What We Do
We work with financial services entrepreneurs who are setting up new investment vehicles. We provide them with what they need to be successful.
Smart & Flexible Capital
Tools & Training
Strategy & Connections
We partner with fund managers, working together through five primary phases.
We have experience securing capital from some of the world’s most prominent individual and institutional investors.
We believe in investment strategies that produce both market rate returns and positive impact. Professional investing teams are the key to unlocking both.
Information, tips, and industry insight on early stage investing, seed fund management, and creating impact.
As we searched for candidate fund managers to join our accelerator, we simultaneously conducted a study on the impact investment ecosystems in a subset of countries in Latin America, Southeast Asia, South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. We noticed recurring global themes across the countries in the study, which we categorized into three sections: Investment[…]
This is the second of a three-part series on global themes in impact investing. We conducted a study on the current stage of the impact investment ecosystems in a subset of countries in Latin America, South/Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information on our methodology and the countries profiled in this study, check out[…]
Imagine having 20 minutes to pitch your fund to an investor. Now imagine you’re pitching a first time fund in a frontier market, and your audience is a group of 45 investors from around the globe with deep connections in the impact investing world. They have 10 minutes to ask you questions on topics ranging[…]
As we review applications for Cohort 2, we wanted to share a snapshot of our diverse applicant pool. Here are some exciting highlights on their target geographies, sectors and investment experience. We do review applications on a rolling basis, so if you have not applied yet, please do so as soon as possible! Click here to apply.[…]
Since launching in September 2015, Capria has received an incredible amount of interest from fund management teams across the globe. In our first nine months, more than 500 impact fund managers with varying backgrounds and experience have requested to apply to our accelerator program from over 60 countries. Capria’s mission is to invest in, support and help capitalize[…]
Capria Catalyst, our new webinar series for impact fund managers, kicked off on April 28th, 2016. The first webinar on “Successful Fundraising” covered the different aspects of fundraising process. Michael Newman, Capria’s head of Investor Relations, delved into the details of the fundraising journey through the lens of his recent experience raising the $23 million Unitus Seed[…]
The network effect is powerful and far-reaching. It allows people to learn from each other, share experiences and it is essential to professional development. “Simply being in an open network instead of a closed one is the best predictor of career success,” writes author and entrepreneur Michael Simmons. A 2015 report found that while both women[…]
My goal is to make Vakayi Capital the top impact-investing firm in Southern Africa. I still have a long way to go, but thanks to Capria, I am closer to it being a reality than ever before. The History of Vakayi Capital My partner and I met on opposite sides of the fundraising process. In the mid-90s,[…]
Capria is investing in and partnering with three managers from Africa and Central America; looks to expand geographical reach for Cohort 2 April 6, 2016, Seattle, WA: After completing its inaugural four-week Intensive, Capria has accepted 3 impact fund management teams into the Capria Network: iungo capital, Vakayi Capital, and Pomona Impact headquartered in Uganda,[…]
It’s hard to believe it but we’re already more than halfway through Capria’s inaugural Intensive. The Intensive is Capria’s four-week in person program that brings together a Cohort of fund managers who receive tools, templates, training, connections and access to capital in order to support the creation of their impact funds.You can learn more about[…]