A “Dealroom”, specially designed for entrepreneurs looking to raise capital and connect, directly, with potential investors and development partners. The African Green Revolution Forum is inviting entrepreneurs working along the agriculture value chain to apply for the “AGRF Dealroom”. Apply now and find out more about this activity at https://tinyurl.com/yaw8rsvb Feel free to promote and share in your […]
For the past two weeks, 14 judges went through 86 semi-finalist applications to determine start-ups which will be named finalists of Pitch AgriHack 2018, a youth e-agriculture start-up support program of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). The judges were composed of industry experts (ICT and Agriculture), entrepreneurs and investors. Assessment criteria were […]
Après un nombre record de candidatures reçues pour le concours Pitch AgriHack 2018 (325 candidatures), le Centre Technique de Coopération Agricole et Rurale (CTA) est heureux d’annoncer les jeunes entreprises sélectionnées comme demi-finalistes du concours. L’évaluation à cette étape de présélection a été basée sur la solution technique TIC proposée, l’attrait sur le marché (market […]
After a record number of entries received for the 2018 Pitch AgriHack initiative (325 entries), the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), is happy to announce the young companies selected as semifinalists of the contest. The assessment of the entries at this pre-selection stage was based on the proposed technical ICT solution, the […]
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Michael Ocansey, a computer science specialist, and Francis Obirikorang, a chemical engineer, developed the online platform, AgroCenta, won CTA’s 2017 Pitch AgriHack initiative, which gives youth entrepreneurs an opportunity to develop their business services and accelerate the adoption of their services. In an interview with CTA, Ocansey talks about AgroCenta – which links small-scale farmers […]
A Botswanan start-up is breaking the barriers to digital technologies for rural smallholder farmers. Brastorne Enterprises, a winner of CTA’s 2016 Pitch AgriHack competition, operates a mobile platform called mAgri to improve farmers’ access to information, markets and finance.