YAATRA Ventures

YAATRA Ventures is a platform that provides investors with a systematic and repeatable approach to deploying capital into energy, infrastructure, and value-added opportunities in emerging markets. The Opportunity - High demand for and 
low supply of power and infrastructure - Limited solid investment opportunities - Insufficient early-stage capital for developers Their Approach Apply Analytics and Build Relationships They utilize their deep institutional knowledge to target high-potential projects that are national priorities so they can bring projects to completion. Build a Pipeline of Bankable Projects YAATRA connects private investors, developers, and governments to support bankable projects Deliver Financial and Operational Returns They clear bottlenecks, manage risks, and optimize use of local capabilities to lower costs   Driving investments for unlocking productivity and supporting broad prosperity Why Africa? Market Size According to McKinsey and Company, to unlock its productivity, Africa requires “$490 billion of capital for new (energy) generating capacity, plus another $345 billion for transmission and distribution.” Focused Opportunities YAATRA will deliver financial and operational returns along specific value chains for economic growth and productivity. Their Experience Decades of experience in Sub-Saharan Africa Their team has many decades of experience working in challenging development projects throughout the continent. Their deep knowledge of local goals, institutions, and capacities helps us identify opportunities and bring projects to completion with optimal results.  
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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, D.C.
  • 5028 Wisconsin Ave NW Suite 100