EZFarming, an Adewale Oparinde Agrictech startup has won an international grant. The EZFarming concept aims to expand smallholders farm into commercial sizes. It does this by providing more access to funds and enabling marketplace value for smallholder farmers.
Founded by Cambridge University-trained Adewale Oparinde, The startup seeks to expand small farms to commercial sizes.
He tends to achieve that through the economic principle of microlending and creating a situation or a pool where there is easy access to farm produce buyers all around the world.
With its $1 million seed fund, the startup will create a marketplace that works hand-in-hand with digital technology in resolving agro-business challenges in on the continent.
“We will continue to work with farmers to scale their farms to commercial sizes. We are confident that our time in this 4-month programme will sharpen our ability to stretch the limits and deliver.Adewale Oparinde
The programme will be providing $150,000 fund, training and mentoring in a very competitive process. The organisation has worked with more than 2,000 startups since it began. It has also supported 10 high-profile companies like Canva and Udemy.
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