About Jill Curr

Senior Investment Associate at Newtown Partners

Why we invested in Agritech startup Complete Farmer

By |2023-11-10T10:39:57+02:00November 6th, 2023|

We recently invested in Complete Farmer, a digital marketplace that enables global corporations to source agricultural commodities directly from smallholder farmers across Africa. The agritech startup, based in Ghana, addresses challenges experienced by smallholder farmers, including financing, infrastructure, and technical insight, transforming farming practices, and boosting agricultural productivity. iStock/Galeanu Mihai The relentless [...]

Healthtech in Africa: Technology is Not Enough

By |2023-03-27T13:45:05+02:00March 27th, 2023|

In developed markets, technology has enabled startups to utilize existing infrastructure and communal assets to disrupt traditional industries from mobility to hospitality. And many have applied this same thesis to other industries and countries, but not one size fits all, and any African investor will tell you that for free. An example of this [...]

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