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An Annual Showcase of Impact Investment Fund Managers
Capria Ventures LLC
Years of Operation: 3 – 5 years
% of Capital from Top 3 Investors: Less than 25%
Leadership and Team
Dave Richards – Co-Founder & Managing Partner More Info
Dave Richards is an experienced entrepreneur, executive, and global early-stage investor. Co-founded Capria. Co-founded Unitus Seed Fund, the leading venture impact seed fund in India. Previously, Developed and led multiple high-growth technology businesses at RealNetworks, Sybase and Symantec from startup to multiple hundred million dollar global enterprises.
Will Poole – Co-Founder & Managing Partner More Info
Will Poole is a serial entrepreneur and venture investor, focused on improving ecosystems that bring opportunity to low-income populations. In 2012, he co-founded Unitus Seed Fund. Will's career started by founding two startups at the dawn of the PC era, working in the early days at Sun Microsystems, and pioneering e-commerce at eShop which was acquired by Microsoft in 1996. At Microsoft, he ran the $13B global Windows business and started their product focus on emerging markets.
Srikrishna Ramamoorthy – Partner More Info
Srikrishna brings both entrepreneurial and investing perspectives with extensive experience in impact investing, consulting and implementation. Srikrishna joined Unitus Seed Fund as a Partner to setup and lead India operations in 2012. Unitus Seed Fund is now the leading venture seed fund supporting startups innovating for the masses in India.
Radha Kizhanattam – Principal More Info
Radha has deep operational experience in building and commercializing technology products for global markets. As a member of the screening committee at Mumbai Angels, Radha helped evaluate and make early stage technology venture investments. She is also a mentor at NSRCEL @ IIM Bangalore working with very early stage entrepreneurs. Previously, she led marketing at GupShup, a mobile social space startup. Prior to that, at Texas Instruments she built and managed diverse teams to deliver chipsets across multiple industry verticals. An expert in the mobile and telecommunications space, she architected, developed and deployed wireless infrastructure systems and applications for Motorola. Radha has a Masters in Computer Science from NITK and an MBA from IIM Bangalore.
Jack Knellinger – Principal More Info
Jack Knellinger is an entrepreneur with a lifelong commitment to impact. He has over a decade of experience as a social innovator launching and leading new ventures across multiple sectors and geographies. In 2014, Jack was selected to join Social Enterprise Alliance’s inaugural nationwide “50 under 40″ cohort sponsored by American Express supporting emerging leaders.
Percentage of Total Assets Under
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