Brendan Mullen: Why we invest in ‘old, boring’ sectors in Africa

Staff Writer

By Brendan Mullen, managing director, Secha Capital Partners Secha Capital invests in established African SMEs in the consumer goods and agribusiness sectors. We refer to ourselves as an “impact investing (micro) private equity” firm, but people mistakenly assume that we are a venture capital firm. Their first reaction is often: […]

Blockchain Releases Farmers From The Collateral Trap


A Jamaican start-up has an innovative solution to help smallholder farmers—many of whom do not have the collateral demanded by financial institutions to access loans—build a track record of their production that is proving better than collateral. FarmCredibly creates a record for farmers based on their production and they do not […]