GPCA Announces Inaugural Deal Award Winners

Recognizing Environmental, Social, Innovation and Gender Diversity Excellence NEW YORK, December 13, 2021 – The Global Private Capital Association (GPCA) today announced the winners of the inaugural GPCA Deal Awards recognizing investments with extraordinary outcomes in the categories of environmental sustainability, social impact, gender/diversity and… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Multiples Alternate Asset Management

Has your investment thesis changed or evolved as a result of the global pandemic and its impact in India? What role do you see for private capital in driving post-pandemic economic growth and recovery in the country?  India has been on the cusp of a transformational growth trajectory and the global pandemic has hastened structural shifts in the country’s economy. The unique identification system… Read More

GPCA at the Milken Institute 2021 Global Conference

Click to View Session Global Investors’ Views on China October 18 at 3:30 pm PDT / 6:30 pm EDT Despite lingering geopolitical tensions in the Asia Pacific region and ongoing structural transformations in China, global investors remain optimistic about the country’s investment opportunities. While the… Read More

GPCA at the 2021 Global PE Forum

GPCA partnered with the Beijing Private Equity Association to support the 2021 Global PE Forum (Beijing) on September 5, 2021. GPCA CEO Cate Ambrose delivered remarks on the Chinese PE/VC ecosystem from a global perspective, including preliminary findings from GPCA’s Mid-Year 2021 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis. Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Openspace Ventures

How has the VC ecosystem in Southeast Asia evolved for early-stage investors since Openspace Ventures was founded in 2014? Is the ecosystem at an inflection point, with the Gojek/Tokopedia merger and upcoming Grab SPAC? This is undoubtedly an exciting time for the venture ecosystem in Southeast Asia. There… Read More

Startup Spotlight

In July 2021, India-based aquaculture platform Aquaconnect raised a USD4m pre-Series A led by Flourish Ventures and Rebright Partners, with participation from Agfunder and 6G Capital, and follow-on from Hatch and Omnivore. GPCA spoke with Raj Somasundaram, Founder & CEO, about how Aquaconnect is using tech to increase productivity… Read More

Startup Spotlight

In July 2021, UAE-based cloud kitchen startup Kitopi raised a USD415m Series C led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, at a reported valuation over USD1b, with participation from Chimera, DisruptAD, B. Riley, Dogus Group, Next Play Capital and Nordstar.  GPCA spoke with Mohamad Ballout, CEO & Co-Founder, about… Read More

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