Africa is Changing. Are You Keeping Up?
Tired of giving? Want more from your investments? Need a guide? It’s time to shift our strategy. It’s time to invest in Africa.
Let's Move from Giving to Investing
RENEW was founded on a simple idea: that Africa’s future lies in its local private sector. We have a vision to build the most successful small and medium enterprise (SME) investment firm in Africa. Today, RENEW is one of the most active SME investment firms in East Africa, and we're just getting started. We partner with investors to turn SMEs into market leaders. We work with the development community to build vibrant private sector ecosystems that foster SME growth. We care about generating returns, creating good jobs, empowering women and building prosperous nations. Ultimately, we believe it's the local private sector's job to do much of the work that charity is funding...and we're seeing it happen across our portfolio.
THE RENEW MODEL
How to Grow a Company, Build a Nation and Leave a Legacy
Apply to Invest
Build an Ecosystem
Grow Your Company
Investors enjoy monthly pipeline calls, experience Econ-Tourism Trips, build relationships with other investors and leave a legacy through their investments.
WHERE WE WORK
Local Offices, Local Teams, In Each and Every Country
RENEW is an investment adviser registered in the State of Colorado with local offices in Ethiopia, Uganda and Rwanda. RENEW founded and manages the Impact Angel Network and other blended finance vehicles. RENEW specializes in SME investing in Africa because we believe SMEs have the greatest potential for financial returns and job creation. RENEW provides a turnkey investment management service and an innovative private sector development model called The Exchange.
Results as of 2021