Chandaria Capital

We invest with purpose, experience and networks

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Nairobi, Kenya
Sub-Saharan Africa
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Cars, Household appliances, Luxury goods and jewelry

Chandaria Capital is a Nairobi-based Venture Capital Fund founded by brothers and serial entrepreneurs, Darshan and Neer Chandaria. It is the professional investment vehicle for the Chandaria Group, one of the largest privately owned business groups in Africa. We are an early-stage, sector agnostic fund. We invest in scalable, high impact businesses that have unique competitive advantages, and are backed by committed, innovative entrepreneurs, creating sustainable long-term growth for Africa. 

We support the businesses we invest in and the entrepreneurs behind them. Our holistic approach includes mentorship, business development, sourcing talent, due diligence, raising capital, technology deployment, marketing and communications strategy, customer acquisition and exit strategies. We are industry-agnostic and have transformed several companies from early stage to high growth, blue-chip companies. 

Chandaria Capital’s team consists of a diverse and international group of founders, owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals who’ve built successful businesses across Africa and around the world. We have all the skills to ensure that an entrepreneur or business is successful. In support of our investments, we are able to leverage strong international networks, giving us access to world-class expertise in manufacturing, distribution, brand-building, logistics, supply chain management, property development and real estate, business management and consulting.

Chandaria Capital understands the significance an amazing team has on the growth of a company. We pride ourselves on being a dynamic and highly approachable VC, building our philosophy around not just funding, but all the values and benefits of being part of a successful and growing family of incredible entrepreneurs all across Africa.

We are proud of our growing portfolio of exciting companies like Mobius Motors, Sokowatch, Koko Networks, Kobo360 and Doorsteps UK.

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