsecurity coverageInvesting ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Above Rs.25 lakhs and upto Rs.5.00 crores. Group exposure to berestricted to Rs.10.00 crores.Area/Sector Focus: SMESecurity and Rate of interest: Minimum collateral Requirement: 75% of the limits. Theinterest rate is linked to BPLR.Application Details 108
    • Application process: Contact their branch offices for application form and other detailsEligibility requirements: All SME accounts (Fresh and Existing)Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in the application formOther details: NA54.Indian Overseas BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: Term Loan for MSMEEstablished: NAWebsite: www.iob.inContact details: Address 763 Anna Salai, Chennai – 600002Phone +91-44- 28524212 +91-44- 28524212 Brief Summary: Term Loans are extended for the purpose of acquisition of fixed assets.viz., land, building, plant and machinery for setting up of new industrial units orexpansion/modernisation of existing units Financing for the purchase of second handmachinery (both indigenous as well as imported) can also be considered subject to certainconditions .Investing ProfileType of assistance: Term LoanQuantum of Assistance: Bank will normally finance upto 75% of the value of fixed assetsand the balance amount should be brought by the applicant as margin. However dependingupon the activity and quantum of advance the bank may either increase the margin ordecrease the margin.Area/Sector Focus: SME (Small and medium sector enterprise)Security and Rate of interest: Bank will not insist for collateral security / Third PartyGuarantee for total credit limits upto Rs.5 lakhs for SME borrowers. In respect of creditlimits above Rs.5 lakhs and upto Rs.25 lakhs Collateral Security / Third Party Guarantee 109
    • may be waived for deserving cases and those limits will be covered under Credit GuaranteeTrust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE).Application DetailsApplication process: Contact their branch offices for application form or download fromwebsiteEligibility requirements: This scheme covers credit facilities to micro and smallenterprises. (both manufacturing and services sector).Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Bio Data form, details of fixed assets, details of financial performanceetc.Other details: NA55.ING Vysya BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: Business Loans (Small Scale Industries) -MPower SSIEstablished: NAWebsite: www.ingvysyabank.comContact details: To get contact details of regional offices click on this link-http://www.ingvysyabank.com/scripts/Access_branch.aspxBangalore 080 3030 9900 Chennai 044 4224 5466 Delhi and NCR 981808 5466 Mumbai022 4009 5466 AP Circle 986666 5466 Toll free-1-800-425-9900 Brief Summary: This scheme is tailor made for SSI units engaged in activities likemanufacturing, processing or SSSBEs, including Information Technology and / or Softwareindustry.Investing ProfileType of assistance: Loan 110
    • Quantum of Assistance: No maximum limit. The loan quantum is based on ProjectedSales Turnover and Net owned funds, assessed by the banks official on the followingcriteria:c Your past track recordY The future requirements of your businessT Your market reputation Area/Sector Focus: SSI unitsSecurity and Rate of interest: As applicable from time to timeDisbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact nearest branch for application form and details or submitform onlineEligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formOther details: NA56.NABARDBackgroundName of the Scheme: Rural innovation FundEstablished: NAWebsite: www.nabard.orgContact details: This link provides a list of regional contact offices across India-http://www.nabard.org/contact.asp#regionaloffice Brief Summary: Rural Innovation Fund (RIF) is a fund designed to support innovative,risk friendly, unconventional experiments in Farm, Non-Farm and micro-Finance sectorsthat would have the potential to promote livelihood opportunities and employment inrural areas 111
    • Investing ProfileType of assistance: Support available under RIF can be in the form of loan / grant/incubation fund support, or a mix of all the three componentsQuantum of Assistance: NAArea/Sector Focus: Dry land / rain fed farming, Innovative rainwater harvesting for ruraldwellings, Rural energy from biomass/ agricultural wastes, Techniques for increasing thevalue of crop residues and non-crop bio mass, Community regulation of distribution anduse of water and energy, Storage devices for agricultural and rural products, Innovativemethods of managing Common Property Resources, Materials and designs for rural roadsand Rural sanitation and waste disposal.Apart from this, activities trying to bring in more innovative approaches/ ideas withgreater focus on the following areas will also be supported:Rural Entrepreneurship/ skill Development, marketing Strategy and Networking, RuralHousing and Habitat Development- Low cost and natural calamity resilient housingstructures for providing safe habitat to rural population, Rural service sector, Financialinclusion, micro-Finance to micro-Entrepreneurship, Financial and technological model forHealth Care and Hygiene, Evolving package of products on Rural Tourism and Culture,Rural Sanitation and Rural Haats in collaboration with Panchayat Raj InstitutionsSecurity and Rate of interest: NADisbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Approach the District Development Manager (DDM) of NABARD inthe district or the Regional Office of NABARD at State Capitals.The proposals can also bedirectly emailed to NABARD HO (dpd.nfs@nabard.org).Eligibility requirements: Individuals, NGOs, Community Based Organisations, SHGs,Farmer’s Club, Panchayati Raj Institutions and Corporates who have the expertise andwillingness to implement innovative ideas for improving the quality of life in rural areasmay apply.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: 1) Details of the initiator of the proposal2) About the project details 112
    • 3) About the context detailsCheck out this link for in depth details-http://www.nabard.org/nonfarm_sector/rif_faqs.asp#question_1Other details: On receipt of the proposals, NABARD (Office of DDM / Regional Office/HeadOffice) will issue an acknowledgment of the receipt of the proposal. Within a month,further information’s/details if any required for processing will be called for. In case theproposal is sanctioned, the proposer will be informed about the anction of the proposaland the terms and conditions of sanction. Further details of implementation, monitoringand review will be contained in the terms and conditions of sanction. In case of rejection,the reasons for rejection will be intimated to the proposer. The average time period fromthe date of receipt of complete proposal to sanction thereof is expected to be 3 months. Inthe sanction letter the monitoring process and indicators will be stipulated, in relation tothe specific nature of the proposal.57.Punjab National BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: Sarthak UdyamiEstablished: NAWebsite: www.pnbindia.comContact details: Head OfficePunjab National BankStreet 7, Bhikaji Cama PlaceNew Delhi 110066, IndiaTel : 91-11-26196486, 26102303e-mail : website@pnb.co.in Brief Summary: This scheme is for setting up new units; expansion, modernization &renovation of existing units; purchase of land, construction of building, machinery,equipment etc; and working capital facilitiesInvesting ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Need based. (Composite loans upto Rs.100 lakh) 113
    • Area/Sector Focus: SSI (Small Scale Industry)Security and Rate of interest: The interest structure is as follows: • Advances upto Rs.50, 000 at BPLR* minus 2%. • Advances above Rs.50,000 & upto Rs.2 Lakh at BPLR minus 1%. • Advances Above Rs.2 Lakh & upto Rs.20 Lakh at BPLR. • Advances Above Rs.20 Lakh - Linked with Credit Risk Rating. • Interest Rebate of 0.50% and margin at 10%, irrespective of loan amount, available to women borrowers under Mahila Sashaktikaran Abhiyan.No Collateral Security & Third Party Guarantee for Loans upto Rs.50 lakh covered underCredit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro & Small Enterprises (CGTMSE).Application DetailsApplication process: Contact branch offices for application formEligibility requirements: Small Enterprises (SSI): Units engaged in industrial activitywith original investment in plant & machinery upto Rs.500 lakh.Micro Enterprises (Tiny Units): Units with initial investment in plant & machinery uptoRs.25 lakh, irrespective of the location of the unit.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formOther details: NA58.Small Industrial Development bank of IndiaBackgroundName of the Scheme: Direct Finance: SSI and Service sector units with project cost of Rs25 crore/MSE and Service sector units with project cost between- Rs 25-250 crores/Composite loan schemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.sidbi.comContact details: Head Office- 114
    • SIDBI Tower15, Ashok MargLucknow - 226001Phone No:- +91 - 522 - 2288547 / 48 / 49 / 50For a list of regional office visit this link- http://www.sidbi.in/contactus1.aspBrief Summary: SIDBI’s has numerous schemes catering to the small to medium scalebusiness. It has products both for existing and new entrepreneurs.Investing ProfileType of assistance: Term LoansQuantum of Assistance: Minimum Loan for SSI scheme • Generally Rs.50 lakh for setting up new unit and Rs.25 lakh for other purposes. • In respect of well run existing SSI units, the minimum loan could be Rs. 10 lakh.Minimum loan for MSE -Generally Rs.100 lakh for setting up new unit and Rs.50 lakh forother purposes.Area/Sector Focus: New SSI/ MSE, expansion, diversificationSecurity and Rate of interest: Interest as applicable from time to timeDisbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Contact nearest office or download application form from theirwebsite.Eligibility requirements:For SSI Scheme- I] New or existing SSI units.ii] SSI unit graduating to medium scale, andiii] Service sector units with an overall project cost not exceeding Rs.25 crore.For MSE Scheme- i] New or existing medium sector enterprises, andii] Service sector units with an overall project cost above Rs.25 crore and upto Rs.250 crorewith Banks assistance not exceeding Rs. 50 croreDeadlines: NA 115
