TIFAC Launches Revolving Technology Fund For MSMEs
by Irfan Khan
Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council(TIFAC) has set up a Rs30Cr 'Revolving Technology Innovation Fund' with SIDBI for funding MSMEs for development, up-scaling, demonstration and commercialization of innovative technology based projects. SIDBI will manage the fund on behalf of TIFAC.
The fund will provide capital asistance upto 80% of the total project cost, which should not be more than Rs1 Cr.
Innefu Labs, an authentication security firm, is planning to raise about R16 -23 Cr ($2.5 – 3.5 Mn) in Series A round for a 20% stake . The company intends to close the round in next three months and is in advanced talks with the VC funds.