Advancing the next generation of local impact fund managers in emerging markets
What We Do
We partner with fund managers in emerging markets who deploy early-stage or early-growth capital to promising start-ups as well as small and growing businesses (SGBs).
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If you are a fund manager in an emerging market, we'd love to learn more about your team and investment strategy. We evaluate funds on an ongoing basis.
Selected funds will receive an investment, access to the Capria Network, and benefit from deeply collaborating directly with the Capria team.
We have deep experience securing, deploying, and returning capital with some of the world’s most prominent individual and institutional investors backing us.
Managing Partner – “The Operator”
Managing Partner – “The Scaler”
Principal – “The Pioneer”
Venture Partner – “The Communicator”
We believe in investment strategies that produce both superior financial returns and scaled impact. Local professional investing teams are the key to unlocking both.
Information, tips, and industry insight on impact investing and fund management.
My journey into impact began in nonprofit consulting and management, with deep connections to impactful organizations in emerging markets
Capria launches Singapore office ahead of unveiling regional managers it has backed (DealStreetAsia)
Capria, a global impact investment firm managing multiple funds, has launched its Singapore office, ahead of unveiling the first set of managers from the region, it will be backing, a top executive with the firm told this portal. The development comes as Capria is set to hit the first close of its $100 million fund […]
Representatives of Corfo, the UC and investment funds discussed the opportunities to combine financial profitability with projects with high social and environmental impact. The importance of promoting an industry with a social impact in Chile was the central axis of the 2nd International Meeting, organized by the Association of Investment Fund Administrators (Acafi), where the Pontifical […]
Emerging market venture funds are underutilising recycling to boost returns: Dave Richards, Capria (DealStreetAsia)
As a global emerging market fund investor, we evaluate more than 200 VC/PE fund proposals per year across Africa, Latin America, and South/Southeast Asia, and work closely with a global network of 16 fund managers we have invested in. I have found that recycling provisions could be better understood and better utilized across the industry […]
Capria Network’s Unitus Ventures invests in Cyclops Medtech, a Neuro vestibular diagnosis based on eye tracking
With USD $1million investment from Unitus Ventures and others, plans to expand to 1,500 installations over next 5 years 19th September 2018, Bangalore. Bangalore-based Cyclops Medtech is revolutionizing the neuro-vestibular diagnostic space with a novel solution based on the established science of eye tracking. The startup recently raised USD 1 Million from marquee VC firm Unitus […]
What’s the biggest healthcare challenge for aging population? Ease of access seems to be the answer. Affordable e-healthcare technology such as X-rol Telemedicina, MediQo, Help Saude, etc. are changing the way how the region’s aging population is availing healthcare facilities. As technology fills accessibility and cost gaps by providing services which would be beneficial for […]
Capital Invent’s portfolio company, Drayson Technology is to give their investors up to 100% IRR. Drayson raised more than USD $75M in a public offering on the London Stock Exchange valuing the company at over MXN $5,000M. The company focussed on IoT initially but went on to tapping market opportunities and transformed into a clinical […]
Being one of the few funds that haven’t written off any of their investments, there’s something that Adobe Capital is doing right. Adobe Capital’s Rodrigo Villar has invested more than 20 million dollars in over 10 Mexican companies over 5 years. These continue to not only grow but also generate results that attract other investor […]
Quality limited partners will respect your boundaries on what you don’t share prior to their commitment to enter full due diligence on your fund. Recently, in a first meeting with an institutional LP, I was asked “How are you exactly allocating the fund’s carry amongst the team?” I responded, “We would be happy to share important […]
IFC to Invest in Capria Fund to Address the $1 Trillion Global “Missing Middle” Investment Opportunity
IFC makes second investment in Capria’s new “network fund” to invest in and provide support to more local fund managers in emerging markets. Seattle, Washington, July 31, 2018 — International Finance Corporation (IFC), the for-profit investment arm of the World Bank, has published its intent to invest up to $13M in Capria Fund, a new $100 million […]
We don’t like SAFEs, but this one saved us. Many in the tech investment sector are familiar with the acronym SAFE. It refers to the “Simple Agreement for Future Equity,” and was first coined by the seed-stage accelerator, YCombinator (YC). SAFE instruments have become popular with early-stage founders in Silicon Valley, and for good reason. […]
Capria Announces Partnership with Australian Government to Expand Early-Stage Investing in Southeast Asia
Targeted support to back local fund managers providing growth capital for fast-growing young businesses July 09, 2018. Seattle, Washington. Capria, a global investment firm advancing the next generation of impact fund managers in emerging markets, today announced a partnership with the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to expand Capria’s global investment platform […]