Impact Fund Managers from Africa and South America Join Capria Network
Today Capria announced it has signed agreements to invest in four fund managers who have joined Capria Network, the leading global network of impact fund managers. Capria’s 4th investment cycle has begun, seeking connection with more managers in emerging markets. New Capria Network members joining existing managers from Africa, Asia, and Central America include:
- Brightmore Capital, based in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
- Edge Growth, based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa
- Odiseo, based in Medellin, Colombia
- Performa Investimentos, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil
“We’re excited to be increasing the flow of impact capital in emerging markets, expanding our engagement in Africa, and adding South America as a new key region for the Capria Network” said Will Poole, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Capria. “The missing middle finance opportunity exists in all of markets where Capria Network fund managers are investing. High-growth businesses in these markets can deliver superior financial results and industry-leading social and/or environmental impact.”
In its most recent investment cycle, Capria connected with over 100 teams from 38 countries, carefully screened 37 teams and ultimately selected 4 who will have the opportunity to leverage extensive advisory and acceleration services in conjunction with gaining access to a growing global network.