Off grid energy startup BioLite secures US$5m investment from KawiSafi

KENYA – BioLite, a Brooklyn-based offered energy startup, has closed a US$5 million investment from KawiSafi Ventures, a growth fund investing catalytic capital to scale companies providing clean, affordable, and efficient energy to East Africa’s low-income populations. KawiSafi joins existing investors Emerson Collective and Disruptive Innovation Fund (Rose Park Advisors) to support BioLite’s plans to further develop innovative off-grid energy products for recreation and emerging markets. Through partnerships with over 30 distributors in emerging markets, BioLite brings clean cooking and solar home energy products to customers in 17 countries. Since…

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