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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 technology 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…

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 Pay-As-You-Go business model takes considerable strategizing and coordination. Since 2012,…