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30 Youth-run SMEs and startups advance to the final round of the Young Innovators in Agribusiness competition

Published on March 09, 2016

On February 26, 15 youth-run agribusiness SMEs and 15 startups, out of a total 90 contestants (45 SMEs and startups) from across East Africa and Ethiopia, advanced to the final round of the Young Innovators in Agribusiness competition. The 90 were participants in an agribusiness pitching contest in Arusha, Tanzania.

The Hub, in partnership with the Inter-Regional Economic Network (IREN), Syngenta and Toyota Academy Kenya, convened the competition. All the participants had, prior to the competition, undergone training on how to run their businesses professionally.

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The 15 startups that advanced to the final round

Here is a break-down of the finalists.