By Tabora Bojang MoneyFarm, a Gambian agro-business platform that connects target investors with agropreneurs in Africa has been selected the best startup in The Gambia during seedstars Banjul maiden pitch event held at the Paradise Suites Hotel receently. Money Farm which is The Gambia’s first online crowd funding platform will now represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 1 million in equity investment. Seedstars world event is an international seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes. The competition runs in over 100 countries around the world. Recognised for its innovative sustainable solution MoneyFarm was selected out of 9 Gambian selected startups that were invited to present their companies in front of a local panel of jugdges The new Gambian-owned technology start-up firm founded by Modou Njie will be participating at the Seedstars Summit Switzerland in April 2019 with the opportunity to meet the other 65 winners from other fast growing economies, as well as investors and mentors from around the world to race for USD 1 million in equity investment. Kameko software Development Company accredited for introducing the first taxi app in the Gambia came 2nd with Nesthet mobile clinical services finishing 3rd in the event. Seedstars is a Swiss based group with the mission to influence people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Continuing on its world tour of startup scenes in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, Seedstars World’s next stop is in Tanzania, to select the best startup in the region.]]>
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By Tabora Bojang A number of lawmakers seen as sympathetic to President Barrow yesterday boycotted a parliamentary vote called to slash funds in the 2021...
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