future now

emerging markets

We believe we have been given the grace to work with visionary, last-mile focused entrepreneurs in lifting BOP communities out of poverty through the creation, nurturing and accelerated growth of small business ecosystems.

Our Objectives

In Africa, we believe it takes a village to raise a child. In Funema, we believe it takes an ecosystem to raise a sustainable and responsible company.

We channel this belief through the following objectives

Nurture and accelerate the growth of our ecosystem of small businesses collaborating with high growth startups in emerging markets

Enable the creation of direct and indirect jobs through our portfolio companies

Empower the next generation of entrepreneurs equipped to build the future

Our Partner Companies

We partner with remarkable founders solving cross-sector, last-mile problems in the informal economy

Osemo Borealis

Last-mile Inclusive finance that works

Osemo Borealis is a technology enabled savings and loans cooperative offering banking solutions to financially excluded businesses in hard to penetrate commercial clusters in rural-urban areas in Nigeria


Capturing last-mile intelligence of everyday products

Chekkit's mission is to provide real-time product authentication, consumer engagement and supply chain tracking services to producers of high quality human-friendly products.


Enabling businesses in the informal sector scale up

Limestart is enabling the financial inclusion of micro to small informal businesses in Africa

Veritas Vision

Building a scalable last mile energy distribution network

Veritas Vision is breaking down market-entry barriers and engineering sustainable demand creation and distribution of alternative energy solutions


Building the future of product personalisation

PitchPrint is helping businesses co-create products with their customers through their web based, product personalisation software.

our focus
We are building a prosperous
last mile economy

Financing your project should not take forever

‍We've been helping business owners structure their finances to access quick working capital.

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our culture

We are a vector Organisation

The successful growth of an organisation is the sum of all its vectors

- Elon Musk