I-G3N, a company which develops lithium-ion batteries specifically for the African continent, has successfully raised R20 million (about $1.3 million) from Edge Growth and the ASISA ESD initiative.

Recognising I-G3N’s capability in designing developing and manufacturing battery energy storage systems, Edge Growth and the ASISA ESD initiative have partnered with Secha Capital, an impact fund manager that shares a common vision of creating value via financial returns, job creation, fun...