Radava Mercantile has been selected among the 9 startups that will be proceeding to the next funding/investment round of the Jasiri Talent Investor program. The startup’s agricultural solution was demeaned viable from a pool of 12 startups that had taken part in the program since June 2021.
Jasiri Talent Investor identifies and develops aspiring entrepreneurs through intensive 3 months of residential training in Rwanda, coaching, funding, and other support. With the funding, Radava is expected to develop a working prototype that addresses the needs of farmers and post-harvest losses in Kenya.
Radava is a digital platform that provides an agricultural commodity exchange market,
alternative financing, and post-harvest technologies to smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. The brand exists to enhance trade by connecting smallholder farmers to a global marketplace.
Speaking about this event, Radava’s CTO, Josephine Adeti, says she is excited about the impact Radava is about to make, especially in addressing post-harvest losses among Kenyan farmers. She is optimistic that the startup will grow to cover entire East Africa in the next few years.