Omnivore defines itself as a “financial first” impact investor, seeking to deliver market-rate venture capital returns, while impacting the lives of Indian smallholder farmers and rural communities.

Every day, Omnivore portfolio companies drive agricultural prosperity and transform food systems across India, making farming more profitable, resilient, sustainable, and climate-proof.

Impact of Omnivore’s Portfolio

(across Fund 1 and Fund 2 as of March 2021)

6.4 Mn

Smallholder
farmers
reached

USD 0.8 Bn

Economic value
created for
smallholder farmers

USD 1.1 Bn

Sales to
organized buyers

USD 0.4 Bn

Loans enabled
to smallholder
farmers

USD 0.7 Bn

Insurance
coverage
enabled

1.2 Mn MT

GHG emissions
avoided

0.9 Mn MT

Food waste
avoided

7.4 Bn L

Water saved

1.3 Mn hectares

Area under
sustainable
cultivation

8.2 Mn kg

Reduction in
chemical usage

We fuel the transformation
of smallholder agriculture.

Omnivore’s impact metrics are modelled on the Global Impact Investing Network’s IRIS+ framework and cover all 5 norms of the Impact Management Project. Our metrics also map to 5 primary SDGs and 4 secondary SDGs. We are a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment and in 2022, became the first Indian signatory to the Operating Principles for Impact Management. Omnivore was selected for ImpactAssets’ prestigious IA 50 list in 2020 and 2021. Finally, our impact mandate and reporting are BlueMark verified.

Omnivore Fund 1 invested in early entrants that laid the groundwork for the agritech ecosystem in India.

Omnivore Fund 1: Impact Report

Omnivore Fund 2 is investing in agritech startups building the future of agriculture and food systems in India.

Omnivore Fund 2: Impact Report

Omnivore Environmental & Social Policy

BlueMark Verifier Statement

Impact Principles – Disclosure Statement