Grant Brooke (Twiga Foods Ltd)

Nairobi
December 9, 2017 / 6:00 PM

About this event

Grant Brooke is social economist based in Nairobi, Kenya. If you are an avid user of Twitter in Kenya, you probably have stumbled upon Grant Brooke’s Twitter handle. Grant Brooke is known for his commentary on issues. Aside from twitter he is a Co-founder of Twiga Foods a mobile based business to business supply platform for retail outlets, kiosks, and market stalls in Africa. The company enables vendors to order supplies like bananas using its platform. It supplies potatoes, tomatoes, and more. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

In July 2017, Twiga Foods closed its Series A round of Funding, of $10.3 Million in debt and equity. Most of the funding raised will go into the organization’s goal of expanding across Nairobi and diversifying products.

On 8th September, we shall sit down with Grant and explore his journey starting out, looking for funding and the changes expected in running a revolutionary business.


Speaker

Grant Brooke (Twiga Foods)

Grant Brooke

CEO - Twiga Foods

Grant Brooke is social economist based in Nairobi, Kenya.If you are an avid user of Twitter in Kenya, you probably have stumbled upon Grant Brooke’s Twitter handle. Grant Brooke is known for his commentary on issues. Aside from twitter he is a Co-founder of Twiga Foods a mobile based business to business supply platform for retail outlets, kiosks, and market stalls in Africa.

Twiga Foods Ltd. operates a mobile-based business to business supply platform for retail outlets, kiosks, and market stalls in Africa. The company enables vendors to order supplies bananas using its platform. It supplies pineapples, tomatoes, and more. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Since inception, $2 Millions has gone into Twiga. A majority of which has been seed capital and just $400K from founder’s finances. In March 2017, Twiga Foods begun its Series A round of Funding, whose objective was to raise $7-10 Million. Most of the funding raised will go into the organization’s goal of expanding into FMCG market.  

Date and Time
December 09, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Address
Metta Nairobi
Belgravia Suite 6A, 14 Riverside
Nairobi, 00100
 
Agenda
6:00 pm Networking and Food
7:00 pm Fireside Chat
8:00 pm Networking
 

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