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Using Product Upgrades to Develop Lasting Customer Relationships in Last-mile Markets

April 28, 2021

In last-mile markets, overcommitment to one-time sales interactions can limit profitability and hamper business growth. Distribution businesses that invest too heavily in reaching net new customers for every sales effort can end up hindering their ROI through expensive attempts to connect with increasingly hard-to-reach…

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in RDG

April 21, 2021

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing.

Angaza and NuovoPay Partner to Expand Access to Affordable Smartphones

April 14, 2021

Angaza is excited to partner with device locking technology platform, NuovoPay (a product by ProMobi Technologies), in an effort to increase access to life-changing affordable smartphones in emerging markets, while significantly reducing the risk associated with device financing for mobile phone distributors.  Together, Angaza…

Bringing Clean Cooking Technology to Last-Mile Markets

March 31, 2021

Nearly 2.8 billion people around the globe lack access to clean cooking technology and solutions, according to Clean Cooking Alliance’s recent ‘Clean Cooking Industry Snapshot 2021’ report. Lack of affordability of efficient cookstoves, as well as limited access…

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Deevabits Green Energy

March 24, 2021

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing.   Betting on Rabbits…

How to Increase Repeat Sales in Last-Mile Markets

February 23, 2021

In last-mile markets, building positive relationships with low income consumers is critical if businesses intend to increase repeat sales and foster sustainable, long-term sales growth. With the right tools and technologies, last-mile distribution businesses in emerging economies can move beyond one-time or limited…

Customer Success Spotlight: Meet Natacha

February 16, 2021

At Angaza, we’re dedicated to making life-changing products affordable to over one billion consumers in emerging markets worldwide. Our Customer Experience team proactively engages and consults with our last-mile distribution partners to ensure they are getting the most…

Angaza Announces Launch of Best-in-Class Smartphone Technology

February 11, 2021

Smartphones are becoming increasingly popular in maturing marketplaces. Nearly 22.9 million smartphones shipped to Africa in Q3 2020 alone, according to recent research from analyst firm IDC. Much of this demand for affordable smartphones is driven by e-learning…

How to Grow Your Last-Mile Distribution Business & Sell Any Product

January 27, 2021

Demand for durable consumer goods is increasing in emerging markets. Is your last-mile distribution business ready? The demand for smartphones in Africa is steadily increasing. Nearly 22.9 million smartphones shipped to Africa in Q3 2020 alone, and recent research from…

Happy Holidays From Angaza

December 17, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, we at Angaza have taken the opportunity to reflect on a year that has largely been defined by the unprecedented effects of a global pandemic.  This holiday season, the Angaza team wishes to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the last-mile…

Nexus Channel Core: The Next Generation of Off-Grid IoT

December 3, 2020

We are excited to announce the release of Nexus Channel Core, an open and interoperable technology for communication between off-grid energy devices. Modern off-grid appliances incorporate an ever-growing set of features that rely on digital communication. Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) enforcement via cloud platforms like Angaza was one…

4 Ways Angaza Streamlines Last-Mile Distribution of Clean Cookstoves

November 24, 2020

Nearly half the world’s population (four billion people) still lacks access to modern energy clean cooking services, according to a 2020 report from World Bank. The challenge of delivering clean cooking resources in Sub-Saharan Africa remains particularly acute,…