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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.
Benefits

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"

Eligibility

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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