Advancing the next generation of impact fund managers in emerging markets

What We Do

We partner with fund managers targeting the global missing middle finance opportunity. We provide them with flexible financing, expertise and the support they need to succeed. And once they are ready, we invest significant capital in their funds.

Capria Invests in the Global Missing Middle Finance Opportunity



Capria Accelerator

Supports the creation of impact funds investing in businesses that will positively enhance the lives of millions worldwide

Capria Fund

Invests both in the GP and as a LP in the best local-market managers in the high-growth emerging markets of Asia, Africa, and Latin America

Capria Network

Amplifies the performance, passion, and knowledge of leading impact fund managers in emerging markets


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Capria is part of a diverse global community of organizations interested in deepening their engagement with the impact investment industry.



If you are a fund manager launching a new impact fund, please contact us to learn more about our investment and selection process. We accept and review applications on a rolling basis from world-class management teams interested in partnering. You can download the application to get started.


The Process

We partner with fund managers, working together through five primary phases.

About us

We have experience securing capital from some of the world’s most prominent individual and institutional investors.
Dave Richards
Managing Partner – “The Operator”
Dave Richards is an experienced entrepreneur, executive, and global early-stage investor. In 2012, he co-founded Unitus Seed Fund…
Will Poole
Managing Partner – “The Scaler”
Will Poole is a Social Technologist and venture investor, focused on improving ecosystems that bring opportunity to low-income populations. In 2012, he co-founded Unitus Seed Fund…
David Riley
Venture Partner – “The Ink Slinger”
David Riley is an experienced business attorney and entrepreneur, with over 18 years’ experience representing asset managers, institutional investors and operating companies…
Jack Knellinger
Principal – “The Pioneer”
Jack Knellinger is an entrepreneur with a lifelong commitment to impact. He has over a decade of experience as a social innovator launching and leading new ventures across multiple sectors and geographies…

We believe in investment strategies that produce both market rate returns and positive impact. Local professional investing teams are the key to unlocking both.

Recent updates

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