Measurable Impact with Untapped

We track in real time how much revenue each asset generates for local entrepreneurs across asset types and countries.

19.57x

Untapped Impact Multiplier

$

1,465,287
4.11%*

Community Wealth

Running totals from inception through end of Jan 2024, based on over 4.5 million data points.
*Percent shift since end of Jan 2024.

What is the Untapped Impact Multiplier?
Our impact multiplier measures the lifetime revenue generated by entrepreneurs per dollar invested by Untapped. We finance entrepreneurs with productive assets such as electric motorcycles, medical devices, point-of-sale devices, and solar refrigerators, amongst others.
What is Community Wealth?
We calculate community wealth as the sum of revenue generated by end users of all assets we’ve financed since inception. This number represents the amount of money earned and spent within the community, which helps boost local economies and build community resilience.

Electric Mobility Adoption Across Africa

Meet Elvis and Kennedy, electric motorcycle riders in Nairobi, Kenya. They are just two among 27 million registered motorcycle drivers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Motorcycles are a vital means of transportation for millions of commuters and merchants and a source of employment and income for the riders.

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Meet The Entrepreneur: Geoffrey Ndhogezi, Ugandan Electric Motorcycle Pioneer

Geoffrey has been a motorcycle taxi driver for the past 8 years, only recently switching to an electric motorcycle provided by Untapped Operating Partner Zembo. “The petrol motorcycle was expensive to maintain. It needed frequent oil changes, in addition to high petrol costs. It wasn’t sustainable and cut into my profits…”

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Access to Healthcare in Kenya with Ilara Health

Rose Wambui is a lab technician at Medipointe Clinic, a healthcare facility in Nairobi, Kenya. She reflects on their partnership with Ilara Health and its impact on their patients and clinic.

Ilara Health is a medical solutions company providing low-cost, modern-tech-powered diagnostic devices to primary care doctors in underserved healthcare centers.

Electric Mobility Adoption Across Africa

Meet Elvis and Kennedy, electric motorcycle riders in Nairobi, Kenya. They are just two among 27 million registered motorcycle drivers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Motorcycles are a vital means of transportation for millions of commuters and merchants and a source of employment and income for the riders.

Learn more

Meet The Entrepreneur: Geoffrey Ndhogezi, Ugandan Electric Motorcycle Pioneer

Geoffrey has been a motorcycle taxi driver for the past 8 years, only recently switching to an electric motorcycle provided by Untapped Operating Partner Zembo. “The petrol motorcycle was expensive to maintain. It needed frequent oil changes, in addition to high petrol costs. It wasn’t sustainable and cut into my profits…”

Learn more

Electric Mobility Adoption Across Africa

Meet Elvis and Kennedy, electric motorcycle riders in Nairobi, Kenya. They are just two among 27 million registered motorcycle drivers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Motorcycles are a vital means of transportation for millions of commuters and merchants and a source of employment and income for the riders.

Learn more

Meet The Entrepreneur: Geoffrey Ndhogezi, Ugandan Electric Motorcycle Pioneer

Geoffrey has been a motorcycle taxi driver for the past 8 years, only recently switching to an electric motorcycle provided by Untapped Operating Partner Zembo. “The petrol motorcycle was expensive to maintain. It needed frequent oil changes, in addition to high petrol costs. It wasn’t sustainable and cut into my profits…”

Learn more

Access to Healthcare in Kenya with Ilara Health

Rose Wambui is a lab technician at Medipointe Clinic, a healthcare facility in Nairobi, Kenya. She reflects on their partnership with Ilara Health and its impact on their patients and clinic.

Ilara Health is a medical solutions company providing low-cost, modern-tech-powered diagnostic devices to primary care doctors in underserved healthcare centers.

Learn more

Electric Mobility Adoption Across Africa

Meet Elvis and Kennedy, electric motorcycle riders in Nairobi, Kenya. They are just two among 27 million registered motorcycle drivers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Motorcycles are a vital means of transportation for millions of commuters and merchants and a source of employment and income for the riders.

Learn more

Meet The Entrepreneur: Geoffrey Ndhogezi, Ugandan Electric Motorcycle Pioneer

Geoffrey has been a motorcycle taxi driver for the past 8 years, only recently switching to an electric motorcycle provided by Untapped Operating Partner Zembo. “The petrol motorcycle was expensive to maintain. It needed frequent oil changes, in addition to high petrol costs. It wasn’t sustainable and cut into my profits…”

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Our track record

Entrepreneurs financed
24,296
Sectors impacted
8
Countries impacted
15

OX Delivers: Reaching Small Businesses Across The Roughest Terrain

Purpose-built for the kind of rough dirt roads that defeat all but the toughest of vehicles, OX Delivers electric trucks - named by Time Magazine as "one of the best inventions in 2022" - offer on-demand logistics service for remote businesses in Rwanda. These rugged vehicles, combined with a digital platform designed to work even on 2G feature phones, provide transport solutions for smallholder farmers and small-scale traders who otherwise struggle to get their goods to market.

