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Swedfund International

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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.26
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 5

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Solar
  • Banking

Swedfund International appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1979. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Stockholm. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Sweden.

The high activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Swedfund International works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Solar, Energy. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Husk Power Systems For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Swedfund International, startups are often financed by European Investment Bank (EIB), responsAbility, TLG Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are FMO, TLG Capital, Shell Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SunFunder, SIMA Funds, OPIC - Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Serengeti Energy

Renewable Energy
$45M03 Jun 2022 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

d.light design

Renewable Energy
$15M22 Oct 2021 Berkeley, California, United States

CreditAccess Grameen

Financial Services
Micro Lending
Personal Finance
$15M19 Jul 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Consumer Goods
Retail Technology
$1M26 Oct 2020 Huye, Southern Province, Rwanda

d.light design

Renewable Energy
$41M18 Dec 2018 Berkeley, California, United States

Health Care
Personal Health
14 Dec 2018 Liberia, Provincia Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Husk Power Systems

Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Renewable Energy
Social Entrepreneurship
$20M15 Jan 2018 Bihar

Ecobank Transnational

Financial Services
$75M18 Oct 2015 Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo

UAP Group

Asset Management
Financial Services
01 Mar 2012 Nairobi


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