OUR INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY
At Inside, we believe it’s possible to invest responsibly. We also believe that we can contribute to sustainable growth in Southeast Africa without compromising on financial returns. We’re committed to developing an ecosystem of partnership and mutual support that combines sustainability with profitability, and in which SMEs are the main engines of long-term growth and development.
We actively support entrepreneurs running innovative SMEs, not only with capital but by taking a collaborative, non-intrusive and proactive approach to our partnerships. Our investment strategy seeks to combine profits with social responsibility, creating sustainable regional growth and measurable results. We give entrepreneurs running innovative SMEs the means to grow by providing them with capital and taking a collaborative, non-intrusive approach to our partnerships.
THE VALUES THAT DRIVE US
Our values set us apart from the competition. We’re committed to doing what’s best for our team, our partners and the regional economy.
Our rigorous, targeted approach helps us identify projects with untapped growth potential and that can contribute to sustainable development in southern Africa.
We’re committed not only to our partners, but to the causes we believe in. We look for businesses with a mission and for people who are driven by the desire to create better outcomes for everyone.
We respect our partners’ individual DNA and support them on their individual journeys towards success. We build real partnerships and help our investees establish growth strategies that reflect their unique characteristics.
We believe that partnerships based on trust work the best and last the longest. When it comes to our investments and dealing with our partners, we’re firm believers in total honesty and transparency.
We take a non-intrusive approach to investment, allowing our partners to achieve their full potential on their own. We don’t just provide them with equity capital - we offer support, advice and access to our networks, unlocking their growth in a respectful and responsible way.