Six companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) have been recognised with the Capital Market Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CAMCAN) Capital Market awards.
The companies were rewarded for their outstanding performances in the 2018 financial year despite the challenging operating environment.
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Hello Tractor, an AgriTech startup, has won the sum of $15,000 at the 2019 Bosch Africa Smart Mobility competition in Johannesburg. The startup, alongside Kenya’s Buu Pass, emerged winner in a final competition that hosted 11 finalists from seven countries. The competition was launched in August this year and it assessed applications from 222 teams across 27 African countries.
The other startups that pitched at the event were Bonang.ai, Bwala, Dronamics, Hovo, Mobility, Moja Ride, Motolix, Naviafleet and ParkCrowdy.
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Team Topez Farms have emerged overall winner of the Hult Prize University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) On Campus Challenge 2020 held on the 12th of November 2019 at the Offshore Technology Institute, University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.
Team Topez Farms include the following persons: Tochi Opara-Eze, Preye Solomon, Theophilus Uviekugbere and Gibson Odoka.
Topez Farms, an agritech startup, links smallholder farmers directly to the urban markets (both individual and industrial consumers). Largely, millions of smallholder farmers in rural communities in Africa have just the village open market square to sell their products. The consequence of this long-established approach is that without the needed middlemen, sales of farm produce are reduced, hence, wastage which gives rise to hunger and poverty. Also, observing the unfaithfulness of the middlemen to the urban consumers by sometimes adulterating food products and yet sell them at exorbitant prices, all accumulated in inspiring and driving Team Topez Farms to build an agritech startup that focuses on market linkages.
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