John Ewoi Joins Verdant Capital as E&S and TAF Manager

John joins Verdant Capital as Environmental & Social and Technical Assistance Facility Manager. He is an experienced environmental and social expert with technical expertise in environmental and social impact assessment and best international practices for project financing. His experience spans 7 years of managing environmental and social risks, conducting environmental impact assessments and management, and implementing land access and resettlement plans. He is experienced in the development of Environmental and Social Management Systems (“ESMS”) and Environmental and Social Management Plans (“ESMP”) for private sector clients. Before joining Verdant Capital, John worked in the oil and gas industry with Tullow Oil, […]

Nomanini launches StockNow, a digital retailer solution, to bring affordable working capital to Africa’s informal retail markets

Nomanini, a pioneering integrated digital fintech platform that connects merchants, distributors and service providers to overcome fragmentation, launches StockNow, a digital retailer solution, to bring affordable working capital to Africa’s informal retail markets.  StockNow is an easy-to-use app that makes it possible for informal micro and small retailers to purchase stock digitally and conveniently. The app connects retailers to distributors of global FMCG brands relevant in the general trade market, enabling retailers to purchase goods using stock advances to keep their shelves stocked with essential goods, ensuring business continuity and support for last-mile consumers.  Ten million informal retailers in Africa […]

Video Africa 2023 – Save the Date! March 21 – 24

Verdant Capital hosted its third annual Video Africa virtual investor conference on March 2022. Over the three days, more than 105 one-on-one meetings were held with thirty-one leading relevant investors from eleven countries and sixteen of our specially selected clients with operations in thirteen countries across Africa, ranging from fintechs to inclusive financial institutions. Represented were microfinance banks, credit-only institutions, innovative credit businesses, technology-driven leasing businesses, payment companies and insurtechs who are currently raising debt or equity through Verdant Capital’s investment banking businesses. The first Video Africa was held in 2020 within the first weeks of the disruption caused by the Covid-19 […]