Application

If you are a first or second time impact fund manager interested in working with us and joining the Capria network, please download the application and submit your information. We review applications on an ongoing basis and we are currently evaluating applications for Cohort 2. If you are interested in participating in a future Cohort, feel free to submit your application as soon as it is ready. We look forward to hearing from you.

Capria is currently only processing applications from teams investing in emerging markets.  We will potentially consider applications from teams based in developed markets at a later date.

Our Business Model: We provide risk capital and significant multi-year acceleration services and receive a share of management revenues and profits from the created fund(s) in return. We look to align interests based on each fund manager’s long term success and therefore do not charge any upfront fees to participate.

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We look forward to seeing your application and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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The Process

Capria Accelerator Process

Selection Criteria

We expect fund managers to come from a variety of backgrounds. At a minimum, fund management teams should have previous investing or entrepreneurial experience (10+ years), an initial investment thesis and a proposed fund structure.  The team must also show traction identifying and engaging with both potential funders and portfolio companies.

If you're working to create a new fund, we look forward to hearing from you and seeing your application.

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Fund Manager Qualifications & Experience

  • All-in entrepreneur commitment and aptitude
  • Prepared to make a full-time commitment for 10+ years
  • Team of at least two Partners/Principals
  • Experience scaling businesses
  • Investment experience (personally or at another firm)
  • Personal commitment to impact
  • Self-reliant yet eager to listen, learn and improve
  • Ready to invest a material amount of personal capital
  • Willing to take startup-level compensation for first 3-5 years
  • Relevant experience in the target market
  • Strong deal pipeline and deal flow channels
  • Fundraising progress and momentum
  • Ready to spend a lot of time fundraising
  • Ready now to run hard to get to fund first close

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