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By Robert Vodicka III, SEAF Vice President, Business Development Since their inception in 2015, the SDGs have become the standard in impact targets, not only in the impact investment and development industry, but increasingly in commercial aspects of finance and other corporate arenas. We’ve seen the...

As SEAF embarks on its 30th anniversary year in 2019, we would like to thank our investors, entrepreneurs, and employees for a wonderful and full 2018. Over the course of the year, we scaled our operations across the globe, adding valuable new team members and...

December 13, 2018 SEAF has made Private Equity International's 2019 shortlist for two categories: Frontier Market Firm of the Year and Firm of the year in MENA. SEAF is honored to be nominated in each category, and to be recognized for our commitment to investing in...

Building a Global Company: Do You Have What It Takes? On March 3rd 2015, CEED Slovenia welcomed its 9th generation of entrepreneurs by hosting a networking event with 3 guest speakers from London, San Francisco, and New York City.  Bostjan Špetič, Founder of Zemanta based in NYC, Boštjan BregarFounder and...

SEAF CEO Bert van der Vaart spoke with Homestrings.com about forming SEAF, entrepreneurship, and emerging markets. To view the article: https://www.homestrings.com/news-and-analysis/2015/march/18/meet-bert-van-der-vaart-co-founder-of-the-small-enterprise-assistance-fund-seaf/#.VQma1mSUfnI ...

WEBINAR SERIES: THE HOMESTRINGS DIASPORA BOND Diaspora can play a vital role in the growth of the Macedonian economy, but the avenues to do so are often unclear.  How can Diaspora impact entrepreneurs, help create jobs, and add to the overall prosperity of Macedonia in a...

Warsaw, Poland—Global impact investment manager SEAF announced that that is has exited its positions in Matras S.A., the second largest book retailer in Poland.  SEAF had provided both equity and term credit to help the chain open new stores and renovate existing ones, expand its...

SEAF is launching a USD 8,000,000 investment and lending vehicle, supported by a business advisory practice, focused on Tanzanian agricultural SMEs in January 2015 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – SEAF is launching a USD 8,000,000 investment and lending vehicle, along with a business advisory practice, in Tanzania...