SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Mwezi

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing. What do egg incubators and mills have in common? Covid-19 has set back many off-grid solar […]

Scaling the Last-Mile Distribution Industry With Data-Driven Lending

In emerging and remote marketplaces across the globe, low-income consumers rely heavily on last-mile distributors (LMDs) for access to life-changing products ranging from clean cookstoves to smartphones. To take a key example, solar-powered products and devices, like solar home systems, have become instrumental in ongoing efforts to meet energy demand in under-electrified regions. And this […]

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Altech

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing. Tackling the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s energy crisis “In the Democratic […]

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in RDG

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing. Seeing Beyond Zambia’s Macroeconomic Risk “Zambia’s default fuels fears of African ‘debt […]

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Deevabits Green Energy

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing. Betting on Rabbits and Solar Meet David Wanjau, a Kenyan rabbit farmer […]