About IDFEC

IDFEC (International Development Fund for Economy and Culture) is a global startup accelerator and investment vehicle.

IDFEC is specialized in helping countries transform themselves into the innovation hubs of the future by working with internationally renowned businesses, scientists, and talents to identify the world’s most promising research and startup projects and by bringing these projects into the countries of its investors. IDFEC identifies startup projects with the help of leading universities and businesses, evaluates their scientific and economic outlook, and assembles a startup team.

IDFEC invests in the startups, helps them raise capital, and provides them with an acceleration program to turn its startups into successful businesses in the long-term. These businesses have measurably positive economic impacts and are a sustainable way to attract talents and innovation into the countries of IDFEC’s investors. The investors of IDFEC m sovereign funds and large investors from the private sector.

The investment portfolio of IDFEC is tailored towards the goals of the individual investors with primary competences in healthcare, renewable energy, mobility, agriculture, and technology. With currently about $120 million assets under management, the investment benchmark of IDFEC is at an annual return of 18%.

Investors receive access to startups with extremely well educated teams and advisors, their intellectual property and in return pay an annual management fee and a bonus dependent on individual investment milestones. If you are an investment broker or if you are interested in becoming an investor visit our investor-page.


WHAT WE DO

Find out more about how IDFEC turns promising ideas into successful startups.

attract Startup investors VC

Investors

1. Investment in a startup
investment company that
IDFEC manages for the
investor

2. Sharing research
projects and experts
from the world's leading
universities and
companies

Partners

3. Assembling a startup
team and establishing a
company for the most
innovative and promising
projects

Startups

4. Accelerating the
startups to run
successfully in the
countries of our investors
to create high returns,
while creating a positive
economic impact

how we work

Find out more about how IDFEC turns promising  ideas into successful startups.

1.

Identifying
projects that
could turn into
profitable
businesses
Find best startups

2.

Our experts evaluate the scientific and economic outlook of each startup
Startup Due Diligence

3.

Assembling a startup team with the most talented students in the world
Startup team

4.

Seed funding the startups with our  funds and with our VC investment partners

5.

Registering the best startups with the help of our legal and business partners
Investment startups

6.

Acceleration program with experienced   mentors and  partners
Acceleration program

7.

Supporting the startups in making a lasting impact on their local economies

our impact

Next to an expected 18% IRR, one of the main objectives for IDFEC is to have its investments have positive, local effects.

Economy

Sustainable
Development

Become a
global hub
of innovation

Create a culture for innovators
to flourish

Attract the
innovators of
tomorrow

Culture

Science