When we launched the Kosmos Innovation Center in Ghana in 2016, a big part of our vision was giving entrepreneurs in the agribusiness/ agritech sector the initial support they needed for their great ideas to become self-sustaining realities. Read More
As the COVID-19 pandemic developed, Kosmos recognized the need to do more than just help meet medical needs – we needed to take action to address the pandemic’s short- and long-term impacts on the economies and communities of our host countries. Read More
The numbers are staggering when it comes to agriculture in Ghana: the sector represents more than 50 percent of the country’s GDP, accounts for over 40 percent of export earnings, and meets over 90 percent of Ghanaian food needs1.
It’s these statistics that led to the idea for the Kosmos Innovation Center—an idea that came full-circle last week with the opening of a new incubator space for burgeoning business graduates of the KIC’s Agritech Challenge, a competition that provides training, mentorship, and three separate rounds of pitch competition to secure seed funding.