SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Easy Solar

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. A classroom project success story Easy Solar, the first company in the SIMA Angaza Distributor […]

5 Ways to Grow Your Distribution Business

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, Angaza has supported the growth of over 150 last-mile distributors […]

How Unbundling Pay-As-You-Go Solar Drives Market Expansion

On November 20, 2018, Angaza CEO Lesley Marincola joined a GOGLA and BFA co-hosted webinar to discuss how unbundled pay-as-you-go business models are driving market expansion.

Off-Grid PAYG Solutions in Limited or No Connectivity Environments

This is part one of a three-part series on building reliable embedded systems. Off-Grid PAYG Solutions in Limited or No Connectivity Environments << You’re here Reducing Risks in Embedded Software with Static Code Analysis Developing PAYG Embedded Software Modules with Unit Testing Angaza creates technologies that allow businesses to offer life-changing products like solar home […]

Why Distributors Use Pay-As-You-Go

This is a continuing series on using keycode systems to deliver Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar in off-grid energy markets. Why Distributors Use Pay-As-You-Go << You’re here How Mobile Network Operators Utilize Prepaid Scratch Cards How Secure Pay-As-You-Go Keycode Systems Operate How Pay-As-You-Go Product Activation Works The Design Approach for Developing Keycode Systems (Imagine you want to start […]