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Mastercard & Angaza Partner on Digital Payment Solution for Off-grid Consumers

February 27, 2019

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has signed a global Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Angaza, a leader in last-mile distribution technology, which will see the two companies partner to roll out an efficient digital payment…

Angaza and Endless Solutions Join Forces to Launch First PAYG Laptop

February 12, 2019

Image Source: Endless Computers Angaza and Endless Solutions are partnering to bring last-mile consumers the first ever personal computer and operating system available on a pay-as-you-go basis. The partnership comprises a combined laptop with the Endless Operating System (OS), integrated…

5 Solar Radios Enabled With Angaza Pay-As-You-Go Technology

February 11, 2019

Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs According to UNESCO, “radio is possibly the most important medium of communication in developing countries because it is an affordable, portable source of real-time information. Information that can facilitate the empowerment of…

“We the Future” TED Talk Shines Light on Pay-As-You-Go Technology

February 7, 2019

On September 25, 2018, Angaza CEO Lesley Marincola joined 12 speakers and two performers at “We the Future,” a day of talks at the TED World Theater presented in collaboration with the…

8 Pay-As-You-Go Solar Energy Questions Answered

January 21, 2019

On September 20, 2018 Angaza CEO Lesley Marincola conducted a Quora Session to answer eight questions from the Quora audience about pay-as-you-go solar energy in emerging markets, Angaza’s unique business model, and more. Here is…

Angaza and Amped Innovation Bring WOWsolar to Off-Grid Consumers

January 15, 2019

Angaza is partnering with Amped Innovation to bring three solar home systems to rural off-grid communities around the world. The partnership makes the WOWsolar product line (60/100/TV…

How Unbundling Pay As You Go Solar Drives Market Expansion

January 9, 2019

Recently, the pay as you go solar industry has seen a dramatic shift away from vertical integration, to unbundled products and services. Unbundling allows specialization along the value chain, allowing businesses to focus on delivering hardware, software, and distribution services for customers — rather than attempting to do…

Microsoft Airband Grant Helps Angaza Change Lives

October 19, 2018

Thanks to a Microsoft Airband Initiative grant, Angaza has embarked on a relationship with Microsoft to leverage the power of Microsoft’s Power BI data analytics platform. Angaza uses Power BI to provide their partners with comprehensive business intelligence tools…

Fosera GSM Solar Home System is Angaza Pay-As-You-Go Ready

October 16, 2018

Angaza and Fosera are growing their partnership to offer a greater number of Pay-As-You-Go solar home system options for the 1.2 billion people who lack a grid connection or reliable electricity. Fosera’s latest Angaza Pay-As-You-Go-enabled product, the Power Line GSM Li-ion…

Angaza is a 2018 Skoll Award Recipient

October 11, 2018

Once in a while, it’s nice to be recognized for the work we do. This week, the Skoll Foundation, the premier organization for advancing social entrepreneurship around the globe, announced that Angaza CEO Lesley Marincola is a recipient of the 2018 Skoll Award in…

Angaza Receives the 2018 Ashden Award

October 11, 2018

Ashden, a London-based charity that supports and promotes sustainable energy enterprises, announced Angaza as the recipient of their prestigious 2018 Ashden Award for International Financial and Business Model Innovation. Ashden annually conducts a rigorous search in the UK and abroad for pioneers in the field…

Three Bright Products Are Now Angaza Pay-As-You-Go Ready

October 10, 2018

Angaza and Bright Products are expanding their partnership in order to deliver more Pay-As-You-Go multifunctional solar solutions to off-grid consumers. Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology is now integrated with two additional BRIGHT products: the…

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