A socially responsible company that sells delicious, gluten-free and vegan products made with moringa, one of the most nutrient-rich plants on the planet.
Kuli Kuli empowers farmers in the developing world to access the nutritional power and economic opportunities of Moringa Oleifera by selling moringa-based products in the United States.
Lisa Curtis, founder and CEO of Kuli Kuli
A healthy and socially responsible convenience store chain.
Green Zebra is referred to as 7-11 meets Whole Foods with an emphasis on natural, organic, and local foods. They work to improve access to healthy food at affordable prices.
Lisa Sedlar, Green Zebra Grocery Founder and CEO
Helping smallholder farmers become expert tomato growers to serve local markets
A vertically-integrated tomato-paste processing company serving the local Nigerian market—the largest tomato paste importer in the world.
Mira Mehta, CEO of Tomato Jos
Biotechnology research company focused on soil health
A Mexican based biotechnology research company that seeks to increase and monetize the biological capital (microorganisms) of agricultural soils and ecosystems through the materialization of science. The purpose is to contribute to achieve harmony between agriculture and nature. Grupo Solena achieves its mission through a proprietary methodology where it measures, values and finally monetizes the agricultural ecosystem thus helping to empower farmers increasing the fertility conditions of their soil in order to reduce their need to use agrochemicals.
Irving Rivera, CEO and Co-Founder of Solena
Online multi-lender lending platform connecting farmers with financial institutions at the point of sale
Founded in 2017 to make lending to farmers in Latin America a faster, easier, and less costly process. While technology in machinery and agriculture has improved constantly over the last decade, banking in rural Latin America has remained unchanged. Siembro’s lending platform reduces friction in the process and, most importantly, creates a marketplace of financing options for the farmer promoting financial inclusion and access to capital.
Nicolás Simonassi, Founder and CEO
Irrigation Management service
PONCE offers an Agricultural Irrigation Equipment Efficiency Service to help growers improve their yields, avoid failures, optimize the usage of water as well as fuel and electricity to lower the cost of irrigating. Founded in 2017 by José Robetto, Mariano Finochietto and Iñaki Albisu, PONCE has monitored over 1,000 machines in Argentina, Chile and México. Today the team has grown to 15 talented individuals working every day to change the way water is applied to agriculture – committing to save water for future generations.
Jose Robetto, Founder and CEO
SaaS platform connecting producers and consumers
Agrojusto is a triple impact startup that seeks to promote sustainable and fair agriculture in Latin America. The mission of the startup is to digitize the food market for fair and efficient trade, connecting small farmers, food producers, and small food businesses with all tables in Latin America. Agrojusto works directly with actors in the value chain to help them sell their products at fair prices and offer them access to tools, knowledge, and technologies that allow them to improve their production and increase their income.
Maria Fernanda Bonesso, Founder and CEO