BBOXX has received investment funding from a range of leading VC’s, Foundations and Family Offices. If you know an investor who would be interested in our work, please contact us

 

  • BEAM is an investment platform created by Bamboo Capital Partners to accelerate the delivery of modern clean energy to underserved people. BEAM invests in next generation utility companies leapfrogging traditional infrastructure through the use of smart technology.

  • The UK based Energise Africa initiative was set up by two leading impact investing platforms Lendahand and Ethex. It focuses on providing access to funding for off grid energy providers in Sub Saharan Africa. Through the platform, BBOXX has raised flexible funding to expand its operations in Rwanda and DRC.

  • In January 2018, BBOXX and TRINE agreed a partnership to raise €6million of crowdfunded investment for BBOXX’s solar home systems. TRINE is raising six €1million campaigns, with the recipients being BBOXX’s local Distributed Energy Service Companies (DESCOs) in Africa and across the developing world. Each €1million round of funding will go towards the installation of 7,700 solar home systems.

  • Deutsche Bank

    Deutsche Bank provides capital support to our operations in Rwanda.

  • The Shell Foundation

    Shell Foundation is an independent UK registered charity established by the Shell Group in 2000 to create and scale new solutions to global development challenges that are sustainable and generate large-scale impact.

  • KawiSafi Ventures

    KawiSafi Ventures is a $100m private equity impact fund anchored by Green Climate Fund and designed to finance enterprises with core business models that address the off-grid solar ecosystems in East Africa to provide universal access to energy to people located beyond the foreseeable grid connection and at the bottom of the economic pyramid. Lack of electricity and high kerosene use will be addressed through affordable clean household solar energy solutions such as solar lanterns, solar home system and solar mini-grids.

  • MacKinnon, Bennett & Company

    MKB is a Montreal-based merchant bank that sources, structures and manages private investments in renewable energy, urban infrastructure services and related sectors for its own account as well as for high net worth individuals, family offices, corporate clients and institutional investors. We target attractive risk-adjusted returns through investments in markets including solar energy, intelligent transportation, LED lighting and energy storage.

  • ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies

    “ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies” is the ENGIE solidarity investment fund that supports projects providing access to sustainable energy for impoverished population groups. The fund’s vocation is to invest in economically viable social enterprises and to enable them to scale up.

  • BPR (Banque Populaire du Rwanda)

    BPR finds its origin back in 1975, when the people of Nkamba, a village in the current Eastern province felt the need to have a savings and credit scheme, to help them grow financially and achieve better livelihoods. This is how the first Bank Populaire was born. In 2008, BPR transformed to become a commercial bank but while retaining its cooperative roots.Today Atlas Mara Mauritius Limited has 62.1% of the shares, strategic partner Rabobank has 14.6% and 23.3% retained by Local Shareholders. The latter having the main mission to help upgrade "BPR” into a fully-fledged retail bank.

  • Oikocredit

    Oikocredit is a social investor and one of the world’s largest sources of private funding for the microfinance sector, providing credit and equity to low-income earners and small businesses through microfinance institutions across the developing world. Oikocredit also directly finances trade cooperatives, fair trade organizations and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in other sectors, including agriculture and renewable energy.

  • DOEN Foundation

    The DOEN Foundation believes that a green, socially inclusive and creative society is achievable. The world is full of committed entrepreneurs eager to develop sustainable, cultural and socially-engaged initiatives. People who are not afraid to take risks while putting their pioneering ideas into practice. People who inspire others. The DOEN Foundation offers them financial support and brings them together to connect them. DOEN receives its revenues from three Dutch charity lotteries.

  • Bamboo Capital Partners

    BCP is a commercial private equity firm specialising in investing in business models that benefit low-income communities in emerging markets with offices in Luxembourg, Geneva, Bogota, Nairobi and Singapore. Bamboo Capital Partners uses a market-oriented approach to deliver social and environmental value and provide attractive financial returns to investors. BCP was launched in 2007 with a goal to demonstrate that private capital can be profitably deployed as a tool for effective change.

  • Khosla Impact

    "We invest in world-class entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving challenging, often intractable socio-economic problems through careful application of science, technology, and design or through creative business models. We believe in experimentation and encourage this approach among our entrepreneurs."

  • SynergyEnergy

    "Synergy Energy aims to meet the energy needs of those living in cities worldwide in 2030 by shifting the energy balance in favour of local generation and storage. We develop and invest our time and capital in technologies and businesses which efficiently and sustainably generate and store electricity at human scale; or reduce the use of energy in the home, in commercial premises or for transport."