MPower is a tech4impact venture tackling the challenges of energy access and financial inclusion in emerging markets. As local SMEs are key to the socioeconomical development of these countries, MPower creates a B2B platform to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs: We provide turnkey solutions for local partners to finance and deploy affordable clean energy to households & SMEs. This allows them to focus on sales, while MPower’s solution – backed up by our innovative software – help them scale.
What we offer
High quality solar products
We provide high quality Plug&Play solar kits and energy-efficient appliances for domestic and productive use.
Our in-house software
MPower’s software tracks and digitizes all operations and leverages data to improve financial inclusion of our end-users
Access to financing
We offer an inclusive financing solution to both our partners and our end-users, making clean energy affordable to everyone.
Where can you find us
MEMBER OF THE BOARD
Renat is an entrepreneur and pioneer in the field of sustainability, climate change and renewable energies. Graduated from Harvard and ETH Zürich, he is the CEO of South Pole, member of Climate-KIC and WEF’s Global Agenda Council on Climate Change and has been elected “Social Entrepreneur of Switzerland” by the World Economic Forum in 2011.
Michael is a dedicated professional with a passion for impact investing. Also a Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni, he worked for different NGOs and international organizations (FS-UNEP, CAF, Perspectives) before joining MPower. Michael is an expert in sustainable finance, business development, fundraising and Africa.
Manuel is an entrepreneur and renewable energy enthusiast. After an M.A at Johns Hopkins SAIS, Manuel worked extensively in the solar sector (Yingli Solar, Q-Cells), as well as for Deutsche Bank. Together with Michael and Greg, he decided to found MPower in 2017. His expertise includes solar, strategy, business development and Africa.
Gregor is a driven business and finance expert. After pursuing an MBA at the IE Business School in Madrid, he worked as a partner at a boutique auditing and international tax advisory, before deciding to found MPower. Gregor has expertise in finance, accounting & tax, Latin America.
Dieter is a South African senior executive for DMCM Advisors. Previously, Dieter was Chief Executive and Financial Officer for SABMiller. His expertise includes management, sustainable finance and he strives to support and contribute to the growth of the African economy.
Alejandro is a serial entrepreneur. After completing his degree in Computer Science at the Universidad Militar Nueva Grenada (Colombia) and participating at Y Combinator, he co-founded multiple app-based or educational video games related start-ups. Alejandro is an expert in IT and Software Development (front-end and back-end).