Funding Database is a crowdinvesting platform focused on commercial & industrial (C&I) solar projects in emerging markets. The platform provides project financing to solar companies executing projects with a PPA/leasing structure with C&I clients in Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. The platform was initated by ecoligo GmbH and is run by ecoligo invest GmbH.


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Geographical Focus


Technology/Sector Focus

  • Solar
Size of Investment
up to 2.5 Mio €
Target Return
5-8% interest rate p.a. plus commission fee
Total Fund Size
Fund Structure

General Fund Information

Type of Investment


Investors of Fund

Private investors via crowdinvesting platform

Fund Information

Size of Investment

up to 2.5 Mio €

Number of Investments


Fund Structure


Target Return

5-8% interest rate p.a. plus commission fee

Sample Investee

Soventix Sun GmbH

Additional Project Characteristics

ecoligo financed 95 kWp solar system for Las Lomas vineyard in Chile on the crowdinvesting platform. ecoligo collobrated with the leading global solar developer Soventix in the project.

Crowdinvestors raised 130,000 € to finance the project and receive an interest rate of 5.00 % over 4 years. The project has been funded in 26 days on the platform. The project powers the irrigation of Las Lomas vineyard in central Chile with clean energy, saving over 57.8 tonnes of CO2 per year.  More info:

Additional FMC Info



Location of Registration and HQ

Berlin, Germany
Accra, Ghana
Nairobi, Kenya (soon)

Primary Contact Information For Developers

Markus Schwaninger, CFO,

Types of Financing



Technical Assistance / Grants


Debt Mezzanine

Senior loan or subordinated loan possible

Guarantee / Insurance


Requirements for Financing

Applicant Requirements


Project Requirements

Focus on commercial & industrial (C&I) solar projects.
Exclusion of market segments such as military, oil & gas or mining.

CO-Funding Requirements

No co-funding required

Target Impact


Due Diligence Requirements

Full technical and financial documentation incl. financial model, signed PPA/lease agreement, signed EPC agreement and further legal project documentation.

Detailed Description Of Funding Process Procedure

Initial assessment based on financial model and project description, followed by a detailed due diligence. Once positive, project will be prepared for the fundraising page and opened for crowdinvestments.