Crowdfunding Solar Energy in Africa

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Written by Akachi Obijiaku Access to electricity in Africa is poor; over 45% of sub-Saharan Africans (almost a billion people) are without energy access. Current deployment rates suggest that it will be 2080 before every African has adequate access. Further compounding the problem is that over 60% of the energy supply in Africa is from […]

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Introducing the AlliedCrowds Capital Finder

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Here at AlliedCrowds, we’re committed to helping organizations and entrepreneurs in emerging markets to find sources of capital for their ventures. To date, most of this has been concentrated on crowdfunding — and we see a lot of potential for growth there in the coming months and years. For entrepreneurs, however, crowdfunding may not always […]

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June 15: Conference on Crowdfunding in East Africa

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Interested in P2P lending and crowdfunding in East Africa? Don’t miss the ‘Funding the Frontier: Peer-to-Peer Finance On the Move in East Africa?‘ conference in Nairobi later this month! “Successful P2P finance requires more than willing entrepreneurs, investors and philanthropists,” stressed Joe Huxley, Strategic Partnerships and Opportunities Co-ordinator at FSD Africa. “We’d like to start a conversation […]

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