Small Foundation invests in investment firm Capria Ventures to foster technological innovation

AFRICA – Small Foundation, a philanthropic foundation focused on catalysing income-generating opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), has invested in a hybrid debt facility with global investment firm Capria Ventures to advance enterprise-led economic development and foster technological innovation in the region. The partnership with Small Foundation will fund more such investors, while the collaboration will also focus on developing pragmatic ways to measure the impact of local partners’ investments in Africa. “Supporting highly leveraged opportunities to drive sustained impact in Sub-Saharan Africa is at the core of Small Foundation’s work.…

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Global Ventures secures investment from Capria Ventures for technology companies

MEA – Capria Ventures, a Seattle-based global investment fund-of-funds, has invested in Global Ventures, a UAE-based venture capital firm that provides capital and value creation for start-ups in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Capria has approved its investment in Global Ventures’ second fund. It represents the first investment Capria has made in the MEA region. The second fund is focussed on technology companies addressing critical needs and demands in recently accelerated industries. “Capria has always backed fund managers across the globe with aligned interests and incentives. Our collaboration is…

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