Annual Impact

Report 2021

Appendix

Capria invests in tech startups and funds in emerging markets that are profitably and sustainably improving the lives of millions of aspiring middle- and lower-income families. Capria has an inclusive approach to impact, applying global best practices of impact investment and ESG management to increase the resilience of our portfolio. 

Capria invests in tech startups and funds in emerging markets that are profitably and sustainably improving the lives of millions of aspiring middle- and lower-income families. Capria has an inclusive approach to impact, applying global best practices of impact investment and ESG management to increase the resilience of our portfolio. 

Direct Investments

Throughout 2021, we have shown that selection of companies premised on serving the essential needs of rapidly growing domestic populations delivers both positive social impact and unprecedented resilience.

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A game-based learning platform, having certified pedagogical games, delivering 60+ games, focusing on K12 games.

Sector: EdTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 1.0M
Jobs Created: 32
Primary SDGs:

SDG4 - Quality Education
Reengen

Reengen is a market leader in SaaS-based energy efficiency services in Turkey and the Middle East.

Sector: Climate
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 29.3K
Jobs Created: 35
Primary SDGs:

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Sendy
Sendy is the leading tech-enabled logistics marketplace in East Africa connecting businesses with distribution centers and logistics providers for long-haul inter-city and short-hop intra-city deliveries for e-commerce companies and large enterprises. Sendy’s last mile logistics platform provides a higher level of predicability and wages to motorcycle delivery drivers across Kenya.

Sector: Mobility / Logistics
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 16.4K
Jobs Created: 296
Primary SDGs:

SDG9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure
Curacel
Curacel is a Nigeria-based AI-powered platform that enables insurers to track fraud and automate claims.

Sector: FinTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 309.4K
Jobs Created: 39
Primary SDGs:

SDG3 - Good Health & Well-Being
Homelux
Homelux is a long-established real estate development firm in Zimbabwe supporting the development of low income residential stands (parcels).

Sector: Other
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 1K
Jobs Created: 77
Primary SDGs:

SDG11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities
Zimavian
ZimAvian hatches predominantly imported fertilised eggs and sell these as day old chicks. The chicks are raised for meat by mostly small scale farmers.

Sector: Other
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 2K
Jobs Created: 55
Primary SDGs:

SDG8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth
Seamless HR
SeamlessHR provides a cloud-based HR and payroll SaaS platform that helps SMEs and medium to large-sized African companies automate and optimize their entire HR process, from recruitment to payroll to retirement.

Sector: JobTech / HRTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 97
Jobs Created: 120
Primary SDGs:

SDG8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth
WhereIsMyTransport
WIMT is a mobility data provider that fills the mobility gap in emerging-market megacities. By digitizing information for every mode of transport, WIMT has become the de-facto source for public transport data in emerging markets

Sector: Mobility / Logistics
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 77.0K
Jobs Created: 49
Primary SDGs:

SDG11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities
TeamApt
TeamApt is a Nigerian fintech company deploying financial services in the rural areas of Nigeria. They are targeting Nigeria`s underserved and unbanked which account for 50% of Nigeria`s 200M population.

Sector: FinTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 126.0K
Jobs Created: 126K
Primary SDGs:

SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities
Eduvanz
Eduvanz is a new-age digital finance company that provides education loans starting from zero interest for students and skill seekers. Using their AI-based algorithms/predictive analytics, they are able to disburse loans effectively and with efficiency.

Sector: FinTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 19.4K
Primary SDGs:

SDG4 - Quality Education
Betterplace
BetterPlace is a full-stack enterprise solution to address India’s USD 30B market opportunity across all blue-collar hiring, management, and engagement needs. Betterplace solves the critical problem of unregulated wages and limited work opportunities for millions of job-seeking blue-collar workers (e.g. drivers, security guards, housekeepers, etc).

Sector: JobTech / HRTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 6.4M
Jobs Created: 796
Primary SDGs:

SDG8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth
Home Agent
Home Agent is the first home-based call center operation in Brazil that offers high quality agents at a low price point while providing social and economic inclusion to untapped sources of talent.

Sector: JobTech / HRTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 1.5K
Jobs Created: 1.5K
Primary SDGs:

SDG8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth

Agrofy’s web platform offers everything from farm equipment, vehicles, and machinery to farmland, infrastructure, and livestock feed, a total of over 200,000 agricultural products. Agrofy also offers a range of services for both sellers and buyers including lead generation, transaction management, insurance, and financing.

Sector: AgTech / Food
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 158
Jobs Created: 241
Primary SDGs:

SDG17 - Partnership for the Goals
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Mesfix is a platform that connects companies in financial need with a community of people interested in investing by buying fractions of discounted invoices through auctions.

Sector: FinTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 32.6K
Jobs Created: 43
Primary SDGs:

SDG8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth
urbvan (1)
Urbvan is a tech-enabled transportation network whose solution focuses on intra-city routes that offer a more reliable and comfortable solution and inter-city routes in addition to business mobility support services.

Sector: Mobility / Logistics
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 9.2
Jobs Created: 132
Primary SDGs:

SDG13 - Climate Action
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Aprende provides vocational courses to life-long learners in LatAm and in the US Hispanic Market aiming to build real equity among its end-users. Language barriers can mean the difference between earning decent wages for hard work, or working hard for small wages, this is why Aprende’s courses are specifically designed to help their users strengthen their English language skills along the way in order to secure better jobs and/or start their own small business.

Sector: EdTech
Low-Income Lives Impacted: 25.8K
Jobs Created: 621
Primary SDGs:

SDG4 - Quality Education
Paymob
Paymob is a regional digital payments enabler that builds payments infrastructure technologies empowering the underserved with access to financial services. Paymob is bridging the financial inclusion gap in the MEA region by enabling businesses of all sizes to benefit from the power of digital payments and what it unlocks.

Sector: FinTech
Primary SDGs:

SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities

Fund Investments

This past year, our investments and deep relationships with our local investing partners has allowed us to scale catalytic capital and tech-enabled impact across the global markets in which we and our partners invest.

Fen Ventures FI

Fondo de Inversión Privado Fen Ventures II

Fen Ventures invests in local Chilean innovative and sustainable technology startups that offer education, healthcare, and financial services.

Headquarters: Santiago, Chile
Current AUM: USD $23.6M
Investing in countries: USD $23.6M
Primary SDGs:

ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
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Angel Ventures

Angel Ventures is one of the most active and influential Pacific Alliance VC firms in Latin America. The firm invests in early-stage to early-growth companies.

Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico Current AUM: USD $71.3 Investing in countries: USD $71.3 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Deetken

Deetken Impact

Deetken targets the “missing middle” by providing tailored financing alternatives to promising, high-impact SMEs in the form of quasi-equity investments to finance working capital needs, asset purchases, and company expansions and/or acquisitions.
Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico Current AUM: USD $50.5 Investing in countries: USD $50.5 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Lateral Capital

Lateral Capital

Lateral Capital is an African VC fund investing in early to growth stage tech and tech enabled businesses.
Headquarters: New York, USA Current AUM: USD $19.5 Investing in countries: USD $19.5 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Unitus Ventures

Unitus Ventures

Unitus Ventures is a leading venture fund in India that supports early-stage tech startups with India scale and global potential.
Headquarters: Bengaluru, India Current AUM: USD $52.0 Investing in countries: USD $52.0 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Arkam Ventures

Arkam Ventures

Arkam Ventures is an early-stage technology fund partnering with outstanding founders with innovative ideas aimed at Middle India.
Headquarters: Bengaluru, India Current AUM: USD $106.0 Investing in countries: USD $106.0 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Genesis Alternative Ventures

Genesis Alternative Ventures

Genesis Alternative Ventures is Southeast Asia’s leading private lender to venture and growth-stage companies funded by tier-one VCs.
Headquarters: Singapore Current AUM: USD $75.0 Investing in countries: USD $75.0 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
SP Ventures

SP Ventures

SP Ventures is a leader in the Brazilian agriculture-investing space and is focused on innovative early-stage investments with the potential for regional impact across the agri-value chain.
Headquarters: Sao Paulo, Brazil Current AUM: USD $96.9 Investing in countries: USD $96.9 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Global Ventures

Global Ventures

Global Ventures is a leading VC fund focused on Enterprise Technology Solutions across the Middle East and Africa.
Headquarters: Dubai, UAE Current AUM: USD $138.9 Investing in countries: USD $138.9 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Pomona Impact

Pomona Impact

Pomona Impact invests in Small Growing Businesses across Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Ecuador in agriculture, basic services and the digital economy to help profitably scale their impact.
Headquarters: Antigua, Guatemala Current AUM: USD $15.2 Investing in countries: USD $15.2 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
AC Ventures

AC Ventures

AC Ventures is an Indonesia-based fund manager, formed as a strategic alliance between Convergence Ventures and Agaeti Capital, investing in early-stage digital ventures in the country from their third fund.
Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia Current AUM: USD $246.0 Investing in countries: USD $246.0 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
AVV

Ascend Vietnam Ventures

AVV is an early-stage VC firm empowering tech entrepreneurs in Vietnam to positively transform the lives of people everywhere.
Headquarters: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Current AUM: USD $49.0 Investing in countries: USD $49.0 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Atlantica Ventures

Atlantica Ventures

Atlantica Ventures is an African impact focused venture capital fund investing in tech and tech enabled startups solving country specific problems with proven technologies
Headquarters: Lagos, Nigeria Current AUM: USD $1.4.0 Investing in countries: USD $1.4.0 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Salkantay Ventures

Salkantay Ventures

Salkantay is a regional investment fund founded with the purpose of supporting innovative and resilient entrepreneurs who seek to improve the lives of Latin Americans, through the use of technology.
Headquarters: Lima, Peru Current AUM: USD $20.7 Investing in countries: USD $20.7 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Cometa Ventures

Cometa Ventures

Cometa invests in early-stage technology companies for the Spanish-speaking world since 2012.
Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico Current AUM: USD $106.1 Investing in countries: USD $106.1 Primary SDGs:
ESG Performance_Artboard 1-04
Report essentials-05Catalytic CapitalDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Capital Invested$1.9M$7.4M278%
Revenue Generated (USD)$2.5M$21.0M730%
Report essentials-06People & PlanetDec 2021Dec 2021% growth
Low-Income Lives Impacted$1.9M$7.4M278%
Female Lives Impacted$2.5M$2.5M278%
Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%
Female Jobs Created$2.5M$2.5M278%