What is finance without the concept of time?

You know that distress call that comes in once in a while from a distant family member or friend asking for a boost because it’s mid-month? I’m sure many can relate. It is always followed by a long text providing the reasons why you should help them. In most cases these reasons, end up guilt-tripping …

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Renewable Energy: A Visit to Olkaria Geothermal Plant

An analysis of the national energy sector in Kenya carried out by Energising Development Programme (EnDev) shows heavy dependency on wood fuel and other biomass that account for 68% of the total energy consumption (petroleum 22%, electricity 9%, others account for 1%).  This dependency on biomass is not sustainable in the long run and thus …

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The Affordable Housing Project In Kenya – Are You the Target Market?

The Government of Kenya aims to transform the country into an industrialized middle-income economy by 2030 and it is on this basis that the Affordable Housing agenda was launched. This is one of the pillars of the Big 4 Agenda. The programme has received mixed reviews with the biggest questions on most Kenyans minds being …

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How Building a Financial Model Changed My Life

Every year, InVhestia runs an inter-university Financial Modelling competition in the 3rd quarter of the year. Last year, the top student was Fiona Mzee from Strathmore University. Fiona was participating in the competition for the second time and this speaks to her determination to succeed. She will be graduating with a Bachelor of Business Science …

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Make Your Every Business Decision a Masterpiece

InVhestia Africa and Esham Park celebrated their recently concluded merger on Thursday 14th March. Attended by clients and partners, the launch event highlighted the enhanced capabilities that the combined entity, going by the name InVhestia Africa will offer. Esham Park is a project finance advisory and consortiums structuring company which was has been in existence …

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How Profitable is the Turkana Oil Project?

InVhestia has been in existence for several years, the company was founded in the year 2012 and has grown from a company offering services in Kenya only, to one which is active and offering services in over 5 African countries. Apart from Kenya our brand has been felt in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Zambia …

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InVhestia’s 3rd Annual Inter-University Competition

The 3rd InVhestia inter-university financial modelling competition launched in August with campus tours running throughout the month of September. In our consulting experience, we found that financial modelling is a critical skill for any graduate pursuing finance and finance related courses. Over the last three years, we have trained over 800 students face to face …

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Entrepreneurship: Enjoy the Journey

Entrepreneurship means different things to different people. However, the one thing most founders can agree on, is that it is not for the faint hearted. When I talk of entrepreneurship I am not talking about ‘side hustles’, while this is a form of entrepreneurship, I am talking about how you build a business like Java. …

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KPDA Affordable Housing Conference

The Kenya Property Developers Association recently held their Inaugral Affordable Housing Conference. The event brought together various stakeholders from government and private sector to discuss the opportunities in affordable housing in Kenya. At the event, KPDA released their 2018 Affordable Housing Report.  According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Economic Survey 2017, it is …

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HEVA Fund Closes KES 90Million Investment

Thursday 21st June, 2018 goes down as the day HEVA Fund signed a cooperation agreement with the French Development Agency that will advance credit and technical assistance for creative industries in Kenya. InVhestia is pleased to have acted as advisor in the preparation of the fundraising documents and financial models for this transaction. The project …

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