Press / Publications

16 JULY 2013, ARTICLE
A Carrot to Improve the Lot of Farmers. Capitalising on the famous Ooty carrots, LEAF - supported by Aspada Investmetn Company - plans to take its fresh vegetable produce brand to more supermarkets.

9 APRIL 2013   PRESS RELEASE

Soros Economic Development Fund Backs Aspada Investment Company With $10 Million to Benefit India’s Low-Income Sector

19 SEPTEMBER 2012   PRESS RELEASE

Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in Africa

20 JULY 2012, ARTICLE
Texts Plant Profits for Malawi Farmers

2 JULY 2012, ARTICLE
Investor Reaches out to Underserved Sector

24 APRIL 2012, ARTICLE
LeapFrog Expands Insurance Industry in West Africa

2 FEBRUARY 2012, PRESS RELEASE
SONG Investment Company Announces New Advisor for India

4 FEBRUARY 2011, PRESS RELEASE
SourceTrace Systems Announces Series B Financing Round

29 NOVEMBER 2010, ARTICLE
Firm says phone messages to boost African farmers

22 NOVEMBER 2010, PRESS RELEASE
African Farmers Get Boost From IFC, Soros Economic Development Fund, and Esoko

23 APRIL 2010, ARTICLE
SEDF Invests in New Fund Targeting Small and Growing Businesses

01 MARCH 2010, ARTICLE
Fringe of Social Investing

22 JULY 2009, PRESS RELEASE
New Partnership Jump-Starts Development in Sierra Leone and Liberia

11 MAY 2009, PARTNER PRESS RELEASE
Soros Leads 3rd closing for IGNIA, bringing Fund I to US$40.7 million

19 FEBRUARY 2008, PRESS RELEASE
SEDF, Omidyar Network and Google.org Launch Small to Medium Enterprise Investment Company for India

5 JULY 2007, VIDEO
SEDF’s Vice President, Fawzia Naqvi interviewed by Tammy Haq for 27/7 (Part I and Part II)