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About OKO :

OKO secures farmers’ income in emerging countries using automated insurance solutions. OKO is accessible to anyone with a phone, and claim payments are automated using satellite data and images. OKO graduated from the Techstars programme in 2018 and was listed in 2020 among the 50 most promising solutions for Financial Inclusion (Inclusive50) by Visa and MetLife foundation.

OKO is active in Mali and in Uganda, with plans to expand to many more markets in the coming years.

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About Newfund:

Created by and for entrepreneurs, Newfund is a pre-seed / seed stage crossborder venture firm with $300m under management and 90 active portfolio companies.

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About ResiliAnce

ResiliAnce is the corporate capital investment fund that accelerates the digital, economic, and sustainable transformation of global agro-industrial systems. We look for bold tech solutions to build resilient business models with positive social and environmental impact throughout the agri-food value chain. Thanks to our distinctive international networks and risk management expertise, especially in tropical countries, we offer both capital and mentoring, to propel seed stage startups to the next level”

About Mercy Corps Ventures

Mercy Corps Ventures leverages the global resources and reach of a leading development agency to provide high-impact enterprises with investment capital, value-added support and catalytic partnerships so they can scale solutions for underserved populations in fragile, frontier markets. 

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