    • Documents needed: Project particulars, financial report, security offered details etc( details mentioned in application form)Other details: Term of loan varies from 6 months to 8-10 years. Moratorium not exceeding18 months.59.South India BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: AgriflexEstablished: NAWebsite: www.southindianbank.comContact details: South Indian Bank Ltd.Head OfficeT.B Road, Mission Quarters, Thrissur 680 001,Kerala, IndiaTelephone Nos : +91-487-2420020, 2420058, 2420113Email: sibcorporate@sib.co.inFor the nearest branch contact details go to this linkhttp://www.southindianbank.com/branch/branchlist.aspxBrief Summary: The scheme is for any agricultural / allied activity.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Term Loan – Minimum Rs. 1.00 lacMaximum Rs.25.00 lacArea/Sector Focus: Individuals and / or jointly with spouse / parents or joint Propertyowners.Net worth by way of landed property should be at least twice the loan amount.Security and Rate of interest: 116
    • Loans upto Rs.2.00 lacs : BPLR+TP-4%Loans above Rs.2.00 lacs : BPLR+TP-3.00%Primary: Hypothecation of crops / assets created.Collateral: Please contact the nearby branch.Disbursement Process: Loan proceeds to be credited to the SB/CD account of theborrower.Application DetailsApplication process: Download or get the application form from nearest branch.Eligibility requirements: Based on unit cost of NABARD / scale of finance of theAgri/allied activity undertaken by the borrower.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in the application formOther details: Repayment- Up to 7 years in monthly / quarterly / half yearly installments.60.State Bank of IndiaBackgroundName of the Scheme: Finance to Horticulture/ Finance to organic farming/Dairy plusscheme for financing Dairy units/ SSI- Entrepreneur schemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.statebankofindia.comContact details: Toll free Number- 1800112211This is the link to contact details of regional Agri Business Branches:http://www.statebankofindia.com/user.htm?action=branchlocator_result&num_branchtype=15&num_service=-1This is the link to the regional SSI branches: 117
    • http://www.statebankofindia.com/user.htm?action=branchlocator_result&num_branchtype=21&num_service=-1Brief Summary: Finance to horticulture- Loans for development of fruit orchards likemango, chikoo, Grapes, pomegranate, apple, etc., as well as short term crops like banana,pineapple, Flowers in open and green houses and vegetable crops are financed.Finance to organic farming- • Investment credit to develop a farm design and management under organic farming for initial two-year period. • Investment credit to develop a farm design and management under organicfarming for initial two-year period. • Investment credit to develop a farm design and management under organic farming for initial two-year period.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Table 1- Horticulture scheme Upto Rs 50000/ 100 % of the cost of the asset / project cost Above Rs 50000/ upto 85 % of the asset / project is given as loan.For organic farming- Unit costArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture and allied activitiesSecurity and Rate of interest:For Horticulture-Loan amount upto Rs 50000/Hypothecation of assets createdAbove Rs 50000/ upto Rs 100000(1) Hypothecation of assets created(2) Mortgage of land or third party guaranteeAbove Rs 100000/(1)Hypothecation of assets created(2) Mortgage of lands 118
    • For Organic farming- Security:For Individual Farmers:Primary Collateral Mortgage of land ORHypothecation of any other readilyassetscreated realizable liquid/& crops to be raised immovable security of adequate value.A) Group Farmers (JLGs)Unit Size Primary Collateral -Nil-(MutualATL & ACC Max. Guarantees ATL & Hypothecation ofRs. 50,000/- offered assets created andper member.Max. by the JLG crops to be raised10 members / group. members to be obtained)Rate of Interest: As per interest rates circulated from time to time for agricultural termloans.Application DetailsApplication process: Contact nearest branch for application formsEligibility requirements: For Horticulture-All farmers having cultivable lands.For organic farming- • All farmers who own individually or collectively a minimum of 4 acres of irrigated land or 10 acres of dry (rain fed) land (or equivalent) are eligible • JLGs engaged in crop production activity. • Farmers applying for Organic Farming registration with Certified Agenciesmay also be considered, however,disbursements will be subject to completion of the registration formalities. • The product is currently launched on pilot basis in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai Circles in select branches. 119
    • Deadlines: NADocuments needed: For Orchard development you need to submit the following:i) Water and soil testing reportii) A feasibility certificate from the local Horticulture departmentiii) Land recordsiv) Quotation /estimates for the costs to be incurredv) Project Report, if the project is largeOther details: For organic farming: Minimum 20% - either contributed by the borroweror by subsidy.61.Syndicate BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: Finance for Hi- tech Agriculture scheme/ Synd Udyog schemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.syndicatebank.inContact details: Head OfficePost Box No.1MANIPAL 576 104(Udupi Dist) KarnatakaPhones (EPABX): 0820-2571181 to 2571196 - A list of regional offices and their contactdetails are given in their website- http://syndicatebank.in/scripts/ContactUs.aspxBrief Summary: /Scheme for financing small and medium entrepreneursInvesting ProfileType of assistance: Loan/ OverdraftQuantum of Assistance: Maximum Rs 50 lakhsArea/Sector Focus: Medium to long term loans are extended for • Tissue Culture and establishment of Green Houses 120
    • • Mushroom Production and Processing • Production of Fruits, Vegetables and Cut flowers • Export of Horticultural Products • Traditional and non-traditional Plantations • Aquaculture • Agro-processing Industries • Aromatic and Medicinal Plants • Cold Storage units.For Synd Udyog scheme-Manufacturing Units, Trading Units & Service EntitiesSecurity and Rate of interest: As applicable from time to timeDisbursement Process: NAApplication DetailsApplication process: Online submission for Synd Udyog possible or contact nearestbranchEligibility requirements: • Credit requirement of the applicant party/unit shall not be more than Rs. 50 lacs. • The annual sales/revenue turnover of the applicant party / unit shall not be more than Rs. 250 lacsDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Proof of identity ,Proof of residence , Proof of business address,Proofof Minority/ Category (if required), Last three years balance sheets of the units along withincome tax /sales tax returns etc. (Applicable for all cases from Rs.2 lacs and above).However, for cases below fund based limits of Rs.25 lacs if audited balance sheets are notavailable, then unaudited balance sheets are also acceptable for limit up to Rs 10.00 lac asper extant instructions of the bank. For cases of Rs.25 lacs and above, the audited balancesheets are necessary, Memorandum and articles of association of theCompany/Partnership Deed of partners etc, Assets and liabilities statement of promotersand guarantors along with latest income tax returns, Rent Agreement (if business premiseson rent) and clearance from pollution control board if applicable, MSME registration if 121
    • applicable, Projected balance sheets for the next two years in case of working capital limitsand for the period of the loan in case of term loan. (For all cases of Rs.2 lacs and above),Incase of takeover of advances, sanction letters of facilities being availed from existingbankers/Financial Institutions along with detailed terms and conditions, Profile of the unit(includes names of promoters, other directors in the company, the activity beingundertaken, addresses of all offices and plants, shareholding pattern etc, Last three yearsbalance sheets of the Associate/Group Companies (If any),Project report (for the proposedproject if term funding is required) containing details of the machinery to be acquired,from whom to be acquired, price, names of suppliers, financial details like capacity ofmachines, capacity utilisation assumed, production, sales, projected profit and loss andbalance sheets for the next 7to 8 years till the proposed loan is to be paid, the details oflabour, staff to be hired, basis of assumption of such financial details etc,Review ofaccount containing month wise sales (quantity and value both), production (quantity andvalue), imported raw material(quantity and value), indigenous raw material (quantity andvalue), value of stocks in process, finished goods (quantity and value), debtors, creditors,banks outstandings for working capital limits, term loan limits, bills discounted,Photocopies of lease deeds/title deeds of all the properties being offered as primary andcollateral securities, Position of accounts from the existing bankers and confirmation aboutthe asset being Standard with them (In case of takeover), Manufacturing process ifapplicable, major profile of executives in the company, any tie ups, details about rawmaterial used and their suppliers, details about the buyers, details about majorcompetitors and the companys strength and week- nesses as compared to theircompetitors etc, Legal opinion of the property to be mortgaged(if applicable) from theempanelled lawyer.Other details: Application forms are available online as well.62.Vijaya BankBackgroundName of the Scheme: Indirect Loan to Agriculture & Allied activitiesEstablished: NAWebsite: www.vijayabank.comContact details: The link to their branches across India--http://vijayabank.com/vijaya/vijaya/internet-en/menus/branch-search/branch-locator 122
