We have new members in our lovely office space this month! This month we would like to welcome Bamboo Capital Partners
Bamboo Capital Partners is a commercial private equity firm making investments that matter. It finds game-changing businesses then applies a mix of geographical and sector expertise to deliver financial and social returns. Experts in energy, healthcare and financial services globally, Bamboo has offices in Luxembourg, Geneva, Bogota, Nairobi and Singapore.
Since Bamboo launched in 2007 it has proved that private capital can be profitably deployed as a tool for effective change. It has about $290m under management with a portfolio of 33 companies in over 20 countries.
We would also like to welcome to the Nairobi Garage family Fromtu ! Fromtu is a Digital Venture (startup) financed by Maersk. It is online B2B marketplace and trading platform with the vision to make trading simple. Their goal is to increase African trade by facilitating African exports, African imports and generate intra-Africa trade. The platform will help buyers and sellers connect, trade and facilitate the process of the trade. Fromtu is currently launched in pilot mode . The pilot is focusing on Kenyan suppliers and exports. Once they reach product-market fit, we will expand to the East African region and Africa. Karibu sana Fromtu!
We also wish to extend a warm welcome to Biocard Elite, Gilded and Bright Africa Ltd, and Finplus who just joined our Ngong Road office space! Karibu sana, Nairobi Garage is truly glad to be a part of your success story! Learn more here on garage community events and careers.