Capria Ventures is a Global South specialist venture capital firm investing in applied Generative AI, connecting founders into a uniquely collaborative network.
We believe entrepreneurs are the ultimate agents of positive, transformational change across every aspect of our society and economy. With a focus on Generative AI, we are looking to invest in startups at the forefront of innovation, primed to disrupt traditional sectors, forge new industries and propel economic growth in the Global South.
Capria activates strong relationships between hundreds of founders and leading local VC firms in the tech hubs of the Global South – from Sao Paulo to Lagos to Bangalore to Jakarta.
Our new Global South fund will be investing in 20-25 early-growth tech startups in the entrepreneurial hotspots of Southeast Asia, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.
Prateek Shukla is the CEO and co-founder of Masai School. He is a recipient of the Times 40 Under 40, recognised for his remarkable contribution. He earned his B.Tech from IIT Kanpur and has held significant roles in companies such as Cenogen Materials, Quikr, and SPR Highliving, primarily focusing on marketing and business.
Fabio Boucinhas is an industry veteran and co-founder of HomeAgent. He holds a BA in Industrial Engineering from FEI and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Fabio’s extensive professional journey includes roles at companies like Yahoo, SKY Brazil, and Natura. He was honored as Entrepreneur of the Year in the Emerging category by Ernst & Young.
CEO and co-founder of Helium Health, Adegoke Olubusi holds a Master of Science from Johns Hopkins School of Engineering. Building upon his entrepreneurial passion, Adegoke is also the founder and managing partner of Magic Fund, the founder of KingsChat, and a member of the Board of Bamboo.
An entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in Latin America, Alejandro Larosa is the co-founder and President of Agrofy. He has obtained an MBA degree from IADE Business School. His entrepreneurial drive led him to co-found other organizations like Amauta Agro, FYo.com and Biond Agro.
Pravin Agarwala is an industry veteran and global tech leader currently serving as the Co-founder and CEO of BetterPlace. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering from Gauhati University and completed an Executive Management Program at IIM Bangalore. Before joining BetterPlace, he was the Vice President and Global Head of SAP Labs.
Siddharth Dialani is the co-founder and managing director of BharatAgri. He holds a dual degree in Biotechnology from IIT Madras. Previously, Siddharth worked in Operations at Housing.com and was recognized by the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2020. Outside of his professional commitments, Siddharth is a certified scuba diver who enjoys reading books as well.
Capria Ventures focuses on investing in tech startups in the entrepreneurial hotspots of India, Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa. If you’re a tech founder in these regions in the Global South with a solution to solve a problem at scale, reach out to us.
We invest in founders building startups that are driving the digital transformation of the world’s fastest-growing economies, creating opportunity for all.
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Unitus Ventures, a leading venture capital firm in India, is joining forces with its US affiliate Capria Ventures, a Global South specialist, to operate with a unified global strategy under a single brand, Capria Ventures.