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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,…

Angaza Raises $13.5 Million in Series B Financing

October 27, 2020

Fintech innovator receives funding as it crosses milestone of impacting 12 million lives globally SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Angaza, a leading technology provider enabling consumer access to essential products in emerging markets, has closed $13.5 million in Series B financing. The round was led…

Turning Data Into Action with Angaza

October 14, 2020

If you’re a last-mile distributor serving low income and remote consumer markets, you know that digital tools to record sales, take payments, and manage client records are required for functional, efficient operations. But to really succeed in last-mile distribution, it’s not enough to simply replace…

SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund Announces First Three Investments

October 13, 2020

San Francisco, USA; New York, USA; and Nairobi, Kenya; October 2020 – The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund has anchored its investment portfolio with loans to three last-mile solar distributors: Altech Group of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Deevabits Green Energy of…