Our Value Add

People

We develop entrepreneurs through programs and interaction, while acting as a sounding board to entrepreneurs and assisting with executive recruiting.

Reporting

We provide guidance on reporting and reporting templates (e.g. board packs, management accounts, dashboards).

Strategy

We perform regular business reviews and provide business improvement recommendations. We assist with drafting of detailed growth plans geared towards expanding products/services across Africa.

Product

We assist with product development and testing. Also to understand and improve product-market fit.

Funding

We provide access to patient, permanent equity funding. We also provide access to our banking relationships if debt funding is required.

Information

We provide strategic information and insights about Africa and agrifood tech to identify expansion opportunities across Africa.

Networks

We provide access to our networks and industry partners while enabling collaboration with other agrifood tech companies in our portfolio or network.

People

We develop entrepreneurs through programs and interaction, while acting as a sounding board to entrepreneurs and assisting with executive recruiting.

Product

We assist with product development and testing. Also to understand and improve product-market fit.

Strategy

We perform regular business reviews and provide business improvement recommendations. We assist with drafting of detailed growth plans geared towards expanding products/services across Africa.

Funding

We provide access to patient, permanent equity funding. We also provide access to our banking relationships if debt funding is required.

Networks

We provide access to our networks and industry partners while enabling collaboration with other agrifood tech companies in our portfolio or network.

Reporting

We provide guidance on reporting and reporting templates (e.g. board packs, management accounts, dashboards).

Information

We provide strategic information and insights about Africa and agrifood tech to identify expansion opportunities across Africa.

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