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Solaris Offgrid Summit Gathers Key Industry Players to Discuss Landscape of B2B Tech in Africa

As an organisation that strives to take good care of its clients and its own people, we recently celebrated our annual team gathering alongside all of our teams (PaygOps, Bridgin, SolarisLab) in Barcelona, Spain, where we spent an entire week full of knowledge sharing, cultural awareness, innovation, amazing dance moves, good food and great team spirit.

In order to wrap up our team gathering on a very high note, we held the first-ever Solaris Offgrid Summit, joined by key industry players and partner organisations who discussed ways to advance B2B technology and increase financial resilience in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape.

Watch the full recordings and find insights from Uniti Networks, Persistent Energy, Catalyst Fund, OpenValue Foundation, PowerBlocks and PaygOps.

Panel 1: B2B Technology in Africa

Panel 2: Pathways to Financial Inclusion and Increased Resilience

A special thanks to our guest speakers for their contributions:

Magdalena Herman, Data Consultant & IT Solutions Engineer, Persistent Energy

Andreas Lehner, Co-Founder & CEO, PowerBlocks

Maxime Bayen, Operating Partner, Catalyst Fund

Kpateewiizi Domyirimber, Project Management, Open Value Foundation

Kami Dar, Co-Founder & CEO, Uniti Networks

Benjamin David, Co-Founder & CTO, Solaris Offgrid


About Solaris Offgrid

Solaris Offgrid supports distributors and manufacturers across all industries in over 35 countries through SolarisLab Product Design Services and flexible IT solutions. Solaris Offgrid’s flagship PaygOps platform is an interoperable software solution which connects energy and utility appliances (solar devices, water-pumps, cookstoves, smart metres, e-bikes) and payment methods (Pay-as-you-go and Mobile Money) within a suite of enterprise applications or API services, to allow distributors to smoothly manage their operations and tackle their challenges at the last mile, thus enabling them to provide affordable essential products and services to millions of people at the Bottom-of-the-Pyramid.

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