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Emerging Capital Partners (ECP)

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 35
Rounds per year 1.64
Lead investments 26
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 10

Areas of investment

  • Telecommunications
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Financial Services

Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The main department of described VC is located in the Washington. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Finance, Telecommunications. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Nigeria. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Wananchi Group, Oragroup SA, Starcomms.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1 partaker. Despite the Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), startups are often financed by Musa Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Liberty Global Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Thawer Capital Management (UK).

The top activity for fund was in 2008. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 64 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$15K17 Mar 2022 Arnhem, Gelderland, The Netherlands


Renewable Energy
$250M07 Aug 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


$250M30 Jun 2021 California, United States

Atlas Bottling Corporation

Food and Beverage
Packaging Services
14 Mar 2014 Algeria

IHS Towers

$32M26 Oct 2011 Lagos

Media and Entertainment
Satellite Communication
$25M22 Sep 2009 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya


Building Material
$12M30 Jul 2009 -


Rental Property
27 Jul 2009 -

Financial Services
29 Apr 2009 Casablanca, préfecture d'arrondissements de Casablanca-Anfa عمالة مقاطعات الدار البيضاء أنفا, Morocco


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