Dave Richards

Managing Partner
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"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." – Wayne Gretzky

Dave Richards is an entrepreneur, business scaler, and venture capital investor operating across regions in the Global South – India, Southeast Asia, Latin America & Africa. He is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Capria Ventures.

Dave also co-founded Capria’s India operations (formerly known as Unitus Ventures).

His commitment to fostering social opportunity through business is evident through his involvement with Unitus Labs as a pioneer in accelerating the growth of microfinance and female empowerment across the Global South.

Dave’s extensive professional journey includes leading the consumer business at digital media pioneer, Real Networks and building B2B project management and enterprise database software businesses at Symantec and Sybase.

His entrepreneurial spirit led him to co-found several ventures, such as HelpHive, Bodega Ventures, and Nargis Library Recovery.

Dave has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia.

He enjoys working with ambitious, relentlessly driven entrepreneurs dedicated to innovating for the masses.

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Unitus Ventures is now Capria India

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.