- Nearly $9,050,000 USD invested in sub-Saharan Africa
- 6 investment companies in sub-Saharan Africa
Capria is a Global South specialist venture capital firm investing in tech founders and connecting them into a collaborative network. Capria activates strong relationships between founders and local VC firms in the tech hubs of the Global South. Capria manages funds with assets exceeding USD 200M. Small Foundation first partnered with Capria in 2017 to establish its Nairobi office, and more recently to scale global operations with a focus on the African continent.
Attendees at Capria’s Global Founder Network event
Capria unlocks access to finance for tech start-ups and for local fund managers across the African continent, seeking to establish a uniquely collaborative network in the complex economic systems across SSA. Capria and Small Foundation share commitments to early-stage, local investment, and a focus across both impact and commercial viability for a thriving, sustainable business ecosystem in SSA. Our investment in Capria supports the growth of emerging fund managers, enabling enterprise opportunities and job creation across the continent.
“Small Foundation’s support has allowed Capria to establish a local presence in Africa by supporting our local team in Nairobi. The team is instrumental in leading our sourcing and portfolio management activities in the region, expanding our capacity to assess investments and provide valuable support to our fund managers and portfolio companies.”