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SEAF India Agribusiness Fund’s portfolio company, Abhay Cotex Private Ltd., was recognized by the All India Cottonseed Crusher’s Association of India (AICOSCA) for being India’s 3rd Highest Seller of Cottonseed Meal. Mumbai, India –The oldest and most well-established cottonseed association in India, All India Cottonseed Crusher’s Association of...

Press Release For Immediate Release September 11th, 2014 SEAF Afghan Growth Fund portfolio company, Harirod Construction, celebrated the inauguration of their newly constructed presidential guesthouse, with President Karzai in attendance Kabul, Afghanistan – SEAF Afghan Growth Fund (“AGF”) is proud to announce the completion of a new presidential guesthouse by...

SEAF BV has invested in Opus Sign Ltd., a graphics design and printing solution provider, owned and operated by two female entrepreneurs.  Dhaka, Bangladesh – SEAF Bangladesh Ventures (“SEAF BV”) has invested in Opus Sign Ltd. (“Opus”), a graphic design and printing solution provider catering to large...

WASHINGTON, DC – Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announces today the listing of three of its impact investing funds on Homestrings (www.homestrings.com), an interactive web portal designed to link experienced, individual investors with promising opportunities in emerging markets that were previously only accessible to institutional...

In the Fortune Magazine article ‘In Developing Economies, Equity Beats Microfinance’, Alan Patricof discusses the ‘even greater need to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)’ in the developing world as compared to microfinance. Describing SMEs as ‘catalysts for sustainable economic development, employment and the production...