Simpa utilizes a rooftop solar leasing model made possible with our patented pre-paid metering and control technology.
Customers make a
small down payment
prepaid energy service days
from local agents
When customers are ready
to buyout, the system
providing free energy
We offer a range of powerful solar home energy solutions for lighting, cooling, entertainment and information. We transform lives and energize rural businesses with abundant clean power.
Our prepaid metering and mobile payments technology helps us deliver a convenient pay-as-you-go experience to the mass market.
Simpa creates solar entrepreneurs in rural areas, generating new business opportunities and jobs through our direct sales channel.
We are a team of innovators,
radical thinkers and action
heroes that are leading the
solar revolution in rural India.
As a private equity and corporate finance professional with over 15 years experience in investments, cross-border MA and capital raisings, Piyush was most recently a Director in Kleinwort Benson Bank where he established and led the Principal Investments and Advisory business.
Debroto is proficient in running mid-large size enterprises. He has been associated with leading Telecom Operators across varying leadership roles in Corporate Strategy and Business Operations at Reliance Communication and AIRCEL. Apart from this, he has vast exposure in Pricing Revenue Management, Marketing, Brand Strategy, geographic expansion and market entry strategy.
Avnish holds 19 years of experience in strategic business planning, P&amp;L Management, internal control and governance, debt raising, investment due diligence, etc. He has earlier worked as a Portfolio Finance Director and Investment Manager at Berkeley Energy, a Singapore based investment manager for Renewable Energy Asia Fund (REAF) and Africa Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), investing in small hydro, wind, geothermal, solar, landfill gas and biomass projects.
Sanjoy is a product development professional with over 19 years of experience in Medical Device and FMCG organizations like Stryker, JandJ and Unilever. He has led programs and projects to commercialize successful products in emerging markets like China, Russia and India.
Anil holds over 20 years experience in business operations in the telecoms sector, in companies such as Reliance Communications, Vodafone and HCL. He has led initiatives on strategic planning and execution, sales and marketing, organization building, varied GTM/Distribution models, customer relationship management, market analysis and new product development.
Bohitesh is a technology leader with 24+ years of experience in leading and managing technology road maps. He holds expertise in IT Strategy, IT Infra &amp;amp;amp;amp; Operations, Software Development. Program Management, Implementing Security Controls and implementation of high-performance technology solutions are his areas of strength.
With 15 years experience in agri-business and microfinance, Sulabh most recently headed the Credit Plus Department at Utkarsh Micro Finance Pvt. Ltd. and lead HR and Training through the company’s rapid growth and expansion. Prior to this, Sulabh was a Relationship Manager for the microfinance of Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in ICICI Bank.
Co-founder and Chairman of the board. Mr. Needham is a seasoned Infotech entrepreneur, having started several companies and managed successful exits. Paul has 17 years in senior leadership in the Internet and energy access sectors having held CEO, VP and Director level roles at private and public companies including Microsoft. “Simpa has the bold mission to make clean energy simple, affordable and accessible to everyone. We have partnered with strategic and global investors to make this real.”
Principal Investment Specialist at the Asian Development Bank. Ani develops and structures high-impact transactions at ADB and brings to Simpa his broad experience of large scale development finance. “Simpa was one of ADB’s first investments in the off-grid energy access, a unique solar leasing business that has the potential to transform how Indian’s get their power.”
Avdesh leads the Digital Practice for Korn Ferry across APAC – he works with high-growth businesses in the new economy to build high-performance leadership teams. “Simpa has a unique opportunity for a triple win: build a valuable, scalable business that makes shareholders happy; transform lives by expanding access to clean energy; and provide deeply gratifying employment opportunities for people in rural areas. Indeed, it is a truly unique business and I am proud to be part of it !!”
Former COO DishTV, India’s largest satellite TV provider with over 14 million subscribers. Now MD at HOOQ, southeast Asia’s premier Video on Demand service. Salil brings to Simpa over two decades of experience in large scale sales, marketing and distribution at great companies like LG, Samsung and Microsoft. “Simpa is leading a revolution in personalized solar power. We’re in the early days of a disruptive innovation like I’ve seen in mobile and satellite TV service.”
Partner at Developing World Markets, a fund manager for impact investments in emerging markets. Brad has worked in many emerging countries while based at various times in Washington DC (DWM, Global Environment Fund), London (Bankers Trust, Banque Nationale de Paris), New York (DLJ Securities ) and West Africa (US Govt). Before financial services, he was a diplomat in the USA Foreign Service. “We see Simpa as an innovative solar-finance company where we can provide expertise in global finance and good governance.”
Finance Director at ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies (ENRE), a Corporate Impact Investment fund promoting Access to Energy for the BOP worldwide, as well as fight against energy scarcity in Europe, through Direct Investments in promising innovative start-ups. “ENGIE is pursuing a global strategy to de-carbonize and decentralize energy production. Simpa’s approach to the market is very exciting and strategically aligned with our vision for the future of energy.”
|1||RBM JD||+Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa|
|2||SO||+Bareilly and Sahjahapur|
|3||RSA||+Bareilly, Sahjahapur, Aligarh, Mathura, Agra, Badaun, Pilibhit|
|4||TRSA||+Bareilly, Sahjahapur, Aligarh, Mathura, Agra, Badaun, Pilibhit|