Kumbaya Expands Board


Rancho Palos Verdes-based Kumbaya , which is developing a device to bring solar- and battery- powered Internet connectivity and content to third world communities, said today that it has added a United Airlines IT executive to its board. Prickel is currently Managing Director of Application Development for United Airlines, where Kumbaya said she has spent the past 12-years in the IT department.

Kumbaya Adds To Board


Rancho Palos Verdes-based Kumbaya , a startup which is working on a device which combines connectivity, power, and content to "off-grid" communities--particularly in third world nations--said it has named Ms. Kumbaya is developing a solar-powered platform which allows for charging and powering of devices, a single board computer, an information library, TV, radio, and other features.

Kumbaya Joins Off Grid Solar Energy Group


Rancho Palos Verdes-based Kumbaya , a startup developing devices that combine solar power, batteries, lighting, TV and radio, and a computer designed for deployment in third world countries, says it has joined the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA).

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