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Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund

The Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund (EEGF), initiated in 2019 by Shell Foundation and FMO, provides catalytic financing for early to growth stage companies in Sub-Saharan Africa operating in the access to energy ecosystem. Aiming to improve affordable access to energy for homes and businesses, the fund is designed to provide patient, flexible capital combined with technical assistance that is currently lacking in the off-grid energy ecosystem. More

EEGF will finance more than 25 companies and predominantly provides mezzanine structures as well as equity and debt investments through tailored solutions to meet the changing needs of growing energy companies. The fund will be managed by Triple Jump and Persistent Energy Capital, a leading venture builder in the energy access sector in Africa, has been appointed as advisor to the fund. Persistent will provide hands-on operational support to energy companies to help them transition into the next stages of development.