Tag: FinTech

Senior Mobile App Engineer: mfarmPay Inc.

mfarmPay Inc. is a fintech startup with a novel loan origination app driving financing to millions of rural African farmers using AI. We deploy data from a string of multiple data sources including satellite imagery and farm parcel identifiers to build a robust risk mitigation solution for our partner financial institutions and as basis to advance credit to African farmers… Read more →

Surprise! Esoko’s Agricultural Market Prices Are Private Sector Failures

We’ve all heard of Esoko, the ICTforAg company specializing in market prices for farmers. Starting in Ghana in 2007, then expanding across West Africa and beyond, it quickly became a donor-darling by promising an African ICT success story with: ¬ Market prices that could alleviate smallholder farmer poverty. ¬ Technology that could bridge systematic transportation failures. ¬ A private-sector for-profit model that didn’t… Read more →