upOwa Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 112

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $800K

  • Investors
  • 9

upOwa General Information


Developer of solar home systems designed to bring clean electricity to off-grid African communities. The company's systems are an alternative to candles and kerosene lamps, are clean and cause no pollution or health risks, enabling clients to boost the local economy and empower the people and society.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Alternative Energy Equipment
Other Industries
Other Commercial Services
Primary Office
  • Quartier Bastos
  • Yaounde
  • Cameroon

upOwa Timeline

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upOwa Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Later Stage VC 28-Sep-2020 $800K 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Debt - General 21-Sep-2020 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series A2) 10-Dec-2019 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Early Stage VC 25-Sep-2017 00000 Cancelled Startup
5. Early Stage VC 05-Sep-2017 Completed Startup
4. Grant 19-Nov-2015 000.00 Completed Startup
3. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
2. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
1. Product Crowdfunding 01-Jan-2014 $15.2K Completed Startup
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upOwa Patents

upOwa Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
FR-3043274-A1 Autonomous electric device with different control Pending 03-Nov-2015 000000000 0

upOwa Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Killien de Renty Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Directeur Général
Loic Descamps Chief Operating Officer
Yensin Fai Administration and Finance Director
Fodé Bangoura Corporate Finance Director
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upOwa Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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upOwa Investors (9)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
CapHorn Invest Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Camco Clean Energy Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Colam Impact Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Gaia Impact Fund Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Inco Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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