upOwa Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 86
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $800K
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 8

upOwa General Information


Developer of solar home systems designed to bring clean electricity to off-grid African communities. The company aims at making electricity accessible for all, while developing solar kits with a high level of services and warranty in areas still not connected to the existing network, enabling off-grid villages to access electricity by paying small amounts at a time, without financial risks.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Alternative Energy Equipment
Other Industries
Other Equipment
Other Energy Services
Primary Office
  • Quartier Bastos
  • Yaoundé
  • 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. Product Crowdfunding 01-Jan-2014 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
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upOwa Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Killien de Renty Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Directeur Général
Caroline Frontigny Co-Founder, Président & Chief Business Development Officer
Loic Descamps Chief Operating Officer
Thomas Muguet Chief Information Officer
Yensin Fai Administration and Finance Director
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upOwa Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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upOwa Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Camco Clean Energy Lender/Debt Provider 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
Persistent Energy Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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