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Nigerian Startup Wins $1 Million International Grant With His Agrictech Company

Nigerian Startup Wins $1 Million International Grant With His Agrictech Company
A Nigerian start-up, Adewale Oparinde has won an international grant with his agriculture-centered tech startup, EZFarming.
EZFarming is focused towards expanding small holders farm into commercial sizes by providing more access to funds and enabling marketplace.
With its $1 million seed fund, the startup will create a marketplace that works hand-in-hand with digital technology in resolving agro-business challenges in on the continent.

Oparinde said that the programme would provide the company the opportunity to improve on operational strategies in agriculture around the world during the 4-month duration.
"We will continue to work with farmers to scale their farms to commercial sizes."
We are confident that our time in this 4-month programme will sharpen our ability to stretch the limits and deliver more results to our various stakeholders,” he said.

The programme will be providing $150,000 fund, training and mentoring in a very competitive process. The organisation has worked with more than 2,000 startups since it began and supported 10 high-profile companies like Canva and Udemy.

About Adewale Oparinde

Adewale Oparinde grew up in Ede, Osun State Nigeria and had his first degree at the University of Ilorin where he studied Zoology. He later proceeded to Cambridge University for his Masters degree.
He founded EZFarming in his quest to create a pool where there is an easy access to farm produce buyers all around the world.

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