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    Renew Capital Invests in Ugandan Fintech Firm to Improve Access to Africa’s Capital Markets

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    Renew Capital, a prominent Africa-focused impact investment firm, has announced its strategic investment in Level Africa, a pioneering Ugandan fintech company dedicated to democratizing access to Africa’s capital markets. This investment marks a significant milestone in the quest to make investment opportunities more inclusive and accessible across the continent.

    Level Africa’s innovative fintech platform is poised to revolutionize the traditional investment landscape, offering a streamlined approach to investing in bonds, stocks, and other financial instruments available in African markets. Abraham Banaddawa, Co-Founder of Level Africa, emphasizes the platform’s commitment to simplifying the investment process, making it accessible to a wider range of investors.

    “Level Africa is on a mission to redefine how individuals engage with Africa’s capital markets,” says Banaddawa. “Our platform eliminates the complexities associated with traditional investment channels, allowing users to invest in just five minutes using their smartphones or laptops. We aim to empower both seasoned investors and newcomers, democratizing access to investment opportunities across Africa.”

     

    Renew Capital’s decision to invest in Level Africa underscores the fintech company’s growing significance in the African investment sector. Known for backing innovative ventures with high-growth potential, Renew Capital views Level Africa as a catalyst for positive change in the investment landscape.

    Diana Njuguna, Senior Investment Manager for Renew Capital in Uganda, elaborates on the firm’s rationale behind the investment. “We are excited to support Level Africa in their mission to make investing more inclusive and accessible,” says Njuguna. “Level Africa’s innovative approach aligns perfectly with Renew Capital’s vision of fostering sustainable social impact through investment. By backing Level Africa, we are not only investing in a promising venture but also contributing to the advancement of Africa’s financial ecosystem.”

    Renew Capital manages investments on behalf of the Renew Capital Angels, a global network comprising angel investors, foundations, and family offices seeking both financial returns and sustainable social impact. The firm’s investment in Level Africa underscores its commitment to supporting innovative companies driving positive change across Africa.

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