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About SunFunder

On June 20th, 2022, SunFunder was acquired by Mirova. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SunFunder is a solar finance business that connects investors to high-impact solar projects that improve the lives of low-income communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The company raises and aggregates capital to finance solar projects from both non-accredited investors on their web platform and directly from accredited and institutional investors through their Solar Empowerment Fund (SEF) note issuances. Its focus is on providing short-term, working capital and project finance loans for solar lighting, phone charging, micro-grids, and commercial solar projects. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Headquarters Location

Workify, 11th floor Wood Avenue Plaza, Wood Avenue / Argwings Kodhek Rd




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Latest SunFunder News

ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Impact M&A

Oct 14, 2022

ImpactAlpha, October 14 — The year has seen an uptick in impact mergers and acquisitions, including Mirova’s purchase of SunFunder to expand clean ... The post ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Impact M&A appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

SunFunder Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was SunFunder founded?

    SunFunder was founded in 2012.

  • Where is SunFunder's headquarters?

    SunFunder's headquarters is located at Workify, 11th floor, Nairobi.

  • What is SunFunder's latest funding round?

    SunFunder's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did SunFunder raise?

    SunFunder raised a total of $52.37M.

  • Who are the investors of SunFunder?

    Investors of SunFunder include Mirova, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Khosla Impact, Aster Capital, Better Ventures and 4 more.

  • Who are SunFunder's competitors?

    Competitors of SunFunder include TRINE and 3 more.

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