Investing in and supporting 40 entrepreneurs setting up early-stage impact venture funds; Leveraging Unitus’ 15 years of experience accelerating financial services startups
8 September 2015, Seattle– Capria announced today the launch of Capria Accelerator, the first global business accelerator for impact VCs. Capria will invest in, support and help capitalize new fund managers backing early-stage startups primarily in markets including South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. The program will provide capital, tools, training, technical know-how, fundraising support, investment support, and opportunities for peer learning through connection to a growing global network of impact fund managers.
Capria is the newest venture for Will Poole and Dave Richards, co-founders of Unitus Ventures (formerly Unitus Seed Fund), the leading venture seed fund investing in startups innovating for the masses in India. They are also joined by David Riley, a sought-after specialist in fund formation, structuring, analysis and review. Capria will be leveraging Unitus’ 15 years of experience setting up multiple international pioneering venture funds and an investment bank, which have collectively raised over $1.2 billion.
Applications are now open for fund managers interested in partnering with Capria from fund formation to full scale investment execution.