Ghanaian Agri-tech start-up, Cowtribe has won the Ghanaian leg of the Seedstars World competition and will pitch for up to US$1 million in equity investment at the global final.
The event took place in Accra on Friday, July 13 at the University of Professional Studies, with another agri-tech startup – Cowtribe – beating off competition from nine other startups that pitched.
Seedstars is back on the road following the culmination of the last edition of the competition in April, which was won by Ghanaian startup AgroCenta, with African winners having already been named in Egypt, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, and Morocco.
The startup, which allows livestock farmers to subscribe via their mobile phones to have vaccines delivered, will now participate in the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland next April, which culminates with selected startups pitching for equity investment and other prizes.
Three other agri-tech startups pitched at the event last week, namely Agro Innova, Food for All Africa and Jaarno, while the other startups taking part were Bit Sika, Bloom Impact, KudiGo, Codeln, Eazyloop, and Redbird.