Renew Capital Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 12


  • Investments
  • 34

  • Portfolio
  • 22

  • Exits
  • 7


Renew Capital General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2007, Renew Capital is a venture capital investment firm based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The firm seeks to invest in African growth-oriented small and medium enterprises and private sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Angel Group
Impact Investing
Corporate Office
  • Bole Kebele 14, House New, Jacros, Galani Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa
  • Ethiopia

Renew Capital Investments (34)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Roam 14-Feb-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue
SawaEnergy 02-Feb-2024 00000 00000 00000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue
MPost 01-Feb-2024 00000 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
Opareta 10-Jan-2024 00000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Badili 09-Jan-2024 0000 00000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue
Octavia Carbon 03-Jan-2024 00000 00000 000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Tappi 06-Dec-2023 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Scale (Media and Information Services) 22-Nov-2023 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 28-Sep-2023 Early Stage VC 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
Flexpay Technologies 01-Sep-2023 Early Stage VC 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
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Renew Capital Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Ethiopian Sesame Co. 01-Sep-2022 Secondary Transaction - Private
Krotaj Tahini Manufactures 01-Sep-2022 000 00 00000000
Mama Fresh Injera 07-May-2022 000 00 00000000
DVentus Technologies 22-Dec-2020 000 00 00000000
Metad 01-May-2019 0000000000
ET Fresh Secondary Transaction - Private
Queen of Sheba Secondary Transaction - Private
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Renew Capital Management, Team & Partners (60)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Laura Davis Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder 0 0 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Emily Ziethen Chief Operating Officer Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Matthew Davis Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner 0 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Justin Reesor Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer Mississauga, Canada
Pranay Shrivastava Group Chief Financial Officer-Shared Growth Services Kampala, Uganda
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Renew Capital Co-Investors (30)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Digital Currency Group 1 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Factory 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mercy Corps 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 Series chart Industry bar
growX Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
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