    • Brief Summary: Loans in excess of Rs.1.00 crore to Corporates, Partnership Firms &Institutions, two thirds portion over and above Rs.1.00 crore come under indirectagriculture. A number of activities are financed under indirect loans to agriculture andallied sectors.Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Need BasedArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture and allied activitiesSecurity and Rate of interest: The interest rate is linked to BPLR.Application DetailsApplication process: Contact their branch offices for application form or download fromwebsiteEligibility requirements: The Loan is granted for a number of purposes some of whichare: • Loans to Foor & Agro based processing units with investment cost on plant and machinery up to Rs.10.00 crore undertaken by those other than individuals, SHGs and Co-Operatives in rural areas • Loans for construction and running of storage facilities -warehouse, market yards, godowns, silos, and cold storages designed to store agriculture produce / products irrespective of the location.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in the application formOther details: NA 123
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    • Brief of Government SchemesThis section provides information on the schemes run by the Central and State/UT Governments in Indiaas well as on quasi government or government funded organizations providing credit in the field ofagriculture and allied sectors. These schemes cater not only to agriculture credit but also to SMEfinancing in general. 126
    • List of Government Schemes63.Agricultural and Processed food products exportdevelopment authority (APEDA)I BackgroundName of the Scheme: Financial Assistance scheme ( Schemes for market development,infrastructure development, quality and research and development)Established: NAWebsite: www.apeda.comContact details: Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India),NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi - 110 016Phone : 91-11-26513204, 26514572, 26534186Fax : 91-11-26526187email: headq@apeda.comVisit this link for contact details of regional officeshttp://apeda.com/apedawebsite/corporate_info/network.htmBrief Summary: APEDA is an apex organization for agriculture and process food export.The scheme caters to exporters.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Varies from scheme to schemeArea/Sector Focus: Marketing , infrastructure, quality and research development of agriand related areas. 127
    • III Application DetailsApplication process: Submit the application in prescribed format to regional APEDAoffice.Eligibility requirements: The assistance under Financial Assistance Schemes of APEDA isavailable to registered exporters and for APEDA Scheduled Products onlyDeadlines: NADocuments needed: Application should be accompanied by self certified copies of(a) APEDA RCMC along with amendments, if any(b) IEC NO(c) PAN No(d) Quotation/proforma invoice /invoices from suppliers of equipment / packaging boxes/advertisement /consultants (feasibility study/ISO/HACCP) etc.(e) Separate quotations from accredited consultants and certification bodies forISO/HACCP/TQM/BRC etc (accreditation status can be checked on the link www.qci.in–for HACCP consultants and certification bodies should be selected from APEDA recognizedagencies only which is available on APEDA website ; for GlobalGAP quotation fromCertification body only is required.(f) Pamphlet depicting equipment details in case of infrastructure/laboratoryequipment/any other assets etc(g) For civil work with regard to intermediate storage sheds and effluent treatment plantthe estimate from a Chartered Engineer or Civil ArchitectOther details: For detailed information of each scheme under the financial assistancescheme visit this link-http://apeda.com/apedawebsite/trade_promotion/check_list_for_FAS.pdf64.Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development CorporationI BackgroundName: Term Loan 128
    • Headquarter: Andhra PradeshEstablished: NAWebsite: www.apidc.orgContact details: Parisrama Bhavan,5-9-58/B,Fateh Maidan Road,Hyderabad - 500 004, A.P.(INDIA).Phones : +91-40-23235253-56.Fax: +91-40-23235516,23236756.E-mail : administrator_apidc@ap.gov.inContact officer: C.Mariamma,Tel: 23235253, 23235516(fax)Email: administrator_apidc@ap.gov.inBrief Summary: APIDC offer a wide range of financial and consulting services. Theirservices include but are not limited to Project promotion - Generation and Implementationof New Project Ideas, Guidance and comprehensive Escort Service to the Entrepreneurs,Participation in Equity Capital, Providing Term Loans, Providing Bill Discounting Facility,Providing Guarantees, Merchant Banking, Venture capital Fund for IT Industry, ENTIRE(Entrepreneurs Nucleus and Total Investment Requirement Eden). Under the term loanscheme it provides long term financial assistance more than Rs. 20.00 lakhs.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Loan/ Equity Area/Sector Focus: Project Finance for setting up of new projects and for expansion /diversification / modernization in case of term loan; Food & Agro Processing excepttraditional industries, Biotechnology, Renewable sources of Energy etc in case of equitypartcipation.III Application DetailsApplication process: Contact their offices for application formEligibility requirements: All companies, Public or Private Ltd., incorporated with ROC,having Registered Office in Andhra Pradesh. 129
    • Deadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: Rate of interest 11.5% net. Primary security shall be the fixed assets of thecompany. Collateral security to be upto 25-50% depending upon the risk perception.Maximum Debt Equity ratio shall be 1.5: 1. Loan-Min Rs 20 lakhs to Rs 500 lakhs/ 11% orRs 100 lakhs for Listed companies and 11% or Rs 25 lakhs for un listed companieswhichever is less.65.Andhra Pradesh State GovernmentI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Economic Assistance (Bankable Scheme)Established: NAWebsite: www.apsmfc.comContact details: Andhar Pradesh State Minorities Finance Corporation Ltd.5th Floor Haj House, NampallyHyderabad 500001AP, INDIATel:+91-40-23244500Fax: +91-40-23244368Email: info@apsmfc.comBrief Summary: This scheme provides individual assistance for activities like agricultureallied, industries, small business, services, transport etc for weaker section of minoritiesthat can be taken up in collaboration with banks at cheaper rate of interest for bank shareof loans to establish any viable self-employment unit and to identify entrepreneurialcapabilities among minorities and facilitate them to emerge as successful entrepreneurs inthe society. Employees and students are not eligible for the financial assistance under thescheme.Bank share of loan shall be recovered over a period of 3 years without anymoratorium .II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Loan,Subsidy, 130
    • Area/Sector Focus: Agriculture allied, Industries, Small business, Services, Transport etcIII Application DetailsApplication process: People belonging to notified Minority Communities eitherindividuals or groups whose annual income from all sources is below Rs.50,000/- areeligible for financial assistance under the scheme. The applicants should produce Caste,Income and nativity Certificates at the time of the selection itself. The identification of thebeneficiaries will be done at Mandal level by the team of Officers with Mandal ParishadDevelopment Officer as leader, Banker and any genuine Non Government Organisation ifavailable as members using the method of counseling. For identification of individualbeneficiaries, the counseling for selection will be conducted in the main village of servicearea branch at the rate of not less than one Grama Sabha per Bank. The District collector &Chairman will be responsible for the implementation of the scheme at the District level.The Vice Chancellor & Managing Director, Andhra Pradesh State Minorities FinanceCorporation Limited, Hyderabad and Convener, State Level Bankers’ Committee willmonitor the scheme at the state level.Eligibility requirements: i) Beneficiary should belongs to Minority community ii) Agebetween 18 to 55 years iii) Annual family income below Rs.50,000/-Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Caste, Income and nativity certificatesOther details: Bank share of loan shall be recovered over a period of 3 years without anymoratorium. Interest subsidy to reduce interest burden by subsiding the interest over andabove 3% charged by bank.Kerala’s Small farmers Agri business consortiumhttp://www.sfackerala.org/jointventure.php66.Andhra State Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Term LoanEstablished: NAWebsite: www.apsfc.com 131
    • Contact details: Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation5-9-194, PB No:165Chirag Ali Lane,Hyderabad - 500001.Tel. Ph No: + 91 40 23201646, 23202550Mob: + 91 98665 12503 / 502 / 501Grams: AFINCORP Fax:040-23202972Mail: ho@apsfc.comBrief Summary: Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation (APSFC) extends financialassistance for setting up industrial units in Small & Medium Scale, Service enterprises inthe state of Andhra Pradesh. The Corporation extends finance basically through twoproducts the Term Loans and the Working Capital Term LoansII Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: For the FY 2009-10, the following have been identified as thrustareas:Food processing and Agro based industries, Bio technology, Textiles etcIII Application DetailsApplication process: The applicant has to submit a representation briefing about theproject, availability of raw material, market tie-up if any etc. and experience of thepromoter in that line and the security to be offered for the loan. The Branch Engineers andProject Appraisal Officers will assist the entrepreneur in this regard. After submission ofthe copies of necessary documents/papers the Corporation considers loans subject toviability of the scheme, with in 10 days if the loan is below Rs. 15 lakhs, 20 days if the loanis between Rs. 15.00 and 30.00 lakhs and 40 days if the loan is above Rs. 30 lakhs. Eligibility requirements: Corporation sanctions loans to industrial units, service sectorunits like nursing homes, commercial complexes, hotels, motels, road laying equipment,transport operators, excavators, tourist transport vehicles etc. The Corporation considersloans at 75% on the assets such as land, buildings and machinery subject to DERnorms.The applicant shall offer collateral security ranging from 25% to 150% of the loanamount depending upon the type of the schemes and as guided by the lending policy.Deadlines: NA 132
