Kudzai Kutukwa is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mobbisurance, a startup that is developing a mobile based crop insurance product and other financial services for smallholder farmers.
Through the use and analysis of satellite imagery, Kutukwa and his team have been able to drive down costs significantly associated with serving this particular market segment.
In addition, he also co-founded the Emerging Farmers Exchange, a marketplace that links big buyers of agricultural produce with smallholder farmers that are currently excluded from the agricultural value chain.
He is passionate about financial inclusion for the poor and under-served members of our society and he believes that technology can help bridge this divide.
Kutukwa was also recently named by Fast Company magazine as one of South Africa’s top twenty young entrepreneurs under 30.