The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA www.cta.int), in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the support of partners including the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) and mLab East Africa, would like to invite you to the Pitching Day of the Pitch AgriHack Finals. [Read more…]
For the past 10 days, 10 judges went through 52 semi-finalist applications to determine startups which will be named finalists of Pitch AgriHack, a youth e-agriculture startup 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 the following: Proposed solution, Agricultural problem(s) addressed, Unique value proposition, Team composition and added value, Market addressed, Current market traction, Cost Structure, Channels/Paths to customers, Revenues stream, Planned milestones and Key performance Indicators. [Read more…]
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and with the support of partners including the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI), mLab East Africa, ProHaus Group and Devlabs, launched the first edition of Pitch AgriHack, a new component of its AgriHack Talent Programme, in September 2016. Its ultimate objective is: to help develop business services offered by young e-agriculture start-ups as well as contribute to the acceleration of the adoption of innovations for stronger productivity by the agrifood sector in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. [Read more…]