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Cherehani - Providing Credit and Productive Assets to Women's Micro-Enterprises in Kenya

'Cherehani' is the Swahili name for a sewing machine. Cherehani Africa, a Kenyan-based startup serving women who run micro-enterprises, started their journey by financing a single sewing machine. Co-Founders, Wesley Owiti and Robert Mboya, then wondered how they could "meaningfully touch lives through a sustainable and scalable approach," leading to the founding of Cherehani Africa in 2015.

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Koolboks: Clean Cooling Technology Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Across Africa.

Koolboks is creating a bridge between clean technology and sustainable business models - combining embedded financing and solar-powered cooling for women-run small businesses that rely on refrigeration for sales and income. They provide long-term and reliable solar-powered cold storage on a continent prone to unreliable energy infrastructure.

OX Delivers: Reaching Small Businesses Across The Roughest Terrain

Purpose-built for the kind of rough dirt roads that defeat all but the toughest of vehicles, OX Delivers electric trucks - named by Time Magazine as "one of the best inventions in 2022" - offer on-demand logistics service for remote businesses in Rwanda. These rugged vehicles, combined with a digital platform designed to work even on 2G feature phones, provide transport solutions for smallholder farmers and small-scale traders who otherwise struggle to get their goods to market.

Learn more

Cherehani - Providing Credit and Productive Assets to Women's Micro-Enterprises in Kenya

'Cherehani' is the Swahili name for a sewing machine. Cherehani Africa, a Kenyan-based startup serving women who run micro-enterprises, started their journey by financing a single sewing machine. Co-Founders, Wesley Owiti and Robert Mboya, then wondered how they could "meaningfully touch lives through a sustainable and scalable approach," leading to the founding of Cherehani Africa in 2015.

Learn more

OX Delivers: Reaching Small Businesses Across The Roughest Terrain

Purpose-built for the kind of rough dirt roads that defeat all but the toughest of vehicles, OX Delivers electric trucks - named by Time Magazine as "one of the best inventions in 2022" - offer on-demand logistics service for remote businesses in Rwanda. These rugged vehicles, combined with a digital platform designed to work even on 2G feature phones, provide transport solutions for smallholder farmers and small-scale traders who otherwise struggle to get their goods to market.

Learn more

Cherehani - Providing Credit and Productive Assets to Women's Micro-Enterprises in Kenya

'Cherehani' is the Swahili name for a sewing machine. Cherehani Africa, a Kenyan-based startup serving women who run micro-enterprises, started their journey by financing a single sewing machine. Co-Founders, Wesley Owiti and Robert Mboya, then wondered how they could "meaningfully touch lives through a sustainable and scalable approach," leading to the founding of Cherehani Africa in 2015.

Learn more

Koolboks: Clean Cooling Technology Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Across Africa.

Koolboks is creating a bridge between clean technology and sustainable business models - combining embedded financing and solar-powered cooling for women-run small businesses that rely on refrigeration for sales and income. They provide long-term and reliable solar-powered cold storage on a continent prone to unreliable energy infrastructure.

Learn more

OX Delivers: Reaching Small Businesses Across The Roughest Terrain

Purpose-built for the kind of rough dirt roads that defeat all but the toughest of vehicles, OX Delivers electric trucks - named by Time Magazine as "one of the best inventions in 2022" - offer on-demand logistics service for remote businesses in Rwanda. These rugged vehicles, combined with a digital platform designed to work even on 2G feature phones, provide transport solutions for smallholder farmers and small-scale traders who otherwise struggle to get their goods to market.

Learn more

Cherehani - Providing Credit and Productive Assets to Women's Micro-Enterprises in Kenya

'Cherehani' is the Swahili name for a sewing machine. Cherehani Africa, a Kenyan-based startup serving women who run micro-enterprises, started their journey by financing a single sewing machine. Co-Founders, Wesley Owiti and Robert Mboya, then wondered how they could "meaningfully touch lives through a sustainable and scalable approach," leading to the founding of Cherehani Africa in 2015.

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Measuring Impact, One Data Point at a Time

Understanding the Data

The figures displayed on our interactive map represent the tangible impact generated by our investments in each country where we have invested.

How We Calculate the Numbers

Our impact data is directly drawn from the assets themselves, which are monitored continuously using IoT.

Our impact metrics

Community Wealth is the revenue generated by end users who have used Untapped financing to access an asset. We feel it is simple to grasp, and it can be computed and compared across many different types of asset.

A related metric is the Untapped Impact Multiplier, which expresses how much Community Wealth has been generated by a dollar invested with Untapped.

Understanding the Data

The figures displayed on our interactive map represent the tangible impact generated by our investments in each country where we have invested.

How We Calculate the Numbers

Our impact data is directly drawn from the assets themselves, which are monitored continuously using IoT.

Our impact metrics

Community Wealth is the revenue generated by end users who have used Untapped financing to access an asset. We feel it is simple to grasp, and it can be computed and compared across many different types of asset.

A related metric is the Untapped Impact Multiplier, which expresses how much Community Wealth has been generated by a dollar invested with Untapped.