Capria is a global investment firm leading the largest network of fund managers collaborating to deliver superior returns in emerging markets
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Capria invests in venture capital, private equity, and other debt and equity funds backing early-growth businesses. Capria enhances fund managers’ ability to deliver superior returns through the network effect of collaborating fund managers, a proprietary investment platform backed by deep intellectual property, and advisory services.
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Recently, South and Southeast Asia has been in the news for being the latest favoured destination of impact investing. Over 32% of annual growth in capital deployed by global investors for impact investments was seen in Southeast Asia. There is however a long journey ahead for the region in order to build excellence at scale […]
Capria takes an innovative approach to adding value to the impact investing ecosystem. One way Capria does this is through The Capria Network, a deep trust and high collaboration peer network of emerging market fund managers committed to delivering superior results. This is the third of a three-part series exploring a few of the […]
Capria takes an innovative approach to adding value to the impact investing ecosystem. One way Capria does this is through Capria Network, a deep trust and high collaboration peer network of emerging market fund managers committed to delivering superior results. This is the second of a three-part series exploring a few of the ways that Capria […]
Based on the stock market fluctuations investors have started looking for assets that don’t get impacted by the fluctuations of FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google) shares ImpactAlpha in their recent article on investing in emerging markets during stock market routes. It highlights a recent study by Capria’s Will Poole and Dimitrios Lagias. […]
Venture capital firm, Vakayi Capital, has concluded its second investment project in Zimbabwe that will see a Ruwa-based hatchery doubling its output. The hatchery, ZimAvian (Pvt) Ltd, produces broiler and layer day-old chicks, which it mainly supplies to small-scale poultry farmers. The firm, however, needs an extra $250 000 capital injection to meet its growth […]
Capria to invest in and collaborate with two more Fund Managers investing in early-growth businesses in Africa in 2019
Joining the Capria Network will help fund managers in Africa access global markets and deliver stronger returns
Familia del Río and the deceased Paul Allen bet on Capria that enlists office in Chile (El Mercurio)
The organization, which seeks to support venture capital funds that invest in projects with social impact, also has the support of Bill Gates. Shortly before his death, the millionaire co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, made an investment of US$ 20 million in Capria, the accelerator of investment funds that focuses on impact projects led by […]
Capria announces first close of its Second fund addressing the $1 Trillion global “Missing Middle” investment opportunity
Vulcan Capital, Ford Foundation, and Omidyar Network invest in Capria’s new $100M “network fund” to gain exposure to resilient early-growth businesses in emerging markets; Capria makes first fund commitments to Adobe Capital and Fen Ventures as network-wide assets under management grow to more than USD $259M.
Market Brief: Local Consumption Expected to Drive Private Asset Resilience in Emerging Markets in the Event of a US Market Crisis
Emerging markets have historically been affected by US-initiated crises, as measured by their performance in their stock markets.
Capria Network Stories I: How to overcome fundraising challenges, the network effect no-one thought of?
Capria takes an innovative approach to adding value to the impact investing ecosystem. One way Capria does this is through the Capria Network, a deep trust and high collaboration peer network of emerging market fund managers committed to delivering superior results. This is the first of a three-part series exploring a few of the ways […]
Capria announces the release of a revolutionary support training platform for incubators and accelerators as well as their thousands of startups in emerging markets globally.
Marking the 3rd anniversary since Capria’s inauguration at SOCAP 2015, I wanted to comment on a few of our learnings about investing in and with fund managers in Africa. I’d also like to encourage both new and established managers to consider joining Capria’s growing global network, as our 7th investment cycle has just opened. As […]