From Hackathon Idea to Startup Success: Kilimo Africa & Rafiki Carbon

Global Tech Sailors

21-10-2023 • 1 hr 40 mins

In this episode, we learn how Brian Munene and Enock Mokua transformed their hackathon ideas into successful startups, Kilimo Africa and Rafiki Carbon. Kilimo Africa is a digital platform that helps farmers in Africa access essential services, such as financing, inputs, and markets. Rafiki Carbon is a carbon offset platform that connects African farmers with buyers of carbon credits.

Brian and Enock share their insights on the challenges and rewards of starting a business in Africa, and how they have used technology to make a positive impact on the lives of farmers. They also discuss the importance of mentorship and collaboration in the startup ecosystem.