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Shrikant Avi

Senior Manager, Private Sector & Investment

Shrikant Avi is the Senior Manager of Private Sector and Investment with the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA). At CCA, he is responsible for fund related investments and market development efforts. Before joining CCA, he worked at Consilium Capital, an impact investment advisory firm based in London. At Consilium Capital, he advised on several private equity capital raise transactions for social enterprises and impact funds across the globe. Shrikant also has over five years of global markets and lending experience with Rabobank and ICICI Bank where he has worked with agriculture, renewable energy and SME companies. Shrikant holds a Master in Finance degree from London Business School, UK, MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India and B.A. in Economics degree from St. Stephen’s College Delhi, India.

Articles by Shrikant Avi

PayGo Energy: Striking Strategic Partnerships to Scale up Clean Cooking

PayGo Energy: Striking Strategic Partnerships to Scale up Clean Cooking

PayGo Energy is a venture-backed technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya. The company is an early innovator in Pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) smart meters for liquified petroleum gas (LPG) and supply chain software. After initially piloting a business-to-c…

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Capital Raised by Clean Cooking Companies Reaches New High, according to CCA’s new “Industry Snapshot”

Capital Raised by Clean Cooking Companies Reaches New High, according to CCA’s new “Industry Snapshot”

Clean cooking companies raised more capital in 2019 than in any year since CCA began tracking investment.

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2021 Industry Snapshot Report

2021 Industry Snapshot Report

This Snapshot analyzes the investment and operational performance of 50 clean cooking companies from 2017-2019.

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Leveraging Off-Grid Solar Infrastructure for Modern Cooking

Leveraging Off-Grid Solar Infrastructure for Modern Cooking

Off-grid solar (OGS) companies are playing a valuable role in the progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. To date, the OGS industry has provided lighting and oth…

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COVID-19 Impacts on Biomass Stove Manufacturing

COVID-19 Impacts on Biomass Stove Manufacturing

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a multitude of challenges for companies worldwide, including those selling clean cookstoves and fuels in developing countries. A survey conducted by the Clean Cooking Alliance (Alliance) in April showed that nearly on…

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Turning Simple Stoves High-Tech: An Interview with Jet-Flame Developers ASAT and SSM

Turning Simple Stoves High-Tech: An Interview with Jet-Flame Developers ASAT and SSM

For over a decade, the U.S.-based Advanced Studies in Appropriate Technology (ASAT) Lab, Inc. has partnered with the Zhejiang Huiwenmei Stove Company (SSM, formerly the Shengzhou Stove Manufacturer) in China. In 2019, they jointly launched the Jet Fl…

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