Digital farming platform Complete Farmer raises funding, launches new offering

GHANA – Complete Farmer, an end-to-end digital farming platform, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Ingressive Capital as it plans to expand into other markets. Desmond Koney, chief executive officer (CEO) of Complete Farmer, said he was excited about the next chapter and the startup’s partnership with Ingressive Capital. “Together, we believe we are going to transform agriculture using technology and innovations to realise Africa’s potential to feed the world. With the network within the Ingressive capital family and the synergies with the existing portfolio companies, this partnership…

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Village Capital Selects 9 Startups For Agriculture Africa Accelerator Program

AFRICA – Village Capital has named nine startups from across the continent for the Agriculture Africa accelerator, which will offer two winning ventures US$50,000 each in funding. Village Capital runs a host of accelerators across Africa using its innovative peer-selection method, Village Capital, which invited applications for the program from Agritech startups earlier in June, said the Agriculture Africa 2019 is focused on solutions that improve outcomes for small farmers and address food security issues. This year, the Agriculture Africa Accelerator programme has partnered Small Foundation and Ceniarth, the latter…

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