    • Documents needed: Unit’s land documents, building plan, machinery quotations, suretydocuments, and Relavent approvals. Website provides a detailed checklistOther details: Rs 10 -800/2000 lakhs is the quantum of loan. Rs 800 lakhs forProprietorship, Partnership & HUF and Rs 2000lakhs for others. Interest rate is applicableas per decision of Corporation.67.Assam Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Term LoanEstablished: NAWebsite: www.afconline.gov.inContact details: Assam Financial CorporationVittiya BhavanM.S.Road, Paltanbazar,Guwahati-Assam.PIN-781 008Tel:0361-2739839/2633658Fax-03612521859Email:afcghy@gmail.com / afc_ho@yahoo.comBrief Summary: Assam Financial Corporation (AFC) was established under the CentralAct, viz., The State Financial Corporations Act, 1951, with the basic objective of promotingand developing small scale and medium scale industries in the State with a special focus onspreading industrial culture in the rural, semi-urban and backward areas of the States. tprovides term loan to small and medium scale industries for creation of assets, viz., land,building and machinery.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: SME sector (Focus is on Agri and Food Processing Industry) 133
    • III Application DetailsApplication process: Contact their offices for application form and other detailsEligibility requirements: The scheme is applicable to the first generation entrepreneursand for new projects. It is also applicable to the existing promoters going in for expansion/modernization and/or diversification of their activities into other lines of activities.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formOther details: Assam Financial Corporation provides maximum loan upto Rs.150 lakhs.The interest on loan ranges between 13.75% to 16.5% depending upon the size of the loanand term.68.Bihar State Credit and Investment Corporation LtdI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Normal Term LoanEstablished: NAWebsite: www.bicico.comContact details: Bihar State Credit and Investment Corporation Limited.4th Floor,Indira BhawanRam Charitra Singh PathPost Box No-204 GPOPatna 800 001(INDIA)E-mail:pat_mdbicico@dataone.inBrief Summary: Loan upto Rs 90.00 lakhs is provided for setting up an industrial unit insmall/medium/large sector. The scheme should not be in the negative list of theCorporation. Repayment period normally varies from 8 to 10 years.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Term loanArea/Sector Focus: SME/MSE 134
    • III Application DetailsApplication process: To Get Financial Assistance an entrepreneur is required to submitapplications in triplicate for Normal term Loan in the prescribed application form alongwith copy of project reports to the Corporation at its office at 4th floor, Indira Bhawan,Patna 800 001. Prescribed application form for normal term loan can be obtained from theIndustrial Promotion Division on payment of Rs. 400/- (Rupees four hundreds) bycash/demand draft/money order in favour of Bihar state Credit and InvestmentCorporation Ltd payable at Patna.Eligibility requirements: NADeadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formOther details: The interest rate is 15.5% (PLR)69.Council of Scientific and Industrial ResearchI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Industry Originated projects-New Millennium Indian technologyleadership Initiative (NMITLI)Established: NAWebsite: www.csir.res.inContact details: NMITLI Planning and Performance division, CSIR, Anusandhan Bhawan,2nd Rafi Marg, New Delhi- 110001Email: nmitli@csir.res.in Brief Summary: NMITLI seeks to catalyze innovation centered scientific and technologicaldevelopments as a vehicle to attain for Indian industry a global leadership position, inselected niche areas in a true ‘Team India’ spirit, by synergising the best competencies ofpublicly funded R&D institutions, academia and private industry. Provides grants to 2types of projects- NEP and IOP. New mechanisms to include- funding R&D projects alongwith industry on equal sharing (50:50 initiative); co-financing of projects with VentureCapital Funds; setting up of NMITLI innovation centers in selected areas for long termsustained efforts; support to post NMITLI projects; acquisition of early stage relevantknowledge / IP for portfolio building etc. 135
    • II Investing ProfileType of assistance: GrantQuantum of Assistance: The financial support is in the form of grant-in-aid to theinstitutional partners in public domain and as soft loan with 3% interest to the privatesector industrial partners having more than 50% of shareholding by Indians/Non-residentIndians and with 5% interest to the private sector industrial partners having less than 50%shareholding by Indians/Non-resident Indians but with manufacturing base in India.Area/Sector Focus: TechnologyIII Application DetailsApplication process: For IOP ( Industry originatedprojects) -Soliciting of proposalsthrough press advertisement and personal letters from DG, CSIR. The screening of theconceptual proposals thus received is carried out by a “committee” followed by assessmentand rating of short listed ideas by the domain experts. The development of top rated twoideas in each domain is undertaken with the assistance of NMITLI designated experts. Theproject thus finalized are considered and reviewed by the HPC and the recommendationsof HPC are considered by CSIR Governing Body in order to decide on the projects to besupported in a given period.Eligibility requirements:1) Companies registered in India and having more than 50% of shareholding byIndians/Non-resident Indians or less than 50% shareholding by Indians/NonresidentIndians but with manufacturing base in India.2) The Company must have an R&D Centre, registered with the Department of Scientificand Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India. If not, the designated firm toundertake steps to get its R&D Centre recognized within 12 months.3) Up to two projects of any company will be supported under the NMITLI Scheme at anygiven time.Deadlines: Communicated through advertisements in national daily or through theirwebsiteDocuments needed: Conceptual project proposal 136
    • Other details: For detailed application process check out this link- http://www.csir.res.in/External/Utilities/Frames/Nmitli/main_page.asp?a=topframe.htm&b=leftcon.htm&c=../../../Heads/collaborations/Nmitli.htmAlso note- The repayment of the loan component as well as interest by the industrypartners is in 10 equal yearly installments and recovery should commence within sixmonths of the completion of the project70.Credit Guarantee Fund Trust For Micro and SmallEnterprises (CGTMSE)I BackgroundName of the Scheme: CGTMSEEstablished: NAWebsite: www.cgtmse.inContact details: Chief Executive officerCGTMSE, 7th floor, SME development centre, C- 11, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, BandraEast, Mumbai. Ph: 2654 1803, 6753 1218Brief Summary: Almost all nationalized banks, Regional rural banks, SIDBI etc aremember lending institutions. For reference check out this link-http://www.cgtmse.in/List_Of_MLIs.aspxThe main objective is that the lender should give importance to project viability and securethe credit facility purely on the primary security of the assets financed. The other objectiveis that the lender availing guarantee facility should endeavor to give composite credit tothe borrowers so that the borrowers obtain both term loan and working capital facilitiesfrom a single agency. The Credit Guarantee scheme (CGS) seeks to reassure the lenderthat, in the event of a MSE unit, which availed collateral free credit facilities, fails todischarge its liabilities to the lender, the Guarantee Trust would make good the lossincurred by the lender up to 75 / 80/ 85 per cent of the credit facility.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Credit Guarantee 137
    • Quantum of Assistance: Of the credit facilities extended by Member lending institutionMLIs, Trust shall guarantee, in case of default by the borrower, up to 75 per cent (85% forselect category of borrowers), of the defaulted principal amount in respect of term creditincluding interest on principal for one quarter and / or outstanding working capitaladvances (inclusive of interest), as on the date of account becoming NPA, or as on the dateof filing the suit, whichever is lower. Other charges such as penal interest, commitmentcharge, service charge, or any other levies/ expenses shall not qualify for the guaranteecover.Area/Sector Focus: New SSI and MSMEIII Application DetailsApplication process: Contact the MLI which processed loan.Eligibility requirements: Eligible borrower would be new or existing Micro and SmallEnterprises (both Manufacturing and Services) to which credit facility has been providedby the Bank without any collateral security and/or third party guarantees. CollateralSecurity would mean any asset other than business asset.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: The interest rate applicable is as follows: The MLI shall follow theguidelines issued by RBI. However, interest rate shall not exceed 3 per cent over and abovethe Prime Lending Rate of the MLI, excluding the annual service fee.71.Delhi Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the scheme: General Scheme/ Single window SchemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.delhi.gov.inContact details: Delhi Financial CorporationPlot Nos. : 37 & 38, Institutional Area,Pankha Road, D-Block JanakPuri, Delhi-110058Phone No. : 28525035, 28525036, 28525037, 28525038,28525039 138
