Onyeka Akumah: Revolutionising the Agric Sector

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Born 21st October 1984 is a tech entrepreneur with focus on agriculture, Real Esate and Transportation.
He is the founder and CEO of farm crowdy Limited, a company he established in 2016. Onyeka Akumah
have handled key responsibilities and has been a part of the success stories of various tech and e￾commerce companies within Africa.
Onyekah is an alumni of a Sikkim manipal university, India where he hold a B.A First class honours in
Applied Information Technology.
Farm Crowdy Limited is an Agricultural Digital Platform connecting small scale farmer to investors with
the goal of boosting the food production in Nigeria. Farm crowdy took off very fast receiving its first
Angel Investment of $60,000 a month after launch in 2017, got a $1,000,000 seed investment at the
Tech Stars Atlanta Accelerators Programme.
Today the company has grown to a team of 55 individuals who have worked with over 25,000 rural
farmers across 16 states in Nigeria including Kano, Niger, Nasarawa, Ogun, Oyo , Osun, Edo, Akwa Ibom,
Lagos, Plateau. Kaduna, Adamawa, Kwara, Abuja, Sokoto and Benue.
Professor Yemi Osibanjo, Vice President of Nigeria described Farm Crowdy as the company creating the
new wealth in Agriculture. In August 2019, Oyo State Government entered into a partnership with Farm
Crowdy to unboard 50,000 rural Farmers in Oyo State.

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