CE-Ventures

CE-Ventures

Empowering exceptional entrepreneurs by investing in high-growth, value-driven businesses.

CE-Ventures is the corporate venture capital platform of Crescent Enterprises, focusing on strategic investments in early- to late-stage high-growth companies and select venture funds globally. The platform was launched in 2017 and initially capitalised with $150 million to be invested by 2020, 50% of which is targeted towards the MENA region.

CE-Ventures targets start-ups that offer synergies with Crescent Enterprises’ operations across supply chain management tech, medical tech, enterprise software as a service (SaaS), and niche consumer emerging tech, among others. The platform focuses on wide-ranging emerging technologies pervasive across industry sectors such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of things (IoT), and blockchain.

CE-Ventures partners with purpose-driven entrepreneurs and start-ups to catalyse disruptive technologies and generate long-term returns.

We invest in start-ups where we can add strategic value to the growth of the business by leveraging our operational experience and global market presence. Our investments in transformation technologies are an essential aspect of Crescent Enterprises’ mission to remain innovative and forward-looking.

Tushar Singhvi

Deputy CEO & Head of Investments
Tushar Singhvi

Patient and resilient capital backing new businesses that complement our activities

Partnering with innovative and purpose-driven entrepreneurs

Embracing disruptive technologies and new business models

Generating long-term returns

Focus Areas

Emerging Technologies

Emerging Technologies

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Internet of Things
Big data

EnergyTech

Energy-Tech

Industrial drones
Energy storage
Cleantech
Upstream oil & gas production

Enterprise/ SaaS

Enterprise/SaaS

Cybersecurity
Software
Infrastructure

FinTech

Fin-Tech

Blockchain
Cryptocurrencies
Payments

MedTech

Med-Tech

Medical devices
Biotech
Healthcare services

Supply Chain Management Technologies

Supply Chain
Management Technologies

Distribution
Trucking & Last mile delivery
Warehousing
Related technologies

Niche Consumer Emerging Tech

Ed-Tech

Virtual classroom/Immersive learning (AR/VR)
Learning management systems
Collaborative & social learning
Computer-aided assessment

Niche Consumer Emerging Tech

Food-Tech/Ag-Tech

Cloud kitchens
Food e-commerce
Smart Farming & Vertical Farming
Drones & Robots

Portfolio

Cohesity
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