GUWAHATI: NRL is collaborating with NEDFi Venture Capital Limited (NVCL) to support startups from the Northeast region by way of equity funding. NRL has so far supported startups through a Corpus Fund of Rs. 10 crore identified for the purpose under its flagship startup initiative, NRL iDEATION. With a view to create a self-sustaining fund, NRL has adopted an equity investment strategy in startups under NRL iDEATION by way of constituting an Angel Fund under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Alternative Investment Fund) Regulations, 2012. The Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) is proposed to be created with a total corpus of Rs. 30 crore. As required by SEBI guidelines for AIF, NRL has engaged NVCL as Fund Manager to manage the startup equity portfolio of NRL, stated a press release.