Nigerian agritech firm makes final shortlist in US varsity startup competition
London, Feb. 3, 2019 (AltAfrica)-EZ-FARMING, a Nigerian Agritech startup, has emerged one of the six finalists shortlisted for the annual New Venture Competition, a business pitch contest hosted by Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the Walsh School of Foreign Services’ African Studies Programme.
Organisers of the event, The Young African Professions DC, YAP DC, a network of over 10,000 African professionals in the District of Columbia in Washington, United States, in a statement, said the competition themed: “Transforming Africa: A New Business Revolution”, will be held on February at Georgetown University.
Other startups shortlisted for the pitch competition are Health First, Talents in Africa, Joon Africa, Wena Hardware and Recycle Up.Founder, EZ-Farming, Dr. Adewale Oparinde said that the development is another validation of the impressive work they are doing to revolutionise farming in Africa. (Guardian)