Kenya Climate Ventures

1. What is KCV Limited

Kenya Climate Ventures Limited, founded in 2016, is an investment management company that seeks to accelerate the development of the climate smart solutions  by providing tailored and targeted financial and managerial assistance support to innovative early  and growth stage businesses.

2. What KCV Limited does?

Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV) Limited invests in businesses/ business models  in agribusiness, water, commercial forestry, renewable energy and waste management.  Our focus  is working with SMEs/ private sector companies whose growing commercial success will have a positive impact on target markets and communities in Kenya.

3. What is the Vision of KCV Limited?

KCV Limited’s Vision is to accelerate access to transformative climate smart solutions in Kenya.

4. What is mission for KCV Limited?

KCV Limited’s mission is to be the most reputable commercial climate impact investor for private sector companies in their early and growth stage, with adaptive and unique investment criteria, partnership and value creation through financial and technical assistance.

We unlock the potential of private sector companies to deliver climate smart technologies/ solutions that transform underserved markets and create positive impacts to lives of communities in Kenya.

5. What is the main objective of KCV Limited?

Contribute to sustainable transformative social, economic and environmental impact through commercially viable enterprises.

6. What services do you offer?

i) Patient, Affordable Capital

We invest equity, convertible debt and debt in early and growth stage businesses which provide climate smart solutions, demonstrate sustainable competitive advantage, good management and ethical business practices.
We seek to maximize inclusive impact through commercially sustainable businesses/ business models.
For Early Stage Businesses, we provide US$ 50,000 – US$ 200,000 in debt, convertible debt and /or equity with maximum 7 years tenure.
For Growth Stage Businesses, we provide US$ 100,000 – US$ 1 million in debt, convertible debt and /or equity with maximum 7 years tenure.

ii) Technical Assistance and Business Development.

To fast track commercial and operational success, KCV Limited offers a package of wholesale and customized technical and business development support in; technology improvements, governance, business planning, financial management, energy efficiency, investor readiness and fundraising, marketing, mainstreaming environmental and social governance, mainstreaming gender lens investing and disability inclusion.

7. How many entrepreneurs have you supported?

KCV Limited has invested US$ 2.66 million to six agribusiness and renewable enterprises in Kenya.

8. What sectors do you support?

We support innovative or new business models; or a disruptive sustainable climate smart technologies/ solution that addresses specific challenges in renewable energy, agribusiness, water management, waste management and commercial forestry which will result to positive social impact that can be clearly measured.

9. What type of entrepreneurs do you work with?

We work with entrepreneurial organizations that share our belief in the potential of clean technology and sustainable development to offer new approaches to tackling pressing social challenges including environment and sustainability, employment, and economic well – being.

10. In which regions do you operate?

East Africa, Kenya only.

11. How do I get to work with KCV Limited ?

Contact us on:; (+254) 709 233101/102