Angaza announces funding from USAID DIV

    Development Innovations Ventures (DIV), an initiative at USAID that invests in businesses and technology with positive global impact, is funding Angaza field research on Pay-As-You-Go energy sales and operations in rural Tanzania.

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    Angaza’s CEO is a 2013 Echoing Green Fellow

    Angaza is one of twenty-eight organizations selected from an initial applicant pool of 2,872 for the prestigious honor of being a 2013 Echoing Green Fellow. The 2013 cohort will join Echoing Green’s rich ecosystem of the most successful, innovative social change organizations and entrepreneurs around the world.

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    inc. names Angaza one of 5 “Start-Ups to Watch”

    Covering a recent technology conference, puts Angaza at the head of 5 “Start-Ups to Watch” and notes the potential of PAYG solar energy.

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    Angaza wins Women2.0 Pitch SF Competition

    With 290 applicants from 28 countries and 27 different U.S. states, 30 investor judges selected 10 finalists, including Angaza, to present onstage at the Women 2.0 technology conference. At the conclusion, Angaza was judged the top business to present.

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    Angaza awarded grant by REEEP (Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership)

    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, with 3.95 Million Euro awarded to 28 clean energy projects in 19 countries.

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    Angaza’s CEO named Forbes 2012 “30 Under 30” Entrepreneur

    Angaza’s CEO is profiled in Forbes’s annual “30 Under 30” list.

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    The Huffington Post | Ignite Good

    Angaza selected as IgniteGOOD/Huffington Post Millennial Impact Challenge Winner

    Angaza wins the IgniteGOOD/Huffington Post Millennial Impact Challenge and Grant in recognition of Angaza’s impact.

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    Fast Company | The Tech Awards

    Angaza named Tech Awards Laureate

    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 whose technology products have broad positive impact.

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    Astia and Gust International Women’s Day Scholarship

    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.


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    Science Careers: Spotlight on Social Entrepreneurship

    As a participant of the Global Social Benefit Incubator, Angaza is featured with GSBI Director Dr. Thane Kreiner to show the viability of social entrepreneurship as a career path.

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