    • Fax no. 28525041E-Mail (Delhi) : dgmdfc.delhi@nic.in Brief Summary: The objectives of DFC is to promote finance and developindustries/service activities in the small and medium scale sectors including commercialtransport in the NCT, Delhi and UT Chandigarh.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of Assistance: Under General scheme: Rs 5 crore for companies and Rs 2 crorefor proprietorshipArea/Sector Focus: SSI and medium scale industriesIII Application DetailsApplication process: Submit application in prescribed format to any branch office of DFC.Eligibility requirements: The business domain of DFC consist of small scale industrialunit (Units in which the investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs. 10 million)and medium scale industry including service and transport industries. The purpose of loanshould be new, shifting, expansion, diversification and modernization. The location shouldbe in any of the following areas Industrial Commercial Complex except for householdindustries which can be located in residential areas.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: 1. Copy of provisional/permanent S.S.I.Registration. 2. Copy of allotment letter/lease deed of the land. 3. Proposed/Sanctioned building plans. 4. Copy of the sanction letter of the building plans. 5. An undertaking from Architect to the effect that the proposed plans are as per bye- laws of DDA in case of non-sanctioned building plans. 6. Rented Premises Details of (a) Location (b) Covered area (c) Rent amount payable 7. Sketch plan layout indicating area under Plant & Machinery, storage and other usages. 8. A brief note on the manufacturing process. 139
    • 9. List of existing plant and machinery alongwith its purchase value, year of purchase and suppliers/manufacturers detail. 10. Purchase value of the plant and machinery of sister concern/company. 11. Comparative statement of plant and machinery in the attached proforma alongwith at-least two quotations of each machine alongwith catalogues. 12. Customers list of preferred indigenous plant and machinerys supplier. 13. Details of the OGL-Appendix No., item no., in respect of imported machinery. 14. Copy of the import licence, if required. 15. Tariff rate of custom duty on proposed imported machinery with proof thereof. 16. Break up and basis of the installed capacity (existing and proposed). 17. Copies of the various sales bills of the product being manufactured in the case of existing units. 18. 2/3 assurance letters in respect of sales/job rate to be charged and marketing tie-up letter from the prospective customers giving quantity of the product to be lifted. 19. Norms of the applicable excise duty with proof thereof. 20. Breakup and basis of the cost and quantity of the required raw material/consumables alongwith quotations/purchase bills. 21. Details of salaries/wages of existing/proposed manpower. 22. Power load breakup machine wise (existing/proposed). 23. Detailed biodata of proprietor/partners/directors with yearwise experience details. 24. A detailed note on the inspection/tests required for quality control arrangements. 25. A detailed note on demand, scope and marketability aspects.FINANCIAL 1. Sources of raising capital. 2. Details of assets and liabilities of the proprietor/partners/directors. (Both moveable and immovables). 3. Copies of the Income Tax/Wealth tax returns/assessment orders of all the Directors/partners/ proprietor for the last three years and details of their permanent account numbers. 4. Balance Sheets of the company/concern for the last three years in case of existing units duly audited by C.A. 5. Bank Reports of applicant/sister concern/company. 6. Balance Sheets of sister concern/company for the last three years duly certified by C.A. 7. Details of collateral security alongwith photocopy of title deed and valuation report (if available). 8. Copy of resolution of the company authorising the directors to make application for loan for signing the documents 9. Copy of form A and B and partnership deed in case of partnership concern. 10. Assurance letter from Bank for working capital tie-up. 11. Copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association and list of share holders with shareholding and paid up amount. 12. Photocopy of the title deeds of the immovable property of Directors/Partners/Proprietor/ guarantors. 140
    • 13. Permanent address of the Directors/Partners/Proprietor/guarantors.Other details: Interest rate to change from time to time as per board’s decision.72.Department of Bio TechnologyI BackgroundName of the Scheme: SBIRI (Small business Innovation research Initiative)Established: NAWebsite: www.dbtindia.nic.inContact details: Dr. (Mrs.) Suchita Ninawe, Scientist E, Department of Biotechnology,Ministry of Science & Technology, CGO Complex, Block - 2, 6-8th floors, Lodi Road, NewDelhi-110 003.Email: bcildelhi@vsnl.com Or bcil@biotech.co.inBrief Summary: The funds will be given under the scheme to the participating industryand collaborating partners in installments, the first one on signing of the Agreement andthe subsequent installments on satisfactory progress of the project as determined by theApex Committee of SBIRI (ACS). Projects are supported under 2 phases.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: GrantQuantum of Assistance: The quantum of assistance varies under phase I and phase IIwhich is as follows:Under Phase I: a. If the actual project cost is upto Rs. 25 lakhs, 80% of the project cost willbe available as a government grant.b. If the actual project cost is between Rs. 25 lakhs and Rs. 100 lakhs, 50% of the projectcost will be available as government grant subject to a minimum of Rs. 20 lakhs andmaximum of Rs. 50 lakhs.c. if the project cost is beyond Rs. 100 lakhs, in addition to the Govt. grant of Rs. 50 lakhs,the unit will be eligible for interest free loan upto 50% of the amount (subject to a limit ofRs. 50 lakhs as loan) by which the total project cost exceeds Rs. 100 lakhs. 141
    • Under Phase II:Soft loan upto Rs. 10 crores for a project can be given as per itsrequirement. Soft loan upto Rs. 100 lakhs will carry a simple interest of 1% while theinterest rate will be 2% (simple interest) on the amount of loan beyond Rs. 100 lakhs, perannum on the outstanding amount of the loan.Area/Sector Focus: Biotech industries and EntrepreneursIII Application DetailsApplication process: Application in the prescribed format given on website should besubmitted to the address as mentioned in the advertisement.Eligibility requirements: The proposals can be submitted solely by an Industry/Industries; or in collaboration with public partners like Universities, National Institutionsetc.The private industry should fulfill the following criteria:  The R&D unit should be registered in India and must fulfill the criteria of Small Business Unit (not more than 500 employees in R&D) as defined in the scheme.  At least 51 % of the Industrys shares should be held by Indian promoters, family and friends and the general public.  The Industry should have a well established in-house R&D unit recognized by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) or have patent rights (National or International) on preliminary work done related to the proposed activity. (The companies who are in the process of obtaining DSIR recognition or intend to do so may also apply. However final decisions on their applications will be subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria).Joint ventures and limited partnerships would be eligible for SBIRI support where theentity created meets the above requirements.Deadlines: Announced periodically on websiteDocuments needed: 10 copies including one duly signed original copy + soft copy (CD orfile through e. mail) are required.Other details:Interest will become due from the date of release of funds to industrial partners.Repayment of the loan component by the Industry/ies to DBT/SMA shall be in ten equalannual installments and recovery shall commence six months after the scheduledcompletion of the project.The project implementation period shall be the moratorium 142
    • period and during this period, there shall be no liability for repayment of installments ofloan and interest.73.Department of Scientific and Industrial ResearchI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Technology development and demonstration program (TDDP)Established: NAWebsite: www.dsir.gov.inContact details: Shri R. R. Abhyankar, Scientist ‘G’ and Head (TPDU)Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,New Delhi-11O 016. Ph: 011-2686 3805, Fax: 011-2696 0629Email: rra@nic.in Brief Summary: The scheme aims to-(a) Development and demonstration of innovativeneed-based technologies for making industry competitive, and (b) Strengthening theinterface between industry, R&D establishments and academic institutionsII Investing ProfileType of assistance: GrantQuantum of Assistance: Provides partial financial support. Primarily covers prototypedevelopment, cost of pilot plant, cost of process equipment development, test andevaluation of products, user trials etc.Area/Sector Focus: Any innovative area leading to significant industrial application, suchas – sustainable energy, affordable health, water, green transportation, electronics,telecommunications, auto-components, new materials, machine tools, food processing,etc.III Application DetailsApplication process: Proposal in the prescribed format given on the website should beforwarded by chief executive or managing director.Eligibility requirements: 143
    • • A registered company more than three years old, having a healthy financial track record; • Consortium of registered companies (as above) with any scientific establishment. However, industry will be the focal point, primarily responsible for the project; • Preference to companies whose in-house R&D units are recognized by DSIR. Such companies are eligible for customs duty and excise duty exemption on goods imported for R&D. • Companies are required to enter into an agreement before disbursement of funds.The proposals can be made by industrial units, either on their own or jointly withresearch/ educational institutions. If the projects involve collaboration with/assistancefrom national research/educational institutions, international bodies/companies,individuals, the proposals should clearly highlight the scope of work and responsibilities ofeach entity participating in the project. MoUs between the concerned entities, towards thisshould be submitted.Deadlines: Announced on website periodicallyDocuments needed: Project proposalOther details: NA74.Haryana Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: General Term LoanEstablished: NAWebsite: www.hfcindia.orgContact details: HARYANA FINANCIAL CORPORATIONBays 17-18-19, Sector 17-A,Chandigarh - 160017Phone :- 91-0172-2702755-57Fax :- 91-0172-2702666Email :-mdhfc@airtelmail.in 144
