Investing in early stage, scalable businesses
Samata Capital LLC is dedicated to making private sector investments in early stage, scalable businesses in emerging markets that advance opportunities for women and promote gender diversity.With its first fund, Samata focuses on the dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystems in East and West Africa targeting high-growth industry segments including agribusiness, consumer products, financial services, healthcare and technology. In addition to providing capital to fuel growth, Samata offers additional support through strategic partnerships to ensure entrepreneurs have access to business service networks, governance expertise, coaching and other advisory assistance they need to build sustainable businesses. Investment Approach Capital for Growth Bolstered by Integrated Support
We invest in early stage, scalable businesses with innovative management teams building inclusive cultures that spur productivity and mitigate risk. In addition to capital to fuel expansion, we provide support to our investee companies through our team as well as strategic partnerships to ensure entrepreneurs have access to the expertise, coaching, and networks needed to grow sustainably. Geographic Focus
We currently concentrate on countries in Anglophone East and West Africa with an emphasis on Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana. Impact
We will work with each of our companies to implement best practice Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards. In addition, our investments and the support we provide to companies will directly contribute to SDG 5 (Gender Equality), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 10 (Reduced Inequalities). Individual investments across different industry segments targeted by Samata will also impact other SDGs.