In March, Tanzania inaugurated its first female president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, who is more popularly known as “Mama Samia”. Last week I spent 8 days driving the heartland of this country: Kilimanjaro to Morogoro to Iringa and past Mbeya down to Lake Malawi. I was with my business partner, Jan…

On NINAYO’s first visit to Bukulu village, in September 2019, the farmers somberly told us of how their previous maize harvest had been destroyed by army worm. The farmers were wary of NINAYO and unenthusiastic- reasonably so.

I promised them that we would supply seeds, pesticides and fertilizers of the…

Greetings NINAYO friends,

2019 was our best year yet. We made significant impact in the lives of some of the world’s poorest and hardest working people. As we begin 2020, our company is scaling those services, as well as building an exciting new product.

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Today NINAYO is delivering agro…

Greetings NINAYO friends,

2019 was our best year yet. We made significant impact in the lives of some of the world’s poorest and hardest working people. As we begin 2020, our company is scaling those services, as well as building an exciting new product.

Context

Today NINAYO is delivering…

This May I flew to Zug, Switzerland, to meet up with my “Blockchain Guru”. For the sake of his privacy, I’m going to refer to him as “BG”. And yeah, it’s an inflated titThe year before we had been working on different startups in the same accelerator. I overheard he…

Bitcoin and M-Pesa each spawned their own massive payment industries over the last ten years. Cryptocurrency, the industry of Bitcoin, reached a market cap of $822B in 2018. Mobile money, the industry of M-Pesa, processed an average of $1B per day in 2017. Both Bitcoin and M-Pesa remain the market…

My best friend wanted investment advice. “Something safe and long term. But also a little interested in some more risky investments.”

There’s an investing rule of thumb that you should subtract your age from 100 — and that’s the percentage of your portfolio that you should keep in stocks. For…

Jack Langworthy

CEO of @NINAYOcom, East Africa's online trading platform for agriculture. Dedicated to building great technology in emerging markets.

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