is one of the world’s last frontier markets. While more established markets such as Europe, India and China have aging and often declining populations, Africa’s young populations are rapidly growing from the current level of 1.2 billion people, and are expected to double to 2.5 billion people by 2050. Fueled by this population growth Africa is experiencing a strongly rising demand for both basic goods and services such as reliable energy, as well as consumer goods. The flipside of the coin are rising levels of pollution and waste throughout the African continent.
Sunray Ventures is an African venture builder, addressing Africa’s core opportunities and challenges, by building and growing high-impact companies that are leaders in their respective fields. Sunray Ventures currently works in two different verticals.
Daystar Power develops on small- to mid-sized hybrid solar power solutions for commercial customers on either a cash sale or a fixed monthly fee. Through its renewable energy solutions Daystar Power is able to reduce energy costs, create a stable power supply and reduce pollution.
Green Compass Recycling sets up dedicated collection networks for e-waste, registers and supports informal value chain participants and develops processing facilities for the collected e-waste. Fractions of electronic waste are sorted, refined and reused in production processes.