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Angaza Launches Nexus for PAYG Manufacturers

April 28, 2020

Interoperable device management platform increases ease and speed-to-market for pay-as-you-go In recent years, the off-grid energy industry has seen tremendous growth in both the number and diversity of life-changing products being sold. Today, consumers have the ability to purchase products ranging from a single solar lantern…

A message from Angaza CEO, Lesley Marincola

April 17, 2020

On behalf of the Angaza team, I want to let our customers, partners and friends in the industry know that you are on our minds as we wish for safety and good health for you, your employees, and your loved ones. As we…

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…

Angaza and Cello Electronics Partner on Standalone Solar TV

January 9, 2020

Angaza and Cello Electronics are partnering to bring two pay-as-you-go enabled, off-grid standalone solar TVs to last-mile distributors. By combining a solar home system and TV into a single product, the Cello Solar TV is the…

State of the Sector Report on Last-Mile Distribution

December 16, 2019

The Global Distributors Collective (GDC) recently released its first-ever state of the sector report on last-mile distribution. The in-depth report takes findings from interviews with GDC members and…

Angaza and SIMA Announce Investment Fund for Distributors

November 19, 2019

Angaza, together with SIMA, announces the launch of the SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF), a data-driven investment fund that will provide much-needed access to debt…

3 Productive Use Products Enabled with Angaza’s PAYG Technology

October 29, 2019

Productive use products enable consumers to support their livelihood through income generation, employment opportunities, and diversification of economic activities, according to GOGLA. One of the ways to do so is through the largest employer in the world, agriculture, which sustains…

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…

Angaza Partners to Launch JUA Energy TV1G Pay-As-You-Go Television

August 29, 2019

Angaza and JUA Energy are partnering to bring last-mile clients a standalone television, available on a pay-as-you-go basis. JUA Energy’s TV1G, an 18.5 inch TFT LCD television with LED backlight, operates with any 12V (10W) power supply, including the Jua…