Angaza wins Women2.0 Pitch SF Competition!
February 2013: With 290 applicants from 28 countries and 27 different U.S. states, 30 investor judges selected 10 finalists to present onstage at the Women 2.0 Conference, including Angaza. After the 10 live pitches during the conference, Angaza was announced as the winner of the pitch competition!
Angaza awarded REEEP (Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership) Grant!
January 2013: REEEP, a partnership between the governments of United Kingdom, Norway, and Switzerland, has selected Angaza to receive a grant as part of their 9th Funding Cycle. 3.95 Million Euro awarded to 28 clean energy projects in 19 countries!
Angaza’s CEO, Lesley, named Forbes 2012 “30 Under 30″ Social Entrepreneur!
Angaza selected as IgniteGOOD/Huffington Post Millennial Impact Challenge Winner!
September 2012: Fast Company profiles Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go solar technology and our recent award as a 2012 Tech Awards Laureate, an international awards program that honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to benefit humanity.
Astia and Gust International Women’s Day Scholarship
May 2012: Angaza’s CEO, Lesley Silverthorn, is selected as a recipient of the International Women’s Day Scholarship – sponsored by Gust and Astia – to participate in Astia’s renowned Global Entrepreneur Program.
Science Careers: Spotlight on Social Entrepreneurship
BusinessWeek: 2011 Top 25 Entrepreneurs!
Next Billion: A Profile of Angaza’s Distribution Methods in East Africa
Social Edge: Global Social Benefit Incubator 2011
British Airways Face of Opportunity Contest Winner
1 January 2011: Angaza was selected as a recipient of British Airways Face of Opportunity contest, giving Angaza the opportunity to fly to Tanzania to meet face to face with potential partners and investors.
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Harvard Social Enterprise Conference