    • Brief Summary: The Corporation provides loans to sole-proprietary, partnership andprivate limited/public limited companies. The loan is provided for setting up new micro,small and medium enterprises for expansion /diversification/modernisation etc. ofexisting units and also for activities eligible for assistance such as professionalpractice/consultancy venture and service sector units such as tourism related activities,hospitals, nursing homes, polyclinics, hotels/restaurants/marketing and industrialinfrastructure projects.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: Micro and Small EnterprisesIII Application DetailsApplication process: You can download the Loan Application Form from the website, butdownloaded form duly filled must be sent alongwith demand draft of Rs.100/- (Rupee OneHundred Only) favoring "Haryana Financial Corporation" as cost of Loan Application Form. Eligibility requirements: Only such companies, whose aggregate paid up capital and freereserves do not exceed Rs.30.00 crores, are eligible for financial assistance from theCorporation.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: A number of documents are needed which have been listed on thewebsite. Visit this link to find out more- http://www.hfcindia.org/html/id1.htmOther details: Debt Equity ratio (maximum) 2:1. Security- Exclusive first charge on all theassets to be created out of the loan. Collateral security and/or third party guarantee (s)may be asked depending upon location/merits of the project.Interest rate is 13% p.a.subject to change at the discretion of Corporation.75.Himachal Pradesh State departmentI BackgroundName of the Scheme: General Loan SchemeEstablished: NA 145
    • Website: www.himachal.nic.inContact details: HBCFDCPWD Rest House Road, KangraHimachal PradeshPin code - 176001Telephone: 264326, 234329Fax : (01892) - 264329Brief Summary: In this scheme, the loan is disbursed under 4 sectors i.e., Small BusinessSector, Agriculture & Allied Sector, Transport Sector & Service Sector for 52 Schemesapproved by the NBCFDC, New Delhi. At present, the loan amount of each project is shared@ 85% by NBCFDC, 10% by the HBCFDC and the remaining 5% by the beneficiary. Theloan is repayable in 5 years in 20 equal quarterly instalments. Interest rate is lower thanthe banks.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: Small Business Sector, Agriculture & Allied Sector, Transport Sector &Service Sector as approved by NBCFDCIII Application DetailsApplication process: Approach office of Himachal Backward classes finance anddevelopment corporation along with proof of age and caste.Eligibility requirements: 1. The loanee should be a permanent resident of HimachalPradesh. 2. He should belong to any of the Backward Classes. 3. His age should not be less than 18 years or more than 55 years. 4. He should not be a defaulter of any Bank/Loan providing agency/Financial Institution. 5. His family income from all sources should be less than Rs. 40,000 in Rural areas and Rs.55,000 in Urban areas.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in the application Form 146
    • Other details: NA76.Karnataka State Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: General Term LoanEstablished: NAWebsite: www.ksfc.inContact details: Karnataka State Financial Corporation ,KSFC Bhavan , 1/1 Thimmaiah Road ,BANGALORE 560052KarnatakaPhone: +91 80 22263322Fax: +91 80 22250126Email: info@ksfc.inBrief Summary: KSFC gives financial asssistance to set up tiny, small, medium and largescale industrial units in the Karnataka State. The Corporation extends term loans to new &existing units upto Rs. 500 lakhs for corporate bodies and registered co-operative societies.Term loans upto Rs. 200 lakhs are sanctioned to proprietary, partnership and joint hinduundivided family concerns.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: MSI/SSIIII Application DetailsApplication process: Contact their branch offices for application forms and details.Eligibility requirements: For establishment of new Tiny/SSI/MSI/ Service Units and forExpansion/ Modernization/ Diversification of Existing Units. 147
    • Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Along with the Project Profile and Bio-data and Networth statements,the promoter is required to submit copies of the following- Constitutional details, Landdetails, KIADB/KSSIDC, Building details, Plant and machinery etc. Refer website fordocuments required under each head.Other details: Interest rates 13.50%, however loan taken after 01-02-2010 shall beentitled to certain concession.77.Kerala Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Term loan assistance to Industrial units coming under micro/smallenterprisesEstablished: NAWebsite: www.kfc.orgContact details: Kerala Financial Corporation Vellayambalam Thiruvananthapuram – 695033, Kerala, India Phone: +91-471-2318319 (7 lines) +91-471-2311750/ 2729293 Email: kfc@kfc.orgBrief Summary: The main objective of KFC is the rapid industrialization of the State byextending financial assistance to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in manufacturingand service sector.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: Micro and Small industrial unitsIII Application DetailsApplication process: One can download application from website or same from theirbranches.Eligibility requirements: NA 148
    • Deadlines: NADocuments needed:1. KFC loan application form duly filled in all respect (Two Nos.)2. A detailed bio-data of each of the promoters and co-obligants in the format enclosed.(two copies each)3.Signature and photographs of the promoters and co-obligants attested by a GazettedOfficer in the format enclosed (two copies each).4. Affidavit on stamp paper worth Rs.50/- showing all personal assets and liabilities of allthe promoters and co-obligants in the prescribed format (enclosed) duly attested by anyadvocate. (original + one copy each).5. Two photostat copies of the Acknowledgement of filing Entrepreneures Memorandum(EM) or relevant document from DIC.6. Copies of I.T.returns filed by the promoter / co-obligant for the last 3 years (two copyeach).7. Sanction letter/feasibility certificate from KSEB regarding the required quantity ofpower and estimated cost of power connection including contribution to KSEB (Twocopies). 8. Last three years audited balance sheet and profit and loss account of the unitand other all existing concerns of promoters, if any. (two copies). 9. Letter addressed tobank with whom the promoters are associated, authorizing KFC to obtain confidentialinformation about the promoter from the bank (two copies) 10. Letter from bank regardingworking capital availability. (original + one copy) 11. Competitive quotations andcatalogues for all machinery / equipments / furniture etc. from three reputedmanufacturers / suppliers. (two copies each) 12. Vehicle / Chassis body quotation from thefirm you prefer (two copies each). 13. Copies of plan and detailed estimate of projectbuilding (industrial building / Commercial complex / Hotel Building / Resort / Godownetc.) 14. Permission / approval, if any required from local bodies for construction of theabove said building (two copies). 15. License from local bodies for starting and running theunit. (two copies) 16. Project report regarding the proposed project / Scheme / Line ofactivity. 17. Two copy of Electoral Identity Card or Passport or PAN card of promoter andco-obligant.Other details: Maximum amount of loan- For micro units Rs 18.75 lakhs and for smallunits Rs 800 or 2000 lakhs.78.National Innovation FoundationI BackgroundName: Micro Venture Innovation Fund (MVIF) 149
    • Established: NAWebsite: www.nif.org.in ; The URL to regional GIAN sites are-http://north.gian.org/mvif,http://west.gian.org/mvif.phpContact details: GIAN-North (Grassroots Innovation Augmentation Network - North)Chief Innovation Manager, Science Park, Shastri Nagar, Vigyan Udyan Marg, Jaipur -302016Mobile No: 9314904161 Tel No. 0141 – 2304161E-mail:- gian_n@gian.orgGIAN (GUJARAT GRASSROOTS INNOVATIONS AUGMENTATION NETWORK)Bunglow No: 1, Satellite Complex, Nr. Satellite Tower, Mansi Cross Road,Premchand nagar Road, Satellite, Ahmedabad 380015, Gujarat, India.Telephone No: 91-79-26769686 Telefax No. 91-79-26760398Email at: gian@gian.orgBrief Summary: The objectives of MVIF are as below: • Provide a means of finance for innovation and traditional knowledge-based micro- ventures, which are generally not given any priority by other Venture Capital Funds and Financial Institutions (FIs). • Provide a means of finance for managing the technology development life cycle. • Offer innovative and flexible Financing Options for the seed capital and working capital requirements. These could be tailor-made to the needs of grassroots’ entrepreneurs and enable them in minimizing the financial risk associated with their ventures.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanQuantum of assistance: Case basedArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture, Natural resource management, animal science,innovation from artisans and householdsIII Application DetailsApplication process: Contact regional offices of GIAN 150
    • Eligibility requirements: • Should be an ‘Accepted’ entry at NIF, which means it should be an unaided, Green, Grassroots’ technological innovation or a traditional knowledge practice from a person having non-professional background with established ownership of knowledge. • The technology should be practically workable/demonstrable as per the original claims made by the innovator. • Should be a cost effective, overall efficient and effective (e.g. reduces drudgery) solution to any problem as compared to existing solutions/products • Should have foreseeable market demand and good commercial potential. • Should have novelty either in Form, Function or Feature or all of the above, but may or may not be a patentable item • Having high social impact would be advantageous. • Special preference would be given to technologies originating from and/or for women, handicapped, other marginalized sections of our society. • Special preference would also be given to NIF awarded innovations.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formsOther details: NA79.North Eastern Development Finance Corporation LtdI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Project FinanceEstablished: NAWebsite: www.nedfi.comContact details: Basundhra Enclave, B.K. Kakati Road, Ulubari ,Guwahati 781 007 Assam 151
