Washington, D.C. - September 26, 2016
AVC Global, an agriculture value chain management company, announced today a strategic relationship with KiwiTech, a startup accelerator and business incubator providing mobile technology development solutions, and active investment in new and exciting technologies. As part of this relationship, KiwiTech will provide exclusive technology development capability to AVC Global.
AVC Global is developing a new generation platform to provide financing, market access, agronomic tools, and training to smallholder farmers over a mobile cloud-computing platform in a more cost efficient and sustainable way. AVC is the enabler of a more efficient and effective agribusiness model, providing two-sided market access via our innovative mobile technology platform and custom cloud based applications, called AVX. We enable farmers to do more via mobile financing, education and training, while utilizing big data across the supply chain where socially conscious consumers are driving buyer and producer behavior more than ever before.
“We are excited about partnering with KiwiTech,” said David Todd, CEO and President, AVC Global. “We believe KiwiTech’s in-depth understanding of the web and mobile development, and India’s agricultural space, along with our AVX platform vision, will help us accelerate our ability to advance in the market with a world-class platform and growing array of game-changing applications. I say this having had the honor and privilege of having partnered and working closely with some of the biggest names on some of most innovative and advanced software projects over my 25 years in technology.
“We are pleased to be working with AVC Global and help them with their ground-breaking business model.” said Rakesh Gupta, Founder and CEO, KiwiTech. “The partnership will allow our team to work with AVC Global on designing, developing and deploying an enabling technology platform that will benefit the entire agricultural value chain.”
KiwiTech provides end-to-end digital technology solutions across a wide range of industries, including publishing, healthcare, media & entertainment, education, financial services and government. It has quickly gained recognition as an innovator by investing in numerous early-stage startups and partnering with large enterprises. Leveraging world-class design and technology development capabilities and extensive expertise with content management and creation, KiwiTech enables companies to seamlessly add mobile to their technology stack. KiwiTech is based in Washington DC, with additional offices in New York and New Delhi, India.
About AVC Global:
AVC Global is a new-generation for-profit company operating at the nexus of social impact finance and the agricultural supply chain. Their disruptive value-chain business model provides financing, training, and market access over an enabling mobile cloud-computing platform that provides more profit and opportunity to the world’s 525 million smallholder farms.