Angaza Insights


Scaling Off-Grid Solar Businesses by Leveraging Data Insights

February 20, 2020

To support the growth of off-grid solar businesses, Angaza leverages data insights in two primary ways: by providing a powerful, data-rich sales platform for distributors, and through the recently launched debt capital fund for distributors. Extracting Valuable Insights on the Angaza Platform  When…

How Does PAYG Work for Off-Grid Solar Distributors? [Infographic]

October 3, 2019

Many consumers are likely already familiar with the concept of pay-as-you-go or installment payment financing because of mobile phones. The pay-as-you-go payment method is used in the prepaid mobile phone market to “top-up” credits for phone calls, SMS, data use, and more. When the prepaid credits are depleted,…

How Off-Grid Smart Devices Strengthen Last-Mile Distribution

September 20, 2019

A vital component of implementing a pay-as-you-go distribution business model is after-sales care. However, this model can present a distinct set of challenges. Because it includes an extended distributor-client relationship beyond the initial sale, distributors need to respond to client…

Building a Values-Driven Data Practice

September 12, 2019

Like any SaaS business, Angaza manages a tremendous quantity of data for our customers. This data represents both a strategic asset and a strategic liability: while it allows us to offer valuable business insights to our customers and take an evidence-based approach to improving our own product, accidental…

Four Ways Distributors Can Reduce Client Payment Default Risk 

September 3, 2019

Last-mile distributors offering pay-as-you-go consumer financing help consumers access life-changing products. However, they take on the risk of paying for those products upfront while the client pays for it over time.  Distributors can take several approaches to reduce…

5 Ways to Grow Your Distribution Business

July 8, 2019

Running a product distribution business for consumers in emerging markets is a complex operation with many moving parts, from managing inventory and sales agents to identifying qualified consumers, to managing installment payments. Growing this sophisticated business model takes considerable strategizing and coordination. Since 2012, Angaza has supported the growth of…