    • Ph: 91 361 252 9202-6, 246 1007, 245 3006Fax: 91 361 252 9178, 252 9338Brief Summary: To provide long term finance for the establishment of new industrial,infrastructure, agri-horticulture, fishery and animal husbandry projects as well asexpansion, diversification and modernization of existing ones.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Term loanArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture and allied sectorsIII Application DetailsApplication process: A company or entrepreneur, seeking to establish a new venture orexpand an existing enterprise can approach NEDFi by submitting a Preliminary ProjectProposal. After this initial contact and a preliminary review, NEDFi may proceed byrequesting a Detailed Techno-Economic Feasibility Report or Business Plan to determinewhether or not to appraise the project. The proposal can be submitted to NEDFis BranchOffices nearest to the project location at the respective states or to NEDFis offices inGuwahati.Eligibility requirements: Industrial concerns conforming to the definition in Section 2 (c)of the IDBI Act, Infrastructure, Agro-horticulture, Fishery and Animal Husbandryprojects. Also it must meet the following criteria- • The project must be located in the North East of India. • It must be financially and economically viable. • It must be technically sound. • It must benefit the local economy. • It must be environmentally and socially sound.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: 1. Loan Agreement. 2. Deed of hypothecation. 3. Personal guarantee from main promoters, wherever required. 152
    • 4. Undertaking from the promoters for -Meeting overrun/shortfall in the project cost/ means of financing and Non-disposal of shareholdings by the promoters 5. Undertaking from MD for non-receipt of commission, if company is in default to NEDFi. 6. Resolution under Section 293 (1)(a) and 293(1)(d) of the Company’s Act.Other details: Minimum assistance: NEDFi ordinarily finances projects with loancomponent of Rs.25 lakh and above. However smaller projects in innovative fields and inthe hill states are also considered. Maximum assistance: Normally, NEDFi can consider upto maximum exposure of 10% of paid up capital & reserves. Security: First charge onmovable and immovable fixed assets.80.Orissa State Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Term LoanEstablished: NAWebsite: www.osfcindia.comContact details: OMP SquareCuttack, ORISSAPin – 753003Tel (Finance): 91-0671-2443529Email: osfcho@osfcindia.comBrief Summary: The organization provides financing on priority basis enterprises in thesmall scale sector, enterprises located in the backward areas, technical entrepreneurs,women entrepreneurs, SC / ST / OBC entrepreneurs, enterprises in the thrust areas likemineral, agro and food processing, electronics and software industries identified in theIndustrial Policy of Orissa, export oriented or import substitution enterprises, enterprisesutilizing local resources, enterprise having high employment potential.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Loan 153
    • Area/Sector Focus: Activities as mentioned under SFC Act. The broad scope includes foodprocessing among others.III Application DetailsApplication process: Loan Application forms, formats for affidavit, memorandum ofinformation, checklist for common documents can either be downloaded from the web siteof the corporation or purchased from the branch office of the corporation on payment ofRs.500/- or the amount to be fixed from time to time.Filled in application in duplicate shallbe submitted by the entrepreneur/applicant to the Branch Manager of the concernedbranch.Eligibility requirements: Loan to new Entrepreneurs:- • Promoters having loan from other F.I.s / Banks, and their account being regular but new to the Corporation are eligible for finance for expansion/modernisation/diversification of existing viable units or for setting up new viable projects in the State of Orissa. • The new promoters should have sound financial background, adequate cash in hand/bank to bring in required equity, adequate business experience and having made satisfactory arrangements for working capital and marketing the products for consideration of finance. The net worth to the extent of 100% of loan applied for should generally be insisted upon.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Available in detail on websiteOther details: Rate of Interest shall be fixed on the basis of rating by the Corporation and the applicability of the rate shall be as per the prevailing interest structure of the Corporation on the date of 1st disbursement. The security shall be- Personal guarantee of the promoters (+) first charge on the financed assets or first charge on pari passu basis on the joint financed assets (+) collateral security.81.Punjab Financial CorporationI BackgroundName of the Scheme: General Loan Scheme 154
    • Established: NAWebsite: www.punjabgovt.nic.inContact details: Punjab Financial Corporation95-98, Bank Square,Sector 17-B, ChandigarhPhone Nos: (0172) 2709295, 2709296, 2709298, 2702425,2708405, 2708420,2708435,2708495 Fax: (0172) 2702664,2709297Email: pfcchd@sify.comBrief Summary: This scheme is for setting up new small and medium scale units, forexpansion modernisation, diversification of existing units and for all activities eligible forassistance under the scheme including professional practice/consultancy venture andservice sector units such as tourism related activities, hospitals, nursing homes, polyclinics, hotels, restaurants, marketing and industrial infrastructure projects and marketingoutlets and showrooms etc.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: New enterprises in Small and medium sector, expansion,diversification and modernization of units.III Application DetailsApplication process: Contact the branch offices for application and details.Eligibility requirements: All forms of organisation in medium / small scale sectors i.eproprietorship, partnership, company, co-operative society etc are eligible for assistanceunder this scheme. The cost of project in respect of service sectors units should not exceedRs. 10 crore and for manufacturing units the maximum limit is Rs. 12 crores, dependingupon the categorisation of the corporation. Under agro industry includes- Tissue culture,floriculture, pisci culture, poultry and hatchery.Deadlines: NADocuments needed:Other details: Interest rate is linked with the refinance rate of SIDBI. Loans are advancedagainst first registered mortgage of fixed assets of the industrial concerns. The Corporation 155
    • also stipulates personal guarantee of the directors in case of companies. Depending uponthe risk perception, adequate collateral security is asked for.82.Small Farmers Agri Business ConsortiumI BackgroundName: Venture Capital Assistance SchemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.sfacindia.comContact details: Small Farmers’ Agri-business Consortium, NCUI Auditorium Building, 5thFloor, 3, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016Ph. 26966017/37 Fax : 91-11-26862367Email : sfac@nic.inRegional Offices:Regional Project CoordinatorAssistant Public Information OfficerSmall Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium, Regional Office, 3rd Floor, Jain Complex, G.S.Road,Near Dispur old Post Office,Guwahati-781005.Telefax: 0361-2340337E-mail: sfacroghy@sify.comBrief Summary: To promote investments in agri-business projects with the participationof banks: a) Equity participation in agri-projects upto 10% of the total project cost, or 26% of the total project equity or Rs.75 lakhs whichever is lower. b) In special cases, higher equity possible for Projects located in hilly and North Eastern States and in Projects recommended by State agencies/ State SFACs.II Investing Profile 156
    • Type of Assistance: EquityQuantum of Assistance: 10% of project cost or 26% of equity or Rs 75 lakhs whichever islowerArea/Sector Focus: Agriculture and allied sectors like horticulture, floriculture, minorforest produce, plantation crop etcIII Application DetailsApplication process: Firstly one is required to take a bank loan from any nationalizedbank. Thereafter with DPR, loan agreement etc the bank shall forward it to SFAC.Eligibility requirements: a) Project should be in agriculture or allied sector namelyhorticulture, floriculture, medicinal and aromatic plants, minor forest produce, organicfarming, vermi compost, apiculture, plantation crops, and fisheries. However, poultry anddairy projects will not be covered under the scheme.b) Project should provide assured market to farmers/ producer groupsc) Project should encourage farmers to diversify into high value crops, to increase farmincomesd) Project should be accepted by banks for grant of term loanDeadlines: NADocuments needed: NAOther details: The following is the link to a contact list of 24 State SFAC which could becontacted for regional funding- http://www.sfacindia.com/state_sfac.asp83.Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment CorporationLimitedI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Micro/ Small Enterprise Funding SchemeEstablished: NAWebsite: www.tiic.org 157
    • Contact details:The Tamilnadu Industrial Investment Corporation Limited,New no :692, Anna Salai, Nandanam,Chennai-600035, Tamilnadu.Contact Phone: 091-044-24331203Fax Number : 091-044-24347209General Email Address : tiicltd@vsnl.comBrief Summary: The aim of the scheme is to extend financial assistance to New / ExistingUnits in Micro and Small Enterprises with overall project outlay of Rs.50.00 lakhs(including existing project outlay). The purpose of assistance is creation of Fixed Assets.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: LoanArea/Sector Focus: New enterprises in Micro/ Small sectorIII Application DetailsApplication process: The entrepreneurs shall apply in the prescribed application formobtained from Head Office or Branch Offices of the Corporation on free of cost togetherwith the particulars required for the processing of the ApplicationEligibility requirements:a. New Enterprises in Micro / Small scale sector for manufacture, preservation orprocessing of goods irrespective of location and service sector projects except SRTO (LikeHospitals, Fast Food restaurant etc.)b. Existing Micro and Small Scale Industrial Units and Service Enterprises, undertakingExpansion, Modernization, Technology Upgradation and Diversification irrespective oflocations.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: As mentioned in application formOther details: The rate of interest is 13.5 % p.a while security to be furnished will be asper the policy guidelines. The quantum of loan is as follows:1. For New UnitsTerm Loan - 80% of Project Cost - Maximum of Rs.40.00 lakhs. 158
    • 2. For Existing UnitsTerm Loan - 75% of Project Cost - Maximum of Rs.37.50 lakh84.Technology Development BoardI BackgroundName of the Scheme: Fund for technology development and applicationEstablished: NAWebsite: www.tdb.gov.inContact details: The Secretary,TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOARDDepartment of Science and TechnologyGround Floor, A-8, USO Road,Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 067Telephone No. 26537349, 26540111 Fax No. 26531862, 26540137 Brief Summary: The Technology Development Board invest in equity capital or gives softloans to industrial concerns and other agencies, as applicable, attempting development andcommercial application of indigenous technology, or adapting imported technology towider domestic application.II Investing ProfileType of assistance: Equity, Grants and LoanQuantum of Assistance: The expenditure provided for includes: – • Development, test and evaluation necessary for establishing proof-of-applicability of product, process or application. • Costs of a capital nature including cost of acquisition of technology of foreign origin which is at "proof-of-concept" or design stage requiring substantial indigenous technology development. • Fabrication, testing and trial of prototypes. • Setting-up pilot/demonstration plant including testing and trials. • Industrial product design. • Field trials (including limited market development, except as stand-alone activity) 159
    • • Setting-up the first or demonstrator commercial scale manufacturing unit using the innovative technology. • Cost of studies, surveys and blue or grey-collar training necessary or incidental to the above. • R&D / engineering consultancy for prototype / pilot plant / trials and testing.The expenditure incurred by the applicant before the date of application shall not bereimbursed.Area/Sector Focus: The type of projects include: – • Development and commercialisation of a new product/process/application through indigenous technology. • Significant improvements in the existing product/ process/ application. • Substantial quality upgradation, reduced material consumption, reduced energy consumption, cost reduction, improved competitiveness, improved ergonomics. • Development and deployment of technology or design to satisfy existing occupational health and/or safety standards, or improve upon them. • Development and deployment of technology or design necessary to satisfy domestic or foreign environmental requirements or standards current or anticipated. • Development and deployment of technology or design necessary to satisfy the requirements of domestic legislation, and/or decisions of the judiciary or product liability legislation in export markets. • Adaptation/modification to product/process which has been imported so as to make it suitable for wider domestic application. • Replacement of imported raw materials/components with indigenous substitutes. • Proving the socio-commercial viability of new and/or renewable sources of energy commercially delivered to consumers. • Development of technology to meet the medical standards and proving socio- commercial viability of bio-medical equipment and devices. • Hazardous, waste recycling management.III Application DetailsApplication process: Applications and necessary supporting documents should besubmitted to the Secretary, Technology Development Board, in the prescribed format(which can be download from website). It must be sent in 10 copies.Eligibility requirements: The following shall be provided funds; • Commercial enterprises, (excluding sole entrepreneur sole proprietorship concerns) cooperatives and other agencies are eligible to seek money from the Board for the development and application of technology-based product or service. 160
    • • If the project is for the commercialisation of technology, developed by a domestic R&D institution, the enterprise should apply, along with an agreement signed by the R&D institution willing to transfer the technology. • If an enterprise has developed the technology with the assistance of an R&D institution (listed in 2.2 above), the application to the Board by such enterprise or its associate will also be considered (contract or joint or sponsored research). • Applications from enterprises, with or without any, other partners (listed in 2 2 above), for commercialization of indigenous technologies may be considered if the project is for commercialization of technology developed through the financial support provided under Home Grown Technology (HGT) /Mission projects / Technology Vision 2020 implementation projects of Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) or under the Programme Aimed at Technological Self Reliance (PATSER) of DSIR or under the Technopreneur Promotion Programme (TePP) jointly operated by DSIR and DST. • Start-up companies and/or technocrat-entrepreneurs, with or without any other partners (listed in 2.2 above), in agricultural product processing, information technology or designing and developing special engineering machinery are encouraged to apply for projects in these areas. • Where legal title to domestically generated intellectual property is held (or filed for) by an individual generator (e.g. inventor) of such property or by an industrial concern, such individual or industrial concern shall also be eligible to apply • If the activity adapting and commercialising imported technology, financial assistance from the Board may be provided for :- 1. effecting crucial modifications for wider domestic applications through an R&D institution (listed in 2.2 above) or through an individual (2.6 above) and/or. 2. Further development of commercialisable technology imported when that technology is at proof-of-concept or design stage.Deadlines: NADocuments needed: Application should be submitted with following details-Project details and applicant’s track record ,Expected output ,Expected quantified benefits,Potential customers ,Expected capabilities and linkages with R&D institution(s) ,Socio-economic and environmental impact assessmentOther details: NA 161
    • Annexure – Activity based financeFind included herein a brief of organizations providing part financial assistance or activity based financefor marketing, production, making investment in machinery, research development etc for new orexisting businesses.Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export development Authority ( APEDA)-This Apexorganization for agriculture and food products export provides financial assistance for marketdevelopment, infrastructure development, quality and research development to registered exportersand for APEDA Scheduled Products only. Website: www.apeda.comNational Horticulture Board (NHB) - The organization provides finance for technology development andtransfer for promotion of horticulture and capital investment subsidy for construction/ modernizationof cold storage etc. Website: www.nhb.gov.inThe Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)- The organization provides financialassistance under the aegis of export production, development or modernization of new infrastructurefacilities and market promotion. Website: www.mpeda.com 162
    • EXIM Bank ( SME & Agri Finance)- xim Bank has a dedicated Agri Business Group to cater to thefinancing needs of export oriented companies dealing in agricultural products. Financial assistance isprovided by way of term loans, pre-shipment/post-shipment credit, overseas buyers credit, bulk importfinance, guarantees etc. Term loans with varying maturities are provided for setting up processingfacilities, expansion, modernization, purchase of equipment, import of equipment/technology, financingoverseas joint ventures and acquisitions etc. Website: www.eximbankindia.comRajasthan Financial Corporation – The Corporation provides financial assistance for meeting workingcapital requirements, for marketing of SSI products, asset financing etc. Website: www.rfconline.orgDepartment of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries- This department under the ministry ofAgriculture provides venture capital assistance for poultry. This scheme is implemented throughNABARD. The activities funded include- establishing poultry farms with low input technology birds, feedmill, egg/broiler carts etc. Website: www.dahd.nic.inMinistry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)- The ministry implements through NSIC thescheme of marketing assistance for individual entrepreneurs. The assistance is provided for activitieslike participation in or organization of exhibition in foreign countries. Website: www.msme.gov.inNational Small Industries Corporation ( NSIC)- The Corporation provides finance under the scheme ofworking capital finance, equipment leasing scheme etc. The schemes are exclusively for existing andfinancially viable SSI units including ancillary units, duly registered as SSI units with the Directorate ofIndustries. Website: www.nsic.co.inNote for ReadersThis Investor Directory is the work of Villgro Innovations Foundation. For any query or requestfor inclusion of any organization/ fund/ scheme meeting the objective of this Directory pleasecontact the following:Contact Address:Villgro Innovations Foundation3rd Floor, IIT Madras Research Park Building,Kanagam Road, Taramani,Chennai - 600113. 163
    • Phone: 91-44- 66630400E-mail: info@villgro.orgWebsite: www.villgro.org 164