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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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For someone who has been building the VC industry and ecosystems in LATAM since 1999, what is happening right now in the region feels very rewarding. The resilience shown during the pandemic is finally paying off, as the astounding numbers of H1 2021 begin to come out: a report from LAVCA (Association for Private Capital […]
Amidst a fast-growing techinnovation ecosystem, VC money has been flowing into the veins of startups in LatAm, which has nearly 30 unicorns. Yet, none of those startup ventures valued at $1 billion or more is an agtech company, although there are already 663 agtech companies in the region, according to Crunchbase’s data, and the agriculture […]
Susana García-Robles, la “arquitecta” del ecosistema venture capital de Latam: «En este momento lo que Chile necesita es un fondo de fondos»
La experta en capital emprendedor conversó en detalle con Startups Chilenas y repasó su rol en la creación de la industria regional y describió cómo debe ser este nuevo vehículo de inversión que se busca levantar a nivel local. Lo primero que se observa al entrar a su perfil de Linkedin es un «América Latina» […]
Capria Ventures is a global fund focused on emerging markets (EMs): LATAM, Sub-Saharan Africa, MENA, India and SE Asia. Our strategy is to invest in funds and in some of their portfolio companies. But we’re more than your typical investor! Capria is a global investment firm leading the largest network of fund managers collaborating to […]
Africa is the second-fastest-growing region in the world after Asia and home to six of the fastest-growing economies worldwide. According to AVCA, the total number of VC deals in Africa hit a six-year record high with a total of 139 VC deals worth USD1.4 billion in 2019 alone. Read the complete article on Private Equity […]
Early-stage venture fund Unitus Ventures is scouting to invest more in job-tech firms and at least for the next five years, they will continue to invest more in this vertical. India’s jobs crisis and aspiration to shift from informal to formal work is creating a big opportunity for new entrepreneurs and making it a key […]
Wuri Ventures and Capria Ventures invest USD $1.5 million in mobility data startup WhereIsMyTransport
Also joining in the $14.5 million Series A extension round are Naspers Foundry, AfricInvest, and SBI amongst others. This round follows up on the Series A led by Google, Toyota Tshusho and others, in which Wuri Ventures also participated. WhereIsMyTransport plans to utilise funds to scale up technology, to expand to other cities, and to […]
During the last five years, I have been working with the LatAm ecosystem both as an insider and as an outsider. This has provided me with insights about the spectacular evolution of the venture capital ecosystem in the region and how we got to the massive explosion of investments in the first place! To better […]
Raising capital for a new fund is always hard. But should you give preferential economics or other benefits to a seed anchor investor who makes a material commitment to the fund? These “VCs for investment management companies” are also known as GP stake investors or fund platforms. According to DocSend, “About half the VC firms […]
Africa-focused venture capital (VC) firm Atlantica Ventures is raising a US$50 million fund that will invest in tech and tech-enabled businesses from seed stage onwards. Founded in 2019 by Aniko Szigetvari and Ik Kanu, who have previously worked for the likes of IFC, Helios and Convergence and have extensive angel investing experience, Atlantica Ventures counts […]
“La oportunidad llama y hay que tomarla”. Eso dice la senior partner de Capria Venture, Susana García-Robles, al explicar la decisión de abrir una oficina para América Latina, siendo Santiago su sede. Con más de 20 años de experiencia en el Banco Interamericano del Desarrollo, la ejecutiva es parte del vehículo, que en su red […]
Continuing to share topical learnings and observations from my perch co-managing a $100M family of investment funds and a network of 20 fund managers who invest in more than 25 emerging economies, here’s a topic that we’ve been thinking about frequently: what comes after (or alongside) Ed-Tech? You may also be interested in my previous […]