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SEEDS Capital

SEEDS Capital (SC) manages co-investment funds under Startup SG Equity and co-invests in scalable innovative startups with strong intellectual property.

For general tech investments:

  • Co-investment ratio of 7:3, up to $250K;
  • Thereafter, ratio of 1:1, up to $2M.

For deep tech investments:

  • Co-investment ratio of 7:3, up to $500K;
  • Thereafter, ratio of 1:1, up to $4M.

Note: Co-investment ratio refers to "SEEDS Capital: Co-investor"


You are:

  • A Singapore-based startup company with core activities carried out here.


You need to:

  • Be incorporated as a Private Limited company for less than five years.
  • Have paid-up capital of at least S$50,000.
  • Be able to prove substantial innovative and intellectual content for your product(s) and/or service(s) and application(s).
  • Have high-growth potential with clear scalability for the international market.
  • Have identified a ready, independent third-party investor(s).
Critical information

Your company must not be:

  • A subsidiary or joint-venture.
  • A business that is involved in the following business activities: gambling; tobacco-related products or any other activities which are in violation of law or against public interest.

The investor(s):

  • Must be able to contribute to the startup’s growth;
  • Should possess the management experience, relevant business contacts and/or necessary technical expertise that can add value to the startup;
  • Should not hold shares in the investee prior to the co-investment (for new investments);
  • Must be prepared to invest at least S$50,000 into each startup.
What to expect when applying

For co-investment with appointed partners in specified domains:

  • Companies should apply directly to appointed partner(s) to assess their investment case. Refer to Startup SG Equity;
  • Appointed partner(s) will submit the prospective co-investment to SEEDS Capital for further evaluation.

For co-investment with non-appointed partners in all domains:

  • Companies should submit their applications to SEEDS Capital, with the necessary document(s)*.

*Refer to "Documents you will need for your application" for more details.

Documents you'll need for your application
  • 2-page executive summary;
  • Business plan;
  • Financial statements or management accounts;
  • Business ACRA;
  • Background of potential co-investor (if available).
Useful links
For more details: SEEDS Capital

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