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The Nairobi-based startup — founded in 2016 by American Eli Pollak, Kenyan Benjamin Njenga and American Earl St Sauver (pictured above, from left to right) — runs a platform that helps smallholder farmers improve their profitability, from offering them financing and insurance, to farming products and advice.
Apollo Agriculture was founded in 2016 by Kenyan Benjamin Njenga and Americans Earl St Sauver and Eli Pollak
According to Crunchbase data, the startup has previously received $1.6-million in funding through three investments.
Pollak told TechCrunch in an article on Tuesday (19 May) that the company has served over 40 000 farmers since inception, 25 000 of those in 2020.
Featured image (left to right): Apollo Agriculture founders Eli Pollak, Benjamin Njenga and Earl St Sauver (Supplied)