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Non-Profit Foundation
BUSINESS PRODUCTS & SERVICES | Consulting & Outsourcing / Management & Strategy Consulting
villgro.org

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Investments

40

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

2

About Villgro

Villgro Innovation Marketing is a cash-and-carry (wholesale) business for distributing products which improve the livelihoods and living standards of small and marginal farmers in India. Sales are made inside villages through individual sales agents. It employs an in-market participative product testing and evaluation process to select affordable / lowcost products which are customer validated.

Villgro Headquarter Location

3rd Floor, IIT Madras Research Park Building Kanagam Road, Taramani, (Behind Tidel Park, on Old Mahabalipuram Road)

Chennai, 600 113,

India

91-44- 66630400

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Villgro Investments

40 Investments

Villgro has made 40 investments. Their latest investment was in Agrograde as part of their Seed - II on July 7, 2022.

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Villgro Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/4/2022

Seed - II

Agrograde

No

1

5/25/2021

Seed

Agrograde

Yes

12/17/2020

Biz Plan Competition

Pad Care Labs

Yes

1

12/6/2019

Seed

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$99M

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10

12/6/2019

Seed

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$99M

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10

Date

7/4/2022

5/25/2021

12/17/2020

12/6/2019

12/6/2019

Round

Seed - II

Seed

Biz Plan Competition

Seed

Seed

Company

Agrograde

Agrograde

Pad Care Labs

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Amount

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

10

10

Villgro Fund History

1 Fund History

Villgro has 1 fund, including Menterra Social Impact Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1/19/2016

Menterra Social Impact Fund

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Open

1

Closing Date

1/19/2016

Fund

Menterra Social Impact Fund

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Open

Amount

Sources

1

Villgro Partners & Customers

2 Partners and customers

Villgro has 2 strategic partners and customers. Villgro recently partnered with Mahindra Finance, and Marico Innovation Foundation on December 12, 2015.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

12/12/2015

Partner

India

Mahindra Finance & Marico tie-up with Villgro to back startups using their CSR budget

Mahindra Finance and Marico Innovation Foundation have partnered with social venture fund Villgro to finance startups by using their corporate social responsibility budget .

1

4/28/2013

Partner

India

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10

Date

12/12/2015

4/28/2013

Type

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

India

India

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Mahindra Finance & Marico tie-up with Villgro to back startups using their CSR budget

Mahindra Finance and Marico Innovation Foundation have partnered with social venture fund Villgro to finance startups by using their corporate social responsibility budget .

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Sources

1

10

Villgro Team

6 Team Members

Villgro has 6 team members, including current President, PR Ganapathy.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Michelle Abraham

Founder

Current

Paul Basil

Founder

Current

PR Ganapathy

President

Current

Vineet Rai

Founder

Former

P. R. Ganapathy

President, Chief Operating Officer

Former

Name

Michelle Abraham

Paul Basil

PR Ganapathy

Vineet Rai

P. R. Ganapathy

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

President

Founder

President, Chief Operating Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

Former

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