Angaza is a technology platform that offers a flexible solution for product distributors to catalyze unprecedented growth in emerging markets.

Angaza enables businesses to provide affordable life-changing products to people in emerging markets.

Angaza was founded in 2010 by Lesley Marincola, Bryan Silverthorn and Victoria Arch. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and Kilimani, Nairobi, Kenya.

Angaza's mission is to create the technology that allows businesses to offer life-changing products to anyone, anywhere. 

Angaza's technology platform allows manufacturers and distributors to make energy products affordable to 1 billion off-grid consumers. The company's technology platform is your solution to unlock new markets and sell more products — from solar lighting systems to clean cookstoves.

Angaza’s mobile app serves as a point of sales tool that allows sales agents of distributors of solar-powered devices collect and manage payments as well as customer data from users. The company also provides metering and monitoring technology that manufacturers of solar-powered products can embed in their devices and remotely power them based on customers’ payments status and, when necessary, collect usage and diagnostics data.

Angaza's comprehensive Pay-As-You-Go platform is used by manufacturing and distribution companies to sell life-changing products to the next billion off-grid consumers. Over 5 million people in emerging markets have benefited from Angaza’s technology by accessing life-changing products that save money, increase incomes, improve household health, and increase quality of life.


Angaza is backed by Salesforce Ventures, Emerson Collective, KawiSafi Ventures, The Social Entrepreneurs Fund, Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures, Ajax Strategies, Rethink Impact and others. The company raised $13.5M in a Series B round on Oct 27, 2020. This brings Angaza's total funding to $29.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $29.5M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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