Innovation Competition Round 1 Winners
Banque Atlantique Côte D'Ivoire
BACI is an established bank operating in 7 countries in West Africa. The parent company is the Banque Populaire of Morocco.
Biopartenaire is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barry Callebaut, one of the largest processors of cocoa and chocolate products globally.
Compuscan is a specialist credit information technology company. Compuscan provides risk management solutions to its clients – these include mainstream banks, microfinance institutions, micro-lenders, utility companies, co-ops and credit unions. It is the main credit reference bureau in Uganda currently.
Empresa de Comercialização Agricola
Empresa de Comercialização Agricola (ECA) is a sustainable agronomy business which engages smallholder farmers by providing them with inputs on credit, extension advice on conservation farming and access to markets at fair prices.
Inuka Africa Ltd
Inuka is a non-deposit taking micro finance institution that provides financial services, training and capacity building to micro, small and mid-size enterprises with a special focus on smallholder farmers and agri-business actors.
Juhudi Kilimo is a micro-finance institution that seeks to uplift the living standards for financially excluded rural smallholder farmers, through the provision of transformative financial solutions and agribusiness technical assistance.
Kifiya Financial Technology Plc
Kifiya is a payment services provider and enabler of digital financial services in Ethiopia. Kifiya aims to make financial and non-financial transactions simple, affordable, and accessible, through a sustainable business model.
Prepeez Technology Ltd
Prep-eez is a community level technology driven social impact company incorporated in 2010 that works to enhance agriculture through ICT and telecoms solutions.
SmartMoney Uganda Limited
SmartMoney is a mobile finance solution designed to serve rural communities in Uganda. It offers rural communities mobile savings and local payments that are free to use, and offers bulk payment services to other players in the agricultural value chain at a fee.