Novastar Ventures East Africa Fund

Invested through
  • Hivos-Triodos Fund
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Defensive
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Balanced
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Offensive
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Dynamic
Asset ClassesPrivate equity
Aligned with SDGs
  • No poverty
  • Good health and well-being

Novastar Ventures East Africa Fund (Novastar) is the first venture capital fund at scale to deploy capital into early stage, high growth enterprises that design and execute game-changing business models for the Base of the Pyramid in East Africa.

The fund invests in companies that address a mass market need. Their challenge and ambition is to create and operate business models that make basic products and services accessible, affordable, and scalable, realising both a social and financial return. Examples include water and sanitation, and quality education.