Persistent is Proud to Collaborate with Power Africa on Launching a Financial Modeling Tool for Off-Grid Energy Companies

February 10, 2021 news category

Financial modeling is key to effectively run a business, but performing business modeling, forecasting, analysis, and valuation in an efficient way can be challenging for many start-ups. Persistent Venture Builders Eva Stolz and Toukam Ngoufanke, supported the development of Power Africa’s Financial Modeling Tool for pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) Energy Access Companies and facilitated a series of webinars to demonstrate the tool’s features and share best practices for financial modeling.

The purpose of this tool is to serve as an industry benchmark model for the PAYGO sector. The tool is applicable to companies that are considering applying PAYGO models to their existing business or expanding into new segments with a PAYGO business model.

The Financial Modeling Tool for PAYGO Energy Access Companies:

  • Guides internal financial management processes;
  • Enables projections of company financials based on different scenarios;
  • Introduces methods that can guide company valuation;
  • Models key aspects of PAYGO companies.

The tool and additional resources are available for download here.