We’ve received some very exciting news that CowTribe has been selected as a finalist in the running for the Pitch AgriHack 2016. This is a significant milestone and we dedicate this achievement to our hardworking team.
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
The competition was launched in two categories: early stage platform and advanced platform. Applications were received from 152 Startups based in 29 ACP countries. A panel of 16 judges (from incubators and development partners) analysed the entries on criteria such as the: technical eligibility of the service offered; overall quality of descriptions; quality of the pitch summary, Agricultural problem addressed by the platform, Unique value proposition, Team composition and added value, Current market traction, and proposed Solution. Their results culminated in the shortlisting of25 finalists.
We are greatly honored to have made it this far, and are now anxiously awaiting will have the opportunity to attend training sessions, pitch their solutions to development partners and investors.
Thanks to everyone for the amazing work that has made this possible!
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