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Seeds Capital

Seeds Capital

Description

  • As the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore, SEEDS Capital supports the growth of promising Singapore-based startups in nascent and strategic industries outlined in the Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) 2020 Plan. It partners startups to commercialise and expand globally by leveraging the expertise and strategic networks of their co-investment partners.
What do they do

    SEEDS Capital works with more than 500 deep tech startups, and over 40 incubators, accelerators and venture capital firms.

    The four key RIE2020 domains are:

  • Urban Solutions & Sustainability,
  • Health & Biomedical Sciences,
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering, Services and
  • Digital Economy

Financial Investment and Funding

Investment Model

SEEDS Capital co-invests through two approaches:

With appointed co-investment partners in Strategic, Nascent Industries

Partners are appointed through Calls-For-Proposals (CFPs). SEEDS Capital will launch new CFPs from time to time. As part of new CFPs, SEEDS Capital will also hold public briefing sessions and share detailed specifications. Past calls were focused on the AME, HBMS and USS sectors.

With other third-party co-investors into startups in all industries
  • Startups may approach SEEDS Capital for co-investments with third-party co-investors.
  • SEEDS Capital will assess the eligibility of co-investors and startups.
  • Startups in all industries across Fintech to Space Technologies are welcome to apply.
  • Deals will be presented to and evaluated by SEEDS Capital’s Investment Committee comprising experienced industry & investment executives.
Investment Amount

General Tech

Investment cap for each startup

S$2M from SEEDS Capital


Co-investment ratio(SEEDS capital : co-investor)
  • 7:3 up to the first S$250K from SEEDS Capital
  • 1:1 thereafter, up to S$2M

Deep Tech

Investment cap for each startup

S$4M from SEEDS Capital


Co-investment ratio(SEEDS capital : co-investor)
  • 7:3 up to the first S$500K from SEEDS Capital
  • 1:1 thereafter, up to S$4M