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How to solve Africa's food crisis using business incubation - Nii Simmonds

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How can Silicon Valley incubation be used to help alleviate food crisis in Africa, by utilizing the African Diaspora to provide mentorship for agribusiness incubators in Africa. Nii Simmonds is an …

How can Silicon Valley incubation be used to help alleviate food crisis in Africa, by utilizing the African Diaspora to provide mentorship for agribusiness incubators in Africa. Nii Simmonds is an expert in entrepreneurship and venture capital in Africa, he advises entrepreneurs on how to scale ideas inside agribusiness incubators to help solve Africa's food crisis.

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  • Chelsea I’m just the messenger, don’t shoot meet! We are running out of food Arab Spring Starbucks
  • US census Nigerian Census
  • -Livestock- -Food -Medicine
  • -Russia -Pakistan --Liberia couldn’t buy flour
  • -Silicon Valley model - Incubators are good for seeding ideas that can be scaled to the next level capital efficient method for stimulating innovation, job creation -VC’s are starving for dealflow
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    • 1. We Are Running Out Of Food !!!
    • 2. Holy Smokes, 7 Billion people!!!
    • 3. Why Are Food Prices So High? Speculators Biofuels More People
    • 4. … .Oh, And Mother Nature Climate Change?
    • 5. Very Bleak, What To Do? How Can You And I Help? Where Will The Next Innovative Ideas Come From, To Support The Agriculture Food Chain?
    • 6. The DAIN Network Our focus is to incubate businesses focused on Post-Harvest Production in agriculture. We have partnerships with experts/advisors from the Diaspora and other networks, to provide mentorship, technical assistance, and potential angel investing for agriculture SMEs in our agribusiness incubators. Agribusiness Incubator Mentorship Angels/Venture Capital Seed Capital
    • 7. DAIN’s Public-Private-Partnership Diaspora Private Sector Incubation Volunteers Financiers
    • 8. The DAIN Network My Contact info Nii Simmonds www.dainnetwork.org Email: nii.simmonds@dainnetwork.org Thanks!