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Imvusa Solar Technologies

Imvusa set out in the "pay as you go" project to create an affordable solar lighting solution for the informal settlement dwellers in Africa

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Zastron Road, Cape Town, WC, South Africa
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
  • Employees 30

Company Summary

IMVUSA’s access to revolutionary technology converts solar power from an upfront purchase to an on-going service. This approach allows users to switch spend on kerosene directly to a spend on solar power, replacing dim and harmful kerosene lanterns with high quality, clean solar lighting and the additional benefit of free mobile phone charging as well as allowing the user to upgrade the system at any time.


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    Laurence Clifford Bruchhausen

    Laurence is 55 years old. Laurence is a marketing and trade specialist having operated in the formal and informal trade sectors throughout the world. Laurence has vast amount of experience in International Trade and has set up and operated Offices in China and Taiwan. Laurence has held the positions of Marketing Director and Managing Director in private and publicly listed companies in South Africa in his 25 year career

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    Peter Karvelas

    Peter 56 years old is an ex banker having worked for First National Bank for a period of 12 years. He has experience in wealth preservation and portfolio management as well as structured finance. He is responsible for the financial aspects of the company.


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    Dimitri Paleologu