Kenya’s GrowthHub Partners With the bestseller Fund to Accelerate the Country’s Agribusiness Startups


bestseller-geos-to-africa-1-web-project-pageThe GrowthHub; a Nairobi based business accelerator has partnered with Bestseller Fund to run a 16 week program to accelerate 13 agribusiness startups in Kenya in a move to solve pressing problems in the agricultural value chain other than primary farming.

Dubbed the Agribusiness Innovation programme, the initiative aims at helping local entrepreneurs to create high impact businesses creating employment and income generating opportunities for youths and small holder farmers respectively.

The 13 startups will work with facilitators, mentors and their peers after which, 5 of the most viable ones receive $5,000 each to develop a prototype, pilot and launch their innovation in the market.

980x450-zim2Established in 1995 as an independent charitable organisation , BESTSELLER FUND does humanitarian work and supports various cultural initiatives and development projects in Denmark, China, India and Africa in order to secure a sustainable and socially equitable economic development for the poor and preserve cultural heritage.