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The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.

who we are

SMEFUNDS CAPITAL LIMITED is a venture capital (VC) firm focused on investing and facilitating investments in climate impact and resilient enterprises and projects, as well as developing the capacities of critical actors in climate impact ecosystem, in Nigeria, and across Africa.

SMEFUNDS Capital is a subsidiary of the SMEFUNDS Group, founded over 12 years ago, with the strategic focus to attract institutional funding to incubate transformational social enterprises in Nigeria.

We also provide our clients with innovative and a blend market-led and client-led sustainable solutions. Our goal is to provide value to our clients and establish sustainable and mutually beneficial relationship of trust and empathy.

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”

what we do

Our services

Our Services / Business Model

Financial Advisory

SMEFUNDS Capital engages different business ecosystems within the climate impact sectors in order to identify, profile, originate, and properly position commercially viable and socially responsible climate impact and resilient projects and enterprises for the best-suited type of funding.

We also strategically collaborate with different local and international institutional fund providers and impact investors to design sustainable and innovative funding structures that are best suited for bankable climate impact and resilient projects and enterprises in Nigeria and across Africa.

Capacity Development

SMEFUNDS Capital collaborates with reputable and experienced training institutions and capacity development centres to provide holistic and well grounded workshops and training for the target market. Key training areas are: climate and green finance, environmental, social and governance, environmental, social and impact assessment in investment decisions, sustainable finance, and carbon trading, to name a few.

Climate Actions And Sustainability Advocacy

SMEFUNDS Capital supports vibrant existing and start-up NGOs that are focused on implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related at the level of communities across Nigeria and Africa via community engagement activities and programs. The programs covers, but not limited to the following: waste disposal and recycling, clean energy, education, gender equality, strategic partnerships, and others.

We also collaborate with youthful and globally recognized NGOs and groups to carry out climate and SDGs action education via campus and universities outreach programs.

Climate Impact Funds

Our Climate Impact Funds are co-created in collaboration with strategic partners, from fund providers, capacity development partners, and SMEs and businesses. Climate Impact Funds are targeted at implementing strategic climate mitigation and adaptation projects and enterprises leveraging technology, innovative blended financing and credit enhancement, and aims at contributing to the achievement of the host country’s Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement on Combating Climate Change.

Our real heroes

Our Team

Executive Team

Dr Jubril Adeojo

Managing Director

Ayokunle Ilesanmi

Senior Advisor, Deal & Investment Origination

Roshni Durve

Senior Advisor / Director – UK & Europe

Robert Dellner

Senior Advisor – Global Director

Ayodele Oluwaropo

Transaction & Portfolio Associate

Caleb Adeyeni

Financial Controller & Compliance

Technical Advisory Team

Dr Ituwa Eugene

ESIA, Carbon Trading & Circular Economy Advisor

Dr Bankole Allibay

ESIA, ESG & Sustainability Advisor

Ibrahim Salau, ISSP CSP

ESIA & ESG Advisor

Femi Oye

Renewables & Green Economy Advisor

Engr. Maryam Njie

Certified IFC Edge Building Professional

Mrs. Carole Ramella

Business/Enterprise Acceleration Advisor

Engr. Obinna UKWU

Certified IFC EDGE Building Expert

Dr. Paul ABOLO, PhD

ESG & Sustainability Advisor

Share Your Idea

Just a single Idea is the heart of the Matter to change the landscape or the world! We seek to hear more about your unique solution you are bringing to the world. What is the problem you are solving and how innovative is it?

We are willing to provide the external factor (Capital you need to turn your idea into reality).

Our team will review it and revert to you quickly!

Meet our global partners

Our Partners

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