The Argentine Association of Private Equity, Venture and Seed Capital (ARCAP) is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting the development of the Private Equity Industry in Argentina.

It seeks to stimulate local investments in companies with high economic, social and environmental impact and that can generate high quality employment in the country.

ARCAP Represents

Private Equity

Local Private Equity Management Companies and Consultants or those with strategic presence in Argentina.

Venture Capital

Local Venture Capital Management Companies and Consultants or those with a strategic presence in Argentina.

Seed Capital

Local Seed Capital Management Companies and Consultants, Accelerators, Incubators, Company Builders, Angel Investors, and Angel Investor Clubs.


Contributing to the growth of Argentina’s economic activity through the development of the Private Equity Industry and the country’s insertion in international markets.

Promoting investment across different sectors in Argentina to help develop and grow the country’s economy by creating and producing world class goods and services.


Creating and distributing information tools about the news and activities of the industry in Argentina, and promoting the generation of statistics and research on the contribution of these investments to the economy.

Encouraging the implementation of best practices with ethical and professional standards that facilitate the participation of foreign institutional investors in Argentina.

Representing the industry and its players at local and international level in business communities, government authorities, the academic world, and the media.


ARCAP was originally founded in 2009 with the same goal it pursues nowadays: To boost the Private Equity industry in Argentina. However, shortly thereafter, and although its members continued to be industry leaders in Latin America, a period during which it was inactive started. The association was relaunched at the end of 2016 and resumed operations in early 2017. During its previous stage, it had two Boards of Directors.

Founding Members