Nigerian startup ColdHubs secures funding from FCMB after winning Agritech EPIC Pitch

NIGERIA – Nigeria based social enterprise ColdHubs has secured US$2,600 in prize money after emerging the winner of the FCMB Agritech EPIC Pitch 2020 competition. Apart from a monetary prize, the startup that specializes in developing solar powered walk in refrigerators, will also benefit from access to workspace and networks for innovation and collaboration. Other benefits that the winners of the competition will get include mentor support, access to market as well as access to Passion Incubator’s resources, partner organisation support, and business development services. The 2020 FCMB Agritech EPIC…

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Agritech company Lentera Africa partners with MCFI to expand its business

MAURITIUS – The Mauritius Chemical and Fertilizer Industry (MCFI), one of Africa’s oldest fertilizer manufacturer, and Lentera Africa, a Kenyan AgriTech company, have signed a partnership that will see Lentera provide satellite-based crop health analysis and crop modelling services for Mauritian customers of MCFI. “This is an exciting collaboration for us. We believe in working with upcoming and talented African enterprises like Lentera Africa to transform agriculture in our home country and in Africa and deliver real value to farmers through satellite and mobile technology,” said Dheer Roy, Business Development…

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