Member - Upya Technologies

Technology to accelerate the electrification of Africa leveraging Upya’s flexible SaaS for last mile distributors

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2017
Company Size 7
Member Type
Founders Guillaume Marchand
Headquarters Leinster Square, Bayswater, London W2 4PS, UK
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Upya Technologies


Upya has developed an innovative and low-cost CRM software for Last Mile Distributors across Africa. The software is designed to help distributors manage, streamline and scale their operations, by enabling them to focus on last-mile distribution and client relationships while keeping IT costs low. It offers powerful in-app communication features and is highly flexible; handling cash or mobile money payments, debt management, upselling and automated client messaging. The software is comprised of: •          A flexible Upya web platform, designed to provide head-office with the means and data-driven insights to manage sales, distribution channels, payments, and performance – together with communication tools to interact with both clients and on-the-ground agents. •          An easy-to-use Upya mobile app, used by agents to manage sales, repayments and client relationships both on- and off-line. Upya is a London-based tech company with operations across sub-Saharan Africa. The focus is on working with small to medium size distributors to help them increase sales, lower operating costs and develop sustainable and impactful last-mile distribution businesses.
Headquarters Leinster Square, Bayswater, London W2 4PS, UK

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