Companies

Clean Group UG

Country: Germany

Investments over next 12-24 months:

 $1 Million USD

Clean Group UG is a Germany-based company that has developed a virtual financial ecosystem to address issues of financial access and literacy in emerging markets.

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Farmcrowdy

Country: Nigeria

Investments in next 12-24 months:

$900,000 USD

Farmcrowdy is Nigeria’s first Digital Agriculture Platform focused on connecting farm sponsors with real farmers in order to increase food production while promoting youth participation in Agriculture.

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Divine Masters Limited

Country: Uganda

Investments for the next 12-24 months:

$5 million USD.

Divine Masters Limited is a Ugandan agribusiness enterprise specializing in soy, rice, and maize production, as well as, value chain management in the Ugandan domestic market. DML operates on 5,200 acres of farmland in Tororo and Butalje, working with 6,500 farmers groups representing more than 48,000 farmers. DML produces more than 7,000 MT of grain annually with over $4 million USD in revenues and continues to grow steadily and register profits while establishing its products with a reputation of high-quality.

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Tilly's Farm

Country: Ghana

Investments for the next 12-24 months:

$100,000 USD.

Tilly’s Farm is a Ghanaian farrow-to-finish livestock farm specializing in high-quality hormone-free pork products. By applying the strictest feed and rearing standards. Tilly’s Farm is re-branding pork in Ghana and working to supply individuals, restaurants, and stores with high-quality meat products with the aim of being Ghana’s pork producer of preference by 2020.

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AgroCenta

Country: Ghana

Investments in the next 12-24 months:

$500,000 USD.

AgroCenta brings all the stakeholders in Ghana’s agricultural value chain together to facilitate effective trading within its web and mobile platform. They target rural smallholder farmers and farmer-based organizations that have limited access to markets, logistics, or technology. AgroCenta works to improve the livelihoods of farners by providing an all-in-one SMS based solution to access commodity pricing, offer goods for sale across Ghana, and an on-demand logistics service to ensure timely deliveries.  

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Safarini Translator

Country: Uganda

Investments for the next 12-24 months:

$100,000 USD.

Safarini opens linguistic and cultural barriers in Africa with the development of its ‘Safarini Translator’ mobile App which provides online and offline voice and text translations for English and local African languages (and in the near future French).

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BDA - Big Data for Africa

Country: Nigeria

Investments for the next 12-24 months:

$100,000 USD

BDA fills the data gap in Africa by using mobile technology to gather information from the population, including people with no or low access to the internet. BDA provides subscription-based access to the data gathered; connecting the most vulnerable sections of the population with the rest of the world. 

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ARED - Mobile Shiriki Hub

Country: Rwanda

Investments for the next 12-24 months:

$1,500,000 USD.

ARED’s Mobile Shiriki Hub provides a one-stop shop for Africa's on-the-go mobile device users. This solar-powered connectivity kiosk offers low-cost mobile phone charging, mobile money transfers, electronic airtime sales and internet connectivity for up to 50 users at a time.

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