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Choosing a New Partner at Your VC Firm? Factor in the EQ

After twenty-three years of investing in a hundred VC funds and mentoring a good number of professionals who transitioned from principals to partners, I have seen many successful incorporations of …

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Venture Valuations – Up or Down?

Following up on my comments last quarter, the velocity of emerging market venture transactions have adjusted to what one might say is a corrected and sane pace – but the …

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VC funds still rolling as Northzone announces largest fund, while Salkantay is largest Peru fund

While capital infusion into companies took a summer siesta, some venture capital firms continue to see their coffers runneth over. Three years after raising a $500 million fund, European venture …

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Ascend Vietnam Ventures closes early-stage fund at $64m

Ascend Vietnam Ventures has closed its flagship, early-stage venture capital fund at $64 million, a top executive told DealStreetAsia. In June, AVV announced that it had exceeded its $50 million …

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The LP View: First-time Managers Deliver Better Returns but Fundraising Remains a Challenge

Emerging market fund managers and first-time fundraisers are seen to deliver better returns compared to their more established counterparts, according to Dave Richards, managing partner of Capria Ventures, who spoke …

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Capria Ventures Marks Its Debut in South-East Asia; Invests in ALAMI

Seattle, October 12th 2022 – Capria Ventures, a leading Global South venture capital firm,has made its first startup investment in South-east Asian region in the Indonesian fintech company ALAMI. Led …

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The Dilemma of Every Startup Founder: Acquire, Be Acquired, or What Else?

A little more than three decades of working with startup founders, I’m often called in to help with some of their more vexing challenges. One such challenge is around how …

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Final Close Announcement — Salkantay Exponential Fund LP

Salkantay Exponential Fund LP (“SXF”) is the first VC fund of Salkantay Ventures (“Salkantay”), an emerging manager originating from Peru, and the country’s largest venture capital fund. SXF invests in early-stage companies …

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Capria’s Annual Impact Report Highlights a 415% Growth of Collective Portfolio in the Global South

Collective investments by Capria and Capria’s network of investing partners exceeded USD 300 million across regions. Portfolio companies demonstrated resilience and impacted more than 31 million lives. Capria Network portfolio …

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If Web 1.0 was the Teaser and Web 2.0 the Trailer for the Future, then Web 3.0 is Definitely the Movie that Drives Us into that Future.

Like a ritual, we conduct Capria network meetups every now and then. Leaders from across some of the fastest growing/emerging economies of the world spanning from Seattle to Sao Paulo …

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