Author Archives: Richard Cole

GFM in the prizes for the inaugural Inqola FEED Innovation Prize

The Inqola FEED Innovation Prize was designed to highlight technological ideas and solutions that have the potential to create significant impact on the food system in SA. We received many exciting submissions and, after a rigorous evaluation period we understand … Read More

GreenFingers Mobile wins MTN Business Agricultural App of the year for 2020!

GFM won the MTN Business Agricultural App of the Year for 2020. Read up more about the Award HERE.

GFM’s Tech to Scale COVID-19 Food Parcel and Voucher Delivery in Africa

To our network and those deploying food parcels and vouchers across Africa during the Covid-19 crisis. It’s clear that the volume of food supply is not the only problem, but also accurately matching aggregate food supply to a quantifiable, and growing demand in … Read More

GFM a Pioneer in the Cape Tech Industry

What an honor to be highlighted in the Wesgro Pioneers Magazine as one of the successful start ups in the Cape Tech Industry. Here is a link to the Pioneers Magazine.

GFM part of large scale Reforestation Project in Zimbabwe

GFM’s TreeTracker application will be utilised to track and monitor 1 million trees distributed to smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe with our partner Treeco. Here are two articles highlighting this project 1) from The Chronicle and 2) from NewsDay. Great to be … Read More

GFM included in Top 5 Agritech Companies in South Africa

GreenFingers Mobile were included in MonkeyPesa’s Top 5 Agritech companies in South Africa. Here is a link to a short clip highlighting GFM.

GFM shortlised for the 2Scale Digital Innovation Challenge

We have been shortlisted for the 2Scale Digital Innovation Challenge! We look forward to forming partnerships across multiple markets in Africa with the 2Scale teams.

GFM nominated for the World Summit Awards Global Contest 2019

Honored to be nominated for the World Summit Awards Global Contest 2019. We look forward to representing South Africa as the best local digital agriculture solution contributing to the achievements of the UN SDGs.

GFM shortlised for the GIZ-SAIS IRP

GreenFingers Mobile honored to be considered for the GIZ-SAIS Investment Readiness Programme 2019/2020 for young African Entrepreneurs.

GFMs Reforestation Tool excels in the DOEN Land Restoration Competition

GFMs newly launched TreeTracker was selected in the Final 10 for the Seedstars DOEN Land Restoration Competition. GFM was highlighted in Disrupt Africa and Ventureburn and the Reforestation Tool ended in the Top 2 companies highlighted by Seedstars. Great to be … Read More