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Scaling the Last-Mile Distribution Industry With Data-Driven Lending

June 8, 2021

In emerging and remote marketplaces across the globe, low-income consumers rely heavily on last-mile distributors (LMDs) for access to life-changing products ranging from clean cookstoves to smartphones. To take a key example, solar-powered products and devices, like solar home systems, have become instrumental in ongoing efforts to…

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Altech

June 3, 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 Partners with Off-Grid Solar Leader, d.light

June 2, 2021

Angaza is thrilled to announce our partnership with d.light, the industry-leading provider of reliable, affordable, and accessible distributed clean energy lighting and power system solutions for households and small businesses.  “We are excited to align forces with d.light and their…

Angaza and PowerOak Partner to Expand Access to Affordable Solar Home Systems

May 20, 2021

We are pleased to announce our partnership with innovative power solution provider, PowerOak. At Angaza, we are committed to streamlining the distribution of life-changing products to underserved communities in last-mile markets. Our alignment with PowerOak, which specializes in manufacturing affordable solar…

Meet Martin, Angaza’s First Technical Account Manager!

May 19, 2021

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

Angaza Aligns With BURN to Increase Access to Affordable Clean Cooking Solutions

May 10, 2021

Angaza is delighted to announce that we will be aligning our proven reputation for increasing affordability of life-changing products with BURN Manufacturing’s exceptional standards of quality and innovation in clean cooking technology. Together, Angaza and BURN will shine a spotlight on opportunities to increase access…

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…