People. Ideas. Business.
We’re a venture finance firm that provides essential capital to startups and small- to mid-sized enterprises from early to growth stages.
We invest in people, ideas and businesses that catalyze development and drive innovation for a brighter, more sustainable future.
Providing capital to make the world a better place.
India and Sub-Saharan Africa are at a watershed moment.
Whilst the geographic regions that comprise these markets are incredibly diverse, complex and increasingly sophisticated, they do share common characteristics. By many significant indicators, these markets are poised for explosive economic growth.
With increasing stability, governmental policies that have energized domestic markets, social and demographic changes transforming these societies, and international investment pouring in at an accelerating pace, these markets are projected to enter a phase of substantial and sustained economic expansion.
Further driven by a confluence of exploding demand, massively expanding middle-class consumer bases, increasing openness of trade, warming international relations, lower corporate taxes, and stronger regulatory and legal systems, roaring productivity in these regions has positioned them to become global powerhouses of innovation and development.
Changing the world through ingenuity.
At Equatorius, we look for new and ingenious technological solutions that can be applied across a broad range of sectors. We are actively considering deals in the following areas: AI, Mobility, Renewable Energy, HealthTech, EdTech, AgriTech, FinTech & 3D Manufacturing.
We are most interested in technology ventures that can scale quickly, and potentially globally, whilst addressing existing challenges in a novel way. We look for solutions that not only improve the lives of local communities but can provide for a better, more sustainable future.
What's Different About Equatorius Capital?
World-Class International Team
Deep and substantial experience in the US, India and Africa with a world-class team that spans from Boston to Nairobi; from Lagos to Mumbai.
Seasoned Fund Managers
Expertise acquired from 15 funds, having deployed over $400M in capital, participated in over 1,000 investment transactions, valued in the aggregate of over $40B.
Financial and Legal Expertise
Our team in comprised of CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CPAs, CFAs, CAIA Chartholders, Chartered Business Valuators, Chartered Certified Accountants and one lawyer.
Professional and Industry Experience
We have investment banking, capital markets, and advisory experience; as well as insolvency, restructuring, due diligence and technological expertise.
Successful Track Records
We have global experience forged at some of the world’s largest MNCs and financial institutions. We’re also entrepreneurs, having taken that experience and launched nearly 20 startups in the US, India and Africa.
Depth of Knowledge, Premier Education
Our team has attended the following: Harvard School of Business, London School of Economics, Oxford Saïd Business School, Hult International Business School and Stanford University, amongst others.
International Media Coverage
Our respective international media coverage includes: Forbes, Africa, The Guardian, Tanzania and UK, The Huffington Post, US, The Globe and Mail, Canada, CNN, US, CBC, Canada, Quartz, and Africa Digest, Africa, amongst others.
Strategic Partners, Collaborative Network
We have local in-market intelligence with strong, longterm relationships with strategic assets, cooperative affiliations, co-funders, influencers, professionals and governmental organizations.
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