Leading Venture Capital Firm Changes Name
San Francisco, USA. & Bangkok, Thailand. – June 7, 2017
Unitus Impact Partners today announced that it has become PATAMAR CAPITAL (Patamar.com) – a move that reinforces the firm’s continued evolution and commitment to South and South-East Asia’s early stage ventures.
The announcement was made at the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network 2017 conference in Bangkok, Thailand.
Geoff Woolley, CEO said “ We are excited to share our new name with the world. We believe it will help us stand out even more clearly in the years to come. We are proud to have spent the last six years building an enviable reputation for our deep commitment to visionary entrepreneurs across South and South-East Asia. As Patamar Capital, we look forward to continuing our growth as the region’s leading venture capital firm focused on applying our experience and knowledge to help improve the lives of low income populations in Asia.”
Lee FitzGerald, Managing Partner added “Becoming Patamar Capital is a fitting expression of our firm’s evolution as we prepare for the next stage of our journey together with our investors and portfolio companies.”
Beau Seil, Managing Partner commented “Our new name is inspired by sailing vessels used across the Indian Ocean – we believe it perfectly reflects our solid commitment to helping entrepreneurs transport their success to other fast growing markets across Asia.”
ABOUT PATAMAR CAPITAL
Patamar Capital exists to open up better opportunities for Asia’s underserved communities so they can improve their lives. It invests in and supports visionary entrepreneurs solving South and South-East Asia’s most pervasive problems at scale. Patamar Capital is a member of the Unitus family of entities, an organization committed to increasing opportunities for low income communities to increase their income and improve their well being.
Patamar I: the firm’s $45m venture capital fund has helped improve the economic lives of over 1.5 million people with low incomes across the region. Since 2011, it has invested in over 15 companies across 6 countries – including Ruma, Micro Benefits and Topica Edtech Group.