Investment approach

Gaia Impact Fund invests in renewable energy ventures operating in emerging countries. As an early stage investor, Gaia Impact Fund provides tailored financial and strategic support to its partner companies. This comprehensive approach to investment fully reflects our vision of entrepreneurship as a driving force for sustainable, local and inclusive growth.

Support approach

We have designed Gaia Impact Fund to be an impact catalyst. Our methodologies are purposed to help our companies thrive while realizing their social and environmental impact. Our team gathers entrepreneurs and energy experts which together commit to design sustainable and human-centred solutions. In so doing, Gaia Impact Fund seeks to build long-term partnerships to provide state-of-the-art financial, strategic and technical knowhow.

Investment segments

Small-scale offgrid power systems & productive uses

Solar home systems, solar-powered productive appliances for smallholder farmers, solar systems for SMEs

Solar assets for commercial and industrial customers

Operators prividing lease-to-own or corporate PPA financing platforms integrated with EPC & O&M services

Minigrids for communities

Offgrid integrated generation and distribution systems addressing domestic and productive uses at a community or village scale

Solar Tech

Paygo-powered customers & lease management platforms monitoring, energy efficient hardware, data-intensive predictive maintenance


  • A Start-up or SME specialized in renewable energy
  • Operating mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia
  • Which hired an outstanding team and created a successful pilot