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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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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 1: 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 […]
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 […]