Founder & President

Derek Caldwell founded Kariba Capital in 2003. Prior to Kariba, Mr. Caldwell was Executive Vice President of Sunrise Securities for 14 years, where he primarily focused on private placements in public companies as well as business development and the financing of private companies. 


Throughout his career, Derek has focused on identifying and conducting due-diligence on opportunities and assisting management and investors in reaching their goals. Mr. Caldwell has focused on small and microcap companies, with particular attention to companies in the natural resources, healthcare, and technology sectors. Derek is interested in helping promising companies grow to reach their full potential while offering opportunities for investors to participate in promising, well-vetted opportunities.


B.A. Economics, Wake Forest